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UK leader holds last-ditch Brexit talks with EU before vote

UK leader holds last-ditch Brexit talks with EU before vote Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to win last-minute changes from the European Union to her Brexit deal, a day before a crucial vote in Britain's Parliament that could derail the country's withdrawal from the EU — and cost May her job.
Dutch PM Rutte says path to Brexit breakthrough unclear

Dutch PM Rutte says path to Brexit breakthrough unclear Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the path to a breakthrough on Brexit remained elusive, and he did not know what his British counterpart Theresa May meant when she said that only "one more push" was needed to reach a deal.
Britain, EU locked in talks as Brexit vote nears

Britain, EU locked in talks as Brexit vote nears Fri, 08 Mar, 2019

Intensive talks between the European Union and Britain are underway to help get Brexit through the British parliament next week, but the bloc has already presented its ideas, a spokesman said on Friday.
Venezuela expels German envoy for backing Guaido as US tightens sanctions

Venezuela expels German envoy for backing Guaido as US tightens sanctions Thu, 07 Mar, 2019

Venezuela expelled Germany's ambassador Wednesday, hitting out at international support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as the US stepped up sanctions in a bid to force out his rival President Nicolas Maduro.
Brexit talks resume as divorce day looms

Brexit talks resume as divorce day looms Tue, 05 Mar, 2019

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets Britain's negotiating team on Tuesday as both sides seek a breakthrough with just weeks to go before this month's ominous divorce deadline.
Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant Tue, 05 Mar, 2019

A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported.
Estonians vote in election with populists seen making gains

Estonians vote in election with populists seen making gains Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

Estonians are voting in a parliamentary election Sunday in the small Baltic nation in a ballot where Prime Minister Juri Ratas and his Center Party are pitted against the center-right opposition Reform Party and where populists are seen making inroads.
Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines

Tensions grow between France and Netherlands over airlines Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday asked the Dutch government to clarify why it bought more than 12 percent of shares in the holding company for the Air France-KLM alliance without first advising Paris.
Ukraine drops Eurovision singer over Russia row

Ukraine drops Eurovision singer over Russia row Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

Ukraine's national broadcaster has dropped the singer who was meant to represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest due to apparent political differences over Russia.
Slovak presidential challengers unite in bid against ruling party

Slovak presidential challengers unite in bid against ruling party Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

The leading opposition contender in Slovakia's presidential election quit the race on Tuesday in a move to consolidate voter bases and better challenge the ruling Smer party candidate.
Turkish President Erdogan lashes out at Sisi over Egypt executions

Turkish President Erdogan lashes out at Sisi over Egypt executions Sun, 24 Feb, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to "someone like him".
Moldova holds election, torn between pro-Moscow and pro-EU parties

Moldova holds election, torn between pro-Moscow and pro-EU parties Sun, 24 Feb, 2019

Moldovans began voting Sunday in an election that reflects the tiny ex-Soviet republic's longstanding division between those seeking closer ties with Moscow and those backing moves to join the European Union.
Thousands in Serbia protest for 11th week against populists

Thousands in Serbia protest for 11th week against populists Sun, 17 Feb, 2019

Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia's capital for 11th week in a row against populist President Aleksandar Vucic and his government.
EU agrees to work with British PM on Brexit demands

EU agrees to work with British PM on Brexit demands Thu, 07 Feb, 2019

The European Union on Thursday promised to work with Theresa May on "whether a way through can be found" to avoid the disruption of a no-deal Brexit after the British prime minister demanded changes to the divorce deal to get it through parliament.
Spain, France, Germany give Venezuela's Maduro ultimatum

Spain, France, Germany give Venezuela's Maduro ultimatum Sat, 26 Jan, 2019

Spain, France and Germany on Saturday gave embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro an ultimatum, saying they would recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as president unless he calls elections within eight days.
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