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Theresa May seeks early post-Brexit deal on citizens' status

She held meetings with the Latvian and Lithuanian leaders and with European Parliament President Martin Schulz, who warned the summit that lawmakers could block a Brexit deal if leaders endorse a plan over dinner to exclude them from negotiations.


Austrian house where Hitler was born to house charity agency

Austrian house where Hitler was born to house charity agency

Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka has said it should be knocked down, but a panel of historians who were consulted on the matter have argued that would mean denying Austria's previous links with Nazism. Vienna's Jewish community and a government-supported anti-Nazi research center support tearing down the imposing three-story yellow house. But the charity organization was forced to relocate its operations years ago when the reclusive owner did not allow renovations in the 19th-century ...


Duterte government says it won't bow to America to get aid

Duterte government says it won't bow to America to get aid

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. poverty reduction agency, said on its website its board had "deferred a vote on the re-selection of the Philippines for compact development, subject to further review of concerns around rule of law and civil liberties".


Prince Harry and Girlfriend Meghan Markle Photographed Together in London

Prince Harry and Girlfriend Meghan Markle Photographed Together in London

Yes, The Sun has published a series of shots of the pair en route to the West End show Peter Pan Goes Wrong on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old prince and Markle, 35, appeared relaxed as they walked "hand in hand". Suits star Meghan, 35, flew to the United Kingdom from her Toronto home early Monday and has been staying with Harry, 32, at his two-bedroom Nottingham Cottage in the grounds of Kensington Palace.


Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama's signature

Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama's signature

The White House conceded that it was rare for a president to neither sign nor veto a law. But White House press secretary Josh Earnest says Obama is letting it become law without his signature, saying Obama retains authority to waive all nuclear sanctions lifted as part of the deal reached with Tehran.


Lok Sabha passes Disabilities Bill

Lok Sabha passes Disabilities Bill

Later after passing the bill, the House was adjourned sine die. Earlier on Wednesday, the Rajya Sabha too had witnessed similar bonhomie for passage of The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016. The Bill has expanded the category of disabilities to 21, to also include autism and acid attack victims. With the development of the Integrated National Disability Policy, The Gambia government is committed to the promotion of the rights and welfare of persons with disabilities.