(ANSA/EPA) di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – La tensione tra il governo centrale di Madrid e l’amministrazione catalana, a dieci giorni dal referendum indipendentista del primo ottobre, è alle stelle: questa mattina il blitz della Guardia Civil alla sede della Generalitat a Barcellona ha condotto all’arresto di 14 funzionari del governo locale, tra i quali spicca la
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ROME (Reuters) – The European Union wants Britain to end uncertainties over the terms of its exit from the bloc, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Thursday. Barnier told the Italian parliament he was looking forward in a “constructive spirit” to a speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May in Florence on
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday it is weighing whether the Iranian nuclear deal serves its security interests even as Iran said it did not expect Washington to abandon the agreement. A collapse of the 2015 deal, which U.S. President Donald Trump has called “an embarrassment” but which is supported by
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LONDON (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) cars from Germany whilst others sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating in diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure which has seen diesel
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(ANSA) di ANTONIO GAZZILLO – Quella di ieri è stata una giornata intensa per il presidente del consiglio, Paolo Gentiloni, alle prese con votazioni ed incontri ad alto livello. Al palazzo di vetro, sede dell’Onu, il presidente del consiglio ha tenuto un discorso alla 72esima Assemblea generale: “E’ un’illusione rispondere alle sfide internazionali con muri
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BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) – France’s David Lappartient claimed a landslide victory as he was elected International Cycling Union (UCI) president, replacing incumbent Brian Cookson after the Briton failed to restore the credibility of the sport in his only term. Lappartient, the European Cycling Union (UEC) president, became the first Frenchman to take charge of the
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies. In interviews and emails seen by Reuters, academic and industry experts from countries including Germany, Japan
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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is due to travel to Alabama on Friday to whip up votes in a Senate race that has laid bare the rift between the Republican party’s leadership and its anti-establishment wing. In a move that surprised political analysts, Trump will appear alongside the party-approved incumbent rather than the controversial
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair (RYA.I) is considering forcing 500 pilots to change their holiday plans to avoid risking additional flight delays, Chief Executive Michael O‘Leary said on Thursday. Ryanair this week offered pilots a bonus to work 10 additional days to alleviate a pilot shortage that has caused the cancellation of over 2,000 flights in
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(ANSA/AP) di MARIAGRAZIA DI RAIMONDO – Sullo sfondo dell’Assemblea Generale dell’Onu, la tensione sul destino del accordo nucleare iraniano sale sempre di più, in quanto legata alla decisione del Presidente statunitense Donald Trump. La scelta del tycoon non è ancora stata rivelata, lasciando il mondo intero con il fiato sospeso. Rex Tillerson, segretario di Stato
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(Reuters) – For the first eight months of Donald Trump’s presidency, new U.S. citizens did not receive the customary presidential welcome at their naturalization ceremonies. That changed this week, as immigration officials rolled out a video in which Trump welcomes new citizens into “the American family.” More than 4,500 people from 120 countries were among
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May urged social media companies on Wednesday to more swiftly remove “terrorist content” from the internet, with the aim of stopping it from being uploaded in the first place. “The tech companies have made significant progress on this issue, but we need to go further and faster to
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UNITED NATIONS/COX‘S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump wants the United Nations Security Council to take “strong and swift action” to end violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, declaring the crisis a threat to world. Speaking at a Security Council meeting on peacekeeping reform, Pence accused the
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