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  • Libya rivals clash over oil ports as EU considers sanctions

    Forces allied to Libya's conflict parties clashed with heavy weapons on Tuesday over control of the country's biggest oil ports in the east as the European Union was considering sanctions on people obstructing U.N.-brokered peace talks. The United...
  • 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...
  • Female fighters battle for freedom and equality in Syria: TRFN

    By Benedetta Argentieri TIL KOCHER, Syria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every night before 27-year-old Arin goes to bed, she hangs her Makarov, a Russian semi-automatic pistol, from a steel coat rack by the entrance to her one-bedroom apartment in a...
  • China's FDI rises in November to break four months of falls

    China's foreign direct investment (FDI) rose on a cumulative basis in November, breaking four months of consecutive declines as foreign investors moved money into China's services sector at the expense of manufacturing.The Chinese services sector...
  • 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...
  • Swiss add names to list to prevent bypassing of Russian sanctions

    Switzerland has added 13 people and five organizations to a list designed to stop the country being used as a conduit to circumvent Western sanctions against Russia. Switzerland, which is outside the European Union but is linked by agreements governing...
  • Libyans obstructing peace may face sanctions, EU says

    The European Union is ready to consider sanctions, if necessary, on people obstructing a political solution in Libya, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday. The EU is backing attempts by the United Nations to bring rival parties in...
  • EU to aid Bosnia with $207 million in bid to spur reform

    The European Commission will support Bosnia's reform program with 166 million euros ($207.7 million) until 2017 in a drive to revive the country's bid to join the EU, the Commission said on Tuesday. The European Union agreed on Monday to implement a...
  • Europe's main leaders far apart on immigration

    In less than three weeks, Britain's David Cameron and France's Francois Hollande have set out starkly contrasting approaches to immigration, while Angela Merkel has warned fellow Germans against manipulation by far-right xenophobes. The divergent stances...
  • Ukraine criticizes Russia over Crimea nuclear weapons comment

    Russia would violate international agreements if it placed nuclear weapons in Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov appeared to reserve the right for...
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko hails first full overnight truce in rebel east

    Ukraine's separatist east passed the night into Tuesday without any shooting, President Petro Poroshenko said, hailing the first such stretch of calm as a positive signal for the next steps in a peace plan. Army chief of staff Viktor Muzhenko also...