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Europe stands against Theresa May’s bid to rewrite Brexit

European leaders moved on Wednesday to head off British Prime Minister Theresa May’s bid to rewrite the Brexit divorce deal, warning they will not budge.
Kim Jong-yang speaking at a press conference in January. Kang Kyung-kook-AP

South Korea’s Kim Jong-yang elected as Interpol president

International police body Interpol elected Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as president for a two-year term on Wednesday, beating a Russian national whose candidacy raised concerns in Europe and the U.S. about the risk of Kremlin interference.
European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas

EU: UK Brexit minister’s resignation not a problem

The resignation of Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis is not a problem for the EU, a spokesman for the bloc said Monday, insisting Brussels was ready to negotiate a deal “24/7”.

Facebook to hear EU Parliament hearing live

Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming meeting with European Union lawmakers regarding global data scandal involving Facebook will now be streamed live online, the European Parliament’s president confirmed, on Monday.

British prime minister apologises to Caribbean leaders over deportation row

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday personally apologised to Caribbean leaders after her government threatened to deport people who emigrated to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s.

EU Parliament backs opening next round of Brexit talks

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave its backing to opening the next phase of Brexit talks, but said Britain must “fully and faithfully” turn last week’s hard-fought divorce deal into a final exit treaty.

Brexit talks: Ireland calls for realism on borders

Much of the future border arrangements between Northern Ireland and Ireland can be solved before Brexit talks enter the next phase, Ireland’s foreign minister, Simon Coveney, said.

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UNIPORT to graduate 9,452 students, 106 bag first class

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IGP Adamu: Human trafficking, migrant smuggling threat to security

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has decried the spate of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Nigeria.