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No UK trade talks until bill settled

No UK trade talks until bill settled

The 27 remaining member states of the European Union on Monday voted to formally authorise the start of Brexit negotiations with Britain. "Which is unsafe, because once you walk away, you need a major concession to come back to the table and we are simply not able to provide any".


Labour's General Election odds slashed after influx of cash

Labour's General Election odds slashed after influx of cash

Mr McDonnell, a key ally of the Labour leader, said he did not accept anonymous sources any more after a BBC journalist said he had spoken to Labour candidates who did not want help from Mr Corbyn. We have seen yet again from Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party today that a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn would not be unequivocally committed to the Trident nuclear deterrent.



TPP countries agree to explore options for trade deal without US

Apec members' eyes will be also on the other Asia-Pacific trade initiative - the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) - a proposed free trade agreement between the16 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.


Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

South Korea's unification ministry expressed a need to reopen an inter-Korean communication hotline, which was severed early previous year following North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. But while President Trump has hinted at a willingness to pursue peace with North Korea, a former unification policy advisor expressed skepticism about whether the President's statement would result in action.


Boeing signs defence, commercial deals with Saudi

Boeing signs defence, commercial deals with Saudi

His speech - unlike Obama's famous address in Cairo in 2009 - was directed toward these leaders, not the populations that in many instances chafe under their rule. As a candidate, Trump proposed temporarily banning Muslims from entering the United States which led to a strong condemnation by Muslims in the USA and around the world.


North Korea's missile launch: What do the images tell us?

North Korea's missile launch: What do the images tell us?

In a unanimous statement backed by the North's main ally China, the council on Monday vowed to punish Pyongyang's "highly destabilizing behavior" and demanded a halt to any further nuclear or missile tests. Newly elected President Moon Jae-in said the South had to "learn to say 'no, '" to the US and to exhaust diplomatic ways of resolving issues with the North.