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  • European shares stage late rebound as rouble recovers Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry, who said Russia had made constructive moves towards possibly reducing tensions in Ukraine. With Western economic sanctions and falling oil prices crippling the Russian economy, Kerry's comments were seen as a sign relations between the United States and Russia might become more constructive. "John Kerry... made all the...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Russia has made constructive moves in recent days towards possibly reducing tensions in Ukraine, U.S. Speaking in London, Kerry said the United States and Europe were ready to ease sanctions against Russia if President Vladimir Putin took more steps to deescalate tensions in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine's separatist east passed the night into...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday urged countries at U.N. climate talks in Lima to move away from using fossil fuels while demonstrators gathered outside the meeting urged him to reject the Keystone oil pipeline. As Kerry delivered a 30- minute speech trying to inject momentum into difficult UN climate negotiations, environmentalists stood outside...

  • LIMA, Dec 10- The United States on Wednesday played down prospects for a wide-ranging deal with India to curb greenhouse gas emissions next year along the lines of a plan agreed to with China last month. "We don't have that kind of process going on with India," U.S. climate envoy Todd Stern told a news conference during Dec. 1-12 talks among 190 nations in Lima on ways to...

  • U.S. says no China-style climate deal in works for India Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    LIMA, Dec 10- The United States on Wednesday played down prospects for a wide-ranging deal with India to curb greenhouse gas emissions next year along the lines of a plan agreed to with China last month. China is the top greenhouse gas emitter, ahead of the United States, the European Union and India. Under a joint U.S.- China announcement last month, the United...

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon, expressing deep concern about slow action to combat climate change, told governments at U.N. talks in Lima on Tuesday there was no "time for tinkering" and urged a radical shift to greener economies. "But the window of opportunity is fast narrowing," he told delegates from about 190 nations at the Dec. 1-12 talks working on a deal, due in...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 3- U.S. and EU leaders will on Wednesday pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening the energy security of Europe and Ukraine, as they seek to present a united front to Russia, a draft document said. Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz are in Brussels for talks after a year in which the United States has led the...

  • EU, US present Russia with united sanctions Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:13 AM ET
    Military vehicles drive past St. Basil’s Cathedral during a rehearsal for the anniversary of a historical World War II parade in Moscow’s Red Square, Nov. 1, 2014.

    U.S. and EU leaders plan to work together on sanctions and strengthening Europe and Ukraine's energy security in an united front against Russia.

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 3- U.S. and EU leaders on Wednesday will pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening Europe and Ukraine's energy security as they seek to present a united front to Russia, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. Throughout the year, the United States has led the push for tougher sanctions, while many governments in Europe, afraid...

  • *Israel says Iran must not become "nuclear threshold state". VIENNA, Nov 23- Iran, the United States and other world powers are discussing an extension to Monday's deadline for a deal to resolve a 12- year stand-off over Tehran's atomic ambitions, Western and Iranian officials said. The talks in Vienna aim for an accord that could transform the Middle East, open the...

  • *Washington conciliatory after secret talks angered Paris. *France risks losing out commercially if Iran deal struck. France, a U.N. Security Council veto-holder, has long held out for strict terms trading a loosening of international sanctions on Iran's oil-based economy in return for commitments by Tehran to show its nuclear work is as peaceful as it insists.

  • Divided views on OPEC creates volatility Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:26 PM ET
    Oil rig workers drill into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

    Speculation is growing that OPEC may have no choice but to cut production when it meets on Thanksgiving Day.

  • VIENNA, Nov 20- Tehran has yet to explain away allegations it conducted atomic bomb research, the head of the U.N. nuclear agency said on Thursday, four days before a deadline for Iran and six world powers to reach a deal on the Iranian nuclear programme. Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Vienna for what are meant to be final talks to clinch a deal with Iran,...

  • VIENNA, Nov 20- Iran has yet to explain suspected atomic bomb research to the U.N. nuclear agency, its head said on Thursday, just four days before a deadline for a comprehensive deal between Iran and six world powers to end the 12- year-old controversy. Secretary of State John Kerry will attend talks with Iran, France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China on Friday.

  • *Private briefings, long Naimi silence puzzle OPEC experts. LONDON, Nov 18- If Saudi Oil Minister Ali al Naimi wants to stop conspiracy theories spreading before a crucial OPEC meeting next week, it's too late. Naimi's intervention last week after a two-month silence failed to address a question energy markets want answered: is the OPEC leader no longer willing to...

  • LONDON, Nov 10- " The Silk Road, no longer just a concept in history books, has evolved into a story of modern logistics and Sino-European cooperation," Yang Jiechi, China's top diplomat, told a conference this month. The New Silk Road Economic Belt- from China across Central Asia and Russia to Europe- and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road- through the Malacca Strait to...

  • It is led by China but also pushed forward by the United States. The agreement commits the 21 member economies in the Asia-Pacific region, including China and the United States, to "deny safe haven to those engaged in corruption, including through extradition, mutual legal assistance and the recovery and return of proceeds of corruption". Last month, China said it...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 7- Four Senate leaders on Friday urged President Barack Obama not to retreat from promises of strong domestic carbon cutting goals and significant aid to developing countries to combat climate change given new Republican leadership in Congress, which is expected to be hostile to such policies. With climate change skeptic James Inhofe set to...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Nov 7- The United States is considering partnering with China on improving electricity in Africa and the proposal could be part of bilateral discussions when President Barack Obama visits Beijing next week, two sources involved told Reuters. "Plans have been discussed and outline ideas drawn up but there are understandably nerves given the...

  • SEOUL, Nov 7- U.S. crude futures extended losses to around $77.85 in early Asian trades on Friday, pressured by oil supply gluts and a stronger dollar, and bringing the week's slide to more than three percent. *U.S. crude fell 7 cents at $77.84 a barrel as of 0010 GMT, after it finished down 77 cents at $77.91 on the previous session. *The euro plunged to its lowest in more...