East European Countries Headlines

  • Romania's president expresses support for anti-graft chief

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's President Klaus Iohannis on Friday expressed support for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor, saying he had seen no evidence to justify a request by the justice minister to sack her.

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  • Ice hockey: Steely Russians top Czechs to reach final

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Vasili Koshechkin recorded a shutout to lift the Russian men past the Czech Republic 3-0 on Friday, giving them a chance at their first Olympic gold medal in men's ice hockey for more than a quarter of a century.

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  • Ice hockey: Russians top Czechs to reach final

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Vasili Koshechkin recorded a shutout to lift the Russian men past the Czech Republic 3-0 on Friday, giving them a chance at their first Olympic gold medal in men's ice hockey for more than a quarter of a century.

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  • Figure skating: Obstacles bridged, Kostner savors last Olympics

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Even during the dark days of a suspension, Carolina Kostner never lost the hope and resilience that has allowed the 31-year-old Italian to complete at a fourth Olympics in a sport where many fade in their 20s.

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  • Russian fans rejoice after painful wait for first gold

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - It had taken until two days before the end of the Winter Olympics, but hundreds of Russian fans roared in celebration when teenage figure skater Alina Zagitova delivered their team's first gold medal on Friday.

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  • EU set to prepare sanctions on Myanmar generals: diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by formally calling on the bloc's foreign policy chief next week to draw up a list of possible names, two diplomats said.

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  • EU to double funding for military force in West Africa's Sahel region

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is set to double its funding for a multi-national military operation in West Africa's Sahel region to counter Islamist insurgencies on Friday, EU diplomats said, part of a broader effort to fight militants and people traffickers.

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  • Figure skating: Zagitova gives OAR first Pyeongchang gold

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian teenager Alina Zagitova edged compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva with a stunning free skate on Friday that earned the Olympic Athletes from Russia a first gold at the Pyeongchang Games.

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  • Special counsel files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel in the Russia probe filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Special counsel files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel in the Russia probe filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Special counsel files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel in the Russia probe filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Special counsel files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel in the Russia probe filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Mueller files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates that include bank and tax fraud, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Mueller files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates that include bank and tax fraud, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Mueller files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates that include bank and tax fraud, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Mueller files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and Gates

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates that include bank and tax fraud, stepping up pressure in a legal battle that started last year.

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  • Soccer: Napoli win but go out, red-faced Arsenal lose and go through

    BERN (Reuters) - Napoli came agonisingly close to pulling off a dramatic Europa League comeback when they won 2-0 at RB Leipzig but went out on away goals at the last 32 stage on Thursday while Arsenal got through despite an embarrassing 2-1 home defeat by Ostersund.

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  • U.S. special counsel files new charges against Trump former campaign aides

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new set of criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates that include bank and tax fraud, escalating a legal battle that started last year.

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