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3 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Germany

3 hrs ago | CNN

London still busy after UK raises terror threat level

The United Kingdom may have raised its terror threat level, but the streets of London don't appear to be fazed.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Terrorism, Prison

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Hundreds protest in Wales before NATO summit

Supporters take part in the 'No to NATO' protest march in Newport, south Wales, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, United Kingdom

10 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Celebrities, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Paul McCartney, Television, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones

14 hrs ago | Daily Times

Lawmaker who called for Israel boycott attacked in London : August 30, 2014,

LONDON An outspoken lawmaker who declared an Israel-free zone in a northern English city suffered a suspected broken jaw in an attack believed to be linked to his support for Palestinians, his party said on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, United Kingdom

17 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

UK terror threat raised to 'severe' with attack 'highly likely'

This means that a terrorist attack is "highly likely", although Mrs May stressed that there is no information to suggest an attack is imminent.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, United Kingdom

21 hrs ago | The Star Online

Executive asks for firm's name to be removed from pro-Scottish independence letter - FT

A British businessman who signed a letter supporting Scottish independence has asked for the name of his employer, a restaurant group and one of the biggest firms to appear on the list, to be removed, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has predicted further defections should Tory deserter Douglas Carswell win a by-election and become the Eurosceptic party's first MP.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), World News, United Kingdom, Prison, Home Listing, Home

FOX23

Dozens of planes grounded in German pilot strike

Thousands of passengers are feeling the impact of a pilots strike in Germany after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

NBC12

Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, United Kingdom

Stars and Stripes

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Wandsworth Guardian

EU uncertainty 'damaging Scotland'

Alex Salmond claimed a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country 'being dragged out of Europe' against its will The First Minister repeated his warning that a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country in danger of "being dragged out of Europe" against its will, due to Conservative proposals to ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Silver City Sun-News

Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

Police official Josef Knoflach has confirmed a media report that a SWAT team that used a battering ram to bust into an apartment at daybreak and surround its sleeping tenant with guns drawn was actually meaning to target the neighboring dwelling.

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Related Topix: Austria, World News

The New Zealand Herald

German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Age

Edward Snowden speaking to European officials by videoconference link in June.

Few contemporary figures can claim to have shifted the political agenda as much as National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Privacy, Germany

Canada.com

Fisher: Canadian troops off to Europe as part of NATO plan to rein in Putin's ambitions

Corporal Jason Nolet, Sergeant Brent Currie and Corporal Mohammad Balouch from the Land Task Force of Operation REASSURANCE did a wings exchange jump from a CC-130J Hercules from 436 Squadron Trenton in Eastern Europe on August 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Canada, Germany, Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Marine Corps

Navy Times

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

This handout picture from the Finnish Air Force taken Thursday shows a Russian AN-72 transport plane, taken by a Finnish aircraft pilot.

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Related Topix: Finland, World News, US Military, US Air Force,

Heraldseries.co.uk

Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health, Mesothelioma,

CBS News

Rebels seem to control another key town in Ukraine

The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday, and Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Journalism, Russia, Turkey, Middle East, Vladimir Putin

The New Zealand Herald

EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

Don't be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Luxembourg, World News

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