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Regional branch of Russian NGO shut down

10/01/2013 12:59am
A Russian election monitoring organization says that the country's Justice Ministry has shut down its regional arm for three months for failing to register as a "foreign agent."

Greek far-right crackdown followed violence spike

10/01/2013 2:36am
Before stepping out of his house, Asif Ali gives his route careful consideration. The 28-year-old builder from Pakistan blames far-right street gangs for three attacks he suffered near his home in a poor area of Athens where a recent killing triggered Greece's crackdown on the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party.

Labour leader defends late father in newspaper

10/01/2013 4:07am
A war of words between Britain's Labour Party leader Ed Miliband and the conservative Daily Mail newspaper has moved beyond politics into more personal territory with a blistering attack on Miliband's late father.

Jellyfish force closure of large Swedish reactor

10/01/2013 6:18am
The Swedish operators of one of the world's largest nuclear reactors say they are preparing to restart the facility after it had to be shut down because of a wave of jellyfish.

Secretive Vatican bank takes step to transparency

10/01/2013 9:26am
The Vatican took another step in its efforts to be more financially transparent by publishing a first-ever annual report for the Vatican bank on Tuesday. It comes as Italian prosecutors investigate alleged money-laundering there, a Vatican monsignor remains in detention and the pope himself probes the problems that have brought such scandal to the institution.

International court seeks Ivory Coast suspect

10/01/2013 10:35am
The International Criminal Court on Tuesday unsealed an arrest warrant for a top aide of the Ivory Coast's former president, accusing him of committing crimes against humanity as commander of youth militias that took part in 2010 post-election violence.

UK charges 6 with multimillion dollar carbon fraud

10/01/2013 12:30pm
British prosecutors say six men have been charged over a massive pollution credit fraud scheme that cost the British government many millions of pounds (dollars.)

3 men killed in German mine accident

10/01/2013 12:35pm
Three workers who were trapped by a controlled detonation and gas leak at a potassium mine in Germany died Tuesday, an official said.

Court: Yes to Greek property rights in Turkey

10/01/2013 1:53pm
The European Court of Human Rights says Turkey must pay 5 million euros in damages to two Greek nationals who sought to acquire three buildings in Istanbul bequeathed to them by their late sister.