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  • Don't stretch budget rules too far, ECB's Coeure tells EU

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Sound fiscal policies are essential for euro zone countries to grow out of debt, and existing budget rules should be applied rather than being stretched so far that they lose credibility, a European Central Bank policymaker said. EU...
  • U.N. Women names actress Emma Watson goodwill ambassador

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations' gender equality body UN Women on Tuesday appointed British actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione in the "Harry Potter" film series, as a goodwill ambassador to advocate for the...
  • Iraq tells U.N. 'terrorist groups' seized former chemical weapons depot

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iraq's government has lost control of a former chemical weapons facility to "armed terrorist groups" and is unable to fulfill its international obligations to destroy toxins kept there, the country's U.N. envoy told the United...
  • World Bank's IFC asks for review of Itau, CorpBanca deal

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The International Finance Corp (IFC), the World Bank's private investment arm, is seeking an independent analysis of Brazilian bank Ita├║ Unibanco Holding SA's planned takeover of Chile's CorpBanca, in which the IFC holds a 5 percent...
  • Italy hits resistance to softer European spending rules

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy and its allies will receive no special leeway in meeting EU budget rules, European officials agreed on Tuesday, as Germany resisted attempts to soft-pedal on long-promised spending reforms. Italy, leading a drive for greater...
  • Italy in talks with EU to share responsibility for boat migrants

    MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is in talks with other European Union states about sharing the burden of rescuing migrants crossing the Mediterranean in crowded boats from North Africa, senior officials meeting in Milan said on Tuesday. So far this year, more...
  • IMF package for Ukraine 'not enough', minister says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine's deputy prime minister told international donors on Tuesday that a $17 billion International Monetary Fund bailout was "not enough" because of "unprecedented Russian-inspired aggression". Vice Prime Minister Volodymyr...
  • Summer test for 'Islamic State' call to young European radicals: EU official

    MILAN (Reuters) - The long summer break will test the ability of the militant "Islamic State" group led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to draw radical Islamist students in Europe to fight in Iraq and Syria, an EU official said in Milan on Tuesday. In Oslo, U.S....
  • Ukraine's gas dispute could mean cold winter for Central, East Europe

    PRAGUE/LONDON (Reuters) - Central and south-eastern Europe could face higher gas prices and potential shortages this winter, as a prolonged price row between Russia and Ukraine heightens regional supply fears. The former Soviet countries, many of which...
  • World Bank welcomes China-led infrastructure bank

    BEIJING (Reuters) - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday welcomed a new multilateral infrastructure bank proposed by China, saying there was a "massive need" for new investment in this area. China, which aired the idea of creating the Asian...
  • UN: Islamic State executed imam of mosque where al-Baghdadi preached

    GENEVA The Islamic State's executions of 13 Sunni Muslim clerics last month in Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, were a move by the radical Sunni movement to silence moderate voices among Iraq's Sunnis, and they deserve greater attention than they've...