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In setback for Trump, Democrats seize U.S. House control

Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, giving them the opportunity to block Trump’s agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny, Reuters...
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Spain bomb scares: Barcelona and Madrid train stations evacuated over belt buckle shaped like grenade

Authorities in Spain were forced to evacuate train stations in Barcelona and Madrid over a suspected explosive device that turned out to be a belt buckle shaped like a grenade, local media reported. Two trains in Barcelona’s central...
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May: Brexit withdrawal deal 95 percent complete, but Britons change their minds

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday evening that “95 percent of the withdrawal agreement is now settled and negotiations are ongoing” for Britain to leave the EU, while a survey published on Monday shows that 54 percent of Britons...
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US votes in midterms verdict on turbulent Trump rule

US voters decide Tuesday whether President Donald Trump will keep his Republican majority in Congress or face a hostile Democratic majority after a bitter campaign for midterm elections described by both sides as a battle for America’s soul,...
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Former German spy chief sacked from new job

German spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen, who was controversially removed and placed in another role in September, has been fired from his new job, the BBC reports. Maassen has been “placed in early retirement” over a speech he gave criticising...
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Bulgarian FM Zaharieva, US Secretary of State Pompeo reconfirm bilateral strategic partnership

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva conferred with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Washington on Monday, discussing the importance of bilateral relations and reconfirmed their strategic nature, BTA...
Demonstrators create a human chain along Whitehall, stretching from Parliament Square to Downing Street, the official residence of Britain's Prime Minister, in central London on November 5, 2018, to call on the Government to clarify the position of EU nationals living in the United Kingdom, after Brexit. - Britain would remain in a temporary customs union with the EU, avoiding a hard Irish border, as part of a new deal being thrashed out between London and Brussels, according to a Sunday Times report. Senior sources told the newspaper that Prime Minister Theresa May has secured concessions from Brussels, with the EU agreeing to write an "all-UK" customs union into the divorce deal. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Brexit protesters form human chain outside Downing Street

Rights groups representing Britons living in Europe and EU citizens in Britain formed a human chain outside Downing Street on Monday, demanding the government guarantee their statuses in a no-deal Brexit scenario. The protesters, who linked...
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King Albert II ordered to undergo DNA-test to determine paternity

The Court of Appeals in Brussels has ordered King Albert II of Belgium, who abdicated in 2013 in favour of his eldest son, to undergo a DNA-test in order to determine if he is the father of Delphine Boël. The court had already settled that Delphine...
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Armed men kidnap 78 students in Cameroon’s restive northwest

Armed men have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon’s restive northwest region, a governor said Monday. The kidnapping late Sunday took place near Bamenda, the capital...
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Greek police arrest man in possession of ancient column top

Greek police announced on Saturday that they have arrested a 51-year-old Greek man in possession of a valuable archaeological artifact — the top of an ancient Ionic column. The arrest took place on Oct. 30, when police raided the suspect’s...