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Russia says will respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine
Moscow said on Wednesday it would react in kind to United States' widening of sanctions imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, criticizing the move as straining relations and posing risks for international stability.
Spain is best example that Europe is doing things right
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that Spain's economic development showed that the euro zone was tackling its crisis well.
Russia risks Japanese ire with Far East war commemoration
Russia staged a military parade on Wednesday to commemorate seizing a group of Pacific islands from Japan at the end of World War Two, a move likely to inflame tensions over a long-running territorial dispute with Tokyo.
Egypt sets Oct election date, after three years without parliament
Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election, starting on Oct. 18-19, the election commission said on Sunday, the final step in a process to bring back democracy that critics say has been tainted by widespread repression.
China stocks slide as crackdown on speculators spreads, lose 11 percent in August
China stocks fell sharply on Monday before recovering much of their losses as regulators cracked down on speculators which Beijing blames for a 40 percent crash in the country's stock markets since June.
Global stocks ease on China, Fed concerns; oil rallies
World stock indexes edged lower on Monday amid persistent investor concerns about slowing growth in China and the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates, while oil prices rallied.
Yemeni President Says Fighting To Stop 'Iranian Expansion'
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi says his forces are battling Shi'ite Huthi rebels in the country to halt "Iranian expansion."
Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For Eastern Ukraine
The French Presidency says France, Germany, and Russia back plans for a complete cease-fire in eastern Ukraine from next week.