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Congo's Kabila will not stand for election in December

Congo's Kabila will not stand for election in December

Congo's President Joseph Kabila will not stand in the election scheduled for December, a spokesman said, finally agreeing to obey a two-term limit.

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont to return to Belgium

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont to return to Belgium

Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for Puigdemont last week after Germany refused to extradite him.

Google to appeal record $5bn EU antitrust fine

Google to appeal record $5bn EU antitrust fine

The penalty is nearly double the previous record of 2.4bn euros which the US company was ordered to pay last year over its online shopping search service.

Britain's May bows to Brexit pressure in parliament

Britain's May bows to Brexit pressure in parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May has come under fire from both wings of her party over a hard-won Brexit plan.

Trump says relationship with UK is very, very strong

Trump says relationship with UK is very, very strong

After publicly criticising British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, US President Donald Trump said that the relationship was "very, very strong."

UK PM sets out vision for future ties after Brexit

UK PM sets out vision for future ties after Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May published her blueprint for relations with the European Union after Brexit on Thursday.

PM May seeks unity amid turmoil over Brexit strategy

PM May seeks unity amid turmoil over Brexit strategy

Theresa May has been wrestling with how to enact Brexit without jeopardising business with the world's biggest trading bloc of 27 countries whilst forging new global deals.

Nuclear deal talks set to drag on as Iran seeks more from world powers

Nuclear deal talks set to drag on as Iran seeks more from world powers

Talks to save the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday are unlikely to satisfy Iran, European powers said, and Tehran warned that it could leave the accord if it was not fully compensated for the re-imposition of US sanctions.

Al-Marri praises EU cooperation with NHRC

Al-Marri praises EU cooperation with NHRC

National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) chairman Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has praised the European Union's continued cooperation with the NHRC, as well as the existing cooperation with the European Parliament, which resulted in the signing of a joint agreement to exchange expertise and consultation

In migration row, Merkel appeals to Bavarian allies' European ideals

In migration row, Merkel appeals to Bavarian allies' European ideals

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said deals on migration she had brought home from Brussels should be enough to satisfy her restive Bavarian allies, who were gathering in Munich on Sunday afternoon for a meeting that could decide her political fate.

China, EU agree to fight protectionism, but EU repeats complaints

China, EU agree to fight protectionism, but EU repeats complaints

Chinese and European Union officials both agreed to oppose unilateralism and trade protectionism during talks in Beijing on a bilateral investment agreement, taking a swipe at US President Donald Trump’s campaign of punitive tariffs.

Britain's May looks set for Brexit victory in parliament

Britain's May looks set for Brexit victory in parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May looked set to win a crucial Brexit vote in parliament on Wednesday, keeping her deeply divided government's plans to end Britain's more than 40 years of partnership with the European Union on track.