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December deal for British EU reform difficult – chief EU negotiator

By Conor Humphries & Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) – It will be difficult yet not impossible for officials renegotiating Britain's EU membership to have a framework ready for substantial discussion…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises & forced to catch & process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle…

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Majority of Britons want to leave the EU after Paris attacks – opinion poll

LONDON (Reuters) – More than half of Britons now want to leave the European Union, according to an opinion poll carried out after the Paris attacks for the Independent newspaper…

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EU says fixes deportee deal with Pakistan after spat

By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan will stick to an agreement to take back citizens who are deported from mainland Europe, a top EU official said on Monday, days…

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EU steps up controls on bitcoin, pre-paid cards to curb terrorist funds

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will increase controls on pre-paid cards, money remittances & bitcoin in a bid to curb terrorism funding after the attacks in Paris that killed…

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EU economics commissioner says Paris attacks will not derail recovery

PARIS (Reuters) – EU Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Saturday that last week's Islamic State attacks in Paris were unlikely to hamper an economic recovery in France & Europe,…

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EU ministers back France after attacks, tighten controls

By Francesco Guarascio & Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU interior & justice ministers in Brussels on Friday pledged solidarity with France in the wake of the Paris attacks a…

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U.N. committee condemns Iranian intervention in Syria war

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Thursday adopted a Saudi-drafted resolution condemning Iranian & Russian intervention in Syria, a decision that…

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EU health chief says resources urgently needed on Lesbos

European Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis on Thursday said resources were urgently needed on the Greek island of Lesbos where hundreds of migrants continue to land daily from neighbouring Turkey. "We…

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Nigeria's Buhari orders arrest of former security adviser for graft

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of the former national security adviser, accusing him of stealing approximately $2 billion (1.31 billion pound)…