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Brexit bedlam: May's EU divorc

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to

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Posted On: 16 Jan 2019

Ahead of vote, UK PM May warns

British Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers on Sunday that failing to deliver Brexit would be catastrophic for democracy, in a plea for support two days

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Posted On: 13 Jan 2019

Tony Blair sees another Brexit

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said a second Brexit referendum is now the most likely outcome because plans to leave the European Union face deadlock in parli

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Posted On: 15 Dec 2018

German government accepts cour

The German government accepts a ruling by the European Union’s top court that the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke its divorce notice, a spokeswoman

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Posted On: 10 Dec 2018

Six killed, dozens injured in

Six people, including five young teenagers, were crushed to death in the early hours of Saturday following a stampede at a packed nightclub near Ancona on Italy

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Posted On: 08 Dec 2018

French police use tear gas aga

Police fired tear gas canisters at “yellow vest” protesters in central Paris on Saturday during a demonstration against the high cost of living. &n

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Posted On: 08 Dec 2018

UK cabinet minister floats 'Pl

A close ally of British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday became the first cabinet minister to float a possible Plan B if, as expected, parliament next wee

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Posted On: 08 Dec 2018

Britain suspends $2.5 million

Britain will suspend its top tier investor visas, which require 2 million pounds ($2.55 million) in investment, as part of a drive to crack down on organized cr

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Posted On: 06 Dec 2018

Russia and Ukraine involved in

Russia and Ukraine accused each other of breaking international law on Sunday after Russian border guards tried and failed to stop two Ukrainian armored artille

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Posted On: 25 Nov 2018

Northern Irish kingmakers send

The Northern Irish kingmakers who prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government sent her a stark warning over her draft Brexit divorce deal, pul

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Posted On: 20 Nov 2018

UK's May sees 'no alternative'

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she sees no alternative to the Brexit deal she presented earlier this week, amid reports that some of her senior ministe

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Posted On: 18 Nov 2018

UK PM May: No one has produced

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that no-one had produced an alternative to her Brexit plan, and that all options involved a backstop arrange

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Posted On: 15 Nov 2018

103 soldiers detained over bo

Suspected of having links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in mid-2016, 103 Turkish soldiers have been ordered to be detai

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Posted On: 09 Nov 2018

Nine family members killed in

Floods have killed 12 people on the southern Italian island of Sicily, nine of them from the same family, rescue services said Sunday, raising last week’s

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Posted On: 04 Nov 2018

Italy in the maelstrom of the

Italy joined the eurozone in 1999, with Prime Minister Massimo d'Alema of the "Democratic Left” party. This fateful participation, which entailed the comp

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Posted On: 30 Oct 2018

UK says still ‘big issues’

Britain said Monday there were still “big issues” to resolve in Brexit negotiations with the EU, seeking to dampen growing talk of a breakthrough ah

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Posted On: 08 Oct 2018

German growth to slow due to r

German economic growth is set to cool as a consequence of the global trade conflicts sparked by the "America First" doctrine of U.S. President Donald Trump, the

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Posted On: 25 Sep 2018

Swiss region overwhelmingly vo

A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional "burqa ban", after voters in St. Gallen on Sunday emphatically backed prohibiting all face-covering garments in

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Posted On: 24 Sep 2018

The Observer view on Theresa M

Theresa May has only herself to blame for the Brexit shambles that threatens to collapse her premiership. It’s true that some EU leaders, notably Emmanu

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Posted On: 24 Sep 2018

Abortions in Ireland Will Be F

Only months after a historic vote legalized abortion in Ireland, the country’s health minister has said new legislation will make the procedure free

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Posted On: 22 Sep 2018

EU leaders keep up pressure on

EU leaders lined up on Thursday to tell Theresa May she needs to give guarantees on the Irish border before they will grant her the Brexit deal the prime minist

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Posted On: 20 Sep 2018

Pro EU campaigners map out pat

Pro-EU campaigners have set out how parliament could force the British government to call a fresh vote on Brexit, arguing that there is still time for another r

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Posted On: 19 Sep 2018

Top German spy ousted after cl

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency lost his job Tuesday after his remarks downplaying anti-migrant violence became a battleground between Chance

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Posted On: 19 Sep 2018

Thousands Call For Resignation

Thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Romania's capital city, Bucharest, over the weekend to call for the resignation of the rulin

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Posted On: 14 Aug 2018

Euro, emerging markets wilt as

The euro slid to a fresh 13-month low and emerging market currencies slumped further on Monday, while the yen surged to a six-week high as the fallout from the

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Posted On: 13 Aug 2018

Lira Extends Slide as Erdogan

Turkey’s lira slumped for a fourth day to a new record low, with the sell-off spreading to other emerging-market currencies, after the country’s pre

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Posted On: 13 Aug 2018