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ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU countries reached a deal with the European Parliament on Monday on the bloc's first common rules on mortgage lending, in an attempt to avoid a repeat of property bubbles that helped fuel the euro zone's debt crisis. Once written...
Political leaders past and present reacted Monday to the death of Margaret Thatcher, the former prime minister of Britain, by spotlighting different parts of her global legacy. For some, their careful or brazen words reflected the sharp disagreements...
"We have made Italy, now we must make Italians," goes the old saying. Today we have made the euro, and the crisis of the euro is unmaking Europeans. People who felt enthusiastically European 10 years ago are reverting to angry national stereotypes....
ATHENS -- The clock began ticking for Cyprus on Thursday when the European Central Bank warned the beleaguered country that it had until Monday to find $7.5 billion needed to qualify for a financial bailout. The stern ultimatum that the European Central...
This month's passage of a new U.S.-Russia trade law has done more than showcase Senator Ben Cardin's dedication to international human rights. By sending the shock to the Kremlin — that the U.S. values prosecuting rights abusers as much as it...
Tags: White House, Parliament, Prisons, Barack Obama, Civil Rights
There are a growing number of conflicts worldwide, fighting in Syria, unrest in Egypt, and increasing tension in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict among them. As more and more countries become involved, a real possibility exists that things can get worse...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
The European Union on Thursday sought to block fishermen from slashing off shark fins and dumping the fish back into the water, closing a loophole in its existing rules. Environmentalists warn shark populations are in jeopardy as ships scoop them up...
World NowThe six world powers that have been trying to negotiate with Iran over its disputed nuclear program are having a face to face meeting Tuesday with Tehran’s chief nuclear negotiator – but not because there’s been any progress toward a...
World NowSerbian officials have banned a gay pride parade and other public gatherings scheduled for the same day, saying they fear a repeat of violent attacks that injured scores of marchers two years ago. The decision comes after the head of the Serbian...
World NowA pair of Iranian dissidents—a jailed human rights lawyer and a banned filmmaker - were named winners Friday of the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov Prize....
World NowTEHRAN -- The European Parliament canceled a delegation’s scheduled visit to Iran on Saturday after Tehran refused to guarantee access to a pair of dissidents just awarded the prestigious Sakharov Price for Freedom of Thought. Five European...
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