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  • Dutch rightist Wilders blames EU for Ukraine crisis; hints at UKIP alliance

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders blamed the crisis in Ukraine on the European Union on Thursday, accusing it of inciting violence by dangling the "carrot" of EU integration. Weeks ahead of European Parliament elections...
  • Global accounting body airs possible reform of bank hedging rule

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors would be able to make a more accurate assessment of how well banks manage risks on their books under proposals published by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on Thursday. Risk management has risen to the top...
  • Letters: Ukraine not worth another war

    Re "Standing up to Russia," Editorial, April 15 Alarmed by 20 years of provocative NATO expansion and recent U.S. and European Union meddling in the separatist demonstrations in Kiev, the Russians are reasserting themselves around their borders and...
  • Three dead in east Ukraine, Putin warns of 'abyss'

    Three dead in east Ukraine, Putin warns of 'abyss'
    MARIUPOL, Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Separatists attacked a Ukrainian national guard base overnight and Kiev said three of them were killed, the worst bloodshed yet in a 10-day pro-Russian uprising, accompanied by tough words from Vladimir Putin that...
  • Putin talks tough on Ukraine but says he hopes for peace

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine's leaders on Thursday of committing a "grave crime" by using the army to try to quell unrest in the east of the country, and did not rule out sending in Russian troops. But, addressing...
  • NATO is irreplaceable, but must quickly shore up its military might

    WASHINGTON It wasn't that many weeks ago in both Europe and in the United States that meetings were being held to discuss what the agenda might be for the coming NATO summit in early September in Wales. Indeed, the conversation about what was next for...
  • Geneva talks on Ukraine aim for written 'solution': source

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Four-party talks to resolve the crisis in Ukraine are working on a written document that will be published later on Thursday if the talks go well, said diplomats on the sidelines of the talks. "I know that they are working on a...
  • EU agrees to Putin's call for gas security talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union told Russian President Vladimir Putin it is willing to hold talks with Moscow and Kiev on gas security as the bloc scrambles to defuse a deep political crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea. European Commission...
  • Femen topless activists detained outside Ukraine talks in Geneva

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Two women from the Femen activist group were detained on Thursday as they tried to conduct a bare-breasted protest outside the Geneva hotel which is hosting four-way talks on the Ukraine crisis. A Reuters cameraman saw Swiss police...
  • Russia cites economic fallout from Crimea annexation

    Russia cites economic fallout from Crimea annexation
    MOSCOW — Russia's economy has been hit hard by the turmoil in neighboring Ukraine, Kremlin officials said Wednesday, as pro-Russia separatists battled to take over more territory in Ukraine's east — and potentially add to Moscow's economic...
  • NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The United States and its NATO allies agreed Wednesday to step up air patrols over the Baltic nations and to deploy additional warships in response to Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine. The North Atlantic Treaty...
  • European Parliamentarians back measures against 'invasive aliens'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Parliament backed a law on Wednesday to help keep alien species of plants and wildlife out of Europe and limit their spread in the event they do get in. The new law seeks tougher border controls, to introduce an early...