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[Ticker] EU leaders refuse to mediate Catalonia conflict

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EU leaders have declined to mediate the Catalonia crisis, saying it is for Madrid and Barcelona to resolve. "There is no room, no space for any kind of mediation or international initiative or action," European Council president Donald Tusk said Thursday. Spanish government spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo confirmed that the Spanish Cabinet will hold an extraordinary meeting on Saturday to approve what further steps to take.

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UK has one of the worst pollution death rates in Europe, major study reveals

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Only Belgium had a worse record than the UK in terms of the proportion of deaths blamed on pollution

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Obama and Bush decry deep US divisions without naming Trump

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by the BBC's Gary O'Donoghue in Richmond, Virginia President Barack Obama still knows how to draw a crowd - and they queued round the block for hours to see him speak. But if they were hoping for head-on attacks on Donald Trump, they...

[Analysis] May on mission impossible in Brussels

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UK prime minister called on other EU leaders to "step forward together", but she has almost nothing to offer them except the threat of walking away.

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EU leaders urge inquiry into Malta murder

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European Union leaders have called on Malta to carry out a full investigation with international help over the killing of the country's best-known journalist.

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Over for EU? CHEXIT on the cards as Czech Republic party leader calls for referendum

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THE Czech Republic could follow in Britain’s footsteps and hold a referendum on leaving the European Union, according to the leader of a far-right party.

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World War 3: EU security boss issues STERN threat to North Korea - 'gravest punishment'

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NORTH KOREA was hit with a new set of harsh sanctions from the European Union in an attempt to pressure the rogue state to destroy its World War 3 aspirations.


Exclusive: New data shows race disparities in Canada's bail system

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Black people in Canada’s most populous province spent longer behind bars awaiting trial than white people charged with many of the same categories of crimes in each of the past five years, according to data obtained by Reuters.

Tags: EU, Canada, SPA

South Korea Emphasizes Safety Measures While Promoting Pyeongchang Olympics

Added: 20.10.2017 5:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

South Korea's foreign ministry was looking to convince the world that the Pyeongchang Olympics will be safe from North Korean provocations during a briefing to diplomats and executives at foreign companies on Friday, according to Reuters. Tensions have been high all year with the continued missile development threats and tests from Pyongyang, and with officials and executives gathering from around the world in South Korea, the foreign ministry hopes to ensure that the government has made full efforts for hosting a safe Olympic games scheduled for Feb. 9-25 next year. “We plan to actively explain the Olympics will be safe,” one official said.Officials from Japan, Russia, China, and the United...

New technology could see hand luggage screened while passengers browse duty free shops - in bid to cut airport queues

Added: 20.10.2017 5:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ministers investigating ways to cut airport queues have suggested hand luggage could be checked while passengers browse duty free shops.

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