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New Czech government could herald U-turn on EU policy

For one, its previous government refused to join the "fiscal compact" on EU budget discipline.<p>The centre-right former PM, Petr Necas, was also …

Europe

EU proposals could make Europe's defence industry more competitive

Cooperating on technology, such as drones, would be a way to make Europe’s defence industry more competitive.<p>That is one of the ideas put forward by the European Commission at it unveiled proposals to bolster the sector across EU member states, as national governments cut military budgets.<p>“From an …

EU, Canada agree free trade deal

The EU and Canada have tentatively agreed a free trade deal after more than four years of negotiations.<p>It is expected to increase bilateral trade in goods and services by a fifth to 25.7 billion euros a year, according to the latest EU estimates.<p>The EU and Canada did more than 80 billion euros in …

ESPN FC United Blog Blog - ESPN FC

Aug 9, 2018<p>There could have been more symbolic ways of marking the end of Arsene Wenger's 22-year reign at Arsenal. Burning the coat with the faulty …

Colombia peace talks with FARC rebels suspended

Peace talks between Colombia’s FARC rebels and the government were suspended on Friday, complicating nine months of extensive negotiations aimed at ending five decades of conflict in the country.<p>Colombia’s government and Marxist FARC rebels suspended their participation in peace talks in Cuba on …

Nicaragua Canal Set To One-Up Panama Canal

Today, the Nicaraguan National Assembly is expected to rubber-stamp a $40 billion proposal by a Chinese consortium to build a canal across the …

Ottawa to cut cross-border price gaps but doesn’t say how it will do it

Ottawa pledged to eliminate price gaps on products sold in Canada and the United States, but failed in the Throne Speech to outline specific policies to do it.<p>Canadians "should not be charged more in Canada for identical goods that sell for less in the United States," the government said on …

Despite Flawed Votes, Mexico's Electoral Reform Push Unlikely to Go Far

Late last month, Mexico’s opposition insisted on electoral reforms before it would support the ruling party’s efforts at energy reform. In an email …

Argentina’s Kirchner Era May Be Coming to a Close

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was discharged from the hospital this week after undergoing brain surgery to remove a blood clot. …

Argentina

Political violence casts shadow over upcoming Mexico elections

MEXICO UNDER SIEGE<p>Political violence casts shadow over upcoming Mexico elections<p>As the PRI highlights its efforts to curb crime in Mexico, people from all political parties have been attacked, kidnapped and threatened.<p>July 03, 2013|By Tracy Wilkinson<p>Ricardo Reyes Zamudio, a candidate in Mexico's …

Can GOP, Democrats Come Together On A Budget By Dec. 13?

Now that the government has reopened, attention turns to the next phase of the spending fight, a battle that is far from over.<p>The bill that President Obama signed early Thursday provides only a temporary respite to the partisan tussles that have perennially plagued the budget process. The …

Los Angeles Needs More Women in Politics

Let us start form the beginning here, a quick history from a history buff/nut. Susan B. Anthony, we all remember her from 11th grade American history …

Politics Weekly podcast: the NSA inquiry and US global credibility post-shutdown

Tom Clark is joined by Jonathan Freedland, Anne Perkins and Martin Kettle to assess the political mood post Snowden as MPs accuse the Guardian of jeopardising national security. Meanwhile the Commons intelligence and security select committee launches an investigation into the work done by GCHQ, …

Government Shutdown Stretches Into Fourth Day (LATEST UPDATES)

Day four of a partial government shutdown began Friday, as President Barack Obama and Congress remained apart on a budget.<p>The fiscal impasse brings the country one day closer to a potential collision between the shutdown and debt limit. HuffPost's Mike McAuliff and Sabrina Siddiqui …