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Putin Enemy Found Dead in London Home
A FORMER KGB agent accused of poisoning Russian defector Alexander Litvinenko was last night linked to a Russian businessman found dead in London.
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Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says UK will ‘regret’ decision
Addressing the European Parliament, Mr Juncker was cheered by Eurosceptic MEPs as he noted the UK’s departure was due on 29 March, 2019.
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China allows Xi to remain president indefinitely, tightening his grip on power
China removed presidential term limits from its constitution on Sunday, giving President Xi Jinping the right to remain in office indefinitely.
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UK deploys military in Russia spy attack probe
British soldiers were deployed on Friday to help a counter-terrorism investigation into a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy as speculation mounted over…READ MORE
Asia-Pacific nations sign sweeping trade deal without U.S.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Eleven countries including Japan and Canada signed a landmark Asia-Pacific trade agreement without the United States on Thursday in what one minister…READ MORE
Trump’s sanctions and hardline rhetoric brought North Korea to negotiating table, experts say
President Trump may have just forced North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un to come the negotiating table…with maybe just a little help from Twitter.
Possibility of North Korea detente stirs diplomatic angst in Japan
Signs of easing tension over North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, greeted in Tokyo with skepticism, come as Japan faces a possible trade feud with…READ MORE
N Korea’s Kim ‘to advance’ closer ties with South
The report follows a rare visit to Pyongyang by senior South Korean officials, who had dinner with the normally reclusive leader.
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Europe’s bruised ‘Queen’ Merkel lives another day
Long dubbed the “Queen of Europe”, Germany’s veteran Chancellor Angela Merkel emerges as the bruised survivor of her deepest crisis to govern for what many…READ MORE
Italy heads to polls with centre-right ahead but stalemate likely
ROME (Reuters) – Italians go to the polls on Sunday in a vote that could bring political gridlock after an election campaign marked by anger…READ MORE