International articles

Russia adoption law discriminatory: European court

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Russia’s policy of refusing to allow Americans to adopt Russian children, solely because of their nationality, was discriminatory.

Eurozone bank lending terms eased in 2016: ECB survey

Eurozone banks offered borrowers easier repayment conditions in the final quarter of 2016 but became pickier about the businesses they granted loans to, a European Central Bank survey released Tuesday showed.