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  • EU offers Ukraine $2.12 billion in extra loans if it shows results from economic reforms

    The European Union has offered to give extra rescue loans to Ukraine, which is struggling with recession and a costly war, but only if it makes its promised economic and political reforms. The EU says it can give another 1.8 billion euros ($2.12 billion)...
  • Dark side of declining oil prices is economic pain for some countries

    Dark side of declining oil prices is economic pain for some countries
    Soaring demand from China kept oil prices above $100 a barrel for most of the last five years, but as growth slows there and elsewhere, the world is now awash in oil and its price has plummeted to less than $50 a barrel. Here is a look at the...
  • Turkey's war on the press

    Turkey's war on the press
    When I first appeared in court after last month's raid on my newspaper in Istanbul and 80 hours of detention, I asked the judge: "Two columns and a news report: Is that all the evidence against me?" The judge replied, "Yes." It surely was an "I rest my...
  • 5 killed in attacks across Afghanistan

    5 killed in attacks across Afghanistan
    Five Afghan civilians were killed in attacks across the country Monday, including a Taliban suicide bombing of a European Union vehicle that created a massive blast heard across Kabul. The bombing along the road leading from the capital to the eastern...
  • EU's fractured politics biggest 2015 risk, Eurasia Group says

    The success of anti-European Union parties and fraying bonds among EU nations are the biggest risks facing investors in 2015, Eurasia Group said. The stand-off over Ukraine between Russia and the U.S. and its European allies, China's slowing economy...
  • Ireland becomes first EU nation to be allowed to resume beef exports to US since mad cow scare

    Ireland becomes first EU nation to be allowed to resume beef exports to US since mad cow scare
    The United States will permit imports of beef from Ireland, the first European Union country allowed to resume sales since the mad cow disease scare over 15 years ago, officials said Monday. Simon Coveney, Ireland's minister for agriculture, food and the...
  • EU Commission says euro membership irrevocable, but open whether Greece can renegotiate terms

    The European Union's executive Commission said Monday that membership in the euro bloc is "irrevocable" but left it open to what extent Greece could renegotiate the terms after elections on Jan. 25. Greece's left-wing Syriza party leads the polls ahead...
  • Talk of Greek departure from the euro returns, with analysts warning of complacency

    Talk of Greece crashing out of the euro is back. And the question of whether Europe can handle another crisis in Greece is heightening financial uncertainty for the currency union just as it is struggling to grow and create jobs. Some analysts and...
  • Pakistan approves military trials for terrorism suspects

    ISLAMABAD The Pakistani parliament on Tuesday changed the constitution to set up military courts for the speedy trial of terrorism suspects. Both houses of parliament passed the laws after a vote by lawmakers in the capital, Islamabad. More than two-...
  • Indonesia suspends officials after AirAsia crash; search resumes

    Indonesia suspends officials after AirAsia crash; search resumes
    The search for AirAsia flight wreckage continued Tuesday in the Java Sea, a day after Indonesian authorities levied the first punishments stemming from the plane crash by suspending officials connected to the airline's alleged flight schedule violation....
  • Libya bombs Greek tanker, killing two and halting last air service

    Libya bombs Greek tanker, killing two and halting last air service
    The chaos afflicting Libya escalated Monday after the internationally recognized government conceded that it had bombed a Greek-owned oil tanker in a port city controlled by a militant group aligned with Islamic State extremists. The apparently mistaken...