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US trade commission sues Cambridge Analytica for duping Facebook users

US trade commission sues Cambridge Analytica for duping Facebook users

Washington: The US trade commission has filed a lawsuit against Cambridge Analytica, accusing the UK-based data company of adopting "dece...Read More

3 candidates for top EU job have been ruled out

3 candidates for top EU job have been ruled out

Brussels: French President Emmanuel Macron declared Friday that three top candidates to become head of the European Union's powerful exec...Read More

Pressure grows on Hong Kong over extradition bill

Pressure grows on Hong Kong over extradition bill

Controversial extradition bill has prompted violent street protests in Hong Kong

European union blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger plan

European union blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger plan

The EU's powerful anti-trust authority on Tuesday blocked the merger of German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp with Indian steel gia...Read More

European Union: Theresa May’s exit changes nothing

European Union: Theresa May’s exit changes nothing

Brussels: The European Union said Friday that Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation does nothing to change its position on the Brexit ...Read More

British Prime Minister Theresa May resigns over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May resigns over Brexit

London: Theresa May Friday announced that she is quitting as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking a contest for Britain’s new Prime...Read More

British Steel collapses; 25,000 jobs at risk

British Steel collapses; 25,000 jobs at risk

London: British Steel Ltd has been ordered into liquidation as it struggles with industry-wide troubles and Brexit, threatening 5,000 wor...Read More

Let’s make a Brexit deal: UK PM Theresa May to Opposition

Let’s make a Brexit deal: UK PM Theresa May to Opposition

London: Britain’s Conservative government and opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months o...Read More

India tariff issue: Countries seek to join WTO consultations

India tariff issue: Countries seek to join WTO consultations

New Delhi: Canada and Thailand had expressed interest to join consultations in a case filed by the European Union in the WTO against Indi...Read More

India not a tariff king, right to protect sectors: Experts

India not a tariff king, right to protect sectors: Experts

New Delhi: India is not a ‘tariff king’ and it has all the right to take appropriate measures to protect the interest of specific sectors...Read More

No Brexit extension beyond Oct 31: Juncker

No Brexit extension beyond Oct 31: Juncker

Strasbourg: The European Union is not likely to extend the Brexit negotiation period beyond the current – and already delayed – date of O...Read More

EU green lights trade talks with Washington

EU green lights trade talks with Washington

Brussels: European Union countries on Monday gave the final green light for Brussels to open trade talks with Washington, despite France’...Read More

Donald Trump threatens Tariffs on European Union Products

Donald Trump threatens Tariffs on European Union Products

Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the European Union, vowing to slap tariffs on billions in EU imports in retal...Read More

UK starts issuing passports sans “European Union” on cover

UK starts issuing passports sans “European Union” on cover

London: Britain has begun issuing passports with the words “European Union” removed from the front cover – despite Brexit being delayed a...Read More

Theresa May to seek extension to Brexit deal

Theresa May to seek extension to Brexit deal

London [UK]: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said she will ask for an extension to the long-pending process of the United K...Read More

Over 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger last year: Report

Over 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger last year: Report

United Nations: More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger last year, with conflict, climate-related disas...Read More

France, Germany lament British disarray over Brexit

France, Germany lament British disarray over Brexit

United Nations: The foreign ministers of France and Germany on Tuesday lamented the disarray in British politics over Brexit, saying Lond...Read More

Brexit: Delay necessary to work through the muddle

Brexit: Delay necessary to work through the muddle

Spring might have come but a deep freeze continues in Westminster. With less than a fortnight to go before Britain is slated to leave the...Read More

UK lawmakers reject all four alternatives of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

UK lawmakers reject all four alternatives of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

London: British lawmakers on Monday voted against all four possible alternative plans for Theresa May’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement with ...Read More

Brexit: Deal rejected again, UK MPs seek new way forward

Brexit: Deal rejected again, UK MPs seek new way forward

London: British MPs will try again to chart a new Brexit path on Monday after rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal for a third tim...Read More

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