NATO to create new 'spearhead' force to respond to crises

Monday, 01 September 2014 08:38

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a "spearhead" rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday.respond






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Pricing is key for new heart drugs challenging cheap generics

Monday, 01 September 2014 07:57

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Doctors looking at highly encouraging clinical trial results for new heart drugs at the world's largest cardiology meeting this week are missing one piece of data that will be critical to their success - the price.cheap
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Afghan talks for unity government collapse; crisis deepens

Monday, 01 September 2014 04:34

KABUL (Reuters) - Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote.crisis
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U.S. inflation bonds back in vogue

Monday, 01 September 2014 03:20

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors are back in the hunt for inflation protection for the first time in two years as rising housing costs - particularly for rent - suggest inflation may finally be waking from its post-recession slumber.vogue
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Factory activity in Europe, Asia cools; demand lull a concern

Monday, 01 September 2014 02:57

BANGALORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Factory activity in Europe and Asia cooled in August after a strong July, as new orders dwindled in the face of escalating tensions in Ukraine and a patchy recovery in China, purchasing managers indexes showed.demand
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Central European PMIs point to slowdown as sanctions hit sentiment

Monday, 01 September 2014 02:03

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Polish manufacturing activity shrank for a second straight month in August and Czech expansion slowed more than expected, adding to signs weaker euro zone economies and crisis in Ukraine are cooling growth in the EU's east.sanctions
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Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: U.N. debate

Monday, 01 September 2014 01:52

GENEVA (Reuters) - Both Islamist fighters and Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, senior U.N. officials said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday.fight
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Ukraine accuses Russia of 'open aggression' as rebels advance

Monday, 01 September 2014 01:11

KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffer major reverses in the war with pro-Moscow separatists.rebels
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Turkish foreign ministry summons U.S. envoy over spying report

Monday, 01 September 2014 01:10

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's foreign ministry on Monday summoned the U.S. charge d'affaires, currently Washington's most senior diplomat in Ankara, over a media report that the United States had spied on Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said.spying






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Australia leans toward buying Japan subs to upgrade fleet: sources

Sunday, 31 August 2014 23:55

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and Australia are leaning towards a multibillion-dollar sale by Tokyo of a fleet of stealth submarines to Canberra's military in a move that could rile an increasingly assertive China, people familiar with the talks said.upgrade
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Three children stabbed to death in Chinese school

Sunday, 31 August 2014 23:27

BEIJING (Reuters) - A man with a knife killed three children and injured several in a primary school in China on Monday, the first day of a new school term after the summer holiday, state media said.school






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Dozens of Turkish police detained over 'anti-government plot': media

Sunday, 31 August 2014 21:14

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Dozens of Turkish police officers, including a former chief of a police financial unit, were detained on Monday in a fresh wave of arrests over allegations that officers were involved in plotting against the government, local media said.government
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