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Asian shares erase gains after weak China GDP, pound pulls back

Added: 18.10.2019 4:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Asian stocks stumbled on Friday after China posted its weakest growth in nearly three decades, countering a global lift in sentiment on the UK and European Union striking a long-awaited Brexit deal.


Brexit deal at hand in Brussels, Johnson struggles to win support at home

Added: 18.10.2019 2:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Britain and the European Union were on the verge of a last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday but Prime Minister Boris Johnson still has work to do at home to ensure his government and factious parliament approve the plan.

Ambassador breaks with Trump, testifying the President directed diplomats to work with Giuliani

Added: 17.10.2019 17:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland was directed by President Donald Trump to work with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine, he plans to tell Congress Thursday, and was left with a choice: Abandon efforts to bolster a key strategic alliance or work to satisfy the demands of the President's personal lawyer.

Stocks, sterling rise on long-awaited Brexit deal

Added: 17.10.2019 17:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

A deal on Britain's departure agreed with the European Union sent sterling to a five-month high on Thursday and hoisted European stocks to a year-and-a-half peak before doubts about UK parliamentary support hauled them back.


EU leaders seek tough unified message against Turkey's Syria offensive

Added: 17.10.2019 17:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

European Union leaders will seek a common front against their NATO ally Turkey at a summit on Thursday and condemn Ankara's offensive in northern Syria, while considering further ways to pressure it to pull back.


Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Added: 17.10.2019 17:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament to get the agreement approved.

Explainer: 'Super Saturday' Brexit showdown in parliament looms for PM Johnson

Added: 17.10.2019 17:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a Brexit showdown with parliament on Saturday after clinching a last-minute divorce deal with the European Union that his Northern Irish allies oppose.

Johnson told EU leaders he was relatively positive about Brexit deal passing UK parliament: official

Added: 17.10.2019 16:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his fellow European Union leaders that he was relatively positive about their new Brexit deal passing the House of Commons, an EU official said after the British leader addressed the summit in Brussels.

Brexit deal will minimize short-term economy hit: Irish finance minister

Added: 17.10.2019 16:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Brexit deal struck by Britain and the rest of the European Union will minimize much of Brexit's short-term impact on the economies of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday.


Key U.S. diplomat underscores role of Trump lawyer Giuliani in Ukraine scandal

Added: 17.10.2019 16:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump directed senior U.S. officials to talk directly to his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, about U.S. policy in Ukraine, stirring concern that the president was outsourcing foreign policy to a private citizen, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said on Thursday.

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