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British Prime Minister May to reveal her 'Plan New! 2019-01-21 01:55:00U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is due to lay out a 'Plan B' for Brexit to lawmakers on Monday

Extending the Brexit deadline could cause major issues 2019-01-18 09:19:00Extending the official Brexit deadline for the U.K. could bring a wave of extra logistical and political problems for the European Union.

In the absence of Trump, Brazil's Bolsonaro likely 2019-01-18 08:59:00Brazil's newly-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro will take center stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week.

Recession is the number one fear for CEOs 2019-01-18 06:39:00Cybersecurity and trade are also set to preoccupy business leaders next year.

Huawei could be banned from 5G in Germany 2019-01-18 04:13:00The German government is considering banning Huawei from providing 5G equipment in the country saying security concerns are of "high relevance."

US will 'reinforce its leadership' as the world's 2019-01-18 04:00:00The level of crude output from the U.S. will once again be a major factor this year, the IEA said its closely-watched report on Friday.

European markets close week firmly higher on US-China 2019-01-18 01:52:00European stocks moved higher on Friday, after a report of progress on U.S.-China trade talks raised hopes of a breakthrough in their long-running disp

IBM and Vodafone launch new European venture in 2019-01-17 09:12:00IBM and Vodafone are starting a new venture aimed at boosting Europe's 5G as well as A.I. and cloud capabilities, the companies announced Thursday.

World leaders must identify an 'inclusive' approach to 2019-01-17 08:26:00As thousands of rich and powerful leaders head to Davos for the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week, the organization's founder has urged internatio

Greece's Tsipras narrowly wins a confidence vote, but 2019-01-17 07:11:00The political situation is still fragile for Tsipras, whose party has only 145 seats in the Greek parliament — making him leader of a minority g

Facebook takes down hundreds of fake accounts and 2019-01-17 07:09:00Facebook removed hundreds of pages and accounts linked to Russia, including ties to Moscow's Sputnik news agency, the company said Thursday.

Qatar-based BeIN Sports steps up piracy fight against 2019-01-17 06:53:00BeIN Sports has accused the rival broadcaster of brazenly stealing its sports content.

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Russians Plunge Into Icy Waters to Mark Feast 2019-01-18 16:45:25Across Russia, the devout and the daring are observing the Orthodox Christian feast day of Epiphany by immersing themselves in frigid water through ho

US Senator Meets Turkish Leader to Defuse Tensions 2019-01-18 15:01:08Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with visiting U.S Senator Lindsey Graham in Ankara Friday, in the latest effort to defuse bilateral tension

Prince Philip, 97, Recovering After Car Crash 2019-01-18 13:58:12Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband was recovering Friday at the royal Sandringham estate after the Land Rover he was driving rolled on a nearby

May's Foes Gather as Britain's Brexit Stalemate Drags 2019-01-18 13:48:04Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Friday with European leaders and British Cabinet colleagues, but efforts to end Britain’s Brexit stalemate

EU Wants to Exclude Agriculture From Trade Talks 2019-01-18 11:16:29The European Union insisted Friday that agriculture be kept out of the EU-U.S. trade negotiations, despite Washington’s wishes to include the va

EU Could Snub US-Mideast Meeting Over Iran Concerns 2019-01-18 10:09:07European Union countries appear ready to snub an international conference on the Middle East in Poland next month over concerns it is part of a U.S. d

Students in Germany, Switzerland Demand Action on Climate 2019-01-18 09:57:14Thousands of students are holding rallies across Germany and Switzerland to protest lack of action against climate change. The demonstrations taking

Amnesty Slams ‘Shameful’ EU Policy as Migrant Boats 2019-01-18 09:28:22Human rights group Amnesty International has described as ‘shameful’ the decision by several European states to block NGO migrant rescue s

Human Rights Watch: World's Autocrats Face Rising Resistance 2019-01-18 03:10:00Human Rights Watch says people around the world are confronting the abuses of autocrats and pushing back against intolerant populists. In its annual r

Amnesty Slams EU Policy as Migrant Boats Barred 2019-01-18 03:05:00Human rights group Amnesty International has described as shameful the decision by several European states to block NGO migrant rescue ships from dock

Gloomy Davos: Plenty of Crises, Few World Leaders 2019-01-17 21:38:01An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos next week, which takes place against a bac

