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Russia, Ukraine trade barbs over politics, gas as hostility deepens
Russia expressed "deep concern" on Thursday over Ukraine's plans to decentralize power as part of a peace deal with separatist rebels, underlining the gulf between Moscow and Kiev as the conflict rumbles on despite a ceasefire.
EU Commission delays euro area report due to Greek referendum
Worries about any potential impact on Sunday's Greek bailout referendum led the European Commission to postpone the publication of a technical report on the euro zone on Thursday.
ING on course to win auction for HSBC's Turkish bank - sources
Dutch lender ING Group (ING.AS) is set to win the auction to buy HSBC's (HSBA.L) Turkish business, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Timeline to negotiations on new Greek bailout
Euro zone finance ministers in the Eurogroup discussed a Greek application for a new conditional loan package on a conference call on Wednesday, EU officials said, but decided to freeze talks until after Sunday's referendum.
IAEA chief heads to Iran as nuclear talks reach last stretch
The global nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday its boss would fly to Tehran to discuss one of the biggest sticking points that need to be resolved so that Iran and world powers can reach a breakthrough final nuclear deal by a new deadline of next week.
Russia tries to soothe Baltic states over independence review
Russia sought on Wednesday to ease concern in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia over plans to review the legality of a 1991 decision formally granting them independence from the Soviet Union.
Greek aid program expires at midnight: euro zone bailout fund
Greece will lose access to a 1.8 billion euro loan tranche, as well as 10.9 billion euros for recapitalizing banks, when the country's financial aid package expires at midnight (6.00 p.m. EDT), the euro zone's bailout fund said on Tuesday.
China to cap rising emissions by 2030 in boost to Paris U.N. deal
China formally committed to halting the rise in its greenhouse gas emissions within the next 15 years on Tuesday, in a much anticipated strategy to help build a U.N. climate deal in 2015.