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Palace complains over report the Queen backs EU exit

ritain’s Queen Elizabeth visits the National Memorial to the Few in Folkestone, southern England March 26, 2015 in Folkestone, England. REUTERS/CHRIS JACKSON/POOL Buckingham Palace said it had launched an official complaint with Britain’s press watchdog on Wednesday over a newspaper report that Queen Elizabeth backs a British exit from the European Union, saying the monarch remains politically neutral. Under the Read More


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Turkish authorities seize newspaper close to cleric Gulen – state media

Supporters of Gulen movement shout slogans during a protest outside the Kanalturk and Bugun TV building in Istanbul, Turkey Turkish authorities seized control of the country’s largest newspaper on Friday, state-run media said, in a widening crackdown against supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, an influential foe of President Tayyip Erdogan. Administrators have been appointed to run the Zaman Read More


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Mainstream Republicans struggle for strategy to stop Trump’s climb

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump shows off the size of his hands as rivals Marco Rubio (L) and Ted Cruz (R) look on at the start of the U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate in Detroit, Michigan, Mainstream U.S. Republicans struggled for a strategy on Friday to stop their party’s presidential front-runner Donald Trump from becoming the nominee for the Read More


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Syria opposition says government mobilises, casts doubt on talks

An aid convoy of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent enters the Wafideen Camp, which is controlled by Syrian government forces, near a poster of Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad, to deliver aid into the rebel-held besieged Douma neighborhood of Damascus The Syrian opposition said on Friday the government was mobilising forces on many fronts despite an agreement to cease hostilities, and Read More


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As Europe bickers, police fire tear gas on migrants storming border

  Macedonian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants who stormed the border from Greece on Monday as a deeply divided Europe traded barbs over the biggest humanitarian crisis in decades. As frustrations boiled over at restrictions imposed on people moving through the Balkans, migrants trapped on the Greece-Macedonia border tore down a metal gate in the barbed Read More


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Cameron hits back at EU referendum foes with ‘Project Fact’

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron holds a question and answer session with students at University Campus Suffolk in Ipswich Prime Minister David Cameron hit back on Monday at critics who accuse him of using scare tactics to keep Britain in the European Union, saying he was behind “Project Fact” not “Project Fear”. Talking to students in the eastern English town Read More