British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed the historic letter that will launch Brexit, according to a photo released by her office. The letter will be delivered to Brussels on Wednesday.
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The French government is sending a ministerial mission to French Guiana as the former colony faced a second day of strikes. The French territory suffers from a high murder rate and sky-high unemployment.
Ever since the EU summit in which Donald Tusk was reelected President of the EU Council against Warsaw's will, Tusk's greatest rival, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has been escalating the conflict. Tusk now faces treason charges.
Scottish lawmakers have backed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's bid for a new referendum on independence from the UK. The vote gives Sturgeon a mandate to seek permission from Westminster to go ahead with the vote.
A new law in Hungary enacted on Tuesday forces all asylum seekers there to be detained in border camps. Human rights organizations told DW that the EU should do more to confront Hungary’s antagonistic migrant policy.
Nicaragua and Israel will reestablish diplomatic relations after they were suspended in 2010. Nicaragua has been closely aligned with Iran and usually votes against Israel in diplomatic forums such as the UN.
Venezuela's government is moving further and further away from democracy, sparking criticism from former political partners. The socialists in Caracas portray the criticism as proof of their own integrity.
A Polish minister has said reports his government will withdraw from Eurocorps are untrue. The move, that would undermine a shift toward common EU defense, was reported earlier on a day Poland welcomed more NATO troops.
An Ivorian court has cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The charges stem from post-election violence in 2010 and 2011.
The wife of embattled French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is being investigated over alleged fake jobs. Investigators suspect she was paid thousands for an allegedly fictitious job as her husband's aide.
Just hours after a controversial four-match ban for star attacker Leo Messi, Argentina have lost 2-0 against Bolivia in La Paz. Were they missing the Barcelona star, or simply struggling with the altitude?
Italian police have revealed details of a macabre plan to exhume the Ferrari founder's remains and then try extort either the family or the company. Enzo Ferrari is among motoring's best-known names.
China has summoned a French embassy representative after Paris police shot and killed a Chinese national in his Paris apartment. The shooting has prompted clashes between authorities and Paris' Chinese community.
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