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Defiant British prime minister hits back at EU over Brexit plan
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Defiant British prime minister hits back at EU over Brexit plan

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a press conference at the end of the EU Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria, on September 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / APA AND AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE Prime Minister Theresa May […]

EU warns Britain it must ‘rework’ Brexit plans
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EU warns Britain it must ‘rework’ Brexit plans

European Council President Donald Tusk arrives for an European Union leaders summit on October 20, 2016 at the European Council, in Brussels. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND EU Council President Donald Tusk issued a stark warning to Britain on Wednesday that its Brexit position must be “reworked”, as Prime […]

Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert ‘catastrophe’
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Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert ‘catastrophe’

European Council President Donald Tusk (L) shakes hands with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier before their meeting at the European Council building in Brussels on September 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Francisco Seco European leaders may need to hold an extra summit in November to clinch […]

Britain warns will not pay Brexit cash if no EU deal
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Britain warns will not pay Brexit cash if no EU deal

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street in central London for a cabinet meeting to discuss 'no deal' Brexit preparations on September 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS Brexit minister Dominic Raab issued a fresh warning Thursday […]

EU parliament votes to stop Hungary’s ‘threat’ to democracy
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EU parliament votes to stop Hungary’s ‘threat’ to democracy

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers a speech during a debate concerning Hungary's situation as part of a plenary session at the European Parliament on September 11, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban vowed, pn September 11, 2018, to defy EU pressure to soften his hardline […]

Social media have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU bill
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Social media have 1 hour to remove terror propaganda: EU bill

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 28, 2016 shows logos of US online social media and social networking service Facebook in Vertou, France. Facebook said April 27, 2017 it is stepping up its security to counter efforts by governments and others to spread misinformation or manipulate discussions for political […]

Juncker urges EU to assume stronger world role
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Juncker urges EU to assume stronger world role

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers his State of the Union speech at the European Parliament on September 12, 2018 in Strasbourg, eastern France. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERICK FLORIN Europe must become a “global player” with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude […]

No farewell yet as Juncker prepares State of the EU
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No farewell yet as Juncker prepares State of the EU

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 3, 2018 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a plenary session in Strasbourg, eastern France. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERICK FLORIN European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will make his annual “state of the EU” speech this week, with the bloc buffeted […]

EU ministers ‘battle’ over French-backed digital tax
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EU ministers ‘battle’ over French-backed digital tax

Austrian Finance Minister Hartwig Loeger (C) and other participants pose for a family photo at a Eurogroup meeting, Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers in Vienna, Austria, on September 7, 2018. Eurozone and EU finance ministers meet to discuss reforms and trade tensions with US. HERBERT NEUBAUER / […]

Barnier rejects key elements of UK post-Brexit plan
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Barnier rejects key elements of UK post-Brexit plan

EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier speaks during a joint press conference with Britain's Brexit Secretary at the European Commission in Brussels on August 31, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Emmanuel DUNAND EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned that two key elements of Britain’s post-Brexit trade plan are “not acceptable”, […]

Britain and EU face trade differences in Brexit talks
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Britain and EU face trade differences in Brexit talks

EU Brexit pointman Michel Barnier (L) walks past Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab (2ndL) in a hallway before a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on September 6, 2018.<br />Britain's Brexit negotiator came to meet his EU counterpart today as Brussels and London scramble to reconcile divorce demands ahead of […]

Forum seeks commonwealth Market, immigration review between Nigeria, UK
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Forum seeks commonwealth Market, immigration review between Nigeria, UK

Buhari and Theresa May in Nigeria. The Nigerian London Business Forum (NILOBF) has hailed the visit of the British Prime Minister, Theresa May to Nigeria and two other African countries. This was contained in a statement released at the weekend and signed by the director, Prof. Chris Onalo. According to […]

Mogherini urges EU to take ‘more responsibility’ on migrant mission
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Mogherini urges EU to take ‘more responsibility’ on migrant mission

Federica Mogherini, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, arrives for an informal meeting of EU-Defence Ministers in Vienna, Austria, on August 30, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / APA / HERBERT NEUBAUER / Austria OUT EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini […]

INEC, EU urge youths to shun electoral violence
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INEC, EU urge youths to shun electoral violence

INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the European Union (EU) have urged youths to resist being used for violence in 2019 polls. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the call yesterday at youths’ votes count outreach at the University of Port Harcourt. Head of […]

EU’s security must no longer depend on US: Macron
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EU’s security must no longer depend on US: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the annual French ambassadors' conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris on August 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PHILIPPE WOJAZER French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost […]

UK plans to adopt EU rules in case of no-deal Brexit
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UK plans to adopt EU rules in case of no-deal Brexit

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) Dominic Raab delivers his speech outlining the government's plans for a no-deal Brexit, in central London on August 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PETER NICHOLLS Britain’s Brexit secretary said on Thursday that London will take unilateral […]

Brexit figurehead Farage returns to fight prime minister’s plan
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Brexit figurehead Farage returns to fight prime minister’s plan

Brexit campaigner and Member of the European Parliament Nigel Farage addresses the European Parliament during a debate on the guidelines on the framework of future EU-UK relations in Strasbourg, France, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Nigel Farage, who spearheaded the drive to get Britain out of the EU, announced Saturday […]

Over 450 people hurt in Romania protest clashes
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Over 450 people hurt in Romania protest clashes

A protester walks past a fire during clashes with police at a demonstration against the government in front of the Romanian Government headquarters, in Bucharest August 10, 2018. Romanian police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse anti-corruption protesters in Bucharest after tens of thousands rallied to call on […]