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December 16, 2018

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Georgia's first female president sworn in

Georgia's first female president sworn in

Georgia on Sunday swore in its first female president, Salome Zurabishvili as opposition parties continue to denounce her election as fraudulent and demand snap parliamentary polls.The inauguration paved the way for a new constitution to come into force, trans

EU leaders rebuff May's plea over Brexit deal

EU leaders rebuff May's plea over Brexit deal

EU leaders rebuffed a plea by Theresa May on Thursday to help her sell her Brexit deal to parliament, warning she must set out exactly what she wants -- and announcing they would step up contingency plans in case the deal collapses.The British prime minister c

NATO-led troops on the move in northern Kosovo

NATO-led troops on the move in northern Kosovo

Kosovo's NATO-led peacekeepers moved troops through the Serb-dominated north on Thursday, an AFP correspondent reported, amid high tensions with Belgrade on the eve of a parliament vote to create a Kosovo army.A spokesman for the international KFOR forces, wh

May to EU leaders: Brexit deal can pass with your help

May to EU leaders: Brexit deal can pass with your help

Prime Minister Theresa May told EU leaders Thursday that she could get her Brexit deal through parliament if they gave her the right assurances that it would not "trap" Britain in an indefinite customs union.The Conservative leader this week postponed a parl

Slovenian MPs pass ten percent minimum wage rise

Slovenian MPs pass ten percent minimum wage rise

Slovenia's parliament on Thursday approved a phased ten percent increase in the minimum wage, as the eurozone country's economy continues to rebound from a 2013 crisis with its fifth year of growth. With 56 votes in favour and no votes against, the 90-seat p