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Investigators are seen during a police operation in Oullins, France, May 27, 2019. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot PARIS (Reuters) – French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week’s bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said. The case is being handled as a
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SOUTHAMPTON, England (Reuters) – Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom’s European Parliament election, warning that he would turn British politics upside down if denied. Farage, a bombastic 55-year-old commodities broker-turned anti-establishment supremo, won by riding a wave of anger at
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FILE PHOTO: Labour Party’s Shadow Secretary of State for Departing the European Union Keir Starmer is seen outside the Cabinet Office in London, Britain, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote between a credible “leave option and remain”, its Brexit policy chief said on Monday,
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party on Monday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two months after a disputed election. FILE PHOTO: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends the coronation procession for Thailand’s newly
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Presidential candidate Gitanas Nauseda smiles during the second round of Lithuanian presidential election in Vilnius, Lithuania May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins VILNIUS (Reuters) – Former central bank board member and economist Gitanas Nauseda won Lithuania’s presidential election on Sunday after his opponent Ingrida Simonyte conceded. Nauseda, 55, had 74 percent of the vote, according to
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Germany’s Green party doubled its share of the vote in Sunday’s European Parliament election, leaping into second place behind Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and above the centre-left Social Democrats. The far-right Alternative for Germany showed gains to 10.5% as Merkel’s party shed nine percentage points from 5 years ago but Europeans looking
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