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  • Ruble rises after Russia pledges market interventions

    MOSCOW The ruble made gains Wednesday against the dollar and the euro after the Russian government pledged to defend the currency, which had plummeted this week to record lows. It took 61.7 rubles to buy a dollar on the Moscow stock exchange in late...
  • EU says Ukraine needs $15 billion, has limited ability to help

    The International Monetary Fund estimates Ukraine needs another $15 billion in financing to withstand an economic crisis but the European Union has only limited capacity to help, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday....
  • Pakistan angry at school killings, moves to execute convicted terrorists

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan Pakistan's government lifted a moratorium on executing convicted terrorists Wednesday and sought Afghanistan's help to find the mastermind of Tuesday's murderous attack on an army-run school in the northern city of Peshawar, as the...
  • U.S. oil output growth to slow as global prices sink: Obama adviser

    The United States will continue to boost oil production but falling global prices will slow down the pace, President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser said on Sunday. "Even at a lower price of oil we are going to continue to see an increase in the...
  • Italy employers lobby trims 2014 GDP forecast

    Italian employers lobby Confindustria said on Wednesday the country's economy would shrink slightly more than it previously forecast in 2014, and would return slowly to growth the following year. Gross domestic product will fall this year by 0.5...
  • You better watch out: Krampus is coming to town

    You better watch out: Krampus is coming to town
    The Krampus storms through winter streets on hairy haunches, rattling chains and brandishing a bundle of birch sticks. And if you've been naughty, he might just whisk you away in his sack. The mythological creature — a sort of anti-Claus —...
  • China looks to up investment in central, eastern Europe

    China said on Tuesday it would create a new investment fund of $3 billion (2.4 billion euros) targeting central and eastern Europe, seeking to strengthen its foothold in the region as a door to the wider European Union. China sees central and eastern...
  • Italy October global trade surplus rises on exports

    Italy posted a trade surplus with the rest of the world of 5.397 billion euros in October, rising from a surplus of 3.847 billion euros in the same month of 2013 as exports increased, data showed on Tuesday. Imports fell 1.6 percent year-on-year in...
  • Amid silent press, Turkish journalists use social media to condemn editors' arrests

    ISTANBUL When police detained the editor in chief of Turkey's biggest newspaper Sunday along with two dozen others on bizarre charges of taking part in a terrorist organization, much of the Turkish media was silent, and many pro-government news outlets,...
  • Climate negotiators in Peru 'did the bare minimum,' one critic says

    International negotiators in Peru agreed early Sunday on some essential building blocks for a global accord to address climate change, most notably an unprecedented agreement that all countries commit to cutting heat-trapping emissions. But the...
  • Turkey arrests major media figures

    ISTANBUL Two days after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged to "overthrow" what he called a "network of treason," Turkey's counterterrorism police on Sunday arrested more than two dozen prominent media and government figures, including the editor of...