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  • No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine

    No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine
    As temperatures have dropped below freezing in Ukraine and relations with Russia have come under new strains, energy officials from the two former Soviet republics met late into the night Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a resumption of...
  • Why gasoline is suddenly $3 a gallon

    Why gasoline is suddenly $3 a gallon
    Two years ago Leonardo Maugeri, a former strategist for the big Italian oil company ENI, predicted that crude oil prices were heading for a fall in two to three years. It wasn't an obvious forecast; the average price of OPEC crude oil that year set an...
  • Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests

    Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban froze plans on Friday to impose a tax on Internet traffic, climbing down in the face of massive street protests and warnings from the European Union that the levy was a mistake. Opponents of the tax, who said it...
  • A glimmer of hope in Africa: Is Liberia getting Ebola under control?

    A glimmer of hope in Africa: Is Liberia getting Ebola under control?
    In the Ebola crisis, one seizes on hope where one finds it. At the moment, its unlikely location is Liberia, where World Health Organization officials are cautiously -- very cautiously, hinting that the wave of cases there may be ebbing.  "It appears...
  • Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote
    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. Results of the elections in Donetsk and Luhansk...
  • Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat

    Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat
    Russia's Foreign Ministry announced Monday that it will "respect the will" of separatist voters in eastern Ukraine who elected leaders for their proclaimed independent republics in defiance of international warnings that their actions were illegal....
  • The return of Palestinian unilateralism

    The return of Palestinian unilateralism
    It sometimes seems as if the see-saw debate about the true intentions of Mahmoud Abbas and his Palestinian Authority has been with us for an eternity. One day, we'll be saying that Abbas is genuinely a moderate, that he really is committed to a two-...
  • Interpol: This 'three-legged dog' can still hunt

    Interpol: This 'three-legged dog' can still hunt
    Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino feels the band has "totally revitalized" in the four years since they lost founding bassist Carlos Dengler, took a hiatus and reconvened to record their new album, "El Pintor." Following his bandmate's exit, and during some...
  • EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks

    EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks
    The European Union cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spring. The downgraded outlook,...
  • IFC Films Snaps Up Saverio Costanzo's Romance 'Hungry Hearts'

    IFC films has acquired North American rights to Saverio Costanzo's romance "Hungry Hearts," starring Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell. Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films Intl. is selling foreign rights at AFM. Producers are Mario Gianani...
  • WHO asks Canada to justify restricting travel from Ebola zone

    WHO asks Canada to justify restricting travel from Ebola zone
    The World Health Organization is asking Canada to justify its decision to restrict travel from the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola. The Canadian government announced Friday that it would no longer issue travel visas or process permanent...