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  • Ukraine says ready for short-term compromise on Russian gas price

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's energy minister on Tuesday said the country was prepared to pay an interim compromise price for Russian gas and criticized Russia's Gazprom for being unwilling to negotiate. Last year, Russia supplied about half of the gas...
  • Leaders of EU, Russia, Ukraine to meet on August 26 in Minsk: Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) - The leaders of the European Union, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Minsk on August 26 to discuss energy security and the conflict in east Ukraine, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. "The high-level meeting (will)...
  • Russian sanctions to hit Dutch exports by $400 million euros: stats office

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Sanctions Russia has imposed on agricultural products from the European Union will cut Dutch exports by "at least 300 million euros" ($400 million), based on 2013 figures, Statistics Netherlands said on Tuesday. The total value of...
  • Zippo wins German preliminary injunction vs Lorillard over blu e-cig

    (Reuters) - A German court has ordered a subsidiary of U.S. tobacco giant Lorillard Inc to stop selling the popular blu e-cigarettes in that country, citing trademark confusion with lighter and fuel products sold by Zippo Manufacturing Co. Pennsylvania-...
  • Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds claim capture of strategic dam

    Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds claim capture of strategic dam
    Kurdish forces said they recaptured Iraq's biggest dam from Islamist militants on Monday, as the United States launched air strikes to secure what has become a vital strategic objective in fighting that threatens to break up the country. An employee...
  • German spying report angers Turkey, embarrasses Berlin

    BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) - The German government faced an angry reaction from Turkey and accusations of hypocrisy from its own opposition on Monday after media reports that its intelligence agency spied on its NATO ally. The reports also said the agency...
  • Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions: Vedomosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The...
  • Unless blockade ends, Gaza faces years of misery: U.N.

    GAZA (Reuters) - Unless negotiations to end the Gaza war succeed in lifting a blockade of the territory, Gazans will not see any improvement in their lives for at least another 15 years, the head of a U.N. relief agency said on Monday. Israeli and...
  • Renzi says euro zone crisis goes wider than Italy

    ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Matteo Renzi pointed on Thursday to weak economic data from Germany and France to reject suggestions that Italy, whose economy has fallen back into recession, posed a particular threat to euro zone stability. Speaking...
  • South Sudan leaders show little appetite for peace deal: U.N.

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar show little interest in making a deal to end months of fighting that has brought the nation to the brink of "man-made" famine, U.N. Security Council envoys said during a...
  • Finnish president to raise Ukraine at meeting with Putin

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - Finland's president is to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in southern Russia on Friday, but both governments played down prospects for any breakthrough in the crisis over Ukraine. With tensions running high between...