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  • EU provides aid to dairy sector after Russian ban

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission announced financial support for exporters of dairy products hit by Russia's ban on Western food imports, adding to emergency measures already taken to help fruit and vegetable producers. Moscow this month...
  • Italian PM Renzi tells Putin Russian troops entering Ukraine 'intolerable'

    ROME (Reuters) - Russian troops entering Ukraine is "an intolerable escalation" of the crisis there, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi told Russian President Vladimir Putin by telephone on Thursday. Ukraine accused Russia of bringing troops into the...
  • Merkel says EU summit will discuss Russia sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a European Union summit on Saturday will discuss the possibility of further sanctions on Russia in the light of reports of increased numbers of Russian troops in Ukraine and advances by pro-Russian...
  • France warns of more sanctions if Russian troops in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday it would be "intolerable and unacceptable" if it were proven that Russian troops had entered Ukrainian territory, warning that a further escalation would lead to more sanctions....
  • British PM Cameron suffers blow as lawmaker defects to anti-EU UKIP party

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a setback on Thursday when a lawmaker from his ruling Conservative party unexpectedly defected to the UK Independence Party (UKIP) party, which wants Britain to leave the European Union....
  • Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk asks U.S., EU and G7 to freeze Russian assets

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk appealed to the United States, European Union and G7 countries on Thursday to freeze Russian assets until Russian forces withdraw from Ukrainian territory. At a government meeting, Yatseniuk...
  • Rise in EU migration to Britain tests PM Cameron's immigration pledge

    LONDON (Reuters) - The number of European Union citizens moving to Britain has risen significantly, data showed on Thursday, putting pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron and his pledge to cut immigration - a key political issue ahead of a 2015...
  • Denmark PM says not a contender for EU council president

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt ruled herself out for the position of the European Union council president, saying she was happy staying in her current job. "I am not coming out as the candidate for the position of...
  • German lawmakers call for new EU sanctions on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe should respond to the apparent escalation of the conflict in Ukraine by agreeing to further sanctions against Russia at a European Union summit this weekend, two senior German lawmakers close to Chancellor Angela Merkel told...
  • Romania allows local party-swapping, critics see threat to democracy

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's government approved a temporary emergency ordinance on Thursday to let local administrations change political affiliations in a pre-election move it says will unblock policymaking but which critics say threatens democracy....
  • Italy's Renzi aims to lay down marker with justice, school reform

    ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Matteo Renzi returned from holiday this week with his customary vim, tweeting that he was back at work on a new plan to speed up Italy's sluggish justice system, reform its schools and spur investment. With Italy in...