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Monday, September 22, 2014
With the eurozone's moribund economy once more sparking global fears, the region's cash-strapped leaders are now hoping the EU's investment bank can pull the bloc out of the doldrums.
Post-boom Latin America in for milder bust
Downgrades, defaults, recessions, crises: it looks like the end of the party for Latin America's economies after a so-called “golden decade.”
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Afghan presidential rivals sign unity deal after long dispute
Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday, ending a prolonged stand-off over disputed election results at a pivotal moment in the war-weary nation's history.
The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials.
Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine.
49 Turkish hostages of Islamic State released, circumstances still unclear
Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent militant group.
Intruder breaches security at White House
The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.
Two Russian fighters entered a U.S. “air defense identification zone” two days ago and were intercepted by American F-22 jets near Alaska, military officers said Friday.
Japanese automaker Nissan is dismissing speculation that it intends to scale back electric car battery production at its U.S. plant in Tennessee.
Result of Scottish vote fails to put damper on Catalan secession push
Despite Scotland's decision to reject independence, lawmakers in Spain's Catalonia region voted overwhelmingly Friday to give their leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid has denounced as illegal.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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