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7 December, 2017 12:56 PM Jerusalem must be capital of Israel and Palestine: Mogherini

EU’s foreign policy chief says this is the only realistic solution Jerusalem must be the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state, the foreign policy chief of the European Union (EU) said on Thursday in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. “The European Union has a clear and united position 26

6 December, 2017 10:46 AM A borderless Africa? Not yet, but some countries open doors

For years African leaders have toyed with the idea of free movement by citizens across the continent, even raising the possibility of a single African passport. Now some countries, most recently Kenya, are taking bold steps to encourage borderless travel that could spur trade and economic growth in a region in desperate need of both. Kenyan President 30

5 December, 2017 2:07 PM Jerusalem status must be solved 'through negotiations': EU's Mogherini

"A way must be found through negotiations to resolve the status of Jerusalem as the future capital of both states, so that the aspiration of both parties can be fulfilled," Mogherini said. Brussels: The EU`s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday that the status of Jerusalem must be resolved "through negotiations", as US President Donald Trump 33

4 December, 2017 4:14 PM ‘No major change to Irish border’

Britain agreed on Monday to keep Northern Ireland in “regulatory alignment” with the European Union (EU) after Brexit, Irish government sources said, raising hopes Prime Minister Theresa May can strike a deal in Brussels to start free trade talks. After intensive negotiations in recent days, Britain made what the Irish sources called a clear commitment 27

24 November, 2017 8:25 AM Theresa May wants EU, UK to 'move together' to Brexit trade talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May repeated her wish on Friday to make a joint move with the European Union to open negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal. Speaking to reporters on arrival at a Brussels summit with ex-Soviet states, she said she would talk to EU summit chair Donald Tusk later in the day about "positive negotiations we're having, looking 45

14 November, 2017 5:51 AM Indian rupee falls back into red at 65.47 against dollar

The rupee went through ups and downs before trading 5 paise lower at 65.47 against the dollar today as it lost its early gains after the American currency grew in appeal. The rupee hit 65.47 at 1102 hours compared to yesterday's closing level of 65.42 at the forex market. Globally, the US dollar came in higher against a basket currencies late yesterday 40

9 November, 2017 2:58 PM Euro zone to grow fastest in decade in 2017, to slow slightly in 2018, 2019

The eurozone economy will grow at its fastest pace in a decade this year, the European Commission forecast on Thursday sharply increasing its projections from earlier this year, but the expansion will slow somewhat next year and in 2019. In its regular forecasts for the all European Union economies, the Commission said the economy of the 19 countries 45

29 October, 2017 2:17 AM Morning News Bulletin: Track latest stories

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for a debate on internal democracy in political parties, asserting that the growth of "true democratic spirit" within them is necessary for the country's future. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for a debate on internal democracy in political parties, asserting that the growth of “true democratic spirit 50

29 October, 2017 1:54 AM 'Independent' Catalonia Braces for Pro-unity Rally

Barcelona: Pro-unity protesters will gather in Catalonia's capital Barcelona Sunday, two days after lawmakers voted to split the wealthy region from Spain, plunging the country into an unprecedented political crisis. As Madrid moved to quash the independence bid, secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont was defiant on Saturday, calling for "democratic opposition" 40

28 October, 2017 3:07 PM If only Spain and Catalonia had listened to voices of moderation

It is difficult to see how the situation can move forward without major upheaval “I don’t have children, but I would like to, and I would like them to know a Spain with Catalonia in it, and that can only happen if a referendum is held,” Pablo Iglesias, the head of Spain’s left wing Podemos party, told parliamentarians earlier this month, according to Spanish 72