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British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to sell a draft Brexit deal to her ministers on Wednesday but faced mounting opposition from some lawmakers and allies who said it threatened the government and the unity of the United Kingdom.
British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to sell a draft Brexit deal to her ministers on Wednesday but faced mounting opposition from some lawmakers and allies who said it threatened the government and the unity of the United Kingdom.
Posted: 14-11-18
British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab is no longer expected to travel to Brussels on Wednesday to welcome a Brexit deal with the European Union's chief negotiator, Michael Barnier, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing a UK diplomat.
British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab is no longer expected to travel to Brussels on Wednesday to welcome a Brexit deal with the European Union's chief negotiator, Michael Barnier, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing a UK diplomat.
Posted: 14-11-18
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday what mattered to him was the "excellent" cooperation between the U.S. and French armies, rather than tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump attacking him.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday what mattered to him was the "excellent" cooperation between the U.S. and French armies, rather than tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump attacking him.
Posted: 14-11-18
Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts.
Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts.
Posted: 14-11-18
Brazil's far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday named diplomat Ernesto Araujo as his foreign minister.
Brazil's far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday named diplomat Ernesto Araujo as his foreign minister.
Posted: 14-11-18
Three South Korean firms have agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay about $82 million in fines for their role in a decades-long conspiracy to rig the price of fuel sold to U.S. military bases across South Korea, the United States said on Wednesday.
Three South Korean firms have agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay about $82 million in fines for their role in a decades-long conspiracy to rig the price of fuel sold to U.S. military bases across South Korea, the United States said on Wednesday.
Posted: 14-11-18
Sri Lanka's parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil.
Sri Lanka's parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil.
Posted: 14-11-18
Brexit supporters in Theresa May's party will "likely" call for a vote of no confidence in her as their leader on Thursday, BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said, citing a senior member of the Conservative Party.
Brexit supporters in Theresa May's party will "likely" call for a vote of no confidence in her as their leader on Thursday, BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said, citing a senior member of the Conservative Party.
Posted: 14-11-18
International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to contain West African jihadists, hampering its efforts as insecurity spreads across the region, a United Nations report said.
International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to contain West African jihadists, hampering its efforts as insecurity spreads across the region, a United Nations report said.
Posted: 14-11-18
The European Union's 27 national ambassadors meeting on the draft Brexit deal in Brussels on Wednesday ended their session with no word from London on whether the British cabinet has approved it, diplomatic sources said.
The European Union's 27 national ambassadors meeting on the draft Brexit deal in Brussels on Wednesday ended their session with no word from London on whether the British cabinet has approved it, diplomatic sources said.
Posted: 14-11-18
British Prime Minister Theresa May will give a short statement to media later on Wednesday after she finishes a meeting of her senior ministers to win their approval for a draft Brexit divorce deal, a Downing Street official said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will give a short statement to media later on Wednesday after she finishes a meeting of her senior ministers to win their approval for a draft Brexit divorce deal, a Downing Street official said.
Posted: 14-11-18
The draft Brexit deal agreed between Britain and the European Union won't stop banks in London pushing ahead with relocation plans because the agreement is far from being ratified, UK financial sector officials said on Wednesday.
The draft Brexit deal agreed between Britain and the European Union won't stop banks in London pushing ahead with relocation plans because the agreement is far from being ratified, UK financial sector officials said on Wednesday.
Posted: 14-11-18
A senior Turkish official proposed on Wednesday that suspects in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi be tried in a Turkish court observed by international human rights groups.
A senior Turkish official proposed on Wednesday that suspects in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi be tried in a Turkish court observed by international human rights groups.
Posted: 14-11-18
An international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is essential, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday, and reiterated Turkish decisiveness to solve the murder.
An international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is essential, Turkey's foreign minister said on Wednesday, and reiterated Turkish decisiveness to solve the murder.
Posted: 14-11-18
Bangladesh has begun preparations to repatriate an initial batch of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday, but it is still unclear if any of them want to return, humanitarian officials said.
Bangladesh has begun preparations to repatriate an initial batch of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday, but it is still unclear if any of them want to return, humanitarian officials said.
Posted: 14-11-18
The repatriation of Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar will not begin on Thursday as planned, said a source directly briefed of the matter late on Wednesday.
The repatriation of Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar will not begin on Thursday as planned, said a source directly briefed of the matter late on Wednesday.
Posted: 14-11-18
A Kenyan judge on Wednesday sentenced two police officers to death for killing a colleague and two civilians in 2014.
A Kenyan judge on Wednesday sentenced two police officers to death for killing a colleague and two civilians in 2014.
Posted: 14-11-18
Ugandan soldiers will be deployed shortly as security guards for businesses of mostly Chinese investors that have suffered a spate of robberies, the military said on Wednesday.
Ugandan soldiers will be deployed shortly as security guards for businesses of mostly Chinese investors that have suffered a spate of robberies, the military said on Wednesday.
Posted: 14-11-18
The leader of Latvia's New Conservative Party, Janis Bordans, abandoned his attempt to form a government on Wednesday after three potential coalition partners pulled out of talks.
The leader of Latvia's New Conservative Party, Janis Bordans, abandoned his attempt to form a government on Wednesday after three potential coalition partners pulled out of talks.
Posted: 14-11-18
Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro urged state governors on Wednesday to back the approval of reforms his team is preparing, saying some "bitter" austerity measures are needed to avoid a fiscal crisis such as the one Greece went through.
Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro urged state governors on Wednesday to back the approval of reforms his team is preparing, saying some "bitter" austerity measures are needed to avoid a fiscal crisis such as the one Greece went through.
Posted: 14-11-18