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25/11/2018

Gibraltar deal clears way for Sunday Brexit summit


(Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will seal a Brexit package deal with European Union leaders in Brussels on Sunday after an agreement to reassure Madrid on a future say on Gibraltar lifted a threat of a Spanish veto.


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French police clash violently with protesters on Champs Elysees over petrol costs


(Reuters) - Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed in Paris on Saturday with thousands of protesters angry over rising car fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies, the second weekend of "yellow vest" protests across France.


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Taiwan president quits as party chair after local election setback


(Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as chairwoman of the ruling pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after it suffered a major electoral defeat on Saturday, losing two of the island's most important city posts in mayoral elections.


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18/11/2018

Trump administration says no final conclusion on Khashoggi murder


(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Saturday said it had not reached a final conclusion on who was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing.


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Clashes break out after Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt


(Reuters) - Greek police clashed with young protestors in central Athens on Saturday after thousands marched to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that helped topple the military junta.


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Advocates of new Brexit deal 'not living in real world' - Irish minister


(Reuters) - Pro-Brexit British ministers are "not living in the real world" if they think they can renegotiate the divorce treaty agreed with the EU last week, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Saturday.


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16/11/2018

'I'm going to see this through': UK PM May vows to fight for Brexit deal


(Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday after the resignation of her Brexit secretary and other ministers put her strategy and her job in peril.


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'Get out!' Some Mexico border residents reject migrant arrivals


(Reuters) - Demonized by U.S. President Donald Trump and exhausted after a harrowing journey, migrants from Central America in a caravan now face a new threat: open hostility from some Mexicans.


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U.S. imposes sanctions for Khashoggi killing, Saudis seek death penalty


(Reuters) - The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder.


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14/11/2018

Britain agrees Brexit divorce deal with EU, May's opponents vow to thwart it


Britain struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks, thrusting Prime Minister Theresa May into a perilous battle over Brexit that could shape her country's prosperity for generations to come.


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