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Dec 11, 2014

Two Italian parties call for exit from eurozone

A pair of euro-skeptic parties announced Wednesday they have plans to get Italy out of the eurozone, echoing popular anger against the 28-nation bloc. Northern League head Matteo Salvini — the rising star of an Italian right in disarray — told reporters: “We want ...

Spate of bombings hits Ukraine military hub

Dec 10, 2014

Spate of bombings hits Ukraine military hub

The city of Kharkiv in Ukraine’s industrial east has stayed out of rebel hands but a mysterious spate of bombings has triggered fears that Russia is trying to destabilize this key defense hub. Barely a week goes by without another bombing reported against Ukrainian ...

Dec 7, 2014

Haitians protest delayed elections

Thousands of anti-government protesters marched Saturday through Haiti’s capital for the second time in two days amid anger over delayed elections and other issues. The crowd began marching peacefully toward the Canadian Embassy in Port-au-Prince, but protesters later began burning tires, throwing rocks at ...