Politics

Murdoch dines with British anti-EU leader, critics cry foul

Murdoch dines with British anti-EU leader, critics cry foul

Published 08/03/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has held a dinner meeting with Nigel Farage, leader of the anti-European Union UK Independence Party, prompting critics [more…]

Rosneft moves closer to TNK-BP deal with EU clearance

Rosneft moves closer to TNK-BP deal with EU clearance

Published 08/03/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russian oil producer Rosneft (ROSN.MM ) moved closer to finalizing its $55 billion takeover of TNK-BP &lt-TNBP.MM after winning EU regulatory approval [more…]

Greenland warns EU may miss out on its mineral wealth

Greenland warns EU may miss out on its mineral wealth

Published 07/03/2013

NUUK (Reuters) - Greenland's prime minister warned the European Union he could scrap a preliminary deal intended to safeguard the bloc's access to his country's [more…]

EU not ready for sanctions against Hezbollah: EU’s Barroso

EU not ready for sanctions against Hezbollah: EU’s Barroso

Published 07/03/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will consider imposing sanctions on the Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah but does not yet have sufficient evidence of its [more…]

Germany says EU right not to arm Syria rebels, risks too high

Germany says EU right not to arm Syria rebels, risks too high

Published 07/03/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union was right not to arm anti-government fighters in Syria as doing so would risk regional "conflagration", Germany said on [more…]

EU says Iran nuclear “procrastination” unacceptable

EU says Iran nuclear “procrastination” unacceptable

Published 06/03/2013

VIENNA (Reuters) - The European Union said on Wednesday that Iranian stonewalling of a U.N. nuclear agency inquiry into suspected atom bomb research was "unacceptable", [more…]

U.S. baby’s cure from HIV raises hope, new questions

U.S. baby’s cure from HIV raises hope, new questions

Published 05/03/2013

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The remarkable case of a baby being cured of HIV infection in the United States using readily available drugs has raised new [more…]

Analysis: EU needs “who lost Italy” debate on austerity

Analysis: EU needs “who lost Italy” debate on austerity

Published 04/03/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European policymakers should be asking themselves "who lost Italy" after a grassroots revolt against austerity, unemployment and the political elite caused an [more…]

Anti-EU party humiliates UK’s Cameron in vote

Anti-EU party humiliates UK’s Cameron in vote

Published 01/03/2013

EASTLEIGH, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party has been beaten into third place in a vote in southern England by a party [more…]

PM comments deepen Bulgaria leadership crisis

PM comments deepen Bulgaria leadership crisis

Published 01/03/2013

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's outgoing prime minister on Friday criticized the idea of forming a grand coalition to calm anti-government protests, deepening uncertainty over who [more…]