Thursday, 21 August 2014  
Brazil's Silva launches bid, threatens Rousseff re-election

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Environmentalist Marina Silva officially launched a bid for president on Wednesday, upending Brazil's October elections and threatening the ruling Workers' Party's 12-year hold on power.

Hamas accuses Israel of targeting chief

Air strike kills wife and infant son of military leader as Israeli politicians urge Benjamin Netanyahu to hit Islamist group harder


End Russia nuclear reliance, says company

Japanese-US atomic group Westinghouse is pressing the EU to introduce competition rules that will break eastern Europe’s dependence on Moscow


BoE unanimity on rates crumbles
Liberia police fire guns at Ebola protest
Brazil injects extra $4.5bn into economy
Argentine bonds fall on debt swap plan
ECB bank audit covers consultants in cash
Iran hardliners impeach reformist minister
Germany agrees to arm Iraq
Asia poorer than data suggest, says bank
Juppé lays down gauntlet to Sarkozy

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