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May faces new battle in parliament over Brexit

UK Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with rebels in her Conservative party on Wednesday after refusing to accept demands for parliament to have a “meaningful vote” on Brexit that could stop Britain crashing out of the European Union with no deal. May faces new...

Seven into British Am matchplay

Golf Australia Seven Australian players have made it through to the matchplay phase of the British Amateur championship in Scotland, with at least two in prime position. Seven into British Am matchplay

US withdraws from United Nations human rights council

Times of India US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting US efforts to reform the council. She also criticised countries which shared US values and encouraged Washington to remain but “were unwilling to seriously challenge the status quo.” US withdraws from United Nations...

England hit record 481 in thrashing of Australia

Times of India England stormed to a one-day international world record of 481 for six as they thrashed Australia by 242 runs at Trent Bridge to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series on Tuesday. England hit record 481 in thrashing of Australia

Arvind Kejriwal, officers end stand-off in Delhi govt

Times of India ​​The end of the sit-in at Raj Niwas indicated that IAS officers would attend all routine meetings convened by the ministers even as the Aam Aadmi Party government assured their safety and dignity at such meetings. Arvind Kejriwal, officers end stand-off in Delhi govt

SPD seeks high ground in German coalition mudslinging

DW Germany While Angela Merkel is locked in a bitter power struggle with her Bavarian allies, the third party in Germany’s government has stayed quiet. But the Social Democrats are not above making populist noises on asylum policy. SPD seeks high ground in German coalition mudslinging

Dresden police arrest serial sexual assailant

DW Germany Authorities in the eastern city have detained a Syrian man believed to have molested at least nine women. The 33-year-old assailant often followed the women as they left their homes early in the morning. Dresden police arrest serial sexual assailant