Philippines holds referendum for Muslim autonomy in troubled south

MANILA (Reuters) – Minority Muslims in the southern Philippines cast votes on Monday in a long-awaited referendum on autonomy, the culmination of a peace process to end decades of separatist conflict in a region plagued by poverty, banditry and Islamist extremism. FILE PHOTO: President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Murad

Colombia asks Cuba to capture ELN leaders after attack on police academy

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s ELN rebel group was responsible for the car bomb attack against a police academy that killed at least 21 and injured dozens, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, making it almost impossible peace talks with the insurgent group can soon restart. FILE PHOTO: Police and security personnel work at the scene

UK in deadlock over Brexit ‘Plan B’ as May and Corbyn tussle

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions. After May’s two-year attempt to forge an amicable divorce with an independent trade policy was

Canadian woman briefly detained at Beijing airport: paper

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Canadian woman whose father is a dissident jailed in China was briefly detained and “bullied” by security agents while transiting through Beijing’s main airport on Wednesday, the Toronto-based Globe and Mail newspaper said. Ties between the two countries have been strained since the December arrest in Vancouver of a senior Chinese

Brexit bedlam: May’s EU divorce deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. After parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst defeat in modern

Brexit bedlam: May’s EU withdrawal deal crushed by 230 votes in parliament

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. After parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Southern African bloc calls emergency Congo election meeting

KINSHASA (Reuters) – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called an emergency meeting on Thursday in Addis Ababa to discuss Democratic Republic of Congo’s disputed presidential election, an adviser to President Joseph Kabila said. FILE PHOTO: Martin Fayulu, runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential election, delivers his appeal contesting the Congo’s National Independent

Factbox: Britain’s Brexit vote – How many lawmakers are backing PM May?

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves from the back of 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament is debating whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, a decision which will define Britain’s departure from the European Union and set the course for the country’s

Sudan’s Bashir says protests will not lead to change in government

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir insisted on Monday that he would not step down after weeks of violent protests and calls for him to quit over a worsening economic crisis. Protests have rippled across Sudan since Dec. 19 in the most sustained challenge yet to Bashir’s near 30-year rule. Security forces have used

Qatar sees no need to re-open embassy in Syria: foreign minister

Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, holds a joint press conference with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (not pictured) at the Sheraton Grand in the Qatari capital Doha, Qatar January 13, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool via Reuters DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar’s foreign minister said on Monday that

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