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  • Poroshenko to seek ceasefire after 'very tough' talks with Putin

    MINSK (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised after late-night negotiations with Russia's Vladimir Putin to work on an urgent ceasefire plan to defuse the separatist conflict in the east of his former Soviet republic. The first talks...
  • WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected

    WHO pulls personnel from Ebola lab after health worker infected
    The U.N. health organization said Tuesday that it had temporarily withdrawn personnel from an Ebola testing laboratory in eastern Sierra Leone – one of only two in the country -- after an epidemiologist deployed to the area became infected with...
  • Afghan president will not attend NATO summit next week: spokesman

    Afghan president will not attend NATO summit next week: spokesman
    KABUL (Reuters) - President Hamid Karzai will not attend a key NATO summit next week because of his disagreements with Washington over Afghan security needs after most foreign troops leave his country at the end of 2014, his spokesman said on Tuesday....
  • Ukraine says captured Russians' confessions point to Kremlin

    Ukraine says captured Russians' confessions point to Kremlin
    Ukrainian officials said Tuesday that 10 Russian paratroopers were captured in battle-torn eastern Ukraine and posted videotaped confessions of some soldiers in the strongest evidence to date of a Kremlin hand in the separatist battle. The capture of...
  • Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions

    Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions
    As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. They have since recovered. But colleagues of a doctor in Sierra...
  • WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

    GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors, in the latest bid to control the booming new market. In a long-awaited...
  • Shades of France

    Shades of France's notorious Third Republic! The latest French government has been summarily dismissed after only six painful months. It was certainly time for a change. President François Hollande's poll ratings have plumbed new depths at 17 percent,...
  • Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up

    Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up
    PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande replaced his maverick leftist economy minister with a former Rothschild partner on Tuesday, in a reshuffle intended to reconcile his efforts to revive the stagnant French economy with deficit-cutting...
  • Russia grants asylum to banker wanted by Lithuania: prosecutors

    VILNIUS (Reuters) - Russia has granted asylum to Lithuanian banker Vladimir Romanov, who is wanted on embezzlement charges, and has said it will not extradite him, Lithuanian prosecutors said on Monday, in a move likely to further chill relations...
  • Satellite error sets back EU's ambitious satnav program

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Monday it still had confidence in its plans to build a rival to the U.S. satellite navigation system despite a problem with the latest launch of satellites for the network. Space transport company...
  • IFC Developing Brothel Comedy from Jamie Denbo, Kerri Kenney-Silver

    IFC, the home of Emmy-nominated "Spoils of Babylon" and "Portlandia" has put new scripted comedy "Rabbit Hole" into development. Co-created and co-written by Jamie Denbo ("The Heat") and Kerri Kenney-Silver ("Reno 911"), the comedy is set in Nevada's...