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  • EU Regulators Approve New U.K. Nuclear Plant
    The U.K. has won the backing of European Union regulators for its plan to provide substantial support for the country's first new nuclear power plant to be built in a generation.

  • Mali's Police Restructuring Will Take Years
    The ambassador who heads a European Union mission charged with training Mali's police forces depicted a security apparatus in the African country that is dysfunctional and will take years to repair.

  • Kurds, Islamic State Fight for Control of Syrian City
    Syrian Kurds fighting a bid by Islamic State to capture a key border city said they stopped one column of extremists but were besieged on three other fronts. The number of Syrians fleeing into Turkey from the area reached 130,000.

  • Russia's Nuclear Ambitions Stall Over Ukraine
    Moscow's backing for new nuclear reactors in several European countries is provoking political tension as the EU tightens economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

  • ECB's Draghi Keeps Door Open to QE
    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank is ready to ease monetary policy further if needed to address a weak eurozone economy and prevent inflation from staying too low.

  • France Warns on Iran Nuclear Issue
    Discussions with Iran about fighting Islamic State mustn't seep into the nuclear talks with Iran, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Monday.

  • Afhanistan's Ghani Vows National Unity
    Afghanistan's President-elect Ashraf Ghani promised to work with his former rival Abdullah Abdullah, pledging to preserve national unity after a three-month dispute over the election's results.

  • Pakistan Army Chief Names New Head of ISI
    Pakistan army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif strengthened his authority as he named a new head of the Inter-Services Intelligence agency and made a raft of other senior appointments.

  • Germany Cracking Down on Alleged Islamic Militants
    A number of people with alleged connections to Islamic terror groups have been arrested or charged in recent days, amid concern that conflict in Syria and Iraq might lead to attacks in Europe.

  • Ultrasonic Ex-CEO Denies Taking Funds
    Former Ultrasonic CEO Wu Qingyong said he had lost his cellphone while in the Philippines for medical treatment and that he hadn't absconded with the footwear maker's funds.