Washington DC: Mexico tariffs

In a surprise move that rattled global stock markets, President Trump threatened to impose a 5% tariff on all imports from Mexico, in…

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Rome: Fed-up PM

, unless they stop fighting each other. Conte, a former academic, was asked to become PM last year by both Luigi Di Maio…

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Paris: “March of the mutilated”

About 300 people, including many who have suffered injuries during gilets jaunes street protests in recent months, took part in a selfdescribed “march…

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America’s gun lobby

The mass shooting in Virginia last week has thrown light on the key role of the National Rifle Association (NRA). What is it?…

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New York: Whales return

Wildlife lovers in New York have been treated to the remarkable sight of humpback whales in the Hudson River. According to the group…

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Budapest: Recovery operation

Hungarian and South Korean diver rescue teams recovered more bodies from the Danube this week, the victims of last Wednesday’s pleasure boat disaster…

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The race to replace May

The Tory leadership contenders ratcheted up their campaigns this week in preparation for the formal launch of the contest. Nominations to replace Theresa…

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