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New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

A new anti-Brexit centrist political party holds its official launch in London Monday, one of several initiatives by pro-European Union campaigners drawing hope from a perceived shift in the British public's mood.

Turkey tells EU all conditions met for visa-free travel

Turkey tells EU all conditions met for visa-free travel

Turkey said on Wednesday it had fulfilled all conditions on visa-free travel to Europe, adding it hoped Brussels would respond and lend "momentum" to better ties between Ankara and the EU.

Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea

Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea

Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of around 20 migrants in the Mediterranean, a spokeswoman for the Spanish enclave of Melilla said Sunday.

Oil majors line up for new Qatari gas projects

Oil majors line up for new Qatari gas projects

US and European oil majors are piling in with offers to help Qatar develop new gas projects, the country's energy minister said, despite a protracted crisis in the Gulf region and pressure on firms to choose between Qatar and its neighbours.

EU removes Panama, seven others from tax haven list

EU removes Panama, seven others from tax haven list

The European Union on Tuesday removed eight countries including Panama and South Korea from its new tax haven blacklist after they pledged to address their concerns, the bloc said.

German SPD votes for coalition talks with Merkel

German SPD votes for coalition talks with Merkel

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) voted on Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, moving Europe's economic powerhouse one step closer to a stable government.

Thai cops nab passport forger with Islamic State links

Thai cops nab passport forger with Islamic State links

Mohammad Iqbal, 52, was arrested on January 14 in a Bangkok suburb in possession of Singaporean and Indian fake passports.

After storm, trains resume limited service in Germany

After storm, trains resume limited service in Germany

Trains on Germany's intercity lines began running early Friday, a day after being suspended as violent gales battered northern Europe, killing at least six people across the country.

Four dead as huge storms batter northern Europe

Four dead as huge storms batter northern Europe

The Netherlands bore the brunt of the severe winter storms -- the second this month -- as bitter winds barrelled off the North Sea to hit the low-lying country with full force.

EU 'hearts still open' to Brexit reversal

EU 'hearts still open' to Brexit reversal

European Union leaders love-bombed Britain on Tuesday, holding the door open for it to change its mind about ending its four-decade membership of the bloc next year.

48 Malians drown in single day trying to reach Europe: government

48 Malians drown in single day trying to reach Europe: government

Flags flew at half-mast in Mali on Thursday as the government announced 48 of its citizens drowned in the Mediterranean on a single day over the weekend, all trying to reach Europe.

Concern as Spanish activist probed for saving drowning migrants

Concern as Spanish activist probed for saving drowning migrants

For years Helena Maleno made calls to the Spanish coastguards about migrant boats, potentially saving the lives of thousands of people attempting the treacherous crossing to Europe.