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People hold banners at a demonstration in support of factory workers of Jasic Technology in Shenzhen in August [Sue-Lin Wong-Reuters]

Labour activists disappeared in China in suspected raids

At least 12 Chinese labour activists went missing in recent days in what is suspected to be a coordinated effort to silence the vocal group, mostly university students or recent graduates.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier Theresa May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

Wounded by a battle with her own MPs, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, pleaded on Thursday with EU leaders for concessions that might save her Brexit deal, while playing down hopes of a swift breakthrough.

Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi mulls European Parliament bid

Italy’s tireless former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday said he is considering running for election as a member of the European Parliament next year.

Aviation union to down tools Friday over delay in release of conditions of service

The National Union of Air Transport Employees will on December 14 embark on a nationwide protest over the delay in the release of the conditions of service of all aviation agencies by the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission.
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Egypt FA in U-turn over 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bid

The Egypt Football Association (EFA) has said that it is interested in bidding to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations despite previous comments.

Plateau council polls: APC urges tribunal to dismiss all petitions

The APC has asked the Plateau Local Government Elections Tribunal to strike out the 31 petitions filed by the PDP, citing alleged failure to reply to pre-hearing questions within the seven days required by law.