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  EU’s Juncker says ‘fair’ Brexit deal agreed with UK Brussels, Belgium | AFP |  The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said Thursday that Brussels had come to an agreement with Britain on a Brexit withdrawal agreement to be presented to EU leaders. “Where there is a will, …

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EU, UK seen closing in on ‘possible’ Brexit text

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Britain and the EU were seen to be closing in on a detailed draft Brexit deal on Tuesday, although officials voiced scepticism it would be ready in time for a key European summit this week. The pound jumped to its highest level in five months on …

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Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain and the European Union on Monday entered a pivotal week that will determine if they are still on course to reach amicable divorce terms — and when Brexit might finally occur. Queen Elizabeth II is due to step into the fray by performing her …

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COURT: Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully

  London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled “unlawful” a decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit, saying it was “void and of no effect”. “The court is bound to conclude… that the decision to advise Her Majesty to …

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Clooney group calls for action in South Sudan corruption report 

Damning South Sudan Report focuses on regional players, including Uganda London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Hollywood star George Clooney’s investigative project The Sentry on Thursday urged the international community to act over alleged links between global corporations, tycoons and foreign governments and rampant corruption in South Sudan. The Sentry …

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