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  • Russia to McDonald's: We're closing it

    Russia ordered the closure of four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday after government health inspectors declared the U.S.-based fast food chain was serving contaminated products. Rospotrebnadzor, the Russian state consumer protection...
  • Dutch museum perplexed over where to return borrowed Crimea gold

    The curators of an Amsterdam museum that has hosted an exhibition of Crimean gold since February probably never anticipated the tumultuous events that have complicated the return of the borrowed artifacts. Four of the five museums from which the...
  • Melbourne found most livable city; Damascus comes last

    Melbourne found most livable city; Damascus comes last
    Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list. Vienna,...
  • ICRC team enters eastern Ukraine to smooth way for Russian convoy

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Red Cross officials entered eastern Ukraine on Wednesday to smooth the planned delivery of relief supplies aboard a Russian aid convoy, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. The convoy has been stuck at the Russia-...
  • Russia shuts four McDonald's restaurants amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • Classical music: Trio to present work of Viennese composer

    If you've never heard of the Viennese composer Johann Baptist Vanhal, you're not alone. Vanhal, who was born in Bohemia in 1739 and died in Vienna in 1813, is a shadowy figure; only part of his vast output of music has been satisfactorily evaluated or...
  • Russia may respond to sanctions by banning car imports

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Government/Legal, Earnings/Financials, Russia The Iron Curtain may be lowering on Russia again, at least when it comes to the country's auto industry. The government there is reportedly considering a ban on imported cars as a...
  • Russian sanctions to hit Dutch exports by $400 million euros: stats office

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Sanctions Russia has imposed on agricultural products from the European Union will cut Dutch exports by "at least 300 million euros" ($400 million), based on 2013 figures, Statistics Netherlands said on Tuesday. The total value of...
  • Russia rejects FIFA plea to cut World Cup venues

    MOSCOW Russia (Reuters) - Russia has rejected a FIFA recommendation to cut the number of host cities for the 2018 World Cup from 11 to nine and stadiums from 12 to 10, according to Russia sports minister Vitaly Mutko. "The plan that we will have 12...
  • China chides US over Ferguson violence, American racism

    BEIJING China, a country with its own ethnic tensions and record of excessive police action, remained quiet during the first week of clashes between protesters and law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo. That has changed in the last two days. On Monday and...
  • Ukraine bans Russian TV channels for airing war 'propaganda'

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has blocked 14 Russian television channels from its cable networks to stop them spreading war propaganda, an Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday. Television news has played a vital role in public perception of the conflict...