Dec 19, 2016

Worst insurgent clash in months claims five Ukraine troops

Ukraine said five of its troops were killed Sunday by pro-Russian insurgents in the bloodiest clash in the war-scarred ex-Soviet republic in months. Kiev military spokesman Leonid Matyukhin told AFP that another six soldiers were wounded in the battle for control of the strategic ...

/ Dec 9, 2016

Sumitomo to acquire banana producer Fyffes for €751 million

Sumitomo Corp. agreed to buy Fyffes Plc for €751 million ($798 million) in cash, expanding the company’s reach in the global fruit market and sending the Irish producer’s shares soaring. Sumitomo offered €2.23 for the Dublin-based company, 49 percent more than Fyffes’ closing price ...

EU plans online screening for visa-free travelers

Nov 17, 2016

EU plans online screening for visa-free travelers

Millions of tourists and business people visiting Europe will have to complete a €5 ($5.35) online security check before arrival if an EU plan to tighten controls on foreigners who do not need visas wins approval. The system, put forward by the executive European ...