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  • EU's incoming economic chief Moscovici ready to fine France if necessary

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France's Pierre Moscovici, the EU commissioner-designate who will take charge of policing budget discipline in the euro zone, said he was ready to step up disciplinary action against Paris for not respecting its obligations under EU budget rules.
  • EU lawmakers approve Katainen for executive

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Parliament lawmakers said they voted on Wednesday to approve the appointment of Finland's Jyrki Katainen as vice president of the European Commission with responsibility for employment and economic growth. The center-right...

    Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances

    Turkey says Syria town about to fall as Islamic State advances
    Turkey's president said the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani was "about to fall" on Tuesday as Islamic State fighters pressed home a three-week assault that has cost a reported 400 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. The prospect that the town...

    Get tougher on antibiotic use in animals [Commentary]

    Get tougher on antibiotic use in animals [Commentary]
    Science tells us that the overuse of antibiotics is leading to "super bugs," bacteria that are increasingly difficult if not impossible to kill with antibiotics. The biggest users — and arguably abusers — of antibiotics are large-scale...

    Sweden's Malmstrom wins EU lawmaker approval as trade chief

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sweden's Cecilia Malmstrom won European Parliament backing on Tuesday to become the European Union's next trade chief, people close to the matter said. Malmstrom, a free-trade advocate and a centrist politician, will be responsible...