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Hoping to win Brexit support, PM May says world leaders ready for trade

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:44pm
Several world leaders are keen to strike trade deals with Britain once the country is out of the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Monday, pressing the case for her Brexit deal before a fateful Dec. 11 vote in parliament.

Macron tells PM to hold talks after worst unrest in Paris for decades

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:42pm
French President Emmanuel Macron ordered his prime minister on Sunday to hold talks with political leaders and demonstrators, as he sought a way out of nationwide protests after rioters turned central Paris into a battle zone.

Netanyahu's legal woes grow as police seek new bribery charges

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 4:52pm
Israeli police on Sunday said they had found enough evidence for bribery and fraud charges to be brought against Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in a third corruption case against the Israeli prime minister.

Trump wants Kim to know he likes him and will fulfill his wishes, South Korean leader says

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 4:39pm
Donald Trump wants North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to know that he likes him and will fulfill his wishes, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday, a day after meeting the U.S. president at an economic summit in Argentina.

Iran says it will continue missile tests after U.S. allegation

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 3:24pm
Iran said on Sunday it would continue missile tests to build up its defences and denied this was in breach of U.N. resolutions following U.S. allegations that Tehran had tested a new missile capable of carrying multiple warheads.

Ex-FBI head Comey drops challenge to House panel subpoena

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 2:57pm
Former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday withdrew his bid to quash a congressional subpoena compelling him to testify in secret about the bureau's decisions on investigations ahead of the 2016 presidential election, his lawyer said.

Emphasis on urgency as climate talks begin in coal city Katowice

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 2:15pm
Delegates from nearly 200 nations on Sunday began two weeks of talks to tackle deep political divisions at the most important U.N. meeting on global warming since the landmark 2015 Paris deal to shift away from fossil fuels.

Mexico's new president takes aim at violence during first day in office

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 1:51pm
On his first full day in office, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended a plan to end lawlessness with a new national guard, an initiative that risks upsetting some supporters who favor a less militarized approach.

Exclusive: Nexstar clinches $4.1 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media - sources

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 1:13pm
Nexstar Media Group Inc has reached an agreement to acquire Tribune Media Co for about $4.1 billion, a deal which would make it the largest local U.S. TV station operator, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

U.S., China agree on trade war ceasefire after Trump, Xi summit

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 12:23pm
China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war on Saturday after high-stakes talks in Argentina between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, including no escalated tariffs on Jan. 1.

Thousands march peacefully in Brussels against global warming

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 12:11pm
Tens of thousands of people marched peacefully on Sunday in Brussels urging governments to respect commitments on countering climate change as a United Nations conference on keeping global warming in check opened in Poland.

Be celibate or leave the priesthood, pope tells gay priests

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 10:48am
Men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, and it would be better for priests who are actively gay to leave rather than lead a double life, Pope Francis says in a new book.

Disobedient nun saved my life, pope says in new book

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 10:48am
A hard-headed hospital nun who disobeyed doctor's orders saved the life of Pope Francis some six decades ago when he risked dying of pneumonia, the pope reveals in a new book.

Myanmar journalists, lawyers raise concerns over jailing of Reuters reporters

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 10:35am
Groups representing journalists and lawyers in Myanmar handed a letter to the country's president on Friday outlining their concerns over the jailing of two Reuters reporters convicted of breaking state secrets laws.

Senior U.S. admiral found dead in Bahrain, no foul play suspected

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 10:03am
The U.S. Navy admiral overseeing American naval forces in the Middle East has been found dead at his residence in Bahrain, the Navy said on Saturday, adding that foul play was not suspected.

Macron visits riot-damaged Arc de Triomphe, state of emergency mulled

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 6:34am
President Emmanuel Macron rushed to the Arc de Triomphe on Sunday after one of France's most revered monuments was vandalized by rioters, with the government considering a state of emergency after the worst bout of unrest for years.

Stunned Parisians clean up posh central district after worst riots since 1968

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 6:25am
Workmen cleared away burned hulks of cars, scrubbed the defaced Arc de Triomphe monument and replaced the shattered windows of luxury boutiques in Paris on Sunday after the worst riots in the center of the capital in half a century.

Netanyahu's legal troubles mount as police seek new bribery charges

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 6:18am
Israeli police on Sunday said they had found enough evidence for bribery and fraud charges to be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in a third corruption case against the Israeli leader.

Explainer: Netanyahu investigation - What happens next?

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 6:17am
Benjamin Netanyahu is the dominant Israeli politician of his generation. On the domestic and international stage, no rival comes close to the Likud Party leader known widely as “Bibi”.

Deutsche Bank chief dismisses takeover speculation

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 5:41am
Deutsche Bank is not at risk of a takeover, its chief executive told a German weekly paper after its shares fell to a record low on Friday in the wake of a two-day raid related to money laundering allegations.

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