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epa07194705 European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic speaks during a press conference with European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete (not seen), on the long term strategic vision for 'A Clean Planet for All' in Brussels, Belgium, 28 November 2018. The Commission calls for a climate neutral Europe by 2050.  EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ Šefčovič to run for Slovak president
epa07292458 Executive committe members of the 1922 Committee (L-R) Bob Blackman, Geoffrey Cliffton-Brown, Charles Walker, Nigel Evans, Cheryl Gullian, and chairman Graham Brady  depart 10 Downing Street following talks with the British Prime Minister in London, Britain, 17 January 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is holding talks with cabinet and party leaders over Brexit.  EPA-EFE/ANDY RAIN May reaches across party lines to negotiate Brexit Plan B
epa07207466 Eurogroup President Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno gives a press conference at the end of an EU Eurogroup meeting at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 04 December 2018.  EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ Eurogroup to discuss deposit insurance scheme
epa07178858 NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L) and Federica Mogherini (R) High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission  at the start of a EU foreign affairs Council (FAC) - Defence at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 20 November 2018.  EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ / POOL Foreign Affairs Council to further develop EU’s disinformation action plan
epa06036900 A view of the British Union flag and the European flag (R) at EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 19 June 2017. The first stage of the negotiations concerns the fate of European expatriates in the United Kingdom and Britons settled in Europe, the question of the Irish border and the 'financial regulation' between the United Kingdom and Europe.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ EU could delay Brexit date if requested
epa04014019 An image taken on 01 January 2014 shows a cashier taking in Euro banknotes and picking small change from her cashier filled will rolls of coins in a Rimi supermarket in Riga, Latvia. Ten days after switching to the Euro currency, a EU survey has drawn a positive conclusion, saying that the introduction went smoothly and that one third of the Latvian people had already adopted the new money three days after the start.  EPA/VALDA KALNINA EU annual inflation falls to 1.7% in December
epa07289027 Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez delivers his speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 16 January 2019, in the debate on the Future of Europe.  EPA-EFE/PATRICK SEEGER Social rights, defence, and economy take centre stage for Spain’s PM
epa07274779 (FILE) - The booth of Kuka company at the Hannover Messe 2017 industrial trade fair in Hanover, northern Germany, 23 April 2017 (reissued 11 January 2019). According to media reports, robot builder Kuka plans to cut jobs after falling sales and profits.  EPA-EFE/CARSTEN KOALL EU parliamentarians kick off industrial policy on AI and robotics
epa07290705 Leader of Greek main opposition New Democracy party Kyriakos Mitsotakis (R) delivers his speech as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (C) is seen in the background, during a debate on the vote of confidence in the government, in the parliament's plenum, in Athens, Greece, 16 January 2019. Greek deputies will be called to give their vote of confidence in the government on 16 January midnight, after a two-day debate in parliament.  EPA-EFE/YANNIS KOLESIDIS Tsipras narrowly wins self-imposed confidence vote
epa07228622 German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May (R) at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 13 December 2018. During their two days summit, European leaders will focus on the 'Brexit' and on the EU's budget for 2021- 2027. The Summit will resume on 14 December with the EU28 adoption of the conclusions on the Single Market, climate change, migration, disinformation, the fight against racism and xenophobia, and citizens' consultations.  EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET Europe willing to show flexibility with UK on March 29 deadline

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epa05948174 Italian Partito Democratico (Democratic Party), or PD, chairman-designated Matteo Renzi gestures while speaking during the PD National Assembly at a hotel in Rome, Italy, 07 May 2017. The PD's national assembly with 700 delegates confirmed the former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi as their chairman during the meeting.  EPA/RICCARDO ANTIMIANI Renzi heading to Brussels
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EU National News

epa07284247 Candles are lit and a picture of killed Gdansk Mayor is fixed at the Golden Gate in the Old Town in Gdansk, in the place where the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (Wielka Orkiestra Swiatecznej Pomocy) was on scene, in Gdansk, Poland, 14 January 2019. Mayor of Gdansk Pawel Adamowicz died of wounds inflicted by a knife attack on Sunday evening during a nationwide charity gala in Gdansk.  EPA-EFE/ADAM WARLAWA POLAND OUT Gdansk mayor Adamowicz dies after stabbing
epa07282516 Former far-left militant Cesare Battisti (C) arrives escorted by Italian police at Rome's Ciampino airport, Italy, 14 January 2019. Cesare Battisti, 64, a former member of the far-left terrorist group Armed Proletarians for Communism (PAC), was arrested in Bolivia after 38-years as a fugitive of the Italian justice. He is set to serve a life sentence for four murders committed in Italy's 'years of lead' of political violence in the 1970s and 1980s, media reported.  EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI Italian leftist militant extradited from South America after 40 years on the run
epa07128811 Socialdemocrats party leader Stefan Loefven speaks during a press conference in the Swedish parliament in Stockholm, 29 October 2018. Loefven announced that his attempt to form a government failed.  EPA-EFE/Jonas Ekstroemer/TT  SWEDEN OUT Sweden moves towards broad coalition government
epa04520779 European Commissioner for Climate and Energy Miguel Arias CaÒete (R), and the Chief of the Italian delegation from the European Union Francesco La Camera (L), speak during a press conference during the summit of climate change (COP20), in Lima, Peru, 08 December 2014.  EPA/Paolo Aguilar IRENA chooses European candidate as new director
epa03277102 A car drives pass in front of the cooling towers of the nuclear power plant in Temelin, Czech Republic, 22 June 2012. Supporters and opponents of nuclear power are currently discussing the expansion of the Temelin nuclear power plant. The nuclear power plant is to be extended by two pressurized water reactors until 2025.  EPA/ARMIN WEIGEL Czech plan to build new nuclear units could boost Russian leverage

