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EU puts brave face on Brexit day, says united 27 countries can tackle climate change and technological transformation
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EU puts brave face on Brexit day, says united 27 countries can tackle climate change and technological transformation

Britain leaves the EU at midnight or 23.00 UK time on Friday after nearly half a century of close-knit cooperation

Hope New Delhi will address Citizenship Amendment Act concerns, says British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith
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Hope New Delhi will address Citizenship Amendment Act concerns, says British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith

Outgoing British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith also said British side is 'very interested' to visit Kashmir valley

EU Parliament debates anti-CAA motion, puts off vote till March; S&D Group says poll on resolution after SC's ruling on law will give 'more clarity'
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EU Parliament debates anti-CAA motion, puts off vote till March; S&D Group says poll on resolution after SC's ruling on law will give 'more clarity'

A joint motion, tabled by Members of the European Parliament against India's Citizenship Amendment Act, with an expected vote on the motion on Thursday postponed until March.

EU Parliament takes up joint motion against CAA for debate, proposed resolutions term law discriminatory and ‘dangerously divisive’
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EU Parliament takes up joint motion against CAA for debate, proposed resolutions term law discriminatory and ‘dangerously divisive’

A joint motion, combining five different resolutions tabled by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) against India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), has been placed on the final agenda for debate at the Plenary session in Brussels on Wednesday.

European Parliament independent of member states, new citizenship law internal political matter of India, say French govt sources
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European Parliament independent of member states, new citizenship law internal political matter of India, say French govt sources

The assertion came after close to 600 lawmakers in the 751-member parliament moved six resolutions against the Citizenship Amendment Act , saying the enactment of the law marked a dangerous shift in India's citizenship regime

Six groups from European Parliament move resolution against CAA, abrogation of Article 370: A look at their ideological leanings
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Six groups from European Parliament move resolution against CAA, abrogation of Article 370: A look at their ideological leanings

The European Parliament is set to debate and vote on a resolution tabled by some of its members against India's Citizenship Amendment Act, which it says marks a dangerous shift in the country's citizenship regime.

European Parliament to debate, vote on anti-CAA resolution, Kashmir; claims 'dangerous shift' in India's citizenship regime
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European Parliament to debate, vote on anti-CAA resolution, Kashmir; claims 'dangerous shift' in India's citizenship regime

The European Parliament is set to debate and vote on a resolution tabled by some of its members against India's Citizenship Amendment Act, which it says marks a dangerous shift in the country's citizenship regime.

After Queen Elizabeth II gives formal royal assent, Britain's Brexit deal bill becomes law week ahead of 31 January deadline
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After Queen Elizabeth II gives formal royal assent, Britain's Brexit deal bill becomes law week ahead of 31 January deadline

Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last UK obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week.

Britain’s Brexit bill passes final hurdle in Parliament week ahead of 31 Jan deadline; royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II likely as early as today
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Britain’s Brexit bill passes final hurdle in Parliament week ahead of 31 Jan deadline; royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II likely as early as today

Britain's Brexit bill passed its final hurdle in Parliament on Wednesday after the House of Lords abandoned attempts to amend it, leaving the UK on course to leave the European Union next week

EU MPs in Kashmir say Article 370 internal issue of India, condemn killing of five migrant labourers from West Bengal
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EU MPs in Kashmir say Article 370 internal issue of India, condemn killing of five migrant labourers from West Bengal

Capping a visit that attracted controversy and opposition ire, EU parliamentarians visiting Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday termed Article 370 an internal issue of India

Inviting European MPs to Kashmir while refusing entry to Opposition MPs is outlandish; precedent set is more so
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Inviting European MPs to Kashmir while refusing entry to Opposition MPs is outlandish; precedent set is more so

There is a general scratching of heads and frowning in puzzlement, as 27 Members of European Parliament (MEP) make their way to Kashmir, travelling together, but not as a team

Congress slams Centre for allowing EU lawmakers to visit Jammu and Kashmir but preventing MPs from travelling to state
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Congress slams Centre for allowing EU lawmakers to visit Jammu and Kashmir but preventing MPs from travelling to state

The Congress questioned the government on Monday for allowing European Parliament members to visit Jammu and Kashmir but preventing Indian leaders from doing so.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity for nomination as European Central Bank president
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Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, cites more clarity for nomination as European Central Bank president

Christine Lagarde said in a statement her resignation was effective 12 September, opening the way for the IMF to launch the search for her successor

EU says elections swayed by Russian outlets spreading fake news, asks tech firms to do more
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EU says elections swayed by Russian outlets spreading fake news, asks tech firms to do more

The EU report said some 1,000 cases were detected by a dedicated task force.

Europe just got less predictable
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Europe just got less predictable

The Centre-right and centre-left took a beating in the EU elections. What else is in store?

European Parliament election: Liberals and Greens set to win big, show partial results; reduce ‘monopoly of power’ of Centrist parties
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European Parliament election: Liberals and Greens set to win big, show partial results; reduce ‘monopoly of power’ of Centrist parties

Liberals and Greens say they have broken the two centrist blocs' grip on power in the European Parliament based on a projected shift in the electoral fortunes of the four.

Key takeaways from EU polls: Far-right Marine Le Pen trumps Macron in France; environmentalist parties win big throughout
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Key takeaways from EU polls: Far-right Marine Le Pen trumps Macron in France; environmentalist parties win big throughout

The EU elections have been marked by successes for the far right, a surge by the Greens and setbacks for traditional parties across the continent.

21 member states vote in European Parliament election; contest between nationalist right and pro-EU parties
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21 member states vote in European Parliament election; contest between nationalist right and pro-EU parties

Tens of millions of European voters will vote Sunday as 21 countries choose their representatives in a battle between the nationalist right and pro-EU forces to chart a course for the bloc.

Britain prepares for Brexit: Theresa May played Chamberlain before EU polls, but who will be Winston Churchill?
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Britain prepares for Brexit: Theresa May played Chamberlain before EU polls, but who will be Winston Churchill?

Prime Minister Theresa May may well go down in history as the Neville Chamberlain of Brexit. Chamberlain, who preceded Winston Churchill as British prime minister, was the dissembling and doggedly optimistic leader of pre-World War II Britain who ignored Adolf Hitler until it was too late to stop the war

Estonia is the only country that has online voting for the European Parliament elections
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Estonia is the only country that has online voting for the European Parliament elections

Linda Lainvoo was one of the first Estonians to vote online in the European Parliament election