BEIRUT (Reuters) - A supporter of Islamic State militants has
warned of attacks on the United States and its allies if they
continue to carry out military action against the group that has
seized large parts of Iraq and Syria, the SITE monitoring service
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine ratified a sweeping agreement with
the European Union on Tuesday - an issue at the heart of the
Russia-West crisis over its future - and sought to blunt the
independence drive of Russian-backed separatists by offering them
temporary and limited self-rule.
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Britain promised to guarantee Scotland
high levels of state funding, granting Scots greater control over
healthcare spending in a last-ditch attempt to shore up support for
the United Kingdom before Thursday's vote on independence.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia risks slipping into recession
because the government is not investing enough in the economy to
weather Western sanctions, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin
said on Tuesday, criticizing the strategy so far.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations, Israel and the
Palestinian Authority have reached a deal to allow reconstruction
work to begin in the war-torn Gaza Strip with U.N. monitoring of
the use of materials, U.N. Middle East envoy Robert Serry said on
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States announced on Tuesday
it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part
of a ramped-up plan, including a major deployment in Liberia, the
country where the epidemic is spiraling fastest out of control.
FRANKFURT/TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attempts by the
European Central Bank to weaken the euro have the potential to
spark a currency war but policymakers across the world are keeping
silent, knowing the ECB has scant alternatives to keep its economy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal auto safety regulators played
a significant role in General Motors Co's failure to promptly
report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19
deaths, a congressional report said on Tuesday.