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  • UN lowers global economic growth estimate amid modest pace

    The United Nations is lowering its growth estimate for the global economy this year, saying its previous forecast of 3.1 percent growth in 2015 is now more likely to be 2.8 percent instead. The World Economic Situation and Prospects mid-year report...
  • The boat people crises in Europe and Asia _ a comparison

    They may be separated by thousands of miles and vast expanses of sea but those people risking their lives in the Mediterranean and the Andaman Sea in southeast Asia seem to come from the same script. The risk of clambering aboard a boat that may or may...
  • Lithuanian man arrested in Moscow on spying charges

    Russia has arrested a Lithuanian man suspected of spying, a move that comes only weeks after the arrest of an alleged Russian spy in Lithuania. Russia's Federal Security Service, the main KGB successor agency known under its Russian acronym FSB, said the...
  • Spain's Civil Guard erroneously listed as terror group

    Spain's regional Basque Country government is apologizing after the nation's Civil Guard police force was mistakenly listed on an official Internet page as a terrorist group. The regional government says in a statement Wednesday the Civil Guard...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Macedonia, the latest US-Russia battlefield

    Macedonia is a poor, landlocked Balkan country of about 2 million. To the Kremlin, it's also the newest front in an ideological battle, with the U.S. fomenting regime change to counter Russia's influence. As is often the case, that view is correct to...
  • Like Ukraine, Georgia is now torn between Russia and the West

    TBILISI, Georgia It might seem like a golden moment of opportunity for the citizens of the small Black Sea nation of Georgia: The European Union will decide later this week during a summit of its leaders whether to allow Georgians to travel to Europe...
  • Libya sends special envoy to talk with EU about migrant plan

    Libya said Tuesday it has sent a special envoy to speak with the European Union about the EU's proposed military operation to destroy the boats of migrant smugglers who increasingly set off for Europe from the chaotic north African country. A statement...
  • Briton among 3 killed, 18 hurt in suicide bombing near Kabul airport

    A Taliban-claimed suicide bombing near Kabul’s international airport has left at least three people dead and an additional 18 injured. The European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan later confirmed that a private contractor working with the...
  • Warren says Congress should demand release of trade pact draft

    WASHINGTON Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Congress should demand that President Barack Obama release the draft text of a trade deal with Asian-Pacific nations before handing him fast-track authority to ease approval. "We're being asked to grease the skids...
  • France joins opposition to EU quota plan for migrants

    France has joined a chorus of voices opposing a European Union plan to ease pressure on nations dealing with an influx of Mediterranean migrants by establishing a quota system to share the burden. Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he opposes the...
  • Estonia, Russia cut train links amid sanctions, soft demand

    Train service between the capitals of Russia and Estonia has been suspended due to declining demand, reportedly for the first time in six decades. The Estonian railway company GoRail said European Union sanctions against Russia have led to a sharp...