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Tony Blair sees another Brexit referendum as most likely outcome

Tony Blair sees another Brexit referendum as most likely outcome

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LONDON (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Tony Blair said a second Brexit referendum is now the most likely outcome because plans to leave the European Union face deadlock in parliament. Less than four months before Britain is due to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May called off a parliamentary vote on her deal with…
Canada says it has been granted consular access to man detained by China
U.N. Yemen envoy pushes Security Council for robust truce monitoring
Iran, Russia, Turkey to meet U.N. envoy next week on Syria: statement
EU’s Juncker says did not mean to offend May
Priest heads to Rome after serving sentence for child abuse in Chile

Priest heads to Rome after serving sentence for child abuse in Chile

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(Reuters) - An Irish-born priest, who was convicted of sexually abusing a girl in his care at a religious school in Santiago but served no jail time for the offense, left Chile on Friday for Rome after serving a four-year sentence. FILE PHOTO: Irish-born Chilean priest John O'Reilly (C) of the Legionaries of Christ leaves…
Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over air strikes

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over air strikes

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Iraq’s foreign ministry has summoned the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad and handed him a letter of protest over “repeated air(space) violations,” it said in a statement on Friday. “The Ministry denounces the actions of Turkish aircraft that violate Iraqi airspace and target several sites ...in northern Iraq, which caused loss of life…
Ireland’s Varadkar wants to help May as far as possible

Ireland's Varadkar wants to help May as far as possible

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Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrives at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he wanted to help Prime Minister Theresa May as much as possible but that EU leaders could not offer her any guarantees that…
EU’s Tusk says no more Brexit negotiations

EU's Tusk says no more Brexit negotiations

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European Council President Donald Tusk attends a news conference after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Vidal BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he had no mandate to reopen Brexit negotiations with Britain, while the head of the bloc’s executive, Jean-Claude Juncker, said he…
One of Khashoggi killers said ‘I know how to cut’ on audio, Erdogan says

One of Khashoggi killers said 'I know how to cut' on audio, Erdogan says

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - One of the killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying “I know how to cut” on the audio of the killing Turkey shared with U.S. and European officials, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in…