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Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo ‘given life sentence plus 30 years’

Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán has been given life in jail plus 30 years after being found guilty of narcotics trafficking. The...

Moscow court considers extending detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors

Families of 24 detained Ukrainian sailors have expressed pessimism over their potential release later today. A court in Moscow is set to decide...

‘Very relieved’: Ursula von der Leyen gets Europe’s top job in...

European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen said she was “very relieved” after securing Europe’s top job by the tightest of margins — but...

Who is new EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen?

Members of the European Parliament on Tuesday ratified Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the new President of the European Commission — making her...

François de Rugy: French minister quits to fight allegations of lavish...

French environment minister François de Rugy resigned on Tuesday after the latest in a string of allegations including lavish dinners funded by the taxpayer...

Analysis: How well did Von der Leyen do in her pitch...

Ursula von der Leyen has been making a final pitch to MEPs to convince them to approve her as next European Commission president in...

In rare rebuke, some Republicans object to Trump’s racist tweets. But...

Some Republicans who typically keep tight-lipped about President Donald Trump's tweeter habits spoke out on Monday about his incendiary comments attacking four Democratic congresswomen,...

Watch live: Will MEPs back Ursula von der Leyen as next...

EU top job nominee Ursula von der Leyen said she was open to extending the Brexit deadline for a good reason during her address...

No-deal Brexit looms larger as Johnson, Hunt declare backstop ‘dead’

Both candidates to become Britain’s prime minister significantly hardened their position on any potential Brexit deal on Monday, saying the previously-agreed Northern Ireland...

Turkey’s coup three years on; inside the country’s clamp down on...

Three years on from Turkey’s failed coup, the country faces an ever tightening clampdown on civil rights. More than 250 journalists have been arrested...

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