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Rivals in Ukraine's presidential runoff debate at stadium

Apr 19, 2019

A comedian leading Ukraine's presidential race and the incumbent have faced off in a debate at the nation's largest sports arena two days before the election.

US official lauds Cyprus' anti-money laundering efforts

Apr 19, 2019

A senior U.S. Treasury Department official had lauded Cyprus' efforts to combat money laundering, saying that the east Mediterranean island has done "outstanding" work to curtail the illicit practice

Ukraine reverses nationalization of tycoon's bank

Apr 18, 2019

A Ukrainian court has ruled that the 2016 nationalization of a major bank owned by a powerful tycoon was illegal

Cyprus mulling early repayment of Russian loan

Apr 18, 2019

Cyprus is considering repaying early the remainder of a 2.5 billion euro ($2.83 billion) loan that Russia granted the island nation in 2012 amid a financial crisis

Ukrainian arrests 7 Russians for plotting attacks

Apr 17, 2019

The Ukrainian Security Service says that it has arrested seven Russian nationals who are believed to have been plotting attacks in Ukraine

EU threatens to tax $20 billion of US goods over Boeing aid

Apr 17, 2019

The European Union has drawn up a list of $20 billion worth of U.S. products it could tax in an escalating feud over plane industry subsidies

Europe car sales sink for 7th straight month

Apr 17, 2019

New car sales in Europe are continuing to fall, dropping by 4 percent in March for the seventh straight month of decline

Czech jailed for rail attacks he blamed on Islamic militants

Apr 16, 2019

An appeals court has upheld a four-year prison term for a Czech national for carrying out two attacks on trains and blaming them on Islamic militants

US fines Italian bank $1.3 billion in sanctions probe

Apr 16, 2019

Italian bank UniCredit will pay $1.3 billion (1.5 billion euros) to settle charges by the U.S. government that it violated sanctions against Iran and other countries

EU moves to limit focus of trade talks with US

Apr 15, 2019

The European Union has approved its terms for negotiating a limited trade deal with the United States, setting up a possible show-down with Washington by refusing to include agricultural products in the talks

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