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Luke Baker

Luke Baker

    Europe votes on 'Super Sunday' with far-right in focus
    Europe votes on 'Super Sunday' with far-right in focus
    European elections culminate on "Super Sunday" when the remainder of the EU's 28 countries go to the polls, with the vote expected to confirm the...
    EU freezes ousted Ukraine leaders' assets, warns Russia over Crimea
    EU freezes ousted Ukraine leaders' assets, warns Russia over Crimea
    The European Union (EU) froze the assets on Thursday of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich, former prime minister Mykola Azarov and 16...
    Europe's leaders face testing month of crisis-fighting
    Europe's leaders face testing month of crisis-fighting
    After two and a half years battling a debt crisis that has morphed into an economic crisis and now one of politics too, they face four weeks of...
    G20 summit fails to deliver bailout funds
    G20 summit fails to deliver bailout funds
    The eurozone won verbal support but no new money at a G20 summit on Friday for its tortured efforts to overcome a sovereign debt crisis, while...
    Spain downgrade weighs down eurozone leaders
    Spain downgrade weighs down eurozone leaders
    A double-notch downgrade of Spain's credit rating has piled pressure on European leaders to make convincing progress on solving the region's debt...
    Nato to hand security to Afghan forces by end of 2014
    Nato to hand security to Afghan forces by end of 2014
    Nato said on Saturday it would hand over security in Afghanistan to Afghan forces by the end of 2014 but the head of the alliance said it would not...
    Nato seeks missile defence agreement with Russia
    Nato seeks missile defence agreement with Russia
    Nato will invite Russia to take part in a US-European missile defence shield at a summit on Saturday, a move that would herald the closest...
    EU leaders pledge €7,3bn for climate fight
    EU leaders pledge €7,3bn for climate fight
    European leaders promised on Friday to provide developing countries with €7,3-billion over three years to try to win their support for a...
    Anger brews over UK journalist's daring Afghan rescue
    Anger brews over UK journalist's daring Afghan rescue
    The rescue of a British journalist from the Taliban has provoked anger about the risks reporters take in war zones after his Afghan colleague and a...
    Zim economy beginning to recover, says minister
    Zim economy beginning to recover, says minister
    Zimbabwe's economy has turned around in the past four months, with employment and industrial capacity use doubling and once record-breaking...
    Britain's law lords reject use of secret evidence
    Britain's law lords reject use of secret evidence
    Britain's highest court, the House of Lords, ruled against the government on Wednesday in a sensitive case involving the use of secret evidence to...