World News

epa06600576 People exchange their money at a currency exchange office in Istanbul, Turkey, 13 March 2018. According to reports on 13 March, Turkish Lira hit record low against major currencies, recording 4.77 liras against the euro.  EPA-EFE/ERDEM SAHIN Turkey squeezed between surging inflation and slowing economy
WEB Gazprom launches gas FSRU in Kaliningrad Region
epa07270620 A South Korean dealer works in front of monitors at the KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, 09 January 2019. 
The benchmark South Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 39.44 points or 1.95 percent to close at 2,064.71, in expectations of a rise trade negotiation between the US and China.  EPA-EFE/JEON HEON-KYUN Progress in Sino-American trade talks provide boost to global market
epa05654690 (FILE) A file photograph showing an oil well pumping oil in an oil field near Ponca City, Oklahoma USA, 14 November 2007. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided at it's 171st meeting in Vienna, Austria on 30 November 2016 that it will cut supplies for the first time in eght years. The cut of 1.2 million barrels a day will start from January 2017. the Conference decided to implement a new OPEC-14 production target of 32.5 million barrels a day, in order to accelerate the ongoing drawdown of the stock overhang and bring the oil market rebalancing forward.  EPA/LARRY W. SMITH Slower global economic growth can lead to lower oil and gas prices in 2019
epa06945853 President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev (L), President of Iran Hassan Rouhani (2-L), President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev (C), President of Russia Vladimir Putin (2-R) and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (R) pose for pictures after signed of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea during the 5th Caspian summit in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhstan, 12 August 2018. The leaders of five countries bordering the Caspian Sea - Caspian Five - Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan sign the Convention of the legal status of the Caspian Sea at the Aktau summit on 12 August.  EPA-EFE/ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/SPUTNIK/KREMLIN / POOL MANDATORY CREDIT Kazakhstan approves Caspian Sea legal status bill

Leaders' Perspectives

 

 

 

A murder in Gdansk

By: Slawomir Sierakowski

Rhymes from Central Europe

By: Robert Skidelsky

epa07282330 Indonesian workers harvest rice at a paddy field in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 14 January 2019. Indonesia's economy is projected to experience 5.2 percent growth in 2019 according the World Bank. The organization also projected that the country's economic growth would reach 5.3 percent by 2020.  EPA-EFE/DEDI SINUHAJI

The leader the World Bank needs

By: Eswar Prasad
Homi Kharas

China’s perilous Taiwan policy

By: Minxin Pei

Why EU – Africa cooperation is essential for global democracy and the economy

By: Edgar Lungu

Shelter from the storm in 2019

By: Barry Eichengreen

India’s great wall of equality

By: Jayati Ghosh

Council of Europe praises brutal dictatorship’s fake “judicial reform”

By: Oleg Sukhov

epa02914653 (2/12) An ART (Antiretroviral Therapy) Pill on the hand of Sibu at his room in Budanilkantha, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, 03 August 2011. The pills are provided by the Health Ministry with the support of the Global Fund. There are over 70,000 people living with HIV in Nepal but only 5,000 to 6,000 take ART pills. Thirty-five year-old Sibu Giri has been living with HIV for the last decade.  EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA ***PLEASE REFER TO THE ADVISORY NOTICE epa02914651 FOR COMPLETE FEATURE TEXT***

Fully filling the Global Fund

By: Jeffrey D. Sachs
Vanessa Fajans-Turner
Guido Schmidt-Traub

What will cause the next US recession?

