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Australia PM rules out early poll after by-election blow

Australia PM rules out early poll after by-election blow

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged Sunday his embattled government would serve out a full term despite the conservative coalition looking set to lose its majority after a voter backlash ...

Tapes show Saudi journalist 'decapitated': Turkish daily

Tapes show Saudi journalist 'decapitated': Turkish daily

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated inside Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul, pro-government daily Yeni Safak reported Wednesday, saying it had heard audio recordings.

Britain's May confronts EU leaders amid Brexit crisis

Britain's May confronts EU leaders amid Brexit crisis

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May faces a Brexit showdown with frustrated EU leaders Wednesday with talks to agree an orderly break-up at an impasse.

US defence chief Mattis says Trump is '100 percent' with him

US defence chief Mattis says Trump is '100 percent' with him

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump has assured him of his full support, one day after Trump appeared to cast doubt over the Pentagon chief's fate.

Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday: diplomatic source

Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday: diplomatic source

Turkey will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul later on Monday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish diplomatic source said.

British, EU ministers say still time for Brexit deal

British, EU ministers say still time for Brexit deal

British and European foreign ministers insisted Monday there is still time to negotiate an orderly Brexit deal, even after the disappointing failure of the latest round of talks.

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

Journalist murder a toxic mystery in Malta one year on

A year after a car bomb killed Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, those who ordered the murder remain free while others continuing her work in the EU's smallest state are branded traitors.

Brexit means new controls on trade to N. Ireland: EU

Brexit means new controls on trade to N. Ireland: EU

Britain will have to accept limited new administrative controls on trade with Northern Ireland in any negotiated Brexit deal, Europe's chief negotiator warned on Wednesday.

Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN ambassador: US media

Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's UN ambassador: US media

Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump's national security team.

The last dance: Europe tells May to 'get down to business'

The last dance: Europe tells May to 'get down to business'

The jig's up. It's time for Theresa May to stop dancing around and get down to the business of negotiating Brexit, Europe warned on Thursday.

UK's May and Johnson battle it out as Brexit deadline looms

UK's May and Johnson battle it out as Brexit deadline looms

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her main rival Boris Johnson battled Tuesday to woo their Conservative party members, as the European Union raised the pressure on London to offer compromises to reach a Brexit deal.

Macedonia votes on new name to end Greek row

Macedonia votes on new name to end Greek row

Macedonians went to the polls Sunday to vote on whether to re-name their country North Macedonia in a bid to settle a long-running row with Greece and unlock its path to NATO and EU membership.