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  • Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders. China's $50...
  • Angry British PM Cameron says won't pay 'unjustified' EU bill

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday Britain would not make an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year's European Union budget, calling the bloc's demand for extra funds "completely unacceptable". Cameron was...
  • Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says
    MONS Belgium (Reuters) - Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal, NATO's military commander said on Friday. "We've seen a pretty good withdrawal of the Russian forces from...
  • Ombudswoman calls for oversight for all U.N. sanctions regimes

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The ombudswoman for the United Nations' al Qaeda blacklist on Thursday called for her oversight to be expanded to more than a dozen other U.N. Security Council sanctions regimes to ensure fair process for the individuals and...
  • Travel bans issued in reaction to Ebola

    (Reuters) - The deadliest outbreak on record of the Ebola virus has prompted some countries to respond with travel bans, in an attempt to curb the spread of the deadly virus. The World Health Organization has recommended against any general ban on travel...
  • EU names coordinator to step up response to Ebola

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union appointed a coordinator on Thursday to lead its drive to fight Ebola in West Africa following criticism that European efforts so far to contain the world's worst recorded outbreak of the disease have been...
  • EU reaches deal to cut emissions by at least 40 percent versus 1990 levels

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders reached a deal early on Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent in 2030 versus 1990 levels, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said in a Twitter message. EU leaders also agreed...
  • Merkel says EU will discuss bridging finance for Ukraine next week

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Ukraine will discuss a bridging loan to Kiev next week so that the country can pay in advance for Russian gas deliveries for the coming months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday. "There is a...
  • U.S. urges judge to dismiss cholera lawsuit against United Nations

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government urged a federal judge on Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the United Nations by a group of Haitians who claim peacekeepers caused the devastating cholera epidemic that followed their country's 2010...
  • At U.N., China asked to back rights case against North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity. Western diplomats...
  • UK's Cameron to object to EU budget plans at leaders' summit: source

    LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron plans to use a meeting of European leaders this week to lobby against European Union requests for member states to stump up more money, a British government source said. Cameron is under pressure to take...