David Cameron

Cameron warns of difficult days ahead

LONDON. — Outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron has stressed that the government will not rush into negotiations to leave the European Union or be dictated as to its terms, telling parliament...
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Erdogan apologises to Putin

MOSCOW. — Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has apologised to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over Ankara’s downing of a Russian military jet last year that shattered ties, the Kremlin said y...
Lou Jiwei

UK exit from EU alarms Asia

LONDON/BEIJING. – Turmoil unleashed by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union heightened anxiety in Asia yesterday, with China, Japan and South Korea fretting over the risk to global financ...
Martin Schulz

Brexit divides Europe’s leaders

LONDON. – Europe’s leaders appear divided about how to negotiate Britain’s exit from the bloc as the president of the European parliament called on the UK government to “deliver now” on the ref...
Barack Obama

Obama immigration plan blocked

WASHINGTON. — The US Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a heavy blow to White House’s immigration programme by remaining in place a lower court’s ruling that blocked the programme. By voting 4-4, th...
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British passport set to lose value

CAPE TOWN. — There is now a possibility where South Africans with British passports could lose out on the privileges of living and working in Europe without the strenuous task of applying for visas. ...
Ban Ki-moon

Colombia, Farc peace deal lauded

HAVANA. — The ceasefire deal signed between the Colombian government and the largest rebel group of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) won worldwide praise on Thursday, as it brings th...
Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Nigel Farage reacts outside the Leave.EU referendum party in London as results indicate a likely UK exit from the EU. - AFP

Global shock as Britain votes to leave EU

Britain voted to leave the European Union Friday, defying warnings of economic disaster and isolation to deal a thunderous blow to the 60-year-old bloc that sent world markets plunging. Investors scr...
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Britons vote

LONDON. — Millions of Britons voted yesterday in a bitterly-fought, knife-edge referendum that could pull the island nation out of the EU and spark the biggest crisis in the bloc’s 60-year history. A...
David Cameron

Final push for votes on last day

LONDON. — British politicians made their final pitch for votes on the last day of campaigning yesterday before the EU referendum today. David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron addressed rallies a...