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LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union and the United States have agreed to recognise each other's derivatives rules to avoid punitive capital charges on banks, a source close to the talks said on …

Paris (AFP) - Veteran French politician Laurent Fabius bowed out of government Wednesday after a career spanning more than three decades that saw an early string of scandals but ended with his …

Rome (AFP) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has stepped up his war of words with Brussels by comparing the European Union to the orchestra that kept on playing as the Titanic sunk to the bottom …

Seoul (AFP) - North Korea's army chief of staff has been executed, South Korean media reported Wednesday, in what would amount to the latest in a series of purges and executions of top officials by …

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union on Wednesday launched a public consultation into whether to relax trade defences against China, as pressure mounts from the steel sector that is fiercely …

Brussels (AFP) - EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said Wednesday he has written letters to member states with a "clear and strong message" to accelerate the relocation of refugees from …

Beirut (AFP) - A Russian-backed regime onslaught in northern Syria was reported Wednesday to have killed more than 500 people this month, as Turkey faced mounting pressure to open its border to …

Berlin (AFP) - German investigators raced Wednesday to determine what caused a train crash that killed 10 people, warning it was too early to draw conclusions as media reports claimed human error was …

Naypyidaw (Myanmar) (AFP) - All five crew died when a Myanmar air force plane crashed in the capital Naypyidaw on Wednesday, bursting into flames soon after take off and smashing into a nearby field …

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