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  • We can survive without Russian gas now, says Lithuania's president

    By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO (Reuters) - Lithuania will be able to survive without Russian gas after its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal starts up soon, redrawing the energy map for the Baltic states, President Dalia Grybauskaite said on Tuesday. The floating LNG import terminal at the port of…

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  • WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

    GENEVA (AP) — Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.

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  • Quotes from voters in the AP Global Football 10

    LONDON (AP) — Quotes from the panel in this week's Associated Press Global Football 10:

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  • Stocks rise, helped by Chinese data, Apple results

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes rose Tuesday, putting the market on track for a fourth gain in a row, following an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and other big companies. Stocks continued to recover from last week's plunge.

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  • War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament

    By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine's next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won't be to Russia's liking. Candidate lists for the Oct.…

  • Factbox: Ukraine's October 26 snap parliamentary election

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered a snap parliamentary election for Oct. 26 with the aim of clearing out loyalists of ousted Moscow-backed leader, Viktor Yanukovich, and producing an assembly with a pro-Europe majority. The election is also aimed at securing further…

  • EU approval of Russian pipeline would be a move against Ukraine

    By Michael Kahn BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Approval of Russia's South Stream pipeline would send a message to Ukraine that the European Union is not ready to support its ambitions to lean toward the West and does not see it as a reliable gas transporter, the head of Slovakia's pipeline operator said.…

  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    The deadly virus Ebola dominated the news last week. AP photographers captured a health care worker donning protective gear before entering an Ebola treatment center in the hard-hit West African nation of Sierra Leone and followed an Ebola burial team in the Liberian capital of Monrovia.

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  • Atletico aims to jump-start attack against Malmo

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atletico Madrid will rely on its home-field advantage and mastery of set pieces when it hosts Swedish champion Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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  • Spotlight on strikers as Madrid visits Liverpool

    Liverpool and Real Madrid meet in a heavyweight Champions League match on Wednesday with their star strikers going through contrasting fortunes in front of goal.

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  • China economic growth falls to five-year low of 7.3%: govt

    Beijing (AFP) - China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, official data showed Tuesday, but analysts said the world's second-largest economy may have bottomed out.

  • UK lawmaker tells PM Cameron: Ignore 'daft' anti-Europeans

    LONDON (Reuters) - A senior Conservative lawmaker on Tuesday said Prime Minister David Cameron should ignore those "daft" enough to propose anti-immigration proposals that could hurt the British economy and pave the way for an exit from the European Union. Ken Clarke, one of Britain's most…

  • Total chief executive De Margerie killed in Moscow plane crash

    Moscow (AFP) - The CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport late Monday when the private jet he was using struck a snowplough on takeoff.

  • London stocks slip on China data

    London (AFP) - London shares slid further at the start of trading on Tuesday after figures showing China's economy growing at its slowest pace in five years.

  • If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

    LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month.

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  • Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

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  • Ikea makes push for growth

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is going where its shopper are: online.

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  • US drone crashes at Niger airport

    Niamey (AFP) - A US drone crash-landed at Niger's main airport for unknown reasons on Monday, the US army said, forcing the closure of the runway for several hours.