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  • Russia sanctions threaten to blow euro zone off course

    BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The knock to confidence from harsher European sanctions on Russia could spoil the euro zone's budding economic recovery even if it shrugs off the fallout on trade. Following months of hesitation, the European Union sealed a...
  • Merkel says new EU sanctions against Russia were unavoidable

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's decision to impose broad sanctions against Russia was "unavoidable" after its actions in Ukraine and it is now up to Moscow to make the next move, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday. Earlier, the EU...
  • European Union slaps new, stronger sanctions on Russia

    The 28-nation European Union agreed Tuesday on stronger economic sanctions against Russia amid ongoing anger concerning the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the great majority of whose passengers were...
  • EU agrees economic sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached agreement on Tuesday on the bloc's first broad economic sanctions on Russia over its role in Ukraine, diplomats said, marking a new phase in the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the...
  • Romania's leftist PM launches candidacy in presidential election

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's ruling leftist alliance endorsed Prime Minister Victor Ponta's candidacy in a Nov. 2 presidential election on Tuesday, with opinion polls showing him leading but not by enough to avoid a runoff ballot. Ponta, 41, the...
  • Obama, Europe's leaders hit Russia with stiff sanctions

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday slapped their toughest sanctions yet on Russia's energy, arms and finance sectors to protests Russian involvement in Ukraine. But the measures stopped short of steps that might inflict...
  • Suspected U.S. Ebola victim in Nigeria had planned to visit Minnesota

    A man whose death is believed to be Nigeria’s first in a still-widening Ebola virus outbreak was planning a trip to Minnesota to visit his family next month, his wife said. Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old consultant with the Liberian Ministry of...
  • Russia, Germany up diplomatic battle over Ukraine sanctions

    MOSCOW/BERLIN (Reuters) - As fighting intensified in Ukraine on Monday, a diplomatic battle also raged, with Berlin warning that new European sanctions would send a "strong signal" to Moscow, and Russia saying the measures could only boost its economic...
  • Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died

    LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut down and quarantined on Monday a hospital where a man died of Ebola, the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa's most populous country. Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for the...
  • EU reaches preliminary deal on new names for Ukraine sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU diplomats reached a preliminary agreement on Monday on a list of associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin and companies that will face sanctions as part of tougher measures over Moscow's actions in Ukraine, EU sources said....
  • U.N. blacklists operator of North Korean ship seized in Panama

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N. Security Council committee on Monday blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship, which was seized near the Panama Canal last year for smuggling Soviet-era arms, and raised concerns about Cuba's military cooperation...