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Zimbabwe: Mugabe and military talks continue amid political limbo

Zimbabwe: Mugabe and military talks continue amid political limbo

Senior church leaders and South African envoys also involved in mediation efforts, with Mugabe under house arrest after military takeover. Zimbabwe remained in political limbo on Thursday morning, a day-and-a-half after the military takeover that appears to have put an end to Robert Mugabe’s 37-year grip on power. As talks between Mugabe – who has been confined […]

Brexit MPs angry as Theresa May accepts continuing rule of EU court

Brexit MPs angry as Theresa May accepts continuing rule of EU court

PM says European court of justice may continue to have jurisdiction over UK during ‘implementation period’ Theresa May has angered pro-Brexit MPs by conceding that the European court of justice would continue to have jurisdiction over the UK during the “implementation period” when Britain leaves the European Union. The prime minister also underlined the fact that […]

UK’s May fights for future after election woes, Brexit rift

UK’s May fights for future after election woes, Brexit rift

Britain’s governing Conservatives are holding their first conference since being re-elected in June, but they’re not in a celebratory mood. The party’s grip on power is tenuous, its support base is aging, and its government is deeply divided over Brexit. For Prime Minister Theresa May, the annual gathering is a make-or-break chance to bring her fractious party […]

UK – “Deport first, appeal later”

UK – “Deport first, appeal later”

Ruling likely to ‘very heavily limit, if not entirely curtail’ use of ‘deport first, appeal later’ power.