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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union struck a deal on Friday to move on to talk about trade and a transition period after they agreed the outline of their divorce, easing the pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May. The European Commission said enough progress had been made after the two sides worked through
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to meet European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker before dawn in Brussels, the European Commission said early on Friday, as the two sides seek a deal to open talks on post-Brexit trade. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, London, December 6, 2017.
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Venezuela’s former oil czar Rafael Ramirez said on Wednesday the government would make one of its “worst political moves” if investigators target him in an anti-corruption purge, which is gaining traction ahead of the country’s 2018 presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Rafael Ramirez speaks to a reporter at the United Nations in Manhattan,
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WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy there, breaking with longtime U.S. policy and potentially threatening regional stability. Despite warnings from Western and Arab allies, Trump in a 1 p.m. (1800 GMT) White House speech will
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(Reuters) – A plot to assassinate UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been foiled, Sky News reported on Tuesday, citing sources. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May meets Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at 10 Downing Street, London, December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Pool/File Photo Police believe that the plan was to launch some sort
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SANAA/DUBAI (Reuters) – The powerful exiled son of Yemen’s slain ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh vowed on Tuesday to lead a campaign against the Houthi movement that killed his father after he switched sides in the civil war. FILE PHOTO: A supporter of Yemen’s then President Ali Abdullah Saleh waves a poster featuring him during a
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi federal and Kurdish regional judiciaries are violating the rights of Islamic State suspects with flawed trials, arbitrary detentions under harsh conditions, and broad prosecutions, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. As the Sunni militant group’s self-proclaimed caliphate crumbles following defeats in Iraq and Syria, thousands suspected of joining it have been
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