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Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia a...
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas....
There is no cure for Ebola. But doctors are able to treat the virus successfully, raising hope that the outbreak that began in West Africa in March wi...

World

BBC
Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite?...
Popular Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is poised to Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election, according to results broadcast on television....
Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being...
A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation on the Palestinian territory....
An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces....

Europe

BBC
Do Western sanctions hurt the Russian elite?...
Parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage under new measures being...
An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May announces....
A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, out of rebel-held territory....
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over ta...

Canada

CBC
The preliminary inquiry in the case of two accused of murdering Loretta Saunders continues today in Halifax....
Chantal Petitclerc has watched the Maple Leaf go up to the sounds of O Canada countless times over her illustrious 20-year career as a...
There is talk of establishing a memorial along a waterfront path in Ajax, Ont., where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 victim Andrei Angh...
The Canada Revenue Agency has launched a political-activities audit of PEN Canada, a small charity promoting freedom of expression tha...
A couple from Sherbrooke, Que., arrested on Monday are facing multiple charges including forcible confinement, assault and sexual assa...

Australia-Pacific

ABC
Calls for the childcare rebate to be extended to cover nannies make perfect sense for Emma Reid and her family....
It was a flat day of trade for the Australian share market, which finished marginally higher....
As the tides of war ebbed and flowed across the Balkans, two middle-aged men and an elderly woman sat in a house in the small Croatian town of Petrinj...

Middle East

BBC
A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation on the Palestinian territory....
Israel's defence minister says that the offensive in Gaza will continue 'as long as necessary to stop the Hamas rocket attacks....
Israel sent ground troops into Gaza on Thursday, saying the ground operation is necessary to target Hamas' network of tunnels....
Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave....

Asia-Pacific

BBC
Popular Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is poised to Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election, according to results broadcast on television....
At least 60 people died in an outbreak of viral encephalitis in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said....
Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies....
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say....
After a meat supplier is shut down in Shanghai, fast food chains come in for criticism...

South-Asia

BBC
Popular Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is poised to Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election, according to results broadcast on television....
At least 60 people died in an outbreak of viral encephalitis in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said....
Indonesia's next president faces challenges including cutting the country's controversial fuel subsidies....
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say....
After a meat supplier is shut down in Shanghai, fast food chains come in for criticism...

Business

BBC
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time....
Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the y...
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over ta...
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones....
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America....
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