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China urges India to take steps to satisfy standards of nuclear group
China called on India on Monday to take more steps to satisfy the standards of a global organization that controls atomic exports after U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States was in favor of India joining the group.
Wall Street lower after Greek elections
U.S. stocks fell on Monday after a decisive Greek election victory by the Syriza party spurred concern over fresh instability in the euro zone, even as the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote.
Germany hints at fresh Russia sanctions over Mariupol
Germany's foreign minister hinted at further sanctions on Russia on Monday, saying the European Union would have to react if pro-Russian separatists launched a broad offensive on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol.
EU's Tusk slams 'appeasement' of Russia as bloc talks new sanctions
Senior figures in the European Union brandished a threat of new sanctions against Russia over the weekend violence in eastern Ukraine, with one blasting what he called "appeasement" of Moscow.
Rebels launch 'intense' attacks on Ukraine government troops: Kiev military
Pro-Russian rebels launched new attacks against Ukrainian government positions on Sunday, the Kiev army said, as Western countries threatened more sanctions against Moscow for backing a new separatist offensive.
Rebels press Ukraine offensive, Obama promises steps against Russian-backed 'aggression'
Pro-Moscow rebels, backed by what NATO says is the open participation of Russian troops, pressed on with their offensive on Sunday after restarting the war in eastern Ukraine with the first all-out assault since a truce five months ago.
Sri Lanka softens its stance on China port city deal
Sri Lanka's new government said on Thursday it might renegotiate a $1.5 billion "port city" deal with China Communications Construction Co Ltd (601800.SS), softening its pre-election threat to scrap the project.
Merkel says euro zone reforms must continue after ECB move
The European Central Bank's bond-buying program must not be used as a justification by euro zone governments to slacken economic reforms, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday.