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23/01/2019

Opposition leader pushes for parliament vote on new Brexit referendum


British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May.


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Venezuela's Maduro orders revision of diplomatic relations with U.S.


Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he had ordered a “revision” of diplomatic relations with the United States and would announce new measures in the next few hours.


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Son of Brazil president faces fresh question about Rio aides


The son of Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he was the target of a “defamatory campaign” after news reports that he employed the mother and wife of a fugitive former policeman accused of running a criminal organization.


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21/01/2019

Erdogan: Turkey is ready to take over Syria's Manbij


Turkey is ready to take over security in Syria’s Manbij, President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Sunday, the Turkish presidency said in a statement.


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Ecuador to tighten controls on Venezuelan immigrants after murder


Ecuador is setting up new units to check Venezuelan immigrants’ legal status and may tighten entry requirements after a Venezuelan man murdered his pregnant Ecuadorian girlfriend, President Lenin Moreno said on Sunday.


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Four arrested over Northern Ireland car bomb, New IRA suspected


Four men were arrested on Sunday over a car bomb attack in Northern Ireland’s Londonderry and police are looking into whether the New IRA militant group was responsible, officers said.


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18/01/2019

North Korea's top envoy arrives in Washington: South Korea's Yonhap


SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's top envoy, Kim Yong Chol, arrived at Washington D.C.'s Dulles International Airport to discuss a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Friday.


U.S. and South Korean media previously quoted unidentified sources as saying U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol were expected to meet in the U.S. capital on Friday.


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UK in deadlock over Brexit 'Plan B' as May and Corbyn tussle


LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions.


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Car bomber kills 10 in Colombia police academy attack


BOGOTA (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least 10 people and wounding over 50 in an attack that prompted fears of a return to the country's violent past.


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17/01/2019

May seeks to end Brexit stalemate after winning confidence vote


Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to MPs from across the political divide to come together to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce agreement.


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