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UK PM says Brexit talks with EU to reconvene

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she wants to reconvene talks with the European Union (EU) over United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the bloc. Addressing senior ministers on Tuesday, May said the Brexit negotiations are expected to restart later this week. She added that the UK and the EU ...

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US should stick to Iran nuclear deal: EU top diplomat

The European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has warned of the adverse consequences of a possible US move to step away from the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, saying it would be counterproductive. Speaking after a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Brussels on Tuesday, Mogherini added ...

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Romania’s ex-king Michael I dies at 96

Romania’s former king Michael, who died Tuesday aged 96 in Switzerland where he lived, incarnated the tragic fate and political turmoil suffered by his country in the 20th century. One of the last surviving World War II leaders, the beloved monarch who suffered from leukemia announced last March he was ...

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Trump using al-Quds move to boost his popularity: Pundit

US President Donald Trump has raised the prospect of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds because he is losing popularity within his base, says a commentator. “Donald Trump … is behaving increasingly irrationally and seems determined to provoke worldwide Muslim opinion and the reason is not difficult to see ...

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Honduran police refuse to obey government orders to curb protest

Officers of the Honduras National Police have refused to enforce a curfew after days of deadly violence triggered by allegations of electoral fraud. Honduran police announced on Monday night that they will refuse to obey orders from the government of the incumbent president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, and will remain in ...

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Philippines’ Duterte orders police back to drug war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told human rights groups criticizing his deadly anti-drug war to “go to hell” after ordering police back to the frontlines of the crackdown. Duterte had removed the police less than two months ago in response to rising opposition to the campaign. But his spokesman ...

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