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  • Turkey struggles with spillover as Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State

    Turkey struggles with spillover as Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State
    MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Syrian Kurds battled to defend a key border town from an Islamic State advance on Monday as Kurdish youths from neighboring Turkey rushed to their aid, heightening the pressure on Ankara to act against the Islamist...
  • Trudy Rubin: Weapons for Ukraine will aid democracy

    When Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint session of Congress last week, he called on members to support Ukrainian freedom and democracy. They stood and cheered. Ukrainians must "live free or die," the president said, using a slogan...
  • EU's Barnier defends bank rescue fund plans

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union must shift more of the cost of a new rescue fund for banks onto the region's biggest lenders, lawmakers told the bloc's financial services chief on Monday. EU leaders have decided to complete a banking union by...
  • Ebola toll passes 2,800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria : WHO

    Ebola toll passes 2,800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria : WHO
    FREETOWN (Reuters) - An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been largely contained in Senegal and Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, but the disease is still spreading elsewhere and has now killed over 2,811 people in the...
  • Liverpool and Real set off ticket frenzy in Sofia

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Thousands of Ludogorets fans rushed to snap up tickets for their eagerly-awaited Champions League home matches when sales opened on Saturday, despite the cheapest seats costing almost half the country's minimum monthly wage. The...
  • Disparity in Ebola aid shows nations' views of joint responsibility

    Since Sept. 8, the death toll from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has grown from about 1,900 to well above 2,600 — an increase of more than 36% in less than two weeks. Perhaps the world should have realized earlier that this wasn't another...
  • Egypt to host Palestinian-Israeli Gaza talks in days: state news agency

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will host talks between rival Palestinian factions within days, followed by indirect negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis on the ceasefire in Gaza, the state news agency MENA said on Saturday. The report quoted an...
  • U.S., Iran to hold bilateral talks in New York this week

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The No. 2 and 3 U.S. diplomats will hold bilateral talks with Iranian officials about Tehran's nuclear program on Wednesday and Thursday in New York, the U.S. State Department said. "Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns,...
  • When antibiotics stop working

     When antibiotics stop working
    In 2010, a survey was taken of doctors in Britain asking them to name the most important medical advance of the past 50 years. There were lots of potential candidates, from vaccines to cholesterol-lowering drugs to MRI scans. But none of them measured...
  • Scotland rejects independence in historic vote

    Scotland rejects independence in historic vote
    Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout. A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...
  • EU mulls tapping unused rescue funds to boost investment: paper

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Unused funds in the euro zone's rescue mechanism could be used to boost investment across the continent and help it recover from the worst financial crisis in a generation, according to a German newspaper report on Saturday....