General News

Spain arrests suspect after 3 are slain; Italy wants him too

Dec 15, 2017

Spanish authorities have arrested a homicide suspect wanted by Italy for months after the slaying of three people in Spain, including two civil guards

Hungary's PM says EU leaders did 'battle' over migration

Dec 15, 2017

Hungary's prime minister says that European leaders at a summit dinner in Brussels "struggled with each other" over the issue of migrations, calling the debate "political close combat" that was not resolved

EU leaders launch new phase in Brexit talks

Dec 15, 2017

The European Union completed a giant first step in the Brexit negotiations with Britain, giving the green light to move to trade talks which are poised to be even trickier than the acrimonious divorce proceedings have been so far

UN experts say Sri Lankan detainees denied basic rights

Dec 15, 2017

A group of United Nations human rights experts says Sri Lanka has yet to respect individual rights, with people kept in custody for excessive periods pending investigations, and reliance on confessions that are often extracted under torture or duress

Zimbabwe ruling party meets to seal Mugabe's fall from grace

Dec 15, 2017

Zimbabwe ruling party meets to seal Mugabe's fall from grace, position new leader for election

Ex-Russian minister jailed for 8 years over $2 million bribe

Dec 15, 2017

Russia's former economics minister has been sentenced to eight years in maximum security prison after being convicted of accepting a $2 million bribe

The Latest: EU clears way to second round of Brexit talks

Dec 15, 2017

European Union leaders have given the go-ahead to Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the next stage, which will involve discussions over future relations and trade.

European Union leaders give final clearance for Brexit negotiations with Britain to enter second phase involving trade

Dec 15, 2017

European Union leaders give final clearance for Brexit negotiations with Britain to enter second phase involving trade

Brexit steals some of Britain's Christmas cheer

Dec 15, 2017

The uncertainty surrounding the future trade relations between Britain and the rest of the European Union are weighing on businesses, such as Champagne distributors in Britain ahead of Christmas

The kids are alright: 'Youthquake' is Oxford word of 2017

Dec 15, 2017

Oxford Dictionaries is recognizing the power of the millennial generation with its 2017 word of the year: youthquake

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