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  • More Iran oil may flow within months of deal, officials say

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland World powers have offered to suspend U.S. and European restrictions on Iranian oil exports, but only if the Islamic Republic accepts strict limits on its nuclear program for at least a decade, according to American and European...
  • Thousands stranded as Lufthansa strike grounds flights

    Thousands of international travelers were stranded Thursday as a strike by Lufthansa pilots was extended to long-haul flights, and Germany's largest airline said it was preparing for even more cancellations on Friday. After cancelling 84 of 153 of its...
  • After years in shadows, France wants legal data monitoring

    France's government pressed Thursday to legalize broad surveillance of terrorism suspects with a measure that would allow intelligence services to vacuum up metadata in hopes of preventing imminent attacks. The measure prompted outcry from some privacy...
  • Netanyahu won. At what cost?

    Netanyahu won. At what cost?
    In 2009, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu surprised many people by publicly embracing peace talks with the Palestinians, ending years of opposition to a two-state solution. Last year, those talks came close to an agreement...
  • Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary

    Two Russian journalists planning to travel to Moldova to present a documentary on Crimea have been banned from the country for five years, authorities said Thursday. It was the latest move by Moldova authorities to limit the presence of Russians in the...
  • Putin urges billionaires to bring money back to Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged a gathering of billionaires and business leaders to bring money back to the country from offshore accounts, warning that funds kept abroad could be frozen. In an apparent reference to the possibility of...
  • Merkel vows to keep Euro intact as she dives into Greek standoff

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to keep the euro intact before heading to a European Union summit where she'll dive into the standoff over Greece's bailout and cash crunch with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. "If the euro fails, Europe fails,"...
  • Chicago Tribune corrections and clarifications for Tuesday, March 17, 2015

    Phil Rosenthal's Sunday Business column on states struggling to acquire drugs for executions because of European Union pressure on pharmaceutical companies noted drugmakers' objections to the use of propofol. That drug, however, was not used in an...
  • Netanyahu victory leaves damage in wake

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strong showing in national elections this week has come with a price: He has managed to antagonize friends and foes alike with hard-line rhetoric on the campaign trail. While the tough talk gave Netanyahu a...
  • Switzerland, EU initial accord to clamp down on tax evasion

    Switzerland has signed a preliminary agreement with the European Union that will make it much harder for the 28-nation bloc's citizens to evade taxes by hiding money in Swiss vaults. The deal initialed in Brussels on Thursday envisages that both sides...
  • Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea

    Putin says Russia regained 'historic roots' in Crimea
    Speaking to tens of thousands of cheering supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians there and regain the nation's...