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  • ECB's Draghi tells European leaders: hurry investment and reform

    The president of the European Central Bank urged the region's leaders on Thursday to speed along a new EU investment plan and renewed his calls for economic reform. At a meeting of European Union leaders including Germany's Angela Merkel and France's...
  • EU leaders seek to overcome hostility to U.S. trade deal

    EU leaders defended plans for the world's biggest trade deal with the United States, seeking on Thursday to counter hostility in Europe and clear the way for the accord to be agreed by the end of 2015. The European Union and the United States have...
  • New broom ends EU summit a day early

    In a striking symbol of changed leadership, European Union leaders wrapped up their last summit of the year a day early after agreeing to launch an investment fund and maintain sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. New European Council President Donald Tusk,...
  • Why the West should squeeze Russia's economy

    Why the West should squeeze Russia's economy
    If you thought this week's calamitous run on the ruble and the ongoing Russian financial meltdown would chasten Russian President Vladimir Putin, well, you don't know Vlad. There he was in his Moscow news conference Thursday, in full bulldog scowl,...
  • EU leaders agree investment package to boost economy

    European Union leaders endorsed a new investment programme intended to kick-start economic growth in the bloc at a summit in Brussels, which its chairman said would end late on Thursday, half a day earlier than planned. "We agreed three things: one, we...
  • Hungary's priority is alliance with Germany, minister tells Figyelo

    Hungary's most important goal in foreign policy next year is to strengthen its alliance with Germany, a minister told the weekly Figyelo on Thursday ahead of an expected visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel. Janos Lazar, the minister in charge of Prime...
  • Merkel says sanctions against Russia remain unavoidable

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that sanctions against Russia over Ukraine remain unavoidable as long as Moscow does not respect Ukrainian sovereignty and help ensure what she called "European security with Russia, not against Russia"....
  • No signs of foul play in German Putin critic's death

    A conservative member of the German parliament and prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin died of heart failure or overheating after falling asleep in a sauna and there are no signs of foul play, state prosecutors said on Wednesday. Andreas...
  • A 2015 that's chock-full of resolutions

    A 2015 that's chock-full of resolutions
    I recently did a whole bunch of year-end employee evaluations in which I was asked to gauge what they need to stop, start and continue doing. I realized that I should apply the same principle to my fourth-annual year-end RedEye New Year Resolutions. I...
  • Kerry says Russia sanctions could end if Putin takes right steps

    Russia has made constructive moves in recent days towards reducing tensions in Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday, and he raised the possibility that Washington could lift sanctions if Moscow keeps taking positive steps. Speaking...
  • Romanian PM gives up doctorate after years of plagiarism allegations

    Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has handed back his doctorate, he said on Tuesday, two years after he was first accused of plagiarizing chunks of his law thesis. While he still denies plagiarism, Ponta's move shows he is keen to end damaging...