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  • Russian oil giant seeks funds earmarked for pensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Rosneft , which produces more oil than Iraq or Iran, is seeking a $42 billion loan from a fund earmarked for Russian pensions to help it weather Western sanctions imposed over Moscow's role in Ukraine. Analysts expected the...
  • Russian court jails opponents of Putin on rioting charges

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Four Russians detained during a protest against President Vladimir Putin were sentenced to prison terms on Monday after a trial critics say is part of a Kremlin campaign to stifle dissent while all eyes are on the Ukraine crisis. Putin...
  • Cuba celebra el 88 cumpleaños de Fidel Castro| FOTOS

    Cuba celebra el 88 cumpleaños de Fidel Castro| FOTOS
    LA HABANA - El expresidente cubano Fidel Castro, retirado del poder desde 2006, cumplirá mañana 88 años, un aniversario que se celebrará en la isla con conciertos y una exposición fotográfica y audiovisual sobre su figura. Al igual que en años...
  • Proyectiles impactan centro de Donetsk, convoy ruso de ayuda se dirige a la frontera

    DONETSK Ucrania (Reuters) - Proyectiles de artillería impactaron el jueves por primera vez el centro de la ciudad ucraniana de Donetsk, un bastión de los separatistas, dejando al menos un muerto, en momentos en que un convoy ruso de ayuda avanza hacia...
  • Kremlin says Russian, Ukrainian chiefs of presidential staff met: Ifax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian and Ukrainian chief of presidential staff met in Russia on Friday, the Kremlin press service was cited by the Russian Interfax news agency as saying. Russian President Vladimir Putin's chief of staff Sergei Ivanov and...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 15

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. The officer who shot Ferguson teen Michael Brown stopped Brown and another teen because they were walking in the street, not because of a robbery a few minutes, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said Friday afternoon. Jackson said...
  • Worries make life worth living

    My neighbor Babble was getting on my nerves. He was entirely too cheerful. There he was, a sparkle in his eyes and a spring in his step, traipsing about and whistling, "When the red, red robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along." For shame, Babble, I...
  • Destruction of Syrian chemical weapons shows the U.S. may know what it's doing after all

    Destruction of Syrian chemical weapons shows the U.S. may know what it's doing after all
    Disparate, simultaneous crises around the world have put the Obama administration's foreign policy on trial in recent weeks. The forward march of Islamic State insurgents in Iraq has led to renewed military action in the very country the president so...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • India's Modi ends an era of socialist-style planning

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's national Planning Commission certainly tried to present a modern image, with a Twitter profile that promised "Faster, More Inclusive and Sustainable Growth". But, on the 68th anniversary of the country's independence,...
  • End of the Wirtschaftswunder? Germany's sudden slowdown

    By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - The German soccer team's romp to victory in last month's World Cup was hailed at home as a symbol of the country's emergence as a confident global economic power. But in an ironic twist, the feel-good triumph in Brazil...