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Final votes cast as Europe chooses future course

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Tens of millions of Europeans will vote Sunday as 21 countries choose their representatives in a battle between the nationalist right and pro-EU forces to chart a course for the bloc. Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Lithuania and Cyprus were the first to open their polling stations …

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May, Juncker hold ‘robust’ Brexit meet, agree new talks

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Britain and the EU agreed Thursday to hold more talks to try to avoid a no-deal Brexit, after a “robust” meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. A joint statement issued after the talks in Brussels said Juncker had again warned that  November’s withdrawal agreement …

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Latest Brexit votes: What happened?

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British MPs on Tuesday voted on a series of amendments seeking to show what they want as Brexit approaches on March 29, with Britain currently on course to crash out of the EU without a withdrawal deal. Earlier this month, they rejected the agreement Prime …

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Anti-terror operation at Brussels shopping centre after bomb alert

Brussels bomb alert after man arrested in city shopping centre, security agency says — BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) June 21, 2016 An anti-terror operation was underway at a shopping centre in central Brussels on Tuesday, Belgian prosecutors told the Belga News agency, adding that one suspect had been arrested. …

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