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A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May reacting as Scottish National Party (SNP) MP and Westminster leader Ian Blackford speaks in the House of Commons in London on April 11, 2019, after she updated MPs on Brexit, following her attendance at the EU Summit. – European leaders agreed with Britain on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to six months, saving the continent from what could have been a chaotic no-deal departure at the end of the week. The deal struck during late night talks in Brussels means that, if London remains in the EU after May 22, British voters will have to take part in European elections — or crash out on June 1. (Photo by HO / various sources / AFP) /

British government postpones Brexit vote

The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa May.
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India govt approves death penalty for child rapists

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Sri Lanka president suspends parliament

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday suspended the parliament for nearly a month, an unexpected move that comes as a power struggle deepens between him and his unity government’s prime minister.

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust Bill into law

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UK premier Theresa May launches powerful attack on Russia ‘meddling’

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Donald Trump warns China Japan could take action on North Korea

US President Donald Trump on Thursday warned China that "warrior nation" Japan could take matters into its own hands if the threat posed by North Korea is not addressed.

New Zealand election stalemate leaves maverick Peters as kingmaker

New Zealand's cliffhanger election ended in a stalemate Saturday, leaving maverick populist Winston Peters of the New Zealand First (NZF) party to decide whether conservative Prime Minister Bill English or his youthful challenger Jacinda Ardern forms government.

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