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  • EU okays new executive as Juncker vows to seize 'Europe's last chance'

    STRASBOURG France (Reuters) - The European Union will have a new executive in place next month led by Jean-Claude Juncker following its approval in a vote by the European Parliament on Wednesday. Addressing the chamber before his European Commission was...
  • German official: France's budget won't be discussed at EU summit

    BERLIN (Reuters) - France's budget will not be on the agenda at a summit of European Union leaders this week, a senior German government official said on Wednesday. "France won't be discussed at the summit," the official said when asked whether the...
  • Putin makes McDonald's target in Russia

    Putin makes McDonald's target in Russia
    In January 1990, when the dreary and declining Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev was opening to the world, McDonald's arrived as a symbol of American prosperity and freedom. Long lines of Russians, used to stores with empty shelves, were stunned by the...
  • Eurozone troubles weigh on investors

    Eurozone troubles weigh on investors
    Investors have been preoccupied with the fear of contagion. But it's not Ebola, which seems to be less alarming in the U.S. this week as no new patients have surfaced and as investors have been buying the airline and cruise line stocks they dumped at...
  • We can survive without Russian gas now, says Lithuania's president

    OSLO (Reuters) - Lithuania will be able to survive without Russian gas after its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal starts up soon, redrawing the energy map for the Baltic states, President Dalia Grybauskaite said on Tuesday. The floating LNG import...
  • The euro must go

    The euro must go
    Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism. When the euro was adopted in 1999, domestic...
  • No deal yet, EU hopes for Russia-Ukraine gas deal next week

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukrainian, Russian and EU negotiators failed to conclude a deal on gas pricing at talks in Brussels on Tuesday and will meet again in the hope of an accord next Wednesday, Oct. 29, EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said....
  • Russia says waiting for assurances of Ukraine gas payments

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine and the European Union have failed to give Moscow guarantees that Kiev will be able to pay in advance for gas supplies from Russia in November and December, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday. "Today we...
  • Political risk slowing foreign investment in Greece: think tank

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Political uncertainty is slowing foreign investment in Greece, the country's most influential think tank warned on Tuesday, endangering a fragile economic recovery. Fears of a snap election and the government's plan to exit early...
  • EU targets ministers, UAE firm in latest Syria sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union imposed sanctions on Tuesday on 12 Syrian government ministers, two senior military figures and a United Arab Emirates company it accused of helping supply oil to Syria. The moves were part of a gradual...
  • Palestinians downbeat on promised rebuilding of ruined Gaza Strip

    GAZA/RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - The first torrential downpour of an approaching winter has already soaked the Gaza Strip, compounding the misery of thousands of Palestinians who scrambled to patch homes wrecked by the summer war with Israel. While...