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Nobel laureates debate conflicts, inequality

10/21/2013 2:22am
Nobel Peace Prize laureates are discussing challenges facing the world: armed conflicts, economic inequality and migration.

Pope meets with German 'luxury bishop'

10/21/2013 4:37am
Pope Francis has met with a German bishop whose 31 million-euro ($42 million) building renovation has scandalized Germany.

Italy detains ex-UBS banker wanted in US

10/21/2013 6:04am
Police in the Italian city of Bologna say they have arrested a former banker wanted in the United States for allegedly helping wealthy clients to set up Swiss bank accounts and evade U.S. taxes

Norway seeks teen sisters bound for Syria

10/21/2013 6:46am
Norwegian police have issued international alerts for two teen sisters believed to have traveled to Syria to join the civil war.

NATO OKs small defense advisory mission for Libya

10/21/2013 7:35am
NATO says it is setting up a small team of experts to advise Libya in building the country's defense institutions.

EU tells Russia to let nations seek closer EU ties

10/21/2013 10:09am
European Union foreign ministers told Russia on Monday to stop using trade measures and threats to punish East European nations that are seeking closer ties with the bloc.

UK commits to nuclear power despite Fukushima

10/21/2013 10:51am
Britain has struck an agreement to build a new nuclear power plant _ the first such deal in the European Union since the disaster at Fukushima prompted a major rethink of the energy source's merits.

US seeking to soothe France over NSA snooping

10/21/2013 12:51pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says America is working to find the right balance between protecting peoples' security and privacy rights.

Court avoids ruling on Russia-Poland massacre case

10/21/2013 1:13pm
A European court has avoided ruling on a case involving Russia, Poland and a massacre of Poles during World War II, sparking criticism from Poland.

Dutch want tribunal to make Russia free protesters

10/21/2013 7:19pm
The Netherlands asked an international tribunal Monday to order Russia to release a Greenpeace protest ship and the activists who were on board.