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  • Spain's de Guindos has some support as next Eurogroup head: Van Rompuy

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos has the support of some euro zone countries to replace Jeroen Dijsselbloem as the head of euro zone finance ministers when Dijsselbloem's term ends in the middle of 2015, the president of the...
  • Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions

    Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU threatens more sanctions
    European Union officials will draw up proposals for new sanctions on Russia over its action in Ukraine within a week, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said on Sunday. EU leaders decided at a Brussels summit to ask the EU's executive...
  • EU chooses Polish PM as chairman, Mogherini to run foreign policy

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders chose Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as the new president of their Council on Saturday and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the bloc's new foreign policy chief, outgoing European Council...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of opening new war front before leaders' meeting

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russia on Monday of sending soldiers across the border to open a new front in the separatist war that has devastated the east of the country and provoked the gravest East-West crisis since the fall of communism. The...
  • European Union slaps new, stronger sanctions on Russia

    The 28-nation European Union agreed Tuesday on stronger economic sanctions against Russia amid ongoing anger concerning the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the great majority of whose passengers were...
  • Ukraine says Russian army officers fighting alongside rebels

    Ukraine says Russian army officers fighting alongside rebels
    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russian army officers on Monday of fighting alongside separatists in the east of the country and said Moscow was once more building up its troops on the joint border. A missile that downed a Ukrainian transport plane...
  • Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours

    Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours
    The European Union signed an historic free-trade pact with Ukraine on Friday and warned it could impose more sanctions on Moscow unless pro-Russian rebels act to wind down the crisis in the east of the country by Monday. Shortly after returning to...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Ukraine signs political accord with European Union

    LONDON — Ukraine was tugged in opposite directions Friday in a reminder of the Cold War past, with the government in Kiev pushing westward through closer ties to the European Union and Russia pulling Crimea eastward by formally annexing it....
  • Kremlin slips spying gadgets into G20 summit gift bags, newspapers say

    Russian hosts of the Group of 20 summit near St. Petersburg in September sent world leaders home with gifts designed to keep on giving: memory sticks and recharging cables programmed to spy on their communications, two Italian newspapers reported Tuesday....
  • The Week Ahead: Syria festers, Cuba connects, China's Xi tours

    No escaping the conundrum of Syria's war Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4 – Russian and European leaders face an agenda packed with economic and political issues at their two-day summit in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg.  But as with most...