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RIGA (Reuters) – The leader of Latvia’s New Conservative Party, Janis Bordans, abandoned his attempt to form a government on Wednesday after three potential coalition partners pulled out of talks. Nominated Prime Minister Janis Bordans of New Conservative Party listens to media in Riga, Latvia November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins President Raimonds Vejonis was to
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski has submitted an asylum request in Hungary asking for refugee status, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s office said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski enters a court in Skopje, Macedonia, October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski/File Photo Gruevski fled to Hungary this week six
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright, arrives in Downing Street, in London, Britain November 14, 2018.REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – The British government bowed to increasing pressure from lawmakers on Wednesday by bringing forward a planned reform of gambling regulations by six months. Culture minister Jeremy Wright said a
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British Member of Parliament Penny Mordaunt leaves 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain November 14, 2018.REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Two members of Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet of senior ministers, Penny Mordaunt and Esther McVey, will resign on Wednesday, the chief political correspondent of the Telegraph said on Twitter. Christopher Hope said he had
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince senior ministers on Wednesday to accept a draft European Union divorce deal that opponents say threatens both her government and the unity of the United Kingdom. FILE PHOTO – Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a news conference at the European Union leaders
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Israel’s Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman delivers a statement to the media following his party, Yisrael Beitenu, faction meting at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, in Jerusalem November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the conservative coalition government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil. Sri Lanka’s parliament members argue in front of Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya during the parliament session in Colombo, Sri Lanka November
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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers will introduce legislation on Wednesday urging a stronger response by the Trump administration to China’s crackdown on minority Muslims, including possible sanctions against a senior official, a move China decried as hypocrisy. FILE PHOTO: A police officer checks the identity card of a man as security forces keep watch in
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FILE PHOTO: Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin ROME (Reuters) – Libya could hold elections next spring, Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Enzo Moavero said on Wednesday, after Italy hosted a two-day conference in Palermo to try to stabilize
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa amid raucous opposition on Wednesday, throwing the country deeper into crisis. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka’s newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa waves at the staff after participating in the ceremony to assume his duties as the Minister of
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COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a presidential decree to dissolve parliament and hold fresh elections, heightening the country’s political uncertainty. Sri Lanka’s deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaks to media after Supreme Court suspended a presidential decree to dissolve parliament and hold fresh elections, during a news conference in Colombo,
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