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#NorthernIreland sets 2 March election after government collapse

#NorthernIreland sets 2 March election after government collapse

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Britain’s Northern Ireland minister called an early election on Monday for 2 March following the collapse of the region’s power-sharing government that risks a lengthy period of political paralysis just as Britain prepares for talks to leave the EU, writes Amanda Ferguson. Northern Ireland is widely seen as the part of the UK most exposed […]

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#Brexit: British exit from EU not inevitable, despite referendum

#Brexit: British exit from EU not inevitable, despite referendum

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the first hours after the British public voted to exit the European Union, amid all sorts of triumphal statements and recriminations, one declaration was notably absent: the formal notification to the EU that the United Kingdom intends to leave the organization, which is required to start the clock on negotiations for a departure. Prime […]

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Israel summons French ambassador following Paris’ vote in favour of Palestinian resolution, expresses ‘disappointment’

Israel summons French ambassador following Paris’ vote in favour of Palestinian resolution, expresses ‘disappointment’

Israel on Friday (2 January) summoned the French ambassador over his country’s support this week for a failed Palestinian bid to pass a United Nations resolution calling for a full Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines by 2013, formally expressing its “deep disappointment”. The Foreign Ministry’s Director-General Aviv Shir and Ambassador Patrick Maisonnave said that […]

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