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  • EU must put up resources for Mediterranean rescues: Amnesty

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries must cough up "considerable" resources for migrant rescues in the Mediterranean Sea before Italy can discontinue its own mission, or else many lives will be lost, human rights group Amnesty International...
  • 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...
  • EU budget rules - how much wiggle room is there?

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Three years ago, hardening euro zone fiscal rules was all the rage. Today, the game is how to fully use their "flexibility". The change shows how far the euro zone has traveled from trying to win back the confidence of investors at...
  • 'We all thought we were going to die': Syria shipwreck survivor

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The light was fading so quickly that Mohammed Kazkji lost count of the number of people drowning around him. "I was terrified as it was getting dark and I thought no one would come for us," the 22-year-old student...
  • Eurocontrol seeks more info sharing for airspace safety

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Europe's air-traffic control organization on Tuesday fleshed out a plan for countries to share non-public intelligence in conflict zones to help airlines avert tragedies such as the one that claimed 298 lives over Ukraine in July....
  • EU telecoms nominee stands up for net neutrality

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Telecoms operators should not be allowed to strike lucrative deals with bandwidth-hungry content providers such as Netflix and Google to provide them with quicker Internet access, the incoming EU telecoms commissioner said on Monday....
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Russia cannot change EU-Ukraine deal: EU trade nominee

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia will not be allowed to amend a free-trade deal between the European Union and Ukraine, the woman set to become the EU's new trade chief said on Monday, rejecting Moscow's demands. Russian President Vladimir Putin wants three-...
  • Europe's German growth locomotive on strike

    PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's growth locomotive is on strike. With the euro zone economy stuck in a rut despite European Central Bank efforts to pump money into the system, pressure is mounting for Germany to use its healthy budget position to boost public...
  • EU divided over how to end mobile roaming charges

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Agreeing on the best way to end mobile roaming charges in Europe is proving a difficult task among EU member states who are keen to deliver on their commitment to consumers but unsure of how to go about it. Representatives from the...
  • German EU lawmaker says Russia barred her from entering

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A German member of the European Parliament said on Friday she had been barred from entering Russia when she tried to attend a court hearing there for a Ukrainian woman army officer. Rebecca Harms, co-chair of the Greens group in...