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UK Defence Secretary Says Parliament’s Syria Vote Uncertain

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is not certain to hold a parliamentary vote on taking military action against Islamic State forces in Syria, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said, as it would become “difficult” if opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn orders his MPs

David Cameron Visits General Dynamics

Climate Change And Conflict, A Perfect Storm

Violence has cast a long shadow over a climate summit opening in Paris on Monday, two weeks after 130 people were killed in a coordinated jihadist onslaught on the French capital. As more than 150 world leaders prepared to meet

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Queen Elizabeth II Wraps Up Nostalgic Malta Trip

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is wrapping up a nostalgic visit to Malta, where she joked that Canada’s youthful new leader had made her feel old. The British monarch has close ties to the Mediterranean island, where she

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Hollande, Activists Gear Up For ‘Critical’ Climate Talks

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande was meeting with environmental groups Saturday, pushing for an ambitious global deal to reduce man-made emissions blamed for global warming. The talks in the Elysee Palace come as President Barack Obama, the leaders

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Protest Planned In London As Syria Air Strikes Vote Looms

Thousands of people were expected to protest in London Saturday against Britain potentially joining air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria. Parliament is expected to vote on the issue next week after Prime Minister David Cameron pushed

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Farage Slams Claim Brexit Would Cost 100,000 Finance Jobs

London’s Evening Standard splashed on Friday evening with a story claiming Britain leaving the European Union — Brexit — would cost the city 100,000 banking jobs, but the UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader has rubbished the idea. Speaking to Breitbart London, Nigel

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Macedonian Army Starts Building Fence On Greek Border

IDOMENI, Greece/SKOPJE, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Soldiers in Macedonia began erecting a metal fence on Saturday on the country’s southern border with Greece, described by an official as a “preventive” measure to better control the flow of migrants across the

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