Leaders of Spain, Belgium meet amid Catalonia crisis

November 17, 2017 11:20 pm
Leaders of Spain, Belgium meet amid Catalonia crisis

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel (L) and Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy (R) arrive ahead of the start of the meeting on the second day of an EU summit meeting, Friday 20 October 2017, at the European Union headquarters in Brussels. (Photo by AFP) The prime ministers of Spain […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘threatening international order’ via hacking, espionage: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

November 14, 2017 9:30 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘threatening international order’ via hacking, espionage: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

UK Prime Minister Theresa May (Photo by AFP) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of “threatening the international order” through espionage and election meddling. In a strongly worded statement foreign policy speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet at Mansion House, May said on Monday London […]

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Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

November 13, 2017 2:00 am
Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

Burak Ünveren, a lecturer at Yildiz Technical University The Turkish Interior Ministry is going to pay over 270,000 dollars to an academic who went blind in one eye during a heavy-handed police crackdown on a demonstration against the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) back in June 2013. Burak Ünveren, […]

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Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party head Liviu Dragnea faces new corruption probe

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Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party head Liviu Dragnea faces new corruption probe

Head of the ruling Social Democratic Party, Liviu Dragnea reacts during a press conference, following a six-hour meeting of the ruling Social Democratic Party in Bucharest, Romania, Oct. 12, 2017. (Photo by AP) Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors on Monday opened a new criminal investigation into the chairman of the ruling party […]

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Catalonia’s ex-leader Carles Puigdemont softens tone on secession, says other solutions possible

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Catalonia’s ex-leader Carles Puigdemont softens tone on secession, says other solutions possible

Former leader of Spain’s Catalonia region Carles Puigdemont (Photo by AFP) Former president of Spain’s Catalonia region, who ran a controversial campaign for independence last month before going to self-imposed exile in Belgium, has softened his tone on the drive, saying he may accept a non-secessionist solution to the crisis […]

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Sadiq Khan, Jeremy Corbyn call on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to sack Boris Johnson

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Sadiq Khan, Jeremy Corbyn call on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to sack Boris Johnson

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (L) and London Mayor Sadiq Khan speak during a pro European Union (EU) rally in central London, June 22, 2016. (Photo by AFP) After UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, his close ally London Mayor Sadiq Khan has also called on Prime Minister Theresa May to […]

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