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  • France dodges rating downgrade - for now

    PARIS (Reuters) - Moody's spared France a fresh downgrade of its debt rating on Friday even though Paris has overrun its deficit targets, warning the outlook was negative in light of difficulties pushing through reforms. Moody's kept its rating on French...
  • Scotland's 'no' to independence sets up battle in Europe's other breakaway regions

    EDINBURGH, Scotland European leaders worried about other would-be breakaway regions were able to breathe again Friday after Scottish voters' resounding rejection of independence, but in the still-intact British Isles, the reaction was mixed for many,...
  • Playing Russian roulette with airline seats

    In my nightmare, I am squeezed into an airline seat. In the seat right in front of me is Vladimir Putin. The airline seat is, of course, an appropriate setting for the modern American nightmare. The old simile of sardines in a can is no longer...
  • UK's Cameron resists calls for air strikes despite hostage killing

    LONDON/EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Britain resisted pressure on Sunday to join the United States in announcing air strikes against Islamic State after the militant group beheaded David Haines, a British hostage, and threatened to kill another Briton. Speaking...
  • U.S. rules out military coordination with Iran

    PARIS (Reuters) - The United States on Monday ruled out any possibility of future military coordination with Iran in a U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State fighters but held out the prospect of separate talks with Tehran on Iraq, describing the...
  • German man, 20, goes on trial for Islamic State membership

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A 20-year-old German man charged with joining Islamic State militants in Syria last year went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday, the first such case in Germany. Kreshnik B., who was born in Germany and whose parents are from Kosovo,...
  • From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande

    From bad to worse for French President Francois Hollande
    Supporters of French President Francois Hollande have awoken each morning for the last four weeks thinking things surely could get no worse. Already, unemployment figures remained stubbornly high. Economic growth was close to zero. The president's...
  • Chief rabbi says French society has turned indifferent to anti-Semitism

    By PARIS, (Reuters)- France's government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year but French society seems indifferent to the threat they present, the country's newly elected chief rabbi said on Tuesday. Haim Korsia, who was...
  • French welfare fraud costs 20-25 billion euros per year - report

    PARIS (Reuters) - Fraud in France's indebted welfare system costs the country between 20-25 billion euros ($26-32 billion) per year and only a tiny fraction of that amount is ever recovered, an estimate by the French national auditor showed on Wednesday....
  • EU seeks compromise with Russia over Ukraine free-trade pact

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU will offer Russia more time to adjust to a European trade pact with Ukraine, diplomats say, moving to ease bilateral tensions over an accord at the center of the crisis in Ukraine as a ceasefire there takes hold. Ukraine...
  • New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday

    New sanctions against Russia to take effect on Friday
    European Union governments agreed on Thursday that new economic sanctions on Russia will take effect on Friday but held out the prospect of canceling some or all of them next month if they believe a peace plan is working. EU ambassadors agreed in...