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  • UK's anti-EU party launches European election campaign amid racism row

    LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-EU party UKIP launched its campaign for next month's European elections on Tuesday and fended off accusations that its posters were racist and its anti-immigration rhetoric hypocritical. With polls showing the UK...
  • Lufthansa plans no buyback despite rise in foreign shareholdings

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa dismissed the risk of it coming under undue foreign influence despite the percentage of non-Germans owning its shares rising to more than 40 percent, a move that could trigger a defensive buyback of its...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a ban on using race in admissions to Michigan's public universities. The court overturned a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision. The opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, says the case is...
  • Estonia wants, expects more NATO troops on its territory

    TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia expects to see more NATO troops on its territory in reaction to what it fears will be Russian attempts to destabilize the former Soviet republic, the country's defense minister said on Tuesday. Baltic states Estonia, Latvia...
  • More than 1,100 migrants intercepted off Italy in 48 hours

    ROME The Italian navy said Tuesday that it picked up 1,149 migrants in the southern Mediterranean over the previous 48 hours, as Rome issued a fresh appeal for more help from the European Union. Italian patrol boats intercepted 828 people on Sunday and...
  • Trudy Rubin: Iran's choice for U.N. ambassador highlights old wounds

    Hamid Aboutalebi looked like the ideal candidate to become Tehran's ambassador to the United Nations. He speaks fluent English and French, has served as ambassador to Italy, Australia, Belgium, and the European Union, and in an ecumenical twist got his...
  • Exclusive: Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy. A Paris Club delegation...
  • Russia PM says certain can minimize sanctions impact

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia, under threat of further sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, said on Tuesday it could minimize their impact and would support industries dependent on supplies from abroad. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told parliament...
  • What Putin wants, and how he plans to get it

    It was tempting to look at last week's diplomatic agreement to pull Ukraine back from the brink of war and see the beginning of a grand compromise between Russia and the West. Tempting, but mistaken. Vladimir Putin is still winning most of what he...
  • Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ask Putin to send troops

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ask Putin to send troops
    MOSCOW — Separatists appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to deploy Russian troops in eastern Ukraine after a shootout Easter night on the outskirts of Slovyansk left at least three people dead and four injured. “Vladimir...
  • Mystery gunfight in east Ukraine sparks blame, counter-blame

    SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian authorities in eastern Ukraine presented identity documents, maps and a business card to support their view that Ukrainian far-right nationalists had carried out a deadly attack early on Sunday. The nationalists...
  • U.S. funds warn of risks from sanctions against Russia

    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. fund managers warned this month of risks shareholders could face from current or future Western sanctions against Russia, underscoring the stakes for emerging-markets investors arising out of the turmoil in Ukraine. Securities...