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  • ECB to pump money into economy through monthly bond purchases to try to revive economy

    Europe's ailing economy will get a major dose of stimulus from the European Central Bank — a bond buying program designed to make loans and exports cheaper so companies can hire and expand. Starting in March, the ECB will buy 60 billion euros'...
  • East Ukraine separatists declare truce over, announce offensive

    MOSCOW A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine on Friday declared the five-month old truce over and announced an offensive to secure control of the whole Donetsk region. "There will be no ceasefires anymore," Alexander Zakharchenko, told students...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Concern over Europe's economy dominates Davos; leaders welcome any more stimulus

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...
  • Different housing markets, politics, multiple bond markets all complicate ECB stimulus effort

    Big bang or disappointment? Markets are waiting to see just how much financial firepower the European Central Bank will unleash Thursday, when it is expected to announce large-scale purchases of government bonds with newly printed money to stimulate a...
  • Big German police presence cuts attendance at anti-Islam rally

    LEIPZIG, Germany Thousands of police and opponents from across Germany descended on Leipzig on Wednesday in an effort to block thousands of anti-Islamization protesters from reaching a rally in the city known for beginning the movement that led to the...
  • Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment

    Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment
    Ali began noticing them in the early fall, the men on street corners of his heavily Muslim neighborhood who hoped to "talk about Islam" with him. "It was clear what they really wanted," he said — for him to fight for Islamic State in the Middle...
  • Former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer found guilty of passing secrets to WikiLeaks, avoids prison

    A former private banker found has been found guilty in Switzerland of breaking the country's strict secrecy laws by passing confidential client data to WikiLeaks in 2007. Rudolf Elmer claims he was trying to expose rich tax evaders banking with his...
  • German anti-Islam group vows that it won't be silenced; Copenhagen march to go ahead

    A German group protesting what it calls "the Islamization of the West" vowed Monday that it won't be silenced after its weekly rally was canceled following an alleged terrorist threat against one of its organizers. The planned demonstration in Dresden by...
  • Remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s Courage

    Our lives are better because of the way Martin Luther King Jr. lived his. On this weekend each year, we pay particular attention to the principles of freedom and justice that he championed in the face of ferocious opposition. As the passage of time...
  • 2 suspected Islamist militants killed as Belgian police conduct anti-terror raids

    2 suspected Islamist militants killed as Belgian police conduct anti-terror raids
    Belgian counterterrorism police conducted raids across their nation on Thursday, killing two suspected Islamist militants and disrupting an alleged plot to launch an attack that would have been the second instance of homegrown Islamist violence in...
  • Clarence Page: Alienation sending some to extremism

    Clarence Page: Alienation sending some to extremism
    In the language of headline writers, he is "Muslim Man," hailed as a hero for hiding hostages during last week's terrorist attacks by Muslim fanatics in France. When the kosher supermarket where he works in eastern Paris came under siege, Lassana...