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India story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence
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India story is not over yet: Fast global aid indicates world wants New Delhi's resurgence

For all the challenges India has faced in the last few weeks, news of the demise of the India Story are greatly exaggerated

Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January
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Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January

Boris Johnson had previously said he would rather be 'dead in a ditch' than extend the tortuous Brexit process started by the 2016 EU referendum

EU agrees to Brexit extension till 31 January; European Council chief Donald Tusk says decision expected to be formalised soon
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EU agrees to Brexit extension till 31 January; European Council chief Donald Tusk says decision expected to be formalised soon

The term flextension means that the UK will be able to leave earlier if the Brexit deal secured by prime minister Boris Johnson is ratified before 31 January

UK minister Michael Gove insists Brexit will happen by 31 October deadline despite Boris Johnson's delay request to EU
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UK minister Michael Gove insists Brexit will happen by 31 October deadline despite Boris Johnson's delay request to EU

Brexit will happen by 31 October, British government minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.

EU fed up of Brexit, but likely to grant extension after call between Boris Johnson, European Council president Donald Tusk
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EU fed up of Brexit, but likely to grant extension after call between Boris Johnson, European Council president Donald Tusk

Once Britain sends a letter to seek an extension for the divorce, there is very little chance that the other 27 member states would refuse

Theresa May government survives no-confidence vote 325-306 after historic Brexit defeat
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Theresa May government survives no-confidence vote 325-306 after historic Brexit defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has survived a no-confidence vote called after May's Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers.The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, meaning May can remain in office.

Brexit vote defeated 432-202 in UK parliament: Timeline of key events
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Brexit vote defeated 432-202 in UK parliament: Timeline of key events

British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected UK Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government.

Brexit bedlam: Theresa May faces no-confidence vote after British Parliament votes down PM's EU divorce deal by 230 votes
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Brexit bedlam: Theresa May faces no-confidence vote after British Parliament votes down PM's EU divorce deal by 230 votes

British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and leading to a no-confidence vote in her government.

Over a thousand European Union diplomatic cables stolen by Chinese hackers, claims US cybersecurity firm
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Over a thousand European Union diplomatic cables stolen by Chinese hackers, claims US cybersecurity firm

EU officials are taking the report "extremely seriously" but it is "impossible to comment on leaks," European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told reporters in Brussels.

Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and wife Marina Wheeler announce separation, divorce
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Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and wife Marina Wheeler announce separation, divorce

Boris Johnson and Marina Wheeler said in a joint statement Friday that they separated "several months ago" after 25 years of marriage and have now decided to divorce. The couple said divorce proceedings are now underway.

UK paints grim picture of 'no-deal' Brexit: More red-tape at border, delays in medical treatment and spike in credit card fees top the list
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UK paints grim picture of 'no-deal' Brexit: More red-tape at border, delays in medical treatment and spike in credit card fees top the list

Businesses could face red tape at the border, patients could face delays to medical treatment and customers could see higher credit-card fees if Britain leaves the European Union next year without a deal, the U.K. government acknowledged Thursday in documents outlining its plans for a "no-deal" Brexit.

Brexit detailed plan is released, UK calls it 'principled, pragmatic, ambitious' and exactly what Britons voted for
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Brexit detailed plan is released, UK calls it 'principled, pragmatic, ambitious' and exactly what Britons voted for

The British government released detailed plans Thursday for what it called a "principled pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit — plans that already triggered the resignation of two top ministers and split the governing Conservative Party, and which face likely resistance from the European Union.

Britain's Theresa May government in turmoil as 2 top ministers Boris Johnson and David Davis resign over Brexit: All the latest
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Britain's Theresa May government in turmoil as 2 top ministers Boris Johnson and David Davis resign over Brexit: All the latest

British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in her heels Monday after the resignation of two top government ministers over Brexit negotiations whipped up a storm that threatened to topple her fragile minority government.

India-EU Summit 2017: India, EU agree to combat terror, talk on free trade; three key pacts inked
India

India-EU Summit 2017: India, EU agree to combat terror, talk on free trade; three key pacts inked

Speaking of the trade commitments between India and EU, Juncker said that the two groups were a massive trade, accounting for mor than 13 percent of India's global trade

India, European Union enhance cooperation: Full text of Narendra Modi's speech at India-EU Summit 2017
India

India, European Union enhance cooperation: Full text of Narendra Modi's speech at India-EU Summit 2017

India and the European Union on Friday decided to increase cooperation in counterterrorism and areas of trade.

Angela Merkel calls on Hungary to implement EU court's ruling, allow refugees into country
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Angela Merkel calls on Hungary to implement EU court's ruling, allow refugees into country

German chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Hungary to quickly implement a ruling by the top EU court that member states must take in a share of refugees

Political conflict triggers concern that Poland might be next to exit European Union
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Political conflict triggers concern that Poland might be next to exit European Union

"There is a question mark over Poland's European future today," European Council president Donald Tusk, a former Polish prime minister said.

Germany hopes UK vote will bring 'clarity' to Brexit talks
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Germany hopes UK vote will bring 'clarity' to Brexit talks

Berlin: Germany said Tuesday that it hoped new elections in Britain on 8 June would bring "clarity and predictability" to talks with the European Union on Britain's exit from the bloc.

Brexit: Talks of leaving EU to continue despite UK snap election, says European Council
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Brexit: Talks of leaving EU to continue despite UK snap election, says European Council

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election will not affect the Brexit talks, the European Council announced on Tuesday.

British PM Theresa May fires starting gun on Brexit, says will strike an ambitious free trade agreement with EU
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British PM Theresa May fires starting gun on Brexit, says will strike an ambitious free trade agreement with EU

For the EU, already reeling from successive crises over debt and refugees, the loss of Britain is the biggest blow yet to 60 years of efforts to forge European unity in the wake of two devastating world wars