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EU's Juncker wants 'new alliance' with Africa

EU's Juncker wants 'new alliance' with Africa

The European Union should flex its potential strength as a world power as the United States under President Donald Trump pulls back from global engagement, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to say on Wednesday. "We must improve our ability to speak with one voice when it comes to our foreign policy", he said. "We should never forget that the patriotism of the XXI century is two-fold, both European and national and they are not mutually exclusive".


Sterling erases gains as Brexit deal caution sets in

Sterling erases gains as Brexit deal caution sets in

The lawmakers, part of the European Research Group (ERG), an anti-EU grouping in May's Conservative party, met on Tuesday night and openly discussed May's future as leader, the BBC said citing an unnamed source. "You have seen over the summer I think an intensification in the talks - that is obviously something which we called for - and you have seen progress continuing to be made in relation to that withdrawal agreement", May's spokesperson said.


Hungary's PM rejects EU criticism of his government's policies,

Hungary's PM rejects EU criticism of his government's policies,

On Tuesday, Orban said his country was being targeted for choosing not to be "a country of migrants " as he dismissed charges of corruption. French President Emmanuel Macron, an outspoken defender of European Union values , has urged the EPP to clarify its stance, saying it could not back both Merkel and Orban at the same time.


Erdogan and United Nations warn of human catastrophe in Idlib

Erdogan and United Nations warn of human catastrophe in Idlib

Russian and Syrian warplanes resumed their bombing campaign last week and the presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday failed to agree on a ceasefire that would forestall the offensive. Complicating matters, the Turkish armed forces also have several outposts in Idlib in support of rebel groups. "If Assad, Russia, and Iran continue down the path they are on, the consequences will be dire.


Rat Wipes $190M Off Restaurant Chain's Value

Rat Wipes $190M Off Restaurant Chain's Value

The woman and her husband anxious the rat brew would affect their baby, since the mother had already taken a couple gulps of the soup when she made the horrifying discovery at Xiabu Xiabu on September 6. A statement was put out by Xiabu Xiabu concerning the incident. Xiabu Xiabu had released a statement which declared that it was "impossible" that a lack of hygiene at the restaurant was to blame for the rat's appearance, but that statement was deleted a short time later.


Rockfall at Shipwreck Beach in Zante terrifies tourists

Rockfall at Shipwreck Beach in Zante terrifies tourists

Greek authorities say a landslide at a popular beach on the western island of Zakynthos has resulted in at least one injury, while coast guard officials were seeking to determine whether there were any people missing. A few small boats overturned from high waves caused by the force of the fall, witnesses told authorities. "A giant wave hit the small boats and debris hit people on the beach ", she said.