Varadkar welcomes customs posts that are not part of the UK government's plan to replace the safety net

PHOTO FROM FILE: Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Summit at the United States Headquarters in New York on 23 September 2019 in…

Italian league leader faces friendly shot against budget

ROME / PADUA (Reuters) – Italy's deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, is generally in love with the clashes, but now the populist executioner is under attack from a place he…

Britain needs to talk more about how to leave the EU: Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the Confederation of German Employers 'Associations (BDA) on the occasion of German Employers' Day in Berlin, Germany, on November 22, 2018. REUTERS / Fabrizio Bensch…

Former British minister fears for future, says Brexit

British MP Jo Johnson leaves the BBC Broadcasting House in London, England on November 10, 2018. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Jo Johnson said the…

Gently, gently for the moment, British Prime Minister May's order forces are preparing for the big vote for Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Less than five months before Britain's departure from the European Union, the prime minister's parliamentary authorities, Theresa May, are on the lookout. Chief Conservative whip Julian Smith…

Sri Lankan PM and 44 former MPs resign from party led by president before election

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and 44 former lawmakers have left the party led by President Maithripala Sirisena, separating from the president just two weeks after…

Opposition parties in Bangladesh, including the BNP, will challenge

DHAKA (Reuters) – An alliance of opposition parties in Bangladesh, including the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), announced on Sunday its intention to challenge the December 23 general election, despite rejection…

The United States and other countries denounce the dissolution of the Sri Lankan parliament as undemocratic

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, exacerbating an already major political crisis, has sparked criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.…

Bordans, candidate for the post of Latvian prime minister, pledges to fight against corruption

PHOTO FILE: The new Conservative Party President, Janis Bordans, speaking at an interview in Riga, Latvia, October 3, 2018. Photo taken October 3, 2018. REUTERS / Ints Kalnins RIGA (Reuters)…