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  • Russia sends tanks and troops into Ukraine, seizes a strategic town

    Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian...
  • Russia ready for gas talks with Ukraine, warns of disruptions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is ready for talks on resuming gas supplies to Ukraine, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday, warning of disruption to flows to Europe this winter if a row over pricing and debts is not resolved. Novak said Moscow...
  • Disappearing euro zone inflation set to heighten ECB concerns

    BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action. Consumer prices in the 18 countries...
  • New Turkish cabinet spells little policy shift, Erdogan stays dominant

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu kept key members of Turkey's economic management team in place and named Ankara's point man on Europe as foreign minister in a new cabinet on Friday, moves signalling President Tayyip Erdogan's continued...
  • Special Report: The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

    LISBON (Reuters) - On June 9, with his 150-year-old Portuguese corporate dynasty close to collapse, patriarch Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado made a desperate attempt to save it. Salgado signed two letters to Venezuela's state oil company, which had...
  • Major Carlsberg shareholder cuts stake

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The largest fund shareholder in Carlsberg , which has proven vulnerable to deteriorating conditions in Russia and has lowered its 2014 guidance, has cut its stake in the company by a quarter, the brewer said on Friday. Carlsberg...
  • OPAP to offer 40 million euros or more for Greek horse race betting licence

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's OPAP, one of Europe's biggest betting firms, has teamed up with a British fund manager to bid for the country's horse race betting licence, days after the privatisation agency scrapped a previous tender. Greece is selling a...
  • Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as president, consolidates power

    Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as president, consolidates power
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life....
  • Russians invading, says Ukraine leader; tanks reported crossing border

    Russians invading, says Ukraine leader; tanks reported crossing border
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called a snap meeting of his security council Thursday, declaring that Russian forces had invaded the country.  Poroshenko dropped plans to attend the inauguration of Turkey’s newly elected President Recep...
  • EU provides aid to dairy sector after Russian ban

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission announced financial support for exporters of dairy products hit by Russia's ban on Western food imports, adding to emergency measures already taken to help fruit and vegetable producers. Moscow this month...
  • Italian PM Renzi tells Putin Russian troops entering Ukraine 'intolerable'

    ROME (Reuters) - Russian troops entering Ukraine is "an intolerable escalation" of the crisis there, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi told Russian President Vladimir Putin by telephone on Thursday. Ukraine accused Russia of bringing troops into the...
  • Merkel says EU summit will discuss Russia sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a European Union summit on Saturday will discuss the possibility of further sanctions on Russia in the light of reports of increased numbers of Russian troops in Ukraine and advances by pro-Russian...