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EU boosts funding to fight Ebola epidemic

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 22:27

The European Union Wednesday allocated an additional 2 million euros ($2.68 million) in aid to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

US looks for Asian cooperation on sanctions against Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:23

The United States is lobbying Asian governments to join in sanctions imposed by Washington and the European Union against Russia over its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday.

EU offers extra 2mn euros to fight West Africa Ebola crisis

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:46

The European Union on Wednesday allocated an extra two million euros ($2.7mn) to fight the Ebola outbreak spiralling out of control in West Africa, bringing total EU funding to 3.9 million euros.

EU imposes new sanctions in `strong warning` to Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:32

The European Union has for the first time slapped comprehensive economic sanctions on Russia and banned the exports of military goods and sensitive technologies in the energy sector for its "failure" to de-escalate the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

US preparing to slap additional sanctions on Russia: John Kerry

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:58

There is clear evidence of Russia supplying arms and military hardware to Ukrainian separatists, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

EU sanctions to hit Russia where it hurts

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:59

The EU prepared Tuesday to hit Russia where it hurts with tough economic sanctions as Moscow insisted the West can do it little harm and showed no sign of reversing course in Ukraine.

Greece`s next troika audit to be held in Paris: Reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 14:44

Greece`s next scheduled audit by its EU-IMF creditors will be held in Paris instead of Athens, Greek media reported on Monday.

US, EU set to impose further sanctions on Russia

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 14:24

The US and the European Union have reached a consensus on slapping tougher sanctions on Russia, including economic and financial penalties for Kremlin`s continued support to the pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine.

EU, US to impose new Russia sanctions: White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:38

The White House says it expects the European Union to impose new sanctions this week against Russia, including against key sectors of the Russian economy, and that the United States will implement additional measures as well.

Russia could block EU fruit imports, US chickens: reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 00:28

Russia could soon block some fruit imports from the EU and chickens from the United States, reports said today, as Brussels considered slapping tighter sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

Putin defiant in face of new EU arms sanctions

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:53

President Vladimir Putin on Monday urged Russia`s defence industry to swiftly cut imports as the EU looks set to impose a ban on the sale of weapons and technology over Ukraine.

EU readies sanctions against close Putin associates: Sources

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:19

The EU was readying a fresh list of sanctions on Monday, sources said, to hit close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin deemed to have profited from Moscow`s annexation of Crimea and intervention in Ukraine.