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Visiting Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström speaks with her Finnish counterpart Erkki Tuomioja before their joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland on Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: MARKKU ULANDER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweden’s New Government Recognizes State Of Palestine

Sweden’s new government says it has recognized a Palestinian state, a move declared by the prime minister as a priority for the left-leaning minority coalition.

10/30/2014

President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply.  (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin Accuses US Of Complete Disregard For International Law

President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply.

10/24/2014

An immigration lawyer sorts through an immigrant's valid and expired passports. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

House Dem: US In ‘Great Danger’ From Europeans Travelling Without Visas

A House Democrat wants to suspend British, French and German citizens from visa-free travel to the U.S. because of “large numbers” of Islamic extremists.

09/12/2014

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MasterCard Loses EU Court Battle Over Fees

The European Union’s highest court has thrown out an appeal by MasterCard against a decision by the bloc’s antitrust authority to scrap some of its fees charged to merchants.

09/11/2014

Pro-Russian fighter stand in Troitsko-Khartsyzk, 30 Km east of Donetsk, on Aug. 28, 2014. (credit: FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Official: Russia Wants To Turn Eastern Ukraine Into A ‘Frozen Conflict’

Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

08/28/2014

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Europe’s Order To Mute Google Angers US

Europe’s moves to rein in Google — including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name — may be seen in Brussels as striking a blow for the little guy.

05/25/2014

Jimmy Wales says the European court ruling is a form of censorship that will hobble Google's ability to function. (Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Wikipedia Founder Calls European Google Ruling ‘Wide-Sweeping Censorship’

Jimmy Wales tells the BBC the ruling will bog Google down in Internet minutiae.

05/14/2014

Pro-Russian troops barricade a Ukrainian government building in the eastern city of Donetsk. (GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine Sends Elite Forces To Odessa

Government is desperate to stop fighting between its troops and pro-Russian militia in its southern port city.

05/05/2014

Head of the OSCE observer mission, Axel Schneider, speaks to reporters following his release from a week of captivity. (Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)

European Military Observers Freed From Eastern Ukraine

They had been held by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine for over a week.

05/03/2014

Armed men guard at a regional state building seized by the separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 18, 2014. (credit: GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Russian Insurgents: We Will Only Leave If Kiev Interim Government Resigns

Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns.

04/18/2014

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