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With Brexit vote in doubt, UK firms get ready for no deal

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:20
British companies began triggering contingency plans to keep their businesses operating if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, underlining growing concern that political wrangling in London could thwart an agreement with Brussels.
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With Brexit vote in doubt, UK firms get ready for no deal

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:41
British companies began triggering contingency plans to keep their businesses operating if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, underlining growing concern that political wrangling in London could thwart an agreement with Brussels.
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UK PM May heads to Brussels on Wednesday for Brexit talks

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:23
British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday evening to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as part of talks on future ties after Brexit, her office said on Tuesday.
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Italian police confiscate Mafia villas in Rome swoop

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:44
Italian police on Tuesday confiscated eight luxury villas illegally built in Rome by its most infamous and entrenched Mafia clan in dawn raids involving some 600 police.
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Russia says Moscow and Ankara must take swift decisions on Syria's Idlib: agencies

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:37
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday that Moscow and Ankara needed to take swift decisions to support a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib Province.
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UK's top court rejects government bid to stop ECJ hearing Brexit reversal case

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:28
Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a last ditch bid by the British government to stop Europe's top court from considering a case which seeks to determine whether London can unilaterally reverse Brexit.
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DUP's Wilson says his party will work to defeat UK PM May's Brexit deal

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:27
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party which props up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government will focus on trying to kill off her draft Brexit deal, the party's Brexit spokesman said on Tuesday.
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China believes Maldives will make 'correct choice' on trade deal

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:26
China believes the Maldives will make the "correct choice" to continue with a bilateral free trade deal, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, after a Maldives politician said the tiny nation would pull out of the pact.
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Saudi Arabia and UAE announce $500 million aid program for Yemen

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:06
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which together lead a coalition of Arab states fighting against in Yemen against the Houthi movement that controls the capital, pledged a new $500 million food aid program for Yemen on Tuesday.
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China blames 'excuses' for APEC discord, as U.S. ties sour again

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:59
A major Asia-Pacific summit's failure to agree on a communique resulted from certain countries "excusing" protectionism, a top Chinese diplomat said, in a veiled criticism of Washington that further sours the tone of China-U.S. ties ahead of a G20 meet.
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Kremlin accuses U.S. senators of trying to meddle in Interpol election

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:52
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a statement by a group of U.S. senators opposing the election of a Russian candidate to head international police organization Interpol amounted to election meddling.
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UK PM May appeals to Northern Ireland voters to back Brexit deal

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:35
British Prime Minister Theresa May made a direct appeal to Northern Irish voters on Tuesday to back her Brexit deal, writing in the Belfast Telegraph that the deal would put the region in a "fantastic position."
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UK Supreme Court rejects government bid to appeal Brexit reversal case

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:34
Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an application from the British government to try to stop Europe's top court from examining a case seeking to determine whether the country can unilaterally reverse Brexit.
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European court rules Turkey violated pro-Kurdish politician's right to speedy trial

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:27
The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Turkey violated the right to a speedy trial for the former head of the pro-Kurdish opposition, Selahattin Demirtas.
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Security forces storm PNG parliament over unpaid APEC wages

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:25
A group of up to 100 Papua New Guinea (PNG) security personnel forced their way into parliament on Tuesday to demand unpaid wages, just days after world leaders attended a regional summit in the impoverished island nation.
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Philippine senators ask Duterte to disclose China energy plan

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:22
Philippine opposition senators have demanded President Rodrigo Duterte reveal details of joint energy exploration plans with China, warning such a deal risked affirming Chinese territorial claims that are not recognized under international law.
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Brexit: DUP says to work with UK PM May to try to change deal

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:20
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party will continue to work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's government to try to get her to change her EU withdrawal deal, the party's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson said on Tuesday.
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Spain to vote against Brexit accord if text on Gibraltar not changed: PM

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:09
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday that Spain will vote against the European Union's draft Brexit agreement if the included text on Gibraltar was not changed.
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Train derails in north Spain, killing one, 44 hurt

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:40
A commuter train derailed outside the Spanish city of Barcelona on Tuesday, killing one person and leaving 44 injured, the emergency services said on twitter.
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Northern Irish kingmakers send UK PM May a warning over Brexit deal

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 03:37
The Northern Irish kingmakers who prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government sent her a stark warning over her draft Brexit divorce deal, pulling support in several parliamentary votes on a finance bill.
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