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June 25, 2017 11:14 AM India’s Modi in Washington for ‘no frills’ Trump meet

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Washington, United States, Jun 25 – India’s leader Narendra Modi arrived in the US for his first meeting Monday with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties and move beyond disagreements over climate change. Relations between the world’s two largest democracies warmed under Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama as India 1

June 24, 2017 8:11 AM Colombia's ELN frees two Dutch journalists

Officials say Derk Bolt and Eugenio Marie, abducted earlier this week, released in rural area in Norte de Santander. Colombia's Marxist ELN fighters have released two Dutch journalists they had captured earlier this week, according to officials. The ombudsman office, which handles human-rights-related issues, wrote on Twitter on Saturday that the ELN, or the National 5

June 24, 2017 12:00 AM Brexit one year on: how Brussels sees it

It’s simply business as usual for a strangely unobsessed European Commission The message from Brussels to London after Theresa May’s election drubbing was simple: “We are ready to talk as soon as you are.” The talks duly opened on June 19th. They were more about procedure and timing than substance, and there was little commentary, publicly anyway, beyond 5

June 22, 2017 6:16 AM Bayern issue hands-off warning over to Man United and Chelsea over Robert Lewandowski

Lewandowski had not been on any of England's leading clubs' shopping list at the start of the summer because of the four-and-a-half-year contract he signed at Bayern last December, but something must have changed for the club to issue a public warning about his future. In the statement, Bayern said: "Robert Lewandowski has a contract with FC Bayern

June 21, 2017 12:33 PM Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit: Queen's Speech

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more closely to businesses' concerns about Britain leaving the European Union as she set out a Brexit-focused government program, pared-back to reflect her weakened authority. Chastened by an election which left her Conservative Party short of a majority in parliament and reopened debate 5

June 20, 2017 2:23 PM Demystifying Qatar-Iran connection in GCC crisis

Crisis, if persists, will only increase Iran's influence, disrupt U.S. efforts against it, terrorism, spreading radicalism - The writer is an international relations analyst and political adviser. One of the charges used as a pretext to justify actions against Qatar in the recent pre-planned Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) crisis -- in addition to severing 4

June 20, 2017 8:37 AM Northern Ireland now emerging as pivotal issue in Brexit talks

The issue dominated a first meeting of EU and UK Brexit negotiations yesterday, with both sides agreeing to handle the peace process, common travel area and Border separately to other issues in the talks. However, UK Brexit Secretary David Davis warned the "very sensitive" issue of the Irish Border may not be resolved until near the end of the Brexit 6

June 19, 2017 9:29 PM Chelsea set to enter Ox race

Chelsea are set to enter the race to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal. The west Londoners are ready to take advantage of Arsenal’s failure to tie the England midfielder down to a new deal. Liverpool and Manchester City are already in the hunt with just a year left on Oxlade-Chamberlain’s contract. Although he has had talks with Arsenal, he has yet to be made a former 9

June 19, 2017 5:13 PM Finsbury Park attack suspect named as Darren Osborne

The man arrested on suspicion of carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack is 47-year-old Darren Osborne from Cardiff, the BBC understands. He was held after a van hit Muslims who had been attending evening prayers at a north London mosque. They had been helping a man who had collapsed. He later died but it is not clear if it was because of the attack 3

June 19, 2017 2:59 PM U.K. Walks Into Brexit Talks Naked

The opening game of the Brexit season takes place as scheduled on Monday. The British side debated for almost a year about what sport it would play: Was it rugby, cricket, tennis or perhaps chess? The result was so inconclusive that it has fielded a team that packs neither the solid brawn of the rugby prop nor the quick reflexes and accuracy of the cricketer 7