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Brexit is a 'serious risk to growth', warns G7 leaders

May 27, 2016

Brexit is a 'serious risk to growth', warns G7 leaders

A British secession from the European Union in next month's referendum could have disastrous economic consequences, G7 leaders warned on Friday at the close of a summit in Japan. #NewsTracker #Angela Merkel #European Union #David Cameron #Britain #G7 #UK #migration #Brexit
Hope to see a strong Europe after EU referendum, says China

May 26, 2016

Hope to see a strong Europe after EU referendum, says China

Britain must decide for itself whether it stays in the European Union, but China hopes to see a strong Europe that contributes to the global economy, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday ahead of Britain's 23 June EU membership referendum. #China #NewsTracker #Europe #European Union #Beijing #David Cameron #Britain #Xi Jinping #EU Referendum #Brexit
World leaders kick off G7 talks with economy in focus

May 26, 2016

World leaders kick off G7 talks with economy in focus

World leaders kick off two days of G7 talks in Japan with the creaky global economy, terrorism, refugees, China's controversial maritime claims, and a possible Brexit headlining their packed agenda. #United States #Japan #France #Germany #Italy #Britain #G7 #Canada #Shinzo Abe #Brexit
WTO chief warns that Britain will have to renegotiate its membership terms after Brexit

May 26, 2016

WTO chief warns that Britain will have to renegotiate its membership terms after Brexit

Britain would face gruelling negotiations to set the terms of its World Trade Organization membership if it decided to leave the European Union, the group's chief warned in Thursday's Financial Times. #European Union #EU #Britain #WTO #Roberto Azevedo #Brexit
UK grants political refuge to former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed

May 24, 2016

UK grants political refuge to former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed

Britain has granted political refugee status to ousted former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, his lawyer has claimed. #India #Sri Lanka #London #NewsTracker #Maldives #Britain #UK #Mohamed Nasheed #Amal Clooney #Prime Minister David Cameron #Georg Clooney
Iran calls on US for concrete steps to encourage investors

May 21, 2016

Iran calls on US for concrete steps to encourage investors

Iran's Foreign Minister on Saturday said the United States must take concrete steps to encourage investors to engage with Tehran. #US #France #NewsTracker #Germany #European Union #Guardian #Iran #Britain #Mohammad Javad Zarif
Some trade with Iran to be allowed after nuclear deal, say Western powers

May 20, 2016

Some trade with Iran to be allowed after nuclear deal, say Western powers

Foreign banks and businesses should not hold back from conducting legal business with Iran, Western powers said on Friday. #United States #Barack Obama #France #Germany #Nato #European Union #Iran #Britain #Brussels #Iran sanctions #Iran Nuclear deal #joint-statement
Han Kang becomes first South Korean to win Man Booker fiction prize for 'The Vegetarian'

May 17, 2016

Han Kang becomes first South Korean to win Man Booker fiction prize for 'The Vegetarian'

South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction Monday with 'The Vegetarian', an unsettling novel in which a woman's decision to stop eating meat has devastating consequences. #NewsTracker #Britain #Orhan Pamuk #Man Booker International prize #south-korean #Elena Ferrante #Han Kang #The Vegetarian #Deborah Smith
Leave Hitler out of it: Brexit debate turns shrill as Johnson compares EU to Nazi chief

May 16, 2016

Leave Hitler out of it: Brexit debate turns shrill as Johnson compares EU to Nazi chief

Commentators suggested that, while Johnson may have been out of line, his remarks were part of a pattern of hyperbole on both sides of the Brexit campaign. #European Union #TheySaidIt #EU #Britain #UK #Boris Johnson #Brexit
Britain to publish much-delayed report on 2003 Iraq war on 6 July

May 09, 2016

Britain to publish much-delayed report on 2003 Iraq war on 6 July

The Iraq Inquiry headed by former senior civil servant John Chilcot, which began in 2009, was originally due to report within a year. #NewsTracker #Britain #Gordon Brown #Iraq War #Iraq Inquiry #John Chilcot