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EU’s Barnier says will ‘improve’ Irish Brexit border proposal to UK

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to improve its proposal to Britain for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement on how to manage its Irish...

EU working to ‘improve’ Irish Brexit border proposal to UK: Barnier

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to improve its proposal to Britain for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement on how to manage its Irish...

Couple taken ill in Salisbury not exposed to nerve agent: UK police

(Reuters) – Two people taken ill in a restaurant in Salisbury, the English town where a former Russian agent and his daughter were poisoned in March, were not...

Germany ousts spymaster over far-right violence row

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s government said on Tuesday it would replace the head of its domestic intelligence agency who has faced accusations of harboring...

War crimes prosecutor begins examining alleged Rohingya deportations

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday said her office had begun a preliminary examination into whether alleged forced...

Trump says U.S. considering permanent military presence in Poland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the...

One killed, 11 injured at Ritz construction accident in Madrid

MADRID (Reuters) – One construction worker was killed and at least 11 injured when scaffolding and wrought iron work collapsed at the luxury Ritz Hotel in Madrid...

Russia’s foreign ministry summons Swiss envoy over spying claim

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had summoned Yves Rossier, Switzerland’s ambassador to Moscow, for an explanation over Swiss...

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria’s seacoast was the result of...

Netanyahu tells Putin Syria is to blame for downing of Russian plane, offers help with inquiry

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that Syrian forces were to blame for the downing...