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  • Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours

    Ukraine signs trade agreement with EU, cease fire extended 72 hours
    The European Union signed an historic free-trade pact with Ukraine on Friday and warned it could impose more sanctions on Moscow unless pro-Russian rebels act to wind down the crisis in the east of the country by Monday. Shortly after returning to...
  • Ukraine signs historic trade deal with EU, extends cease-fire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared Friday "the most important day" for his country since its 1991 independence after he signed a trade deal with the European Union that is expected to help Ukraine overcome its post-Soviet legacy of corruption...
  • Ukraine-EU deal alters little, except Vladimir Putin's blood pressure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists. Kiev's alignment with the 28-...
  • Experts: West Africa should prepare for more Ebola

    Experts: West Africa should prepare for more Ebola
    West African nations neighboring those hit by the Ebola epidemic - Mali, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Guinea Bissau - should prepare for the possible arrival of travelers carrying the deadly virus, the World Health Organization said on Friday. "We want other...
  • U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale

    U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale
    A group of U.S. diplomats arrived in Libya three years ago to a memorable reception: a throng of cheering men and women who pressed in on the startled group "just to touch us and thank us," recalled Susan Rice, President Obama's national security advisor....
  • Ukraine's president declares one-week cease-fire in restive east

    MOSCOW Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday declared a one-week, unilateral cease-fire to try and end the bloody conflict with pro-Russian insurgents in the country's east. The truce will last until June 27 in order to allow the "terrorists" to...
  • EU leaders signal shift from austerity of euro crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In the latest shift away from the austerity of the euro zone crisis, European Union leaders signalled at a summit that they were ready to give member states extra time to consolidate their budgets as long as they pressed ahead with...
  • Global turmoil fuels a sharp rise in refugee displacement

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, June 25: A United Nations report on refugees and internally displaced persons released last week revealed an appallingly high number of them in the world at the end of 2013...
  • WHO: Drastic action needed to halt world's worst Ebola outbreak

    WHO: Drastic action needed to halt world's worst Ebola outbreak
    An Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea has turned into a cross-border crisis that could spread to more countries, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, calling for drastic action to halt the deadly epidemic. Despite efforts by national health...
  • Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants

    Pesticides found in 'bee-friendly' garden-store plants
    Many supposedly bee-friendly flowers and home garden plants being sold by major retailers have been pretreated with pesticides implicated in bee declines, according to a study by Friends of the Earth and other organizations, including the Maryland...
  • Dutch duo turn to EU watchdog to stop ban threat

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Dutch Olympic speed skaters Mark Tuitert and Niels Kerstholt have urged the EU's competition watchdog to stop their sport's governing body from banning skaters who compete in big-money Ice Derby events. Ice Derby racing, run by...