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Bruised May back in Brussels

May, 62, won the backing of 200 Conservative Party members of parliament versus 117 against, in a secret ballot that deepened divisions just weeks before parliament needs to ...

A further 13 people are injured, with five still in a critical condition, the local prefecture said ...

The attack took place at about 8pm on Tuesday in the heart of the mediaeval city in eastern France ...

Twitter warns its users

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Furey and two prominent critics of extremism in Islam say they are shocked to ...

EU won’t yield on Brexit treaty

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Less than four months until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March ...

Call for full probe of Boko Haram abuses

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CC chief prosecutor Fatma Bensouda opened a preliminary examination in 2010 ...

May delays crucial vote on Brexit

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In an emergency statement to the House of Commons, May conceded the agreement she struck with the EU faced defeat by a ...

Paris protests spreading

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Burnt-out cars dotted the streets in several neighbourhoods on Sunday as cleaners swept up broken glass from smashed ...

Brexit defeat ‘could topple government’

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Media reports say May is under pressure from her cabinet to delay the vote and fly to Brussels to secure more ...

China furious over executive’s arrest

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The arrest stirred tensions just as the US and China agreed to a pause in their trade spat while negotiators seek a ...

‘Only and best possible deal’

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The British parliament is due to vote on May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday, with the odds looking stacked against her ...

Net closes on biggest mafia group

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The international sweep involved police in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium working together against the ...

Infant’s birth breakthrough

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The breakthrough operation, performed in September 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Man, 69, loses legal bid to be 20 years younger

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A Dutch court on Monday slapped down an attempt by a self-described “young god” shy of his 70th birthday to slash his ...

Macron feels protest heat

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French leader Emmanuel Macron faced growing pressure on Monday to find a way out of the worst crisis of his presidency ...

Battle lines drawn for G20 summit

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The G20 summit is confronted with increasingly dire warnings, by the International Monetary Fund among others, of the ...

Zimbabwe left with less than a week of fuel supplies

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For the past two weeks there have been long‚ winding queues countrywide. The most affected are motorists with ...

Ukraine imposes martial law

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President Petro Poroshenko’s spokesperson confirmed he had signed the act, which introduces martial law for 30 days in ...

Cheers as spacecraft lands on Red Planet

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The dramatic arrival of the $993m (R13.75bn) spacecraft marked the eighth successful landing on Mars in Nasa’s history.

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