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Colombia FARC rebels stop levying 'tax' in peace drive

Colombia FARC rebels stop levying 'tax' in peace drive Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

Colombia's FARC rebel force says it has halted recruiting fighters and demanding money from civilians as it works towards a historic peace deal with the government.
Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall

Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

Four major U.S. airports plan to speed up security checks by automating the distribution of bins for travelers' carry-on bags, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines Group Inc said on Tuesday.
North America leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism

North America leaders defend free trade, resist isolationism Wed, 29 Jun, 2016

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico pushed back Wednesday on calls for walling off their nations from free trade, arguing that more commerce with the outside world is inevitable and will deliver measurable benefits for their citizens.
Toyota announces recalls for defective air bags, canisters

Toyota announces recalls for defective air bags, canisters Wed, 29 Jun, 2016

Toyota announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags and another 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls.
EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly, market rout halts

EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly, market rout halts Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth.
Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors

Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada will lift visa requirements for Mexican visitors as of December 2016, removing a major irritant in relations between the two countries.
Brexit vote sparks surge in Irish passport applications

Brexit vote sparks surge in Irish passport applications Mon, 27 Jun, 2016

Britain's vote to leave the European Union has triggered a surge in applications for Irish passports, which would allow their holders to remain EU citizens, officials said Monday.
1.5 million sign UK petition for second EU vote

1.5 million sign UK petition for second EU vote Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

More than 1.5 million people have signed a petition calling for a second referendum, after a shock vote to pull Britain out of the EU, an official website showed Saturday.
Britain's EU commissioner, finance chief Hill, resigns

Britain's EU commissioner, finance chief Hill, resigns Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

Britain's representative on the EU executive in Brussels, Financial Services Commissioner Jonathan Hill, resigned on Saturday after having campaigned against a British exit from the European Union.
Shocked EU tells Britain to leave quickly

Shocked EU tells Britain to leave quickly Fri, 24 Jun, 2016

A stunned EU on Friday urged Britain to leave as "soon as possible" amid fears the devastating blow to European unity could spark a chain reaction of further referendums.
EU's Tusk says 27 EU leaders determined to keep unity after Brexit

EU's Tusk says 27 EU leaders determined to keep unity after Brexit Fri, 24 Jun, 2016

European Union leaders are determined to keep the unity of the EU after Britain voted to leave the 28-nation bloc, the chairman of the leaders Donald Tusk said on Friday, noting the EU had been prepared for such an outcome.
Britain votes to leave EU, unleashing global turmoil

Britain votes to leave EU, unleashing global turmoil Fri, 24 Jun, 2016

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's landmark referendum showed, a stunning repudiation of the nation's elites that deals the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two.
UK economy plunges into unknown on Brexit

UK economy plunges into unknown on Brexit Fri, 24 Jun, 2016

Britain's economy was plunged into a dizzying unknown on Friday as the country lurched towards the EU exit, with the world economy bracing for a hit on growth and unemployment.
Thousands march in tense Paris labour protest

Thousands march in tense Paris labour protest Thu, 23 Jun, 2016

Thousands of people opposed to France's hotly contested labour reforms were back in the streets of Paris Thursday in the first violence-free protest in weeks.
Violence erupts as thousands rally against labor law in Paris

Violence erupts as thousands rally against labor law in Paris Tue, 14 Jun, 2016

Gangs of masked youths smashed windows and hurled stones at riot police as thousands of people marched through Paris on Tuesday in protest at a planned change of labor laws that would make hiring and firing easier.

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