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  • Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery

    Inside The Euro Crisis with Eckart von Klaeden, Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery
    On day two of my fellowship in Germany, our group of 12 American journalists learned more about the organization sponsoring our trip, the RIAS Berlin Kommission. RIAS stands for "Radio in the American Sector" and is a former radio station based in...
  • Thai junta leader to meet king over interim constitution

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's military leader, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, is due to meet the king on Tuesday to secure endorsement from the head of state for an interim constitution, the palace said. The military seized power on May 22 and tore up the...
  • 'Europe's got talent', or how not to fill top EU jobs

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - If "Europe's Got Talent" were a television show, it would have been taken off the screen years ago as a slow-motion contest rigged to reward mediocrity. Few things make the European Union look less attractive to its citizens and...
  • You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now

    You'll never guess what partisan politics are damaging now
    Next month the United States will host dozens of African leaders in Washington. But unless something changes before then, we will still be without confirmed ambassadors in 14 countries on the African continent, including in such strategically important...
  • EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollow

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signaled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would...
  • Putin denies reports that Russia plans to reopen spy base in Cuba

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is denying reports that his government had reached an agreement to reopen the Lourdes electronic eavesdropping base in Cuba, which once monitored a broad range of U.S. communications. "We closed this center in agreement...
  • Egypt's Gaza truce move highlights bid to break Islamists

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's attempts to pressure Hamas into accepting a truce plan offering few concessions for the group to end the latest fighting with Israel show Cairo's determination to finish the job it began at home - crushing Islamists it sees as...
  • Brazil's Leader Can Rally From World Cup

    The conventional wisdom is that Brazil's humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup has created an unprecedented climate of gloom that will affect President Dilma Rousseff's chances to win re-election in October. But the conventional wisdom may be...
  • Bank of Canada says inflation surge temporary, warns on growth

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Shrugging off a recent surge in inflation as temporary, the Bank of Canada warned on Wednesday the country's economy does not yet have enough steam to grow without the bank's help and said it could just as easily cut interest rates as...
  • Cameron appoints Michael Fallon as new defense minister

    LONDON (Reuters) - David Cameron appointed Michael Fallon as Defense Secretary on Tuesday as part of a major reshuffle of his cabinet ahead of a national election in May next year. Fallon, who had served as Minister for Business and Enterprise and as...
  • Argentina, Germany scoreless at half

    Argentina, Germany scoreless at half
    RIO DE JANEIRO - From Buenos Aires to the Brandenburg Gate, millions of people were getting ready to watch Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, which is hosting the final, the party was already in full...