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  • Romania's Basescu slams EU for soft Putin stance

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's President Traian Basescu on Monday accused the European Union of being weak and too slow in imposing sanctions on Russia to deter it from encroaching further into Europe after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea. An ex-...
  • Pig producers' fight over drug looms over trade talks

    WASHINGTON R.C. Hunt, who has raised pigs for 50 years in North Carolina, offers no apologies for a common practice in the U.S. pork industry: mixing feed with a controversial drug that makes the animals grow leaner in the final weeks of their lives....
  • UK's Cameron wants tougher EU Russia sanctions, defense sale ban

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union should impose harder-hitting sanctions on Russia after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, advocating an EU ban on future sales of military equipment to...
  • Bulgaria calls for more NATO troops in southeastern Europe

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO continues to see evidence of weapons being moved into Ukraine from Russia since the downing of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine last week, a NATO military officer said on Wednesday. "We have noted an increase in the...
  • Rich countries, barred doors: Why aren't the U.S. and Europe more welcoming?

    Something similar is happening at the U.S.-Mexico border and on the Mediterranean. In both places, lifesaving and rights-respecting policies are being blamed for a surge in migrants and asylum seekers. Italy started a rescue-at-sea operation called Mare...
  • Bodies leave Malaysia plane crash site; rebels hand over black boxes

    The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine were making their way to the Netherlands on Tuesday as a senior Ukrainian separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts....
  • Israel keeps up Gaza assaults as Kerry presses for truce

    Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza
    GAZA/JERUSALEM - The Palestinian decision-making body led by President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza fighting with Israel, a move that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. With Israeli and U.S. encouragement,...
  • Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

    Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress. In a blow...
  • Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city

    KHARKIV Ukraine (Reuters) - A Dutch air force transport plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner took off on Wednesday from an airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv for the Netherlands....
  • Britain, Netherlands say EU will need to reconsider approach to Russia due to plane disaster

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and the Netherlands agreed on Saturday that the European Union will have to re-evaluate its approach to Russia due to evidence that Ukrainian separatists downed a Malaysian aircraft. Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and...
  • Greek banks can handle capital needs in ECB test: rescue fund CEO

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Any capital shortfalls that the European Central Bank finds this fall at Greece's four big banks will be manageable, the head of the country's bank bailout fund told Sunday's Kathimerini newspaper in an interview. The ECB is...