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  • Global week ahead for December 2-9: A power shift in Luxembourg; tree lighting in Washington; election in India

    Global week ahead for December 2-9: A power shift in Luxembourg; tree lighting in Washington; election in India
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Luxembourg City's mayor Xavier Bettel is slated to become the country's next prime minister, following the end of coalition talks on Friday that usher in a Liberal government for the first time in decades. Bettel's swearing-in on...
  • EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will threaten Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine on Saturday but, fearful of a new Cold War and self-inflicted harm to their own economies, should give Moscow another chance to make peace. At a summit in...
  • Luxembourg premier joins vanguard of gay leaders

    Luxembourg premier joins vanguard of gay leaders
    The remarkable thing when this tiny nation legalized same-sex marriage in June wasn't that the conservative-leaning prime minister, Xavier Bettel, supported the new law. It was that he might be among the first to take advantage of it. Bettel and his...
  • French PM calls for European investment plan to boost growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's prime minister called on Friday for steps to be taken at EU level to boost economic growth through investment, a day after data showed that both France and the euro zone stagnated in the second quarter. "The situation is...
  • Draghi, Juncker hold 'constructive talks' on European economy

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi held talks with incoming European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday, against the backdrop of a debate among euro zone policymakers about their fiscal rules. "It was a...
  • ECB's Draghi to meet EU Commission head Juncker on Wednesday: source

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will meet the incoming European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, in Luxembourg on Wednesday, a euro zone official with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. The meeting...
  • Europe mulls handing back reins of reform to Athens

    FRANKFURT/ ATHENS (Reuters) - Brussels is considering scrapping the troika that supervises Greek reforms to allow Athens to pursue its own plan to bolster the economy in return for a drip-feed of debt relief, European officials say. The discussion, still...
  • EU's Juncker plays down outright Greece debt writeoff

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Incoming European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker played down on Monday the option of an outright writing off of part of the euro zone loans to Greece to make the country's debt more manageable. But in his first visit since...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: World Cup victory a symbol of German resurgence / VIDEO

    Leonid Bershidsky: World Cup victory a symbol of German resurgence / VIDEO
    "Weltmeister Deutschland! Jaaaaaaaaaa!" reads the celebratory front page of Germany's most popular daily newspaper, Bild. Germany won soccer's World Cup and the victory is a symbol of the country's resurgence. Last time Germany won the World Cup was...
  • World Cup Symbol Of German Resurgence

    World Cup Symbol Of German Resurgence
    "Weltmeister Deutschland! Jaaaaaaaaaa!" reads the celebratory front page of Germany's most popular daily newspaper, Bild. Germany won soccer's World Cup and the victory is a symbol of the country's resurgence. Last time Germany won the World Cup was...
  • Among European voters, 28 varieties of unhappy

    Among European voters, 28 varieties of unhappy
    On the day the Bastille was stormed in 1789, King Louis XVI wrote in his diary, "Rien." Few European leaders will have typed "nothing" into their iPads after the European Parliament elections over the weekend, but there is a real danger that, in...
  • Greece's pro-euro vote spurs talk of relief on bailout conditions

     
    Global Focus: With mainstream politicians poised to retake control of the Athens government, Eurozone and global financial leaders have begun to signal some willingness to ease the biting pain of austerity measures that drove Greeks to the brink of...