BRUSSELS - Short, snappy and focussed on two priorities - reviving sagging investment in Europe and standing firm towards Russia, the first EU summit under new leadership was a demonstrative break with the past. Full Article
WASHINGTON - U.S.-led forces attacked Islamic State targets on Sunday with 13 air strikes in Iraq and three in Syria, using fighter, bomber and other aircraft, the U.S. military said.
LONDON - British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year.
JERUSALEM - Israel's high cost of living is set to dominate a March 17 election that could shake up Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, with voter anger symbolised by an overpriced dessert.
LONDON - England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday.
GENK, Belgium - In the heart of western Europe, the Belgian-Dutch-German rust belt has been dealt another blow.
SINJAR MOUNTAIN, Iraq - Iraqi Kurdish fighters flashed victory signs as they swept across the northern side of Sinjar mountain on Saturday, two days after breaking through to free hundreds of Yazidis trapped there for months by Islamic State fighters.
North Korea says U.S. accusation it was involved in Sony cyberattack is "groundless slander", proposes "joint investigation" into the incident with the U.S. Mana Rabiee reports.
Russia pays inflated prices for vital medical equipment made by Western companies, in part because some manufacturers channel sales through obscure intermediary companies, a Reuters study has found. Full Article | Full Coverage
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