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  • Ukraine scraps summit as Europe pulls away over Tymoshenko

     
    After a flock of European presidents turned away to protest the alleged beating of imprisoned Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine called off a European summit scheduled for this weekend, an embarrassing step for a country still trying to court the European Union...
  • Pictures in the News | September 17, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • U.S. gas bonanza from fracking slow to spread globally

     
    Global Focus: Fracking the World -- In less than a generation, the United States has soared to world leadership in extracting natural gas from shale formations by hydraulic fracturing. But as the world debates whether “fracking” is an economic...
  • Ireland votes on treaty aimed at controlling Europe's deficits

     
    Irish voters went to the polls in a referendum on a treaty aimed at controlling the runaway deficits of European Union countries....
  • Roma continue to face discrimination in Europe, report finds

     
    The Roma, also known as Gypsies, continue to face hardship and discrimination in Europe, according to a report from European Union and United Nations agencies that underscores the ongoing marginalization of the minority group, which has faced forced...
  • The Week in Pictures | Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Poll finds broad European, Mideast support for sanctions on Iran

     
    The public in many European and Middle Eastern countries supports stronger economic sanctions and even military action against Iran to halt its nuclear ambitions, according to a poll of opinion in 21 countries released Friday by the Pew Research Center......
  • Romanian government is latest victim of EU austerity

     
    Romania's government fell after a no-confidence vote and the leadership of the Czech Republic narrowly survived a similar challenge Friday in the latest challenges to European efforts to heal the Continent's debt crisis with tough spending cuts and higher...
  • Loud cheers as shuttle Endeavour passes Santa Monica Pier

     
    To cheers and screams, the space shuttle Endeavour passed over Malibu and the Santa Monica Pier on Friday. Crowds lined the pier as well as points along the beach as the shuttle entered L.A. County. It's scheduled to head toward......
  • Controversial Czech alcohol ban, spurred by poisonings, to continue

     
    Authorities in the Czech Republic have outlawed hard liquor sales after at least 23 deaths from bootleg alcohol poisoning, stirring the ire of bar and restaurant owners in the tourism-dependent country and raising fears that the ban will only drive more...
  • Bratislava, Slovakia: A velvety visit to old city with new touches

    Bratislava, Slovakia: A velvety visit to old city with new touches
    If your destination is Bratislava, be prepared for a few questions: Is that in Eastern Europe? (No, it's in Central Europe.) Capital of Slovenia, right? (Uh, no.) Where is that? (The last question courtesy of a Customs employee at LAX.) Until recently,...