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Bolivian government seeks election audit, vows to respect result

28 min 24 sec ago
The government of Bolivian President Evo Morales has asked the Organization of American States (OAS) to conduct an audit of a binding vote count after preliminary results of Sunday's presidential election that showed Morales' winning outright sparked concerns about tampering and violent protests, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

Vatican denies book's allegations of impending default

30 min 27 sec ago
The Vatican on Tuesday dismissed allegations in a new book that the Holy See risks default in the next few years because of falling donations, financial mismanagement and corruption.

Brexit in chaos as parliament refuses fast decision on Johnson's deal

35 min 9 sec ago
Britain's departure from the European Union was thrown into chaos on Tuesday after parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's swift timetable to ratify his exit deal, prompting him to halt the legislation while he awaits word from Brussels.

Explainer: What next for Brexit after UK parliament rejects Johnson's timetable?

38 min 28 sec ago
The British parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's attempt to fast-track a Brexit law through parliament, making a delay beyond the Oct. 31 exit date almost inevitable, and casting the entire EU divorce into doubt.

EU's takes note of British vote on divorce deal, in no rush to react

40 min 45 sec ago
The European Commission took note on Tuesday of the vote in British parliament rejecting Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tight timetable for the approval of a divorce deal with the EU and said it would wait for London to tell it what's next.

UK PM Johnson says will pause Brexit legislation until EU decides on delay

53 min 57 sec ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday the government would pause legislation to ratify its Brexit deal with the European Union while the bloc decides whether to offer a delay to Britain's planned Oct. 31 exit.

UK parliament to resume Queen's Speech debate on Wednesday: government

54 min 16 sec ago
Britain's parliament will resume its debate on the government's legislative program on Wednesday, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said, after lawmakers rejected the timetable for a law to ratify its Brexit deal.

UK PM Johnson to call EU leaders to discuss Brexit next steps: spokesman

59 min 34 sec ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold conversations with other EU leaders on Tuesday to determine what their next steps are after parliament rejected his proposed timetable to pass Brexit legislation, his spokesman said.

Syrian Kurdish fighters say withdrew in line with ceasefire: U.S. officials

1 hour 8 min ago
The commander of Kurdish-led SDF fighters has informed the United States that it has carried out all of its obligations under a U.S.-brokered truce to withdraw forces from a border area with Turkey in northeastern Syria, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.

Top Canadian police intelligence official charged with leaking secret info gets bail

1 hour 12 min ago
An Ontario court on Tuesday released on bail a top Canadian police intelligence official charged with leaking secret information last month, the country's public prosecution service said.

Pound falls against dollar, euro after UK lawmakers reject Brexit timetable

1 hour 16 min ago
The British pound fell against the dollar and the euro after UK lawmakers on Tuesday rejected the government's proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its Brexit deal.

UK lawmakers reject Brexit law timetable, putting October 31 exit in doubt

1 hour 18 min ago
British lawmakers rejected the government's proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its Brexit deal on Tuesday, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson's vow to leave the European Union by the end of the month in doubt.

Catalan leader hopes November 10 election to boost independence drive

1 hour 24 min ago
Catalonia's secessionist movement aims to get over 50% of the region's vote in a Nov. 10 Spanish election after mass protests over the jailing of nine separatists, which would strengthen its push for independence, the regional government head told Reuters on Tuesday.

In limbo as crisis rages, Lebanese banks remain shut

1 hour 30 min ago
Lebanon's banks will remain closed for a fifth working day amid uncertainty over how Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri plans to extract billions of dollars from the financial sector to help ease an economic crisis that has ignited national protests.

Kurdish families stuck in crowded schools after fleeing north Syria conflict

1 hour 33 min ago
Two weeks ago, 13-year-old Leith Ahmed was busy studying English and Arabic at school in northeastern Syria when a sudden Turkish cross-border attack forced him and his family to run for their lives.

British parliament backs PM Johnson's Brexit deal at important stage

1 hour 35 min ago
The British parliament backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in an important legislative stage on Tuesday, but was still to vote on his extremely tight timetable for carrying it through the rest of the necessary stages to become law.

UK PM Johnson wins first vote on Brexit legislation

1 hour 36 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit legislation in a second reading on Tuesday, the first step towards forcing his deal through parliament so that Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31.

Brazil's PSL party seeks to suspend Bolsonaro's son

1 hour 38 min ago
President Jair Bolsonaro's right-wing Social Liberal Party opened disciplinary proceedings against 19 of its lawmakers on Tuesday, including Bolsonaro's son Eduardo, in an ongoing battle for control of Brazil's second largest party in Congress.

Canada's Trudeau keeps the wheel but prepares for left turn

1 hour 38 min ago
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hung onto power on Tuesday, after a tight election reduced his Liberal government to a minority, a result that will likely push his agenda to the left while alienating energy producing provinces.

UK minister Buckland offers assurance to wavering lawmakers on Brexit transition

1 hour 41 min ago
British justice minister Robert Buckland said on Tuesday the government would bring forward a change to Brexit legislation to allow parliament a say on the merits of an extension to the transition period after exit.