Norway PM Solberg to Form Majority Government 2019-01-17 18:28:39Norway's minority centre-right government has struck a deal with the small Christian Democratic Party to form a four-party majority coalition, it sai

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France to try 14 people over 2015 militant 2019-01-18 10:58:52France will put 14 people on trial over suspected connections to deadly attacks in and around Paris in January 2015, including an attack on the satiri

Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, 2019-01-18 08:08:05The action by noyb, chaired by data privacy activist Max Schrems, also named Netflix, Spotify and Youtube, after it tested them by requesting private

Secret talks between US, North Korea take place 2019-01-18 07:52:18Swedish Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Diana Kudhaib said the talks included North Korea's Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui but declined to give fu

Sweden votes for Lofven, ends political deadlock 2019-01-18 05:53:57Swedish lawmakers have approved a center-left minority government led by caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, ending a four-month political deadloc

Russian fighter jets collide over Sea of Japan; 2019-01-18 04:08:07The Russian military said in a statement on Friday that two Su-34 jets were performing training flights when they came into contact about 35 kilometer

Germany, China to sign pacts during finance minister's 2019-01-17 23:08:37Trade between the two nations has softened amid uncertainty caused by the US tariff dispute with China, but both have shown willingness to demonstrate

Brexit: Europe prepares for a chaotic break-up 2019-01-17 19:25:37France is spending 50 million euros ($57 million) to beef up security at airports and the Eurotunnel and hiring hundreds of extra customs officers. Po

Putin receives five-star welcome in Serbia 2019-01-17 11:57:10Ceremonial canons fired and church bells pealed in Belgrade on Thursday as President Vladimir Putin arrived to a rousing welcome in Serbia, a key Mosc

France to accelerate preparations for no-deal Brexit: presidential 2019-01-16 05:07:45

Russia says it caught former US marine accused 2019-01-16 04:21:54Whelan, a former U.S. marine who also holds British, Canadian and Irish passports, was detained by Russia's Federal Security Service on Dec. 28. His

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits 2019-01-15 04:22:20Germany's powerful Verdi union said the strike would last from 02:00 am until 8:00 pm (0100-1900 GMT) at Frankfurt airport, with walkouts in Munich,

German airport security staff begin one-day strike 2019-01-15 02:07:56Security workers at the smaller Hamburg, Hanover and Bremen airports downed tools from midnight while those at main hub Frankfurt joined them two hour

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A look back at France's Yellow Vest protests 2019-01-19 05:24:21Yellow Vest rallies are slated in several French cities on Saturday as the protests enter their 10th consecutive weekend. The latest chapter of the re

Yellow Vests defy Macron 'national debate' bid with 2019-01-19 05:13:38Around seven thousand "Yellow Vest" demonstrators marched through Paris Saturday, marking a 10th straight weekend of anti-government protests, defyi

Former Macron aide Benalla placed under formal investigation 2019-01-18 15:26:44A former top security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron, who was at the heart of a scandal this summer, was placed under formal investigation F

Russia says it will allow German, French experts 2019-01-18 11:23:53Russia on Friday said it had already agreed that France and Germany would monitor shipping traffic in the Kerch Strait following a naval confrontation

Swedish lawmakers elect Social Democrat Lofven to second 2019-01-18 06:04:44Sweden ended a four-month political vacuum Friday when lawmakers elected Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to a second term, after he elbowed out the far-r

French rapper MHD charged with murder over Paris 2019-01-18 02:57:32French rapper MHD was on Thursday charged with murder over a fight that led to the death of a young man in July, his lawyer said in a statement.

PM Theresa May, opposition Labour's Corbyn at impasse 2019-01-17 09:56:35Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn put forth their competing visions for Brexit on Thursday, a day after May surviv

French govt activates plan to prepare for no-deal 2019-01-17 05:49:37France has put in motion a contingency plan to deal with a possible “hard Brexit”, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said on Thursday

Macron's former security aide Benalla detained over misuse 2019-01-17 04:58:24Alexandre Benalla, French President Emmanuel Macron's embattled former security aide, was detained Thursday in connection with a probe into his alleg

Greek PM Tsipras survives confidence vote after Macedonia 2019-01-16 19:57:14Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday survived a confidence vote after a row over a landmark name deal with Macedonia sunk his four-year co

‘Plan B, what plan B?’ Five options to 2019-01-16 14:28:30Advocates of Britain’s divorce from the EU had promised it would restore full sovereignty to the “mother of all parliaments”. The tr

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