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  • EU readying for a fresh round of sanctions against Russia

    MOSCOW and MILAN The European Union was mulling tougher sanctions against Russia on Friday, following reports that Moscow had sent hundreds of regular troops to eastern Ukraine to support the separatist militias there. EU leaders could task experts...
  • U.S. says no precise threat to homeland from Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is not aware of any specific threat to the U.S. homeland from Islamic State militants, the Department of Homeland Security said on Friday after Britain raised its international terrorism threat level. Islamic...
  • Poland, Ukraine bar overflight by Russian defense minister's plane

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland and Ukraine refused permission for a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to use their airspace on Friday while returning home from a visit to Slovakia. Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov...
  • Poles recall Nazi seizure of radio station, see parallels with today

    GLIWICE Poland (Reuters) - Joachim Fulczyk still remembers the fateful radio broadcast 75 years ago this weekend that provided Adolf Hitler with a pretext to launch his invasion of Poland that sparked World War Two. Now 83, Fulczyk listened with his...
  • On Russian troops in Ukraine, honesty is not everyone's best policy

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Ukraine conflict has evoked many memories of the Cold War, including a footloose attitude to the truth. But even as Russia's denials of involvement stretch credibility to breaking point, for some they remain a convenient fiction....
  • Don't mess with nuclear Russia, Putin says

    LAKE SELIGER Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: "It's best not to...
  • Russia ready for gas talks with Ukraine, warns of disruptions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is ready for talks on resuming gas supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday, warning of disruption to flows to Europe this winter if a row over pricing and debts is not resolved. Novak said Moscow...
  • Disappearing euro zone inflation set to heighten ECB concerns

    BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action. Consumer prices in the 18 countries...
  • New Turkish cabinet spells little policy shift, Erdogan stays dominant

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu kept key members of Turkey's economic management team in place and named Ankara's point man on Europe as foreign minister in a new cabinet on Friday, moves signalling President Tayyip Erdogan's continued...
  • Special Report: The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

    LISBON (Reuters) - On June 9, with his 150-year-old Portuguese corporate dynasty close to collapse, patriarch Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado made a desperate attempt to save it. Salgado signed two letters to Venezuela's state oil company, which had...
  • Major Carlsberg shareholder cuts stake

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The largest fund shareholder in Carlsberg , which has proven vulnerable to deteriorating conditions in Russia and has lowered its 2014 guidance, has cut its stake in the company by a quarter, the brewer said on Friday. Carlsberg...