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  • Bird flu found in UK, Netherlands but authorities say little risk to humans

    Bird flu found in UK, Netherlands but authorities say little risk to humans
    Bird flu was found on a duck farm in England on Monday days after it was discovered in Dutch chickens, forcing authorities to destroy poultry and restrict exports, although it was not a strain known to be deadly to humans. Health officials said the...
  • The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State

    The U.N. must coordinate the fight against the Islamic State
    Sectarian violence is tearing apart much of the Middle East. One of the major antagonists, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is also becoming a serious domestic security challenge for more than 80 countries around the world grappling with...
  • Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia

    Why Putin's anti-NATO behavior makes sense to him, and many in Russia
    Russian President Vladimir Putin had an opportunity to lobby for easing international sanctions against his country last month when European and Asian leaders gathered for a summit in Milan, but for his most crucial meeting — a sit-down with...
  • G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine

    G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine
    Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian President...
  • U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda

    U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda
    The G20 communique will include a significant passage on climate change, EU officials said on Sunday, as the United States and other heavyweight nations override host Australia's attempts to keep the issue off the formal agenda. Much of the meeting of...
  • Iran seeks quick relief from U.N. sanctions in nuclear talks

    Iran seeks quick relief from U.N. sanctions in nuclear talks
    The latest obstacle to the U.S. and five other nations finalizing a nuclear deal with Iran by this month's deadline is an unexpected new demand from Tehran for quick relief from United Nations sanctions. For most of the last nine months of negotiations,...
  • Obama, in latest climate move, pledges $3 billion for global fund

    President Barack Obama on Friday pledged a $3 billion U.S. contribution to an international fund to help poor countries cope with the effects of climate change, putting the issue front and center of the G20 Leaders Summit in Australia. The large size...
  • EU leaders rebuff U.S. concern about a 'lost decade' for Europe

    EU leaders rebuff U.S. concern about a 'lost decade' for Europe
    European Union leaders pushed back against the Obama administration’s criticisms that Europe had failed to take decisive action to revive growth, insisting that the continent was not headed toward a “lost decade.” At an opening press...
  • At G-20 summit, U.S. likely to press others to help lift global economy

    At G-20 summit, U.S. likely to press others to help lift global economy
    As President Obama and other world leaders arrive Saturday in Brisbane, Australia, for the annual G-20 summit, they will face a daunting challenge: steering a global economy that has seen most of its major players slowing down. One notable exception...
  • Mali races to contain new Ebola outbreak as deaths worldwide top 5,000

    Mali races to contain new Ebola outbreak as deaths worldwide top 5,000
    Authorities in Mali were scrambling Wednesday to contain a new outbreak of Ebola, just as they thought they had the deadly virus under control. More than 90 people were placed in quarantine after a 25-year-old nurse working at the privately owned...
  • Columns of Russian armor and troops entering Ukraine, NATO says

    Columns of Russian armor and troops entering Ukraine, NATO says
    Moscow’s tension with the West sharpened Wednesday with NATO's top commander saying the alliance has seen Russian armored columns entering eastern Ukraine in recent days and Russia’s defense minister announcing resumption of Cold War-era...