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Germany fears Brexit could trigger domino effect, leading other nations to exit EU
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMTAs the European Union's founding nations rushed to an emergency meeting Saturday to consider their future, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government reportedly fears the United Kingdom could be just the first of several nations to pull out of the alliance.
Scotland Presses Ahead With Plans For New Independence Vote
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:36:00 GMTEDINBURGH, June 25 (Reuters) - Scotland's devolved government is preparing to present legislation allowing a second independence referendum while continuing discussions on its place within the European Union, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Saturday.
Britain struggles to absorb Brexit’s political and financial impact
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:19:00 GMTMany celebrated the referendum results Friday and British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he will resign after Britons went to the polls the day before. Caption Many celebrated the referendum results Friday and British Prime Minister David ...
As FARC signs cease-fire, will Colombia's cocaine trade decrease?
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:47:00 GMTIn November 2013, the chief peace negotiator for the Colombian government, Humberto de la Calle, stood on the tarmac of a Bogota airport and spoke before members of the Columbian press. "We want a Colombia without coca," the plant used to make cocaine ...
Suspected rebels kill 5 Indian soldiers in ambush in Kashmir
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:56:00 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Suspected rebels killed five Indian paramilitary soldiers and wounded another 20 in an ambush of their convoy Saturday on a highway in the Indian portion of Kashmir, authorities said. Two of the attackers were killed by soldiers ...
More Than 1 Million Sign Petition Calling for Second EU Vote
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:53:00 GMTAn online petition calling for a second referendum on the U.K.’s membership of the European Union attracted the support of more than 1.4 million people by early Saturday afternoon in London. The petition to Parliament says: “We the undersigned call ...
Congo volcano brings farmers rich soil but eruption threat
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:48:00 GMTGOMA, Congo (AP) — Hacking away in the midday sun, 49-year-old farmer Daniel Lazuba remembers vividly his life before one of Africa's most active volcanos erupted 14 years ago. "All of this was corn before," he said as he pointed to rows of new banana ...
Brexit: An often rocky marriage ends in sudden divorce
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 04:12:00 GMTLondon (CNN)As marriages go, 43 years is not bad. But ever since Britain and Europe tied the knot in 1973, the relationship has been a tortured one -- with arguments about money, accusations of infidelity and seeping exasperation on both sides. It was a ...
Report on Abuses in Eritrea Draws Demonstrators, Heated Emotions
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:46:00 GMTThis week, thousands of Eritreans gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, to both support and protest a new U.N. report alleging that the leaders of the Eritrean government have committed crimes against humanity. Elsewhere, hundreds of Eritrean refugees gathered ...
The Latest: Italian official: EU must deal with unhappiness
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:59:00 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Italy's finance minister is urging the European Union to do more than "concern itself only about banks. In an interview with Milan newspaper ...
Brexit hangover: 3 huge headaches facing the U.K.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:50:00 GMTBritain's vote to exit the European Union leaves the country nursing an enormous financial hangover. Shares in the country's biggest companies slumped Friday, bank stocks crashed, and the pound suffered its biggest one-day fall on record. Growth forecasts ...
‘Brexit’ Aftershocks: More Rifts in Europe, and in Britain, Too
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:08:00 GMTLONDON — Britain’s startling decision to pull out of the European Union set off a cascade of aftershocks on Friday, costing Prime Minister David Cameron his job, plunging the financial markets into turmoil and leaving the country’s future in doubt.
Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:46:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: A rejection of economic globalization and the ...
EU's founding members say talks on UK exit needed urgently
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 06:59:00 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Foreign ministers of the European Union's founding members on Saturday urged quick negotiations about Britain's departure from the bloc, saying the other 27 countries in the union need to move ahead and think about the future. "There is a ...
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