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  • Center-left opposition in lead in Swedish elections: SVT exit poll

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's center-left opposition, including a feminist party looking set to win its first parliament seats, held a lead over the governing center-right coalition in the Nordic country's general election, but fell short of an...
  • Bulldoze or preserve? Croatia ponders fate of notorious prison

    GOLI OTOK Croatia (Reuters) - The clear blue waters of the Adriatic and the happy cries of tourists visiting Goli Otok (Barren Island) off Croatia's coast help obscure its dark past as a hard-labour detention camp for political prisoners in formerly...
  • German business lobby group calls EU sanctions a mistake

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's new economic sanctions against Russia are a "mistake" because they were imposed just as a week-old ceasefire was bringing calm to the embattled east of Ukraine, the leader of a German business lobby group was quoted...
  • Protesters throw Ukrainian lawmaker in trash

    Protesters throw Ukrainian lawmaker in trash
    KIEV (Reuters) - Dozens of angry protesters near the Ukrainian parliament seized a prominent opposition deputy on Tuesday and dumped him in a trash container, accusing him of failing to back laws to end the turbulence in the country. The incident...
  • The Ebola threat [Editorial]

    The Ebola threat  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama announced today that he will send up to 3,000 health workers and military personnel to Liberia to help stem the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa that has paralyzed the health system there and threatened the lives of...
  • Ukraine lawmakers approve EU pact, offer autonomy to rebel regions

    Lawmakers in Ukraine endorsed an association agreement with the European Union on Tuesday, making a decisive turn in favor of closer relations with Western neighbors in spite of the 10-month-old conflict that shift in alliance has ignited with Russia....
  • Italian economy may contract this year: economy minister

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy may contract in 2014 for the third consecutive year, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said on Tuesday, following negative forecasts from Italy's employers' lobby and the Organisation of Economic Growth and Development....
  • Ukraine ratifies EU deal, offers special status to rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine ratified a sweeping agreement with the European Union on Tuesday - an issue at the heart of the Russia-West crisis over its future - and sought to blunt the independence drive of Russian-backed separatists by offering them...
  • Washington fears vote for Scottish independence could damage 'special relationship'

    Ahead of Thursday's referendum on Scottish independence, U.S. policy makers are speaking out albeit tentatively in support of a united United Kingdom. "Our 'special relationship' with the United Kingdom is unparalleled," House Foreign Affairs...
  • Italy's Renzi pushing labor reform, but scepticism growing

    ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Tuesday he would force through changes to Italy's labor laws with special emergency measures if parliament dragged its feet, and rejected criticism his government was moving too slowly with its reform...
  • Chinese increasingly protest projects that threaten environment

    BEIJING China is a country with gargantuan environmental problems, deep distrust of government and a population that is increasingly wired through mobile devices. Put that together and it's no surprise that large street protests are breaking out against...