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  • 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...
  • EU executive queries Austria over lack of consolidation in 2015 budget

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission has sent a letter to Austria asking it to justify no structural budget consolidation in its 2015 budget draft even though European Union budget rules require a cut in the structural deficit of a minimum of 0....
  • IMF urges Japan to go ahead with planned tax hike next year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan should go ahead with a second sales tax hike next year in order to maintain credibility of its fiscal framework, an International Monetary Fund official said on Thursday. "Going ahead with the tax (hike) is very important," said...
  • Kosovo pitches peace treaty, recognition to old master Serbia

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Kosovo urged old master Serbia on Thursday to recognize it as independent during the first visit to Belgrade by a foreign minister of the ex-Serbian province that showed how relations have evolved from open hostility to functional co-...
  • Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished

    Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished
    In the afternoon of February 20, after the morning's dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev's October palace. Higher up the hill stood the seats of Ukrainian government, defended by thousands of police. Below lay...
  • Drugmakers may need indemnity for fast-tracked Ebola vaccines

    LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) - Drugmakers are looking for some kind of indemnity from governments or multilateral agencies against possible losses or claims arising from the widespread emergency use of new Ebola vaccines in Africa. While the issue will not...
  • Gotham Award Nominations: 'Boyhood' Scores Four (FULL LIST)

    The Gotham Independent Film Awards set a 2014 race for best feature that includes "Boyhood" and "Birdman," vying for the title with "Love is Strange," "Under the Skin" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Richard Linklater's drama "Boyhood," 12 years in the...
  • Italy PM Renzi says can make extra budget cuts if needed

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Thursday Rome could cut its budget deficit slightly more than planned next year after the European Commission requested clarification on why it was breaching its debt-cutting goals. "We'...
  • WHO wary of screening arriving passengers for Ebola, but no ban

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Screening passengers for Ebola on their arrival may have "a limited effect" in stopping the virus spreading but whether it adds anything to exit screening from affected countries is a decision for governments, the World Health...
  • EU seeks clarification on Italy's breach of debt-cutting goals

    ROME (Reuters) - The European Commission has asked Italy to explain why its draft budget for next year will breach debt-reduction goals it promised the European Union, a step that may lead to demands from Brussels for changes to the spending package....
  • Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?

    International health authorities have heralded Nigeria and Senegal as examples of how countries can beat back Ebola. Both nations reacted quickly when the disease that is still ravaging parts of West Africa showed up within their borders by isolating...