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  • EU sets out plans to free finance for investment

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union will look for ways other than the region's banks to finance infrastructure projects and invest in start-up companies, according to plans the EU published on Thursday. The EU plans call for expanding stock and bond...
  • IMF signs off on latest review of Romania aid program

    WASHINGTON/BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund approved the first and second reviews of Romania's aid deal on Wednesday, after weeks of bickering over taxes between the government and the president threatened to derail years of deficit-...
  • Italy consumer confidence jumps after Renzi takes over

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian consumer confidence leapt to its highest level in almost three years in March in the first survey taken since Prime Minister Matteo Renzi took power last month promising tax cuts and reforms to revive the economy. National...
  • Ukraine's threat from within

    Ukraine's threat from within
    It's become popular to dismiss Russian President Vladimir Putin as paranoid and out of touch with reality. But his denunciation of "neofascist extremists" within the movement that toppled the old Ukrainian government, and in the ranks of the new one, is...
  • BFI Seeks to Encourage U.K. Producers, Distribs to Team Up on Projects

    LONDON -- The British Film Institute has launched the Film Fund Joint Venture Scheme, which is designed to encourage U.K. film distributors and producers to partner up at an early stage in a project's financing. In the JV Scheme, a producer would use...
  • Rachel Marsden: Ukrainian uprising is a rebellion, not a revolution

    PARIS -- Ceding to protestors' demands, Ukrainian parliament members voted last week to impeach President Viktor Yanukovych and hold early elections, which have been set for May 25. Online "slacktivists," keyboard warriors and various media outlets...
  • A death penalty dilemma for Missouri as drug supplier backs out

    A death penalty dilemma for Missouri as drug supplier backs out
    The United States’ abhorrent embrace of the death penalty has led to some odd moments, not the least of which was an Oklahoma drugstore’s pledge Monday not to sell a drug to the state of Missouri for use in an upcoming execution. While it...
  • Switzerland and the growing resistance in Western Europe

    The narrow majority vote in Switzerland against the "massive immigration" foreseen as a consequence of accepting the European Union's commitment to free passage within the borders of "Schengen Europe" has left the Brussels authorities in "stupor,"...
  • Adding olive oil to California's salad

    Adding olive oil to California's salad
    ARTOIS, Calif. — Nestled in a corner of the Sacramento Valley known for its rice, almonds and walnuts, densely packed rows of manicured olive trees stretch toward the horizon. This 1,700-acre spread is the domain of California Olive Ranch, an...
  • Afghanistan restaurant attack was retaliation, Taliban says

    KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban claimed Saturday that its devastating, commando-style assault on a popular restaurant was payback for a NATO airstrike that killed Afghan civilians, as officials raised the death toll in the Friday night attack to 21...
  • World economies pose biggest risk in 2014

    World economies pose biggest risk in 2014
    The prevailing view for 2014 is that the world is a safer place for investors than it's been for the past six years. The U.S. economy is in a sustainable recovery, the risk of a financial crisis in Europe is low and China's growth is still apparently...