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  • French, British banks press EU to revise bank reform plans

    PARIS (Reuters) - French and British banks are urging the European Commission to reconsider plans to isolate high-risk trading activities at big banks, warning the move could discourage lending to struggling economies. The European Union's executive arm...
  • Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

    By Alister Doyle OSLO, (Reuters) - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures....
  • Russia to toughen rules on meat transit from Belarus

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow will tighten restrictions on the transit of meat products across its territory from Belarus to Kazakhstan and other countries following attempts to sell banned imports in Russia, Russia's veterinary and phytosanitary service...
  • Lithuania protests after Russia blocks its cars and trucks

    VILNIUS (Reuters) - The ex-Soviet republic of Lithuania accused Moscow on Monday of blocking its vehicles and goods at the Russian border, and summoned its ambassador to protest. Trucking and logistics for trade with Russia are a crucial part of the...
  • Digital tsar urges Europe not to weaken net neutrality rules

    By Julia Fioretti and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's new digital tsar voiced alarm on Monday at the efforts of some EU governments to water down equal Internet access, just as EU plans for "net neutrality" were being...
  • EU digital tsar warns monopolists; Google foes play down call for break-up

    The European Union's top official for digital markets said on Monday he was concerned that big tech companies may be abusing dominant positions, but he also said investigations into Google must not be rushed. As sponsors of a European Parliament motion...
  • No easy 'plan B' for Iran if nuclear talks with major powers collapse

    By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian officials say they can turn to Beijing and Moscow if talks in Vienna fail to end Western sanctions, but with oil prices falling, China's economy slowing and Russia in its own sanctions-...
  • FCC is wisely taking its time on net neutrality action

    FCC is wisely taking its time on net neutrality action
    The Federal Communications Commission has decided to put off action on net neutrality until 2015, drawing protests from those lobbying for strict regulation of Internet service providers. It's tempting to argue that the delay gives the commission time...
  • Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine, blames West for frosty ties

    By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another 'Iron Curtain'. In an...
  • Under Modi, Israel and India forge deeper business ties

    By Tova Cohen and Ari Rabinovitch TEL AVIV (Reuters) - At the UN General Assembly in New York last September, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set aside time for a critical meeting. But it wasn't President Barack Obama he was keen to see. It was...
  • Over 800 sea-borne migrants saved in Italy, northern Cyprus

    By Isla Binnie and Michele Kambas ROME/NICOSIA (Reuters) - Italy's coastguard said it has rescued more than 600 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and North Africa this weekend and started a search for one man feared drowned during the...