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  • EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine as fighting in east rages

    European Union leaders are threatening fresh sanctions against Russia because of what it sees as "growing support" of Moscow for separatists in eastern Ukraine during intensified fighting over the past days. In Tuesday's rare joint declaration outside...
  • France, Belgium anti-terror raids net 8 more suspects

    France, Belgium anti-terror raids net 8 more suspects
    Anti-terror raids in France and Belgium netted eight more suspects on Tuesday as Paris urged its European Union partners to step up the fight against terror financing with new measures to make transactions more transparent. Interior minister Bernard...
  • Russia, Belarus and China face renewed EU duties on welded tubes

    BRUSSELS The European Union renewed tariffs on welded steel tubes from Russia, Belarus and China for another five years in a bid to curb competition for EU producers such as ArcelorMittal. It let lapse similar levies against Ukraine. The duties as high...
  • Greece's revolt against austerity

    Greece's revolt against austerity
    Greek voters collectively shouted “We're mad as hell!” last weekend, sweeping into power a radical left-wing party that campaigned against austerity. The election didn't improve the country's fiscal health; the government is so deep in debt,...
  • It's not time for Congress to play 'bad cop' on Iran

    Washington has been diverted in recent days by the drama created when House Republicans — without consulting the Obama administration — invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month on the subject of Iran's...
  • UN says despite progress, close to 1,000 new Ebola cases recorded in last 3 weeks

    Close to 1,000 new cases were recorded in the last three weeks despite recent progress in fighting Ebola in West Africa and "the fight is far from won," the U.N. mission chief said Tuesday. Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed told the U.N. General Assembly that...
  • Libya oil production plummets as tribes fight to control field in south

    UBARI, Libya Ubari, a ramshackle desert hub hundreds of miles from Libya's populous cities on the Mediterranean coast, was once a favored tourist destination, a picturesque pocket of the Sahara with dramatic sand dunes, oases and volcanic mountains. Now,...
  • UN, US praise Congo parliament after approval of amended law

    KINSHASA, Congo The United Nations and U.S. praised the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament for approving an amended version of an electoral law as calm returned to the capital, Kinshasa, after protests last week that left as many as 40 people dead....
  • Why Greeks should dump the euro

    Why Greeks should dump the euro
    By electing left-wing Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras to be premier, Greeks voted to end the draconian economic measures imposed by Germany and other international lenders. After the dust settles, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will either backpedal...
  • European Central Bank official denies lower euro was prime consideration behind stimulus

    The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week's big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers from around the world said Saturday. In a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, they said a perkier Europe, coupled...
  • Ukraine says intercepted communications prove Russian-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on...