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  • Danish reformer gets EU antitrust stick; German to police the Internet

    Danish reformer gets EU antitrust stick; German to police the Internet
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's incoming competition and telecoms chiefs will have their plates full for the next five years as one tackles global companies suspected of acting unfairly while the other seeks to keep the Internet open and let online services...
  • New EU economy team to seek policy middle-ground

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The new European Commission will spread responsibility for key economic issues over three top officials with different economic views, in what critics say could mean policy deadlock but advocates see as a route to compromise....
  • France breaks 2015 deficit-cutting promise

    PARIS (Reuters) - France announced on Wednesday it was breaking the latest in a long line of promises to European Union partners to cut its public deficit, conceding it now would take until 2017 to bring its finances in line with EU rules. The...
  • Polish president warns in Berlin of rebirth of 1930s nationalism

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski has compared Russia's incursions into Ukraine with 1930s-style nationalism in a speech in Berlin commemorating the beginning of World War Two, in which he urged the West to stand up to Moscow....
  • Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders

    Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders
    I received harsh criticism for an article I had published on this page recently about the stunning differences between American baseball and German soccer. I hadn't written about the game as such, but about the spectators. After attending a game at...
  • Backsliding on reform is biggest risk to EU recovery, Merkel says

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Backsliding on fiscal reforms poses the biggest threat to the economic recovery in Europe, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, pointing to Germany's 2015 budget plan as an example of how to get away from debt-financed growth....
  • Merkel wants new Russia sanctions implemented

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union should go ahead with the announcement of new economic sanctions against Russia, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, adding that they could always be suspended at a later date if there was substantial...
  • EU delays enforcing new Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union adopted new sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine war on Monday, but delayed enforcing them to leave time to assess whether a ceasefire in Ukraine is holding. The sanctions, which target...
  • In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy

    In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy
    President Obama pledged Wednesday that the U.S. would go to war if necessary to protect former Soviet territories in the Baltic region from Russia and signaled new steps to strengthen Ukraine's ability to defend itself, sharply raising the stakes in the...
  • Putin: Ukraine, Russia's views on peace 'very close'

    Putin: Ukraine, Russia's views on peace 'very close'
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine could be reached this week, a clear attempt to show the West he was trying to deescalate the conflict despite renewed shelling. After speaking with Ukraine's...
  • How to put Vladimir Putin in his place

    When Russia began to interfere militarily in Ukraine earlier this year, President Obama said he didn't view that country as a part of a Cold War chess game. Unfortunately, Vladimir Putin didn't agree. The crisis began when Putin wrongly perceived...