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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Luxembourg, World News

6 hrs ago | Business Times

Uber eyes aggressive expansion in Germany despite bans

US car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities such as Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis [FRANKFURT] US car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities such as ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Germany,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Peninsula

IMF chief charged with 'negligence' over graft case

PARIS: IMF chief Christine Lagarde , one of the world's most powerful women, announced Wednesday she had been charged with "negligence" over a multi-million-euro graft case relating to her time as French finance minister.


Related Topix: France, World News

Stalbans Review

Cameron praises 'single market' UK

David Cameron will tell business leaders that the UK is 'one of the oldest and most successful single markets in the world' The Prime Minister will hail the UK as one of the world's "oldest and most successful single markets" as he campaigns to keep the country together.


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

Gored expert to run with bulls again

Just weeks after a Chicago writer known as a veteran, expert bull runner was badly gored in Pamplona, he's back at other smaller bull runnings in Spain, but walking with a cane.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, England, AR, Travel


EU to beef up border agency to deal with migrants

The European Commission agreed Wednesday to Italian demands to replace Rome's politically unpopular emergency operation for rescuing would-be refugees crossing the Mediterranean with an EU-wide project.


Related Topix: Italy, World News

Alamogordo Daily News

Banksy artwork sale gives youth club lifeline

Dennis Stinchcombe, of Broad Plain Boys' Club in Bristol, by a Banksy artwork, titled 'Mobile Lovers', where the sale and handover have been completed at the Bristol Museum Art Gallery, where it was on display to the public.


Related Topix: Bristol County, England, Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England

Deseret News

Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European Union amid accusations of welfare abuse by poor immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Sunday Herald

Brown, Darling joined by Archie Macpherson in condemnation of indy plans

The beneficiaries of Scottish independence will not be ordinary people but the shareholders of the country's most profitable private companies, Gordon Brown has said.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Tayside County, Scotland, Lancashire County, England, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

South Wales Argus

Would-be jihadis should lose their British passports Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said

British extremists who go to fight abroad should be stripped of their passports , the country's most senior police officer has said.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism

BBC News

Man charged after shooting incident

A 22-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in Dalkeith, thought to involve a gunman shooting at a house.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Science Daily

Patients with eating disorders have increased risk of autoimmune diseases

An association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases has been observed in people with different genetic backgrounds.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Finland, World News, Crohn's Disease, Health

Putin and Poroshenko hold talks

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine have met for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk , which many hoped may help bring an end to fighting between Kiev's forces and pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine.


Related Topix: Ukraine, Belarus, Vladimir Putin

Hemel Online

Berkhamsted football boss in racism storm

A Berkhamsted-based football boss has apologised for sending racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic text messages during his time as manager of Cardiff City Football Club.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Evening Sun

Berlin mayor to resign by end of year

Charismatic Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit, whose reputation has taken a beating over struggles in the construction of the German capital's new international airport, said Tuesday he will step down by the end of the year.


Related Topix: World News, Germany

Clegg sceptical of Johnson approach

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has rejected calls for tougher measures to combat the threat posed by British jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria, saying that a new law would not remove the danger from Islamic State extremists.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism

Hereford Times

British Ebola victim Will Pooley is in an isolation unit at London's Royal Free Hospital

William Pooley, Britain's first confirmed Ebola sufferer, was interviewed by the Guardian just days before he contracted the virus while working in Sierra Leone.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Sierra Leone, Africa

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Resounding win for Salmond: poll

Alex Salmond won a key television debate against the the leader of the campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom, a snap poll found.


Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), World News, United Kingdom, Alistair Darling

ABC News

Foley Killing Could Complicate Embassy Bomb Trial

An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, United Kingdom, Prison