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EU calls on Russia to stop extra border checks from Lithuania

VILNIUS (Reuters) – The European Commission called on Russia on Tuesday to stop supplementary border checks on Lithuanian truckers & passenger cars imposed in the last month as the countries…

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EU softens new rules on benchmark rigging

By Barbara Lewis & John O’Donnell BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU regulators will abandon earlier plans to place commodity & financial benchmarks under the sole watch of a Paris-based regulator when…

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EU ready for talks with China on pact paving way for free trade

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union countries will agree next month to talks with China on a pact making it easier to do business, possibly paving the way…

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Germans distrust Brussels, want UK to stay in E.U. – poll

By Gareth Jones BERLIN (Reuters) – A majority of Germans do not trust European Union institutions & one in two want Brussels to devolve more powers to EU member states,…

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Hungary backtracks on contested reforms after EU pressure

By Gergely Szakacs BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s parliament has approved changes to the constitution, removing restrictions on political media campaigns ahead of next year’s election & backtracking on other legal…

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Euroscepticism on the rise in EU: poll

Euroscepticism is on the rise in Germany, France, Italy & Spain, an opinion poll published by the French daily La Croix showed. Most people questioned still consider membership of the…

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EU court upholds fines for Repsol, Cepsa in Spain asphalt cartel

MADRID (Reuters) – The European Union’s General Tribunal on Monday upheld fines on Spain’s Repsol & Cepsa for fixing prices for asphalt from 1991 to 2002. Repsol must pay 80.49…

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Donors pledge 1.8 billion euros for Somalia

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) – International donors promised Somalia 1.8 billion euros ($2.4 billion) in reconstruction aid on Monday to back a three-year plan aimed at strengthening the country’s…

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EU court orders sanctions on Iran's top cargo ship line scrapped

By Justyna Pawlak & Jonathan Saul BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union’s efforts to impose economic sanctions on Iran suffered a new setback on Monday when a top court ruled…

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EU pledges 650 million euros to back Somalia reconstruction plan

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union pledged an additional 650 million euros (541.18 million pounds) in aid for Somalia on Monday to back a three-year reconstruction plan aimed at building…

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