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Inspectors analyse toxin used on Russian spy in England

Inspectors from the world’s chemical weapons watchdog on Monday began examining the poison used to strike down a former Russian double agent in England, in an attack that London blames on Moscow.

EU supports UK as Russia hits back in spy poisoning row

The European Union offered "unqualified solidarity" with Britain on Monday over a nerve agent attack blamed on Russia, as international weapons experts visited to take a sample of the chemical for testing.

France to sue Google and Apple over developer contracts

France will take Google and Apple to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers, said Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire.

DR Congo opposition rally behind exiled leader Moise Katumbi

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition groups rallied behind exiled figure Moise Katumbi at talks in South Africa on Saturday aimed at forging a united front to fight elections due by the end of the year.

Donald Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat

President Donald Trump renewed his demand Saturday that the European Union halts its trade barriers to US products in order to spare his allies new steel and aluminum tariffs.

EU vows to respond to US import tariffs

The European Union will go to the World Trade Organisation to impose its own measures if the bloc is not excluded from the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, EU’s trade chief said on Friday.

Carter Centre: Kenya polls were a setback for democracy

Kenya's 2017 elections were a setback to this East African country's democratic development, the Carter Centre has said.

EU demands Britain pay €2.7bn over China customs fraud

The European Union launched legal action against Britain on Thursday to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.3 billion) in lost customs duties after London allegedly ignored a scam by Chinese importers.

Women’s Day: EU canvasses equality of men, women

As the world marks the International Women’s Day, the European Union (EU) has canvassed the equality of men and women around the world.

Asian markets sink again as Trump fans trade war fears

Asian markets fell again on Monday as the fallout from Donald Trump's proposed steel and aluminium tariffs fanned fears of a global trade war.

Economist: Donald Trump shoots himself in the foot over steel tariff

United States President Donald Trump’s newly announced tariffs on steel and aluminium won’t help the U.S. economy and may cause bigger job losses in sectors using steel, an EU economist has said.

Theresa May admits neither side can have ‘exactly what we want’ in Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday that both London and Brussels will have to make concessions in Brexit negotiations, adding that she remained "confident" of a deal with the EU.

British premier to back EU free trade deal after Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May will call Friday for an unprecedented free trade deal with the EU after Brexit in a major speech, but is expected to acknowledge that Britain will have to make sacrifices in its economic relationship.

Donald Tusk ‘absolutely sure’ EU will accept controversial Brexit draft treaty

EU President Donald Tusk said Thursday he was "absolutely sure" the bloc's members would accept a draft treaty for Brexit that has stirred anger in London over its provisions for Northern Ireland.


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Twitter shares plunge on Israel warning, facebook dives

Twitter shares were hammered Tuesday at midday following reports that Israel was weighing action against the company, adding to the growing woes of social media stocks.

Lionel Messi joins Argentina training ahead of Italy clash

Lionel Messi joined up with his Argentina team-mates on Tuesday as they trained at Manchester City ahead of their World Cup warm-up against Italy.

NGOs warn of intimidation as Italy seizes migrant rescue ship

Human rights groups have warned of a campaign of intimidation after Italian authorities seized a Spanish rescue ship and threatened criminal charges against some of its crew members who refused to hand over rescued refugees and migrants to the Libyan coast guard.

Arewa CF: Nigeria can’t survive without the north

The Arewa Consultation Forum (ACF) says Nigeria “can never survive” without the north.

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China, Russia welcome Korean peace efforts with diplomacy in overdrive

China’s President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for South Korea’s initiative to nurture peaceful engagement with North Korea, and Russia also expressed support, the South Korean official leading diplomatic efforts said yesterday.

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