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What happens with Brexit after May survives leadership vote

After surviving a no-confidence vote initiated by lawmakers who don’t like her Brexit deal, British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to seek EU concessions and other sweeteners to win their support

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No immediate new assurances for Britain in EU Brexit draft: sources

A draft European Union document on Brexit being prepared for British Prime Minister Theresa May includes only the possibility the bloc would look into giving more assurances to Britain over the Irish backstop, diplomatic sources said.

Pompeo blasts Iran at the U.N. over ballistic missile program

"It is clear the Iranian regime's ballistic missile activity has grown since the nuclear deal," Pompeo said

U.K. leader survives no-confidence vote over Brexit plan

Enough of her fellow Conservative Party members disagreed with her EU exit plans to challenge her leadership, but not enough to oust her

WATCH: Alone at UN, Pompeo blasts Iran nuclear deal, but urges action on Iran missile threat

Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council to "get serious" about Iran.

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Pompeo asks U.N. to bar Iran from ballistic missile testing

Though the United States has few allies that agree with its decision to leave the nuclear deal with Iran, the White House is seeking to expand ...

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Pompeo says CIA still investigating killing of Khashoggi

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday defended the Trump administration's handling of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, stressing Saudi Arabia's importance as a U.S. ally against Iran.

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Italy's Salvini changes tack on EU in bid for center ground

Right-wing firebrand Matteo Salvini is softening his eurosceptic policies in a bid to capture the middle ground of Italian politics and eventually take centre-stage in Europe, even if it means disappointing his more radical supporters.

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Pakistan Hosts Regional Meeting on Countering Afghan Opiates

Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran have pledged to increase cooperation and information-sharing for effectively combating the trafficking of Afghan opiates. War-shattered Afghanistan remains the world’s largest producer of opium, though the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime noted in its latest survey the opium cultivation decreased by 20 percent in ...

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Soccer: Balkan 2030 World Cup bid is realistic, says Bulgarian sports minister

A bid by Balkan countries to host the 2030 soccer World Cup would have a realistic chance because the governments of Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and ...

Brexit could be poised to topple a 2nd British prime minister

Angry over her handling of the EU divorce, PM Theresa May's fellow Conservatives to hold no-confidence vote that could force her out of office

No-confidence vote could oust Theresa May as British PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote by members of her Conservative Party Wednesday, amid her beleaguered plan to leave the EU.

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Chinese citizens celebrate after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is released in Canada

The U.S. sought Meng Wanzhou’s arrest on suspicion she misled banks about Huawei’s business dealings in Iran.        

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou granted bail

Chinese telecom executive, alleged to have violated sanctions against Iran, may be extradited to the U.S.

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Trump’s man in Brussels slams ‘out of touch’ EU

‘The French are heavily involved … they are taking a very parochial view,’ says U.S. ambassador.

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EU leader: We won’t renegotiate Brexit deal

The European Commission president repeated that the Brexit deal was ‘the only deal possible.’

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The Wall Street Journal: Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou granted bail by Canadian judge

A Canadian judge grants bail to Huawei Technologies Co. finance chief Meng Wanzhou, setting the stage for a new confrontation with China as the U.S. ...

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Market Extra: Will EU treat Italy more leniently as France’s Macron risks breaching fiscal rules?

Some investors and politicians wonder if the European Union will ease pressure on Italy over its deficit-busting budget as France risks breaching the EU’s fiscal rules.

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US Treasury, USTR Reach Post-Brexit Insurance Accord with Britain

The U.S. Treasury and U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Tuesday they intended to sign a new bilateral insurance agreement with Britain that will provide insurance market regulatory certainty and continuity after Britain leaves the European Union. The Treasury and USTR said the U.S.-U.K. Covered Agreement would be consistent with a ...

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Macron, Facing Protests, Departs From EU Fiscal Strictures

French President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to defuse antigovernment protests with tax cuts risks bending EU budget rules, threatening to anger other countries in the bloc that complain France gets special treatment.

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Huawei CFO freed on bail ahead of extradition

Tensions remain high over the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for alleged Iran sanction violations, but Canada just offered a tiny olive ...

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'Anti-Zionism' Threatens Europe's Jews

We keep hearing it isn’t the same as anti-Semitism. Even the EU knows better.

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How the Huawei Arrest Extends a Troubled History With the  U.S.

Huawei Technologies Co.’s Chief Financial Officer Wanzhou Meng, arrested in Canada, has been charged with conspiracy to defraud banks in connection ...

Theresa May's desperate bid to salvage her deal has met firm resistance from EU leaders

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a stark message for Theresa May on Tuesday: The Brexit deal cannot be renegotiated.

Watch: Neymar jukes keeper for Champions League score

Neymar smoothly sprinted with the ball on his boot before faking out the Red Star Belgrade keeper for a goal in PSG's Champions League win on Tuesday in Serbia.

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U.K.'s May Faces Uphill Battle to Win Brexit Concessions

The EU won’t reopen a hard-fought deal on the Brexit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said, but British Prime Minister Theresa May later insisted she was picking up support from fellow leaders to soften the deal to gain critical support at home.

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EU president Austria says Brexit deal cannot be renegotiated

The Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union cannot be renegotiated but the EU should consider giving assurances on the so-called Irish backstop without reopening the deal, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's office said on Tuesday.

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