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  • UN official warns some anti-Ebola measures might violate human rights

    GENEVA The international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa took on new complexity Thursday, with the World Health Organization dispatching experts to prepare nations near the epidemic's epicenter to battle the disease even as a key United...
  • Free trade needs a champion

    Free trade needs a champion
    The European Union just wrapped up a free trade deal with Canada that is widely seen as the road map for a larger deal between the EU and U.S. Now is the time for a clarion call on trade. President Barack Obama? Hello? After setting trade talks in...
  • Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source

    Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source
    A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a U.S. health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the U.S. response to the deadly virus....
  • Merkel urges EU to keep up reforms as crisis not over

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told parliament on Thursday that Europe must push ahead with efforts to cut public deficits and improve competitiveness because the euro zone debt crisis has not yet been overcome and its causes have...
  • IMF to decide on cash for Ukraine this month: central bank governor

    KIEV (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's mission to Ukraine will determine at the end of October how much additional financial aid Kiev needs, Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva said on Thursday. An IMF program already in place, part of...
  • Family farms produce 80 percent of world's food, speculators seek land

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Despite renewed interest in industrial agriculture by investment banks and sovereign wealth funds, more than 80 percent of the world's food is still produced by family farmers, according to new U.N. research published...
  • Exxon Mobil votes with feet to stay in EU as energy laws loom

    ANTWERP Belgium (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil is pouring $1 billion into a refinery in the European Union, setting aside concerns ranging from poor margins to EU green energy rules due to be agreed next week that will cut demand for oil. The company, which...
  • Belgium, Luxembourg taken to court over telecoms regulation

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission has referred Belgium to Europe's highest court saying it ignored a formal request to amend its laws to guarantee the independence of its telecoms industry regulator. The European Union's executive said on...
  • EU court overturns Tamil Tiger sanctions but maintains asset freeze

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union judges struck down anti-terrorism sanctions against the Tamil Tigers that were imposed by the EU but said on Thursday that the assets of the Sri Lankan group should remain frozen for the time being. The court said...
  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
  • India's Modi names Rajan ally as chief economic adviser

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A high-powered academic who tells his students to read Joseph Conrad and Gabriel Garcia Marquez to better understand economic development was confirmed on Thursday as chief economic adviser to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...