Europe

EU adopts climate change targets

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Agreement to cut emissions by 40% by 2030 made official ahead of Paris conference.

Lower inflation will help France meet EU budget demand: French Finance Minister

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Michel Sapin says budget gap in Europe's second largest economy will narrow.

The ECB's awkward first step towards transparency

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The ECB's decision to start releasing the minutes of its policymaking meetings is welcome, but it doesn't go far enough.

Russia opposition leader shot dead

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Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Putin, has been gunned down near Kremlin.

Fiscal arrangements in federations: four lessons for Europe

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What can the European Union learn from the experience of other fiscal federations?

US mulls 'serious' new Russia sanctions

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John Kerry says Obama to make decision in next few days as Ukraine crisis rolls on.

Putin says Russia will never yield

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Tough statement from Russian president comes at delicate stage in Ukraine ceasefire.

Hollande, Merkel urge ceasefire respect

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French, German leaders call for Ukraine ceasefire to be 'fully respected'.

French government wins confidence vote

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France's Socialist govt secures confidence vote tied to its economic reform package.

Ukraine ceasefire still at risk

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Kiev and Russian-backed separatists miss deadline to start pullback of heavy weapons.

How to avert an impending Greek tragedy

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Greece is approaching a moment of truth on its debt but there is a way for both Greece and Europe to save face and avoid the coming disaster.

Greek PM 'confident' on eurozone talks

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Tsipras tells German press his country doesn't need money, but time for reform plans.

Greek hope thrives on Tsipras' hard line

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' tough negotiation tactics have won the support of Greek voters, even if he can't deliver on all his election promises.

US welcomes Ukraine deal

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White House labels peace deal between Russia and Ukraine as a significant step.

Leaders set for crucial Ukraine talks

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Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France arrive in Minsk for crunch peace summit.

A reluctant Germany is an awkward leader

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The twin problems confronting Europe have revealed a perennial German condition -- the country is too strong to be ignored and yet too weak to impose its will.

Greece should exit the eurozone ASAP

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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras can drive a hard bargain because he knows that Germany needs Greece more than Greece needs Germany.

Creditors unmoved by Greece's promises

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Commission chief Juncker tells new Greek government not to expect sudden support.

Greece wants $236b German WWII reparations

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Tsipras claims 'moral obligation' to pursue reparations as debt problem lingers.

UK mulls 'Grexit' contingency plan

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Treasury boss George Osborne says Greek standoff with eurozone threatens global economy.

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