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Two Celtic fans have been stabbed in Rome ahead of their team’s Europa League fixture with Lazio, the Scottish champions said on Thursday.

Two Celtic fans stabbed ahead of Europa League clash with Lazio

Two Celtic fans have been stabbed in Rome ahead of their team’s Europa League fixture with Lazio, the Scottish champions said on Thursday.
Dr Hans-Gert Pottering, Former President of the European Union Parliament, on Tuesday in Abuja, said that leaving the European Union was one of the worst decisions made by Britain.

Hans-Gert Pottering: Brexit worst mistake by Britain

Dr Hans-Gert Pottering, Former President of the European Union Parliament, on Tuesday in Abuja, said that leaving the European Union was one of the worst decisions made by Britain.
STRASBOURG, FRANCE - The European Parliament on Thursday awarded the Sakharov Prize for human rights to Uighur intellectual Ilham Tohti, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment in China for separatism.

Jailed Uighur Tohti wins European Parliament Sakharov Rights Award

The European Parliament on Thursday awarded the Sakharov Prize for human rights to Uighur intellectual Ilham Tohti, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment in China for "separatism".
European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.

EU parliament president calls on leaders to grant Brexit delay

European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.

Boris Johnson’s government prevented from holding vote on Brexit deal

The Speaker of the British Parliament’s main House has prevented Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government from holding a vote on its agreement for Britain to leave the European Union.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey would stage a new military operation against US-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria [File-Ismet Bicen-AP]

Recep Erdogan: Turkey can send millions of Syrian refugees to EU

Turkey will “open the door” and send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe if its undergoing military operation in Syria’s north is qualified as an intrusion, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday.

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu to lead ‘Biafran’ delegation to UN on Tuesday

Leader of the proscribed Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will on Tuesday lead a delegation to the UN office in Geneva, Switzerland.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

British premier likens himself to The Incredible Hulk

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson likened himself to the comic book character The Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview while stressing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday he was sticking by his close ally Richard Ferrand after the assembly president was charged with conflict of interest over a property deal.

French assembly chief, president’s ally charged over property deal

French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday he was sticking by his close ally Richard Ferrand after the assembly president was charged with conflict of interest over a property deal.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

Boris Johnson seeks snap election to break Brexit deadlock

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Thursday for an early election after a flurry of parliamentary votes tore up his hardline Brexit strategy and left him without a majority.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Boris Johnson loses first test in bye-election

Britain’s Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a bye-election that shrinks his parliamentary majority to just one.
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, battling stagnant poll results and suspicions of illegal funding, is now torn by a deepening rift between its leadership and its most radical wing.

Germany’s far-right AfD party ‘tearing itself apart’

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, battling stagnant poll results and suspicions of illegal funding, is now torn by a deepening rift between its leadership and its most radical wing.

INEC: Nigeria can’t have quality elections without vice chancellors

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has again stressed its commitment to sustaining its partnership with University Vice Chancellors and other Academics in the country, saying their inclusion in the electoral process is vital to the sustenance of democracy in the country.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal

The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia,
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

MURIC: NCEF allegations against President Buhari unfounded

An NGO, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has described the allegations in a petition by the Northern Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) against President Muhammadu Buhari as frivolous and unacceptable.
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on May 25, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the resignation speech of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. – Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on May 24 that she will resign on June 7 following a Conservative Party mutiny over her remaining in power. All the UK papers carried the story on their front pages with headlines like the Guardian’s “Broken by Brexit”, the Daily Mail’s “A Crying Shame” and the Times’ “It all ends in tears”. (Photo by DANIEL SORABJI / AFP)

UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where Theresa May failed on Brexit

The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez applauds at the end of a campaign rally in Barcelona on May 23, 2019 ahead of EU elections. (Photo by LLUIS GENE - AFP)

Spain prime minister faces ‘second round’ in European polls

Spain votes in local, regional and European Parliament elections on Sunday which will influence acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s talks to form a new government.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge European Union leaders to work with her to change the Brexit deal and help her win the backing of the United Kingdom's parliament, despite the EU's repeated insistence that it is not open to renegotiation.

Reports: British premier expected to quit on Friday

Theresa May is expected to announce her resignation as British Prime Minister on Friday, most British newspapers reported on Thursday.

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