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Italy and China in plan for new Silk Road-style trade network Xi Jinping visits Rome as Italy becomes first G7 country to back Belt and Road initiativeItaly has become the first G7 country to endorse a contentious plan by China to build a Silk Road-style global trade network, irking its EU and US allies.The prime mi
The Guardian | 3 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Calls grow for public inquiry into Brexit Investigation could look at ballot wording, Mays red lines and negotiation strategyCalls for a public inquiry into Brexit are mounting among diplomats, business figures, peers and MPs, amid claims that the civil service is already planning for a future in
The Guardian | 3 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Thailands military junta allows first elections in 8 years. But the rules appear to tip in its favor. Government leaders hope to extend their grip on power with the blessing of the ballot box.
Washington Post | 3 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Francos shadow: reburial battle sees Spain confront its darkest days Past and future collide as nationalist Vox party gears up for success in next months general election while exhumation of dictator draws closerThe gates of the suburban mausoleum that could soon house Spains most restless ghost are decked with a shrivelli
The Guardian | 3 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South African tax workers to strike over pay dispute Workers in South Africa's tax-collecting agency intend to strike next week after talks on wage increases failed but a further round might still avert the action, the agency said.
Reuters | 3 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gun fight between Somalia security forces and Al Shabaab ends, leaving 15 dead A gun battle between Somalia's security forces and Islamist group Al Shabaab's fighters in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday has ended, leaving 15 people dead, police said.
Reuters | 3 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pope accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of covering up abuse Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati as archbishop of Santiago, the highest-ranking member of the Catholic Church in Chile, who has been caught up in the country's sex abuse scandal.
Reuters | 3 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Italy signs deals with China worth 2.5 billion euros, more to come: Di Maio Italy signed deals worth 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Rome, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Saturday, adding that the value of the contracts could rise to 20 billion.
Reuters | 3 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Security tops agenda as Iraqi PM visits Egypt in first foreign trip Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought Egypt's support for efforts to tackle Islamist militants in the region during a visit to Cairo on Saturday, his first trip abroad since taking office in October.
Reuters | 4 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Gladys Berejiklian leads Coalition to third term in government in NSW Premier says she will work closely with minor parties as prospect of minority government remains Gladys Berejiklian has led the Coalition to a third term in government in New South Wales, despite a rising tide of minor parties and independents, and has be
The Guardian | 4 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend