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Sep 04, 2012
Syrians fleeing war start to trickle into EuropeKOPINGEBRO, Sweden (Reuters) - Ali Jamal travelled thousands of miles on foot, by train and road to flee violence in Syria while Jomaah piled his family into a camper van to smuggle them north to Europe.
Aug 29, 2012
Tymoshenko loses appeal, stays in Ukraine jailKIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian high court rejected an appeal on Wednesday by former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko against her conviction for abuse of office, leaving her in jail and Ukraine's relations with the West severely strained.
Aug 29, 2012
Tymoshenko's lawyers denounce inhumane jail conditionsSTRASBOURG (Reuters) - Lawyers for Ukraine's ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko denounced what they called the inhumane conditions of her detention before the European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday, saying her 2011 arrest was intended to bar her from elections.
Aug 26, 2012
Europe far right shuns Breivik's acts, flirts with ideasLONDON/ROME (Reuters) - Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik may have failed to ignite a race war with Muslims, but he succeeded in stoking anxieties about the stability of Europe's increasingly diverse societies.
Aug 18, 2012
Pussy Riot verdict draws criticism around globeBRUSSELS/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - European nations and the United States, as well as some celebrities, voiced sharp criticism of Russia on Friday over jail sentences handed to three members of the punk band Pussy Riot who protested against President Vladimir Putin in a church.
Jul 07, 2012
Romania under fire after president suspendedBUCHAREST (Reuters) - The Council of Europe has asked constitutional experts to examine Romania's suspension of its president after Germany and the United States criticised the action by the ruling leftist alliance, saying it threatened the rule of law.
Jun 23, 2012
Merkel to meet France's Hollande on WednesdayBERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet French President Francois Hollande late on Wednesday ahead of a key European summit, a spokesman for the German government told Reuters on Saturday.
May 17, 2012
Greeks vote with wallets in fear of euro zone exitATHENS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Greeks are voting with their wallets and pulling euros out of the banks in fear that their country may leave the European single currency despite the declared determination of EU powers Germany and France to keep Athens in the monetary union. As financial markets shuddered over the deepening turmoil in Athens on Wednesday, a chorus of sceptical politicians and central bankers from London to Ottawa predicted the euro zone could fall apart soon unless European governments act more decisively to save the currency
May 04, 2012
Europe's presidents shun Ukraine over TymoshenkoKIEV (Reuters) - International pressure mounted on Ukraine on Thursday over its treatment of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, but Kiev warned that any boycott of the European soccer championship next month would only hurt the interests of football fans.