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Net long-term UK immigration hovers at record levels

But this can be largely explained by the fact that processing and waiting times for many applications are now exceeding six months, said Barrett-Brown: "Since the referendum, the Home Office has been inundated by a surge in applications for permanent residence in the United Kingdom from European Union nationals living and working in the UK".



Iran warns of reaction to renewal of decades-old sanction

They hate the deal, they want to be president in 2021 and they're itching to distinguish themselves from Trump. Iran has since restored much of that lost output. The potential for supply outages would rise. But, the official said, the "most important thing we can do is show that it's working". In a bid to secure the Iran nuclear deal before President Barack Obama leaves office, his administration is working to stave off any additional sanctions and encouraging American companies to do ...



Trump chooses SC Gov Nikki Haley to be ambassador to UN

Trump spokesman Jason Miller said Trump is "spending significant time" weighing his choice for secretary of state. DeVos, too, was slow to warm to Trump. Haley and while the focus is on her, you can't ignore the fact that there will be some changes across the state and we ask that everyone listening to have some patience for that process".



Iran welcomes OPEC production-cut decision

Higher oil prices and lower production costs are encouraging USA shale operators to increase output, while Kazakhstan started production at the Kashagan field in October. The deal also included the group's first co-ordinated action with non-OPEC member Russian Federation in 15 years. Saudi Arabia's Khalid al-Falih said that his country was prepared to take on much of the burden in order to conclude the deal, but only if other countries offered something as well.



US envoy: South Sudan gov't prepares attack in border state

Sooka was speaking to the press in the capital Juba at the end of a 10-day visit during which the three member team spoke with civilians in the battleground towns of Bentiu, Malakal and Wau, as well as government officials and members of civil society.



Oil price soars as Opec agrees output cut

Analysts say will oil prices will rise, it's unlikely we'll see prices return to the $100 a barrel level we saw two years ago. "OPEC has agreed to an historic production cut ", analysts atAB Bernstein said. "An additional cut of 0.6 million bpd from non-OPEC countries could significantly add to what has been announced by OPEC". Qatar's Energy Minister Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada said non-member Russian Federation committed to reducing its output by 300,000 bpd, half of a hoped-for 600,000 ...