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UK Feels Brexit Pressure after EU-Japan Trade Deal

September 13, 2018//-The signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement in July put into sharp contrast the UK’s struggles to make any tangible progress with its Brexit negotiations.

Pompeo in India: ‘Our Partnership has been Steadily Growing’

September 8, 2018//-At a historic meeting between the U.S. and India, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj emphasized the natural ties between the two countries and outlined a future of closer military and economic ties.

Brazil’s Presidential Front-runner Stabbed at Rally

September 7, 2018//-The front-runner in Brazil’s presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, has been stabbed at a campaign rally.

Trump Threatens to Pull US Out of World Trade Organization

August 31, 2018//-President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming it treats the country unfairly.

Mass Shooting: Several Killed at Video Game Tournament

August 26, 2018//-Several people have been killed in a mass shooting at an entertainment complex in Jacksonville, Florida, police say. The sheriff’s office said on Twitter that many people had been wounded and urged people to avoid the area. They said a suspect was dead at the scene. Reports suggest the shooting happened during a […]

US Senator John McCain Dies

August 26, 2018//-Senator John McCain, the Vietnam war hero turned senator and presidential candidate, has died aged 81.

Briefly…on Turkey: A Unique Crisis?

August 21, 2018//-A combination of political and policy uncertainty, alongside a diplomatic dispute with the US, has contributed to the latest sell-off in Turkish assets and has rattled emerging market investors.

Mueller Inquiry: Trump Fears ‘Perjury Trap’ in Russia Inquiry

August 21, 2018//-US President Donald Trump has said he is worried he might face perjury charges if he gives statements under oath to the investigation into Russia’s alleged role in his election victory.

A Journey Through Hajj, Islam’s Special Pilgrimage

August 18, 2018//-For the 1.8 billion Muslims around the world, the Hajj is considered a spiritual pinnacle. Each year, up to three million pilgrims descend on Mecca — the epicenter of the Muslim world — to seek redemption, to forgive and to be forgiven.

About 350 News Outlets to Publish Editorials Denouncing Trump’s ‘Dirty War’ on Press

August 16, 2018//-Nearly 350 news organizations are set to publish editorials on Thursday pushing back against Donald Trump’s attacks on the media and defending freedom of the press.

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