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Raoul Ruparel, appointed by Brexit Secretary David Davis to make an analysis on leaving the European Union
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The head of a Bangladeshi Islamist group accused of staging a deadly siege at a cafe and the killing of several foreigners died while trying to evade arrest earlier this month, security officials said
Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said Friday that a decision on further investment at a car plant in Britain would be made "next month", amid concerns about Brexit's impact
Decision follows 2015 row over South African visit by Sudanese president sought by ICC on war crimes charges
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Friday he would not change his 2017 budget plan even if the European Commission says it breaches EU rules on fiscal consolidation
As Iraqi forces close in on Mosul, militants use civilians as ‘human shields’, train children in suicide-bombing techniques
ROME (Reuters) - An NGO rescue group said on Friday that the crew of a speedboat labeled "Libyan Coast Guard" had attacked a migrant boat packed with some 150 migrants, beating them with sticks and ca
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's army and Russia's air force halted their bombardment of rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Friday, a monitoring group said, on the second of four consecutive daytime unilateral ce
More than 80 migrants believed to be from Syria, half of them women and children, were rescued off Cyprus Friday after their overloaded boat ran into engine trouble, officials said
China on Friday described as "normal exchange" the first-ever Sino-Indian joint military exercise in eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir and said the drill was not targeted against any &quo
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - There is a stalemate on the issue of mandatory migrant resettlement quotas in the European Union between proponents of the scheme and opponents such as Hungary, Hungarian Prime Mi
Despite vocal support from Theresa May and François Hollande, the plan failed to win the necessary unanimity to pass.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is considering a cabinet reshuffle to reverse a slump in popularity by sidelining ministers he sees as obstacles to winning debt relief from international lenders,
A North Korean woman who was forced to work in a prison camp where she started a secret Christian church and won converts for the faith despite immense persecution, has revealed that people living und
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Thursday he would accept the result of the Nov. 8 election - "if I win" - fueling Republican concerns his stance would make it harder for his
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insisted in front of European leaders on the admission of refugees in accordance with the quota principle. In this way, tension on the Greek islands may be calmed.
Belarus has obtained the right to hold the second European Games in 2019.
LONDON (Reuters) - British journalist Mazher Mahmood, renowned for his "fake sheikh" undercover sting operations for media mogul Rupert Murdoch's tabloids, was jailed for 15 months on Friday for tampe
A home for asylum seekers was set on fire in a Stockholm suburb early Friday, the second such incident in the Swedish capital in less than a week, police said
EUSTIS, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say two women panicked when they found their 94-year-old father dead in his central Florida home and buried him in the yard. Lake County Sheriff’s spokesman Fr
Islamic State militants have launched attacks on the northern province of Kirkuk, days after Iraqi forces began an offensive to recapture the extremist group’s stronghold of Mosul in a nearby region.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights official said on Friday that the siege and bombing of eastern Aleppo in Syria constituted "crimes of historic proportions" that have caused heavy
South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, Justice Minister Michael Masutha sa
South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, Justice Minister Michael Masutha sa
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leaders said on Friday they were banned from leaving Venezuela, adding to outrage over the suspension of their drive for a recall referendum against unpopular
The United Nations said medical evacuations from eastern Aleppo had not begun on Friday as it had hoped, as a lack of security guarantees and "facili
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio firefighter struck by lightning at a charity event two years ago has died from an infection attributed to his injuries. The Columbus Division of Fire says 56-year
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State launched a major counter-attack on the city of Kirkuk on Friday as Iraqi and Kurdish forces pursued operations to seize territory around Mosul in preparation for an o
LONDON (AP) — A judge has sentenced a British journalist who often posed as a Middle Eastern tycoon in sting operations to 15 months in prison, after the tabloid reporter was convicted of perverting
Turkish Armed Forces used a strike drone in the province of Hakkari and neutralized six members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group, Anadolu Agency reported Oct. 21.
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man is facing felony charges after being accused of making a bomb threat against a GOP office in North Carolina. The Hendersonville Police Department said in a news rele
The Balkan Refugees Culture and Solidarity Foundation (Bal-Goc) in Turkey has called on Bulgarian citizens in the country to vote for head of state on November 6, while calling the restriction for onl
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's lead Brexit negotiator wants British and EU officials to work in French rather than English during the divorce talks, an EU official familiar with Brussels' B
Facebook has apologized for taking down a breast cancer awareness video because the images were flagged as offensive, saying the move was "an error"
Following on from the 2013 exoneration of celebrated World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing, Britain is to pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of crimes under sexual offense law

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