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  • Russian bank subsidiaries in EU to escape sanctions: sources

    VIENNA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russian bank subsidiaries based in the European Union will be exempt from EU economic sanctions designed to choke off finance for big state-owned Russian lenders, sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters on Wednesday....
  • Russian assets rally, shrugging off Western sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian assets rallied on Wednesday, shrugging off a new round of Western economic sanctions on Moscow as investors deemed the punitive measures less severe than feared and analysts said their impact was already priced in. The European...
  • U.N. battles for more people-trafficking convictions

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Global efforts to stop the multi-billion-dollar business of trafficking in people are being hampered by perceptions that it is a soft crime unlikely to be punished, the head of the U.N. drugs and crime office told Reuters. Of the 159...
  • Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'

    Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'
    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The measures...
  • Ukraine welcomes U.S., EU Russia sanctions, says Moscow must respond

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukraine's foreign minister welcomed U.S. and European sanctions on Russia announced on Tuesday and pledged Kiev would not attack cities now controlled by pro-Russian separatists in its drive to re-establish control over its...
  • Britain cuts EU migrants' access to welfare payments

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday set out new welfare rules to cut access to social security payments for migrants from the European Union, the latest in a string of British measures aimed at addressing voter concern...
  • Japan feels 'strong concern' about France-Russia navy deal

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Tuesday expressed "strong concern" about the planned sale of French helicopter carriers to Russia, joining some EU countries in opposing the deal as the West believes Russia has failed to meet international demands to end...
  • Iran Sanctions Act Passed

    The following is an email I recently received from Tara Laxer, United Against Nuclear Iran director. This should be of great interest to all who wish for peace in the Middle East. “Today, Florida’s House of Representatives unanimously passed...
  • Austrian business grits teeth, would back Russia sanctions

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian businesses would back tougher economic sanctions against Russia should Europe go down that path, even though such measures will likely be counterproductive, the head of the country's Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday....
  • Inquiry finds 'indications' of organ harvesting in Kosovo conflict

    Inquiry finds 'indications' of organ harvesting in Kosovo conflict
    An EU-led inquiry found "compelling indications" that Kosovo Albanian guerrillas extracted body organs from Serb captives during the 1998-99 war and sold them, but the practice was not widespread and there was not enough evidence for a trial, the lead...
  • Factbox: India's food stockpiling and WTO stand-off

    (Reuters) - India threatened to block a worldwide reform of custom rules last week, saying it wants an agreement on food subsidies and stockholding to run parallel to the trade facilitation pact. With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an...