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  • Malala's attackers arrested in Pakistan

    Malala's attackers arrested in Pakistan
    Pakistan's army said on Friday authorities had arrested a group of Taliban militants responsible for shooting Malala Yousafzai, a teenage activist who was targeted for her campaign against Taliban efforts to deny girls education. Pakistani Taliban...
  • Euro zone ministers upset by broken French budget promises

    MILAN (Reuters) - France faced harsh criticism on Friday for failing to meet a deadline to put its finances in order, as frustrated euro zone ministers struggled to keep alive their post-crisis strategy for the bloc's stagnating economy. Emboldened by...
  • Russia threatens Ukraine with import tariffs from Nov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will introduce import tariffs on Ukrainian goods as of Nov. 1 if Kiev proceeds with a trade pact with the European Union, local news agencies cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Friday. Ukraine is set to...
  • Russia's Rostec sees little impact of sanctions on arms exports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - State-owned Rostec said on Friday new European Union sanctions would have little impact on the Russian conglomerate's arms exports or on its chief executive, an ally of President Vladimir Putin. Rostec owns companies including...
  • EU raises pressure on Moscow with tougher sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union tightened sanctions on Russia on Friday over its role in the Ukrainian conflict, restricting access to financing for top Russian banks, defense and energy firms and freezing the assets of senior politicians and...
  • Falling oil price tilts political, economic balance in U.S. favor

    LONDON/KUWAIT (Reuters) - The drop in oil prices to their lowest in two years has caught many observers off guard, coming against a backdrop of the worst violence in Iraq this decade, heightened tensions between the West and Russia, and sanctions...
  • Factbox: How UK and an independent Scotland might split up a nation

    LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's referendum on independence on Thursday could break up the United Kingdom, more than three centuries after the union of England and its northern neighbor. Polls currently put Scottish unionists a nose ahead but the vote is...
  • Ukraine wants to delay cutting tariffs on EU goods: Interfax

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president has asked the European Union to consider allowing Kiev to delay a planned reduction in customs duty on EU exports coming into Ukraine under the terms of a new trade pact, Interfax Ukraine news agency reported on...
  • U.N. starts emergency food handouts in eastern Ukraine

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) has started distributing food to eastern Ukraine where Ukrainian forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists, in its first operation in the country. WFP said in a statement...
  • Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks

    Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks
    U.S. stocks opened lower Thursday, led by a decline in energy stocks as the price of oil continue to slide. Oil has tumbled 13 percent in the last three months as supplies have remained ample despite geopolitical tension. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &...
  • Virgin's Branson says flight ban would hurt Russia most

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russia would be the biggest loser if it carried out a threat to ban Western airlines from flying over its territory, Richard Branson, the founder of British airline Virgin Atlantic [VA.UL], said on Friday. "It would cost us quite a lot...