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  • Italy sells Venice island in online auction

    Italy sells Venice island in online auction
    An island in the Venice lagoon, a 15th century bastion against the Ottoman Turks and a former monastery on the southern coast are among prime properties Italy has put on an online auction for buyers from around the world. Searching for funds to cuts...
  • Austria investigates Ukrainians for money-laundering

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Vienna prosecutors are investigating several people close to the ousted Ukrainian government on suspicion of money-laundering and sanctions violations, Austrian law enforcement officials said. The Austrian justice ministry said...
  • Europe's Eurosceptics more united than many think: poll

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Far-right Eurosceptics in France, Britain, the Netherlands and Belgium have far more in common than just animosity towards the European Union or opposition to migration, according to a new survey. Rather than being single-issue...
  • EU could hold summit next week to agree Russia sanctions: Fabius

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union leaders could hold a summit next week to adopt new sanctions against Russia, France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Monday. "If it is necessary, there could be a meeting of heads of state and government...
  • Ukraine on brink of civil war, Russia says

    Ukraine on brink of civil war, Russia says
    Russia declared Ukraine on the brink of civil war Tuesday as Kiev said an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Moscow separatists was under way, with troops and armored personnel carriers seen near a flashpoint eastern town. Ukrainian airborne...
  • Germany says Russia may be playing role in east Ukraine tensions

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia may be playing a behind-the-scenes role in escalating tensions in eastern Ukraine, a German government spokeswoman said on Monday. Tensions between the two countries heated up over the weekend, with Kiev saying it planned to...
  • The woman who could be Poland's next prime minister

    WARSAW (Reuters) - When Polish deputy prime minister Elzbieta Bienkowska applied to study at a prestigious university in Warsaw, she was rejected after one of the interview panel questioned how she could study and raise a family as well. The next year,...
  • Hungary's tilt: Right-wing parties gain in the latest election

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, April 14: Right-wing parties gain in the latest election, harking back to what was not the best moment of the country's political past. Landlocked in the center of Europe...
  • Euro zone's February output suggests gradual recovery strengthening

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Output at the euro zone's factories rose broadly in line with expectations in February, driven by production of intermediate and non-durable goods, suggesting the bloc's recovery is gradually strengthening, EU data showed on Monday....
  • World trade picture improves but 2014 still below trend: WTO

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization slightly raised its 2014 forecast for growth in global goods trade to 4.7 percent on Monday, saying it did not expect a return to the historical trend level of 5.3 percent until 2015. "If GDP forecasts hold...
  • China tells U.S. to stop 'gesticulating' on rights cases

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry told the United States on Monday to stop "gesticulating" in its criticism of China's treatment of dissidents, after Washington called on Beijing to release a prominent activist. The United States last week...
  • Gazprom assures Europe on gas supplies reliability

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Alexei Miller, The head of Gazprom told European Union Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger on Tuesday that the Russian company "is a reliable supplier of gas to the European market and will remain one going forward," Gazprom said...