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  • Angry at NSA snooping, German parliament snips lines to Verizon

    BERLIN Germany's parliament said Friday it is immediately terminating use by legislators and staff of internet access through Verizon, one of the biggest U.S. telecommunications companies. The move comes a day after the German Interior Ministry said...
  • Ukraine promises 'adequate response' after plane shot down, 49 killed

    Ukraine promises 'adequate response' after plane shot down, 49 killed
    Pro-Russian separatists shot down an army transport plane in east Ukraine on Saturday, killing 49 servicemen and dealing a blow to a military campaign to defeat the rebels and hold the country together. President Petro Poroshenko promised an "adequate"...
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  • Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists agree to new peace talks

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia backed a new cease-fire plan Wednesday as a Kiev government assault intensified and apparently drove pro-Russia separatists into retreat from their stronghold in the city of Donetsk. The agreement to restart...
  • Juncker for the EU: Britain's Cameron faces the fallout of his opposition

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, July 1: Jean-Claude Juncker, former prime minister of Luxemburg, was nominated Friday as president of the powerful, 28-country European Union Commission. He was opposed only by...
  • Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine after Poroshenko ends cease-fire

    Ukrainian government forces targeted pro-Russia militants with artillery and air strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko said he wouldn't renew a cease-fire that was repeatedly violated during its 10 days in force. "Termination of the cease-...
  • Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions

    Ukraine ends ceasefire, attacks rebel positions
    Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of "parasites". His...
  • Ukraine cease-fire ends with little headway in effort to broker peace

    A 10-day cease-fire expired late Monday in Ukraine's embattled eastern regions despite last-ditch efforts by the leaders of France and Germany to broker an end to the fighting that has taken more than 400 lives. A statement from Ukrainian President...
  • European security monitors held 32 days by Ukraine militants freed

    Four monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe who were taken hostage by pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine more than a month ago were freed late Thursday, the Vienna-based organization reported. The four Europeans taken...
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  • EU leaders signal shift from austerity of euro crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In the latest shift away from the austerity of the euro zone crisis, European Union leaders signalled at a summit that they were ready to give member states extra time to consolidate their budgets as long as they pressed ahead with...