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Venezuelan firefighters face 20 years’ jail over Maduro donkey jibe
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Venezuelan firefighters face 20 years’ jail over Maduro donkey jibe

[FILE PHOTO] President Nicolas Maduro Two Venezuelan firefighters risk 20 years of prison for publishing a video in which they jokingly referred to a donkey as President Nicolas Maduro, a human rights organization said on Monday. Ricardo Prieto, 41, and Carlos Varon, 45, are accused of “inciting aggravated hatred” in […]

Britain likely to leave EU without deal
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Britain likely to leave EU without deal

AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS Britain is now likely leave the European Union without a deal due to the “intransigence” of the European Union, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox told the Sunday Times. The pro-Brexit minister said that the chances of a no-deal Brexit were now “60-40”, laying the blame […]

May says Trump told her to ‘sue the EU’
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May says Trump told her to ‘sue the EU’

Britain Prime Minister Theresa May / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS US President Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May she should sue the European Union rather than negotiate with them, she said Sunday. May said Trump’s self-declared “brutal” option in the Brexit negotiations was to sue Brussels, shedding […]

Merkel offers Macron concessions on eurozone reforms
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Merkel offers Macron concessions on eurozone reforms

Emmanuel Macron with Angela Merkel. PHOTO: Daily Express German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered a long-awaited answer to French President Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious call for European Union reforms Sunday, offering olive branches on investment and help for debt-mired eurozone member states. More than a year after Macron took office with the […]

The European Union extends Myanmar arms embargo over rights violations, prepares individual sanctions
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The European Union extends Myanmar arms embargo over rights violations, prepares individual sanctions

A view of a Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, September 19, 2017 (Photo by Reuters) The European Union has extended its arms embargo on Myanmar, preparing targeted measures against officials responsible for serious human rights violations. During a session in Brussels on Thursday, the Council of the European Union extended its […]

European Union Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis wants coordinated vaccine push against diseases
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European Union Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis wants coordinated vaccine push against diseases

European Union Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis addresses a press conference on “eHealth” and on a set of recommendations for vaccine-preventable diseases, at the European Commission in Brussels on April 26, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The European Commission urged EU member states on Thursday to cooperate more […]