By: J. Bradford DeLong

Why American firms and households need China

By: Shang-Jin Wei

Putin’s semi-free press problem

By: Nina L. Khrushcheva

THE ENLARGEMENT MONITOR

epa07290705 Leader of Greek main opposition New Democracy party Kyriakos Mitsotakis (R) delivers his speech as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (C) is seen in the background, during a debate on the vote of confidence in the government, in the parliament's plenum, in Athens, Greece, 16 January 2019. Greek deputies will be called to give their vote of confidence in the government on 16 January midnight, after a two-day debate in parliament.  EPA-EFE/YANNIS KOLESIDIS Tsipras narrowly wins self-imposed confidence vote
epa07286160 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech during the debate on the vote of confidence in the government, in the parliament?s plenum, in Athens, Greece, 15 January 2019.The Conference of Presidents said the debate would end with a vote on Wednesday 20 January 2019.  EPA-EFE/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU Tsipras co-opts Independent Greeks in confidence vote, expected to get North Macedonia seal of approval
epa07276018 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) Prime Minister Zoran Zaev (C) hugs a lawmaker after the members of the Parliament, in Skopje, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 11 January 2019 voted to change constitution and change the country name to North Macedonia. The agreement with Greece is key for Macedonia's NATO and EU accession process.  EPA-EFE/GEORGI LICOVSKI Name Dispute: Western leaders rejoice, Greece melts down
epa07273534 Greek Prime Minster Alexis Tsipras (R) talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) during a meeting at the Maximus Mansion in Athens, Greece, 10 January 2019. Merkel arrived to Greece for a two-days official visit to discuss the bilateral relations as well as European and international issues with the Greek leadership.  EPA-EFE/YANNIS KOLESIDIS Name Dispute: Prespes ratification issue is front and center
epa07230736 Members of the KFOR forces from Austria guard near the bridge dividing the northern and southern parts of the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica in Kosovo, 14 December 2018. KFOR troops were intensifying their presence in the divided city after the Kosovo parliament decided to transform their Kosovo Security Forces (KSF) step by step into a regular army. The move is strongly opposed by Serbia, that sees Kosovo as a Serbian province.  EPA-EFE/DJORDJE SAVIC UN face off over Kosovo army vote
epa07228169 Members of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) take part in a field training at 'New Born' camp in the town of Gjilan, Kosovo, 13 December 2018. The 120 seat parliament of the Republic of Kosovo is expected to vote for the laws to transform the Security Forces into an official army during the plenary session on 14 December. Parliament in Kosovo, which relies on NATO troops for its protection, voted on 18 October 2018 to set up a 5,000-strong national army though its Serb minority said the move was illegal.  EPA-EFE/STRINGER Kosovo votes to transform civil defence force into formal military structure
epa07207466 Eurogroup President Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno gives a press conference at the end of an EU Eurogroup meeting at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 04 December 2018.  EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ Eurogroup to discuss deposit insurance scheme
epa07178858 NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L) and Federica Mogherini (R) High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission  at the start of a EU foreign affairs Council (FAC) - Defence at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 20 November 2018.  EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ / POOL Foreign Affairs Council to further develop EU’s disinformation action plan
epa06036900 A view of the British Union flag and the European flag (R) at EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 19 June 2017. The first stage of the negotiations concerns the fate of European expatriates in the United Kingdom and Britons settled in Europe, the question of the Irish border and the 'financial regulation' between the United Kingdom and Europe.  EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ EU could delay Brexit date if requested
epa07273196 A general view of the entrance of the European Court of Justice (Court of Justice of European Union) (ECJ) in Luxembourg, 10 January 2019.  EPA-EFE/JULIEN WARNAND Most EU countries to terminate intra-bloc bilateral investment treaties

Europe willing to show flexibility with UK on March 29 deadline epa07228622 German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May (R) at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 13 December 2018. During their two days summit, European leaders will focus on the 'Brexit' and on the EU's budget for 2021- 2027. The Summit will resume on 14 December with the EU28 adoption of the conclusions on the Single Market, climate change, migration, disinformation, the fight against racism and xenophobia, and citizens' consultations.  EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET

During a parliamentary debate on January 16, the British Prime Minister Theresa May hinted extending the UK’s withdrawal deadline from

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Energy

epa06894668 German Economy and Energy Minister Peter Altmaier (L) and European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic (R) hold a joint news conference after a meeting concerning the Ukraine-gas-transit with representatives of the European Commission, Germany, Ukraine and Russia, in Berlin, Germany, 17 July 2018. German Economy and Energy Minister Altmaier, European Commission Vice-President Sefcovic, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin and Russian Energy Minister Novak met in the German capital to discuss issues concerning the natural gas transmission system of Ukraine and the distribution of it to Germany. The talks come on the background of controversial pipeline Nord Stream 2 which is not endorsed by the EU, and Ukraine's concerns that Russia would be able to easily cut Ukraine off from the gas.  EPA-EFE/OMER MESSINGER Russia-Ukraine-EU to discuss gas transit
epa07293882 Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic (R), after being awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky in Belgrade, Serbia, 17 January 2019. President Putin is on a one-day state visit to Serbia.  EPA-EFE/ANDREJ CUKIC Putin and Vucic reconfirm strategic cooperation
Power2Drive Europe_charging station Amsterdam, Photo EVBox Germany to boost charging infrastructure for electric cars
epa07148469 A general view of Iberdrola Renovables wind turbins on hills near the village of Ardales in Andalusia, southern province of Spain, 21 October 2018.  EPA-EFE/MAURITZ ANTIN Spain’s Iberdrola turns for blockchain for renewable energy
Impianto di Perforazione Campo Oued Zar Italy’s ENI to explore for hydrocarbons in Oman, Bahrain
epa06786964 Wind engine parts at the new offshore wind engine nacelle plant of Siemens Gamesa in Cuxhaven, northern Germany, 05 June 2018. The company invested 200 million euro for the factory on the Elbe River, bringing 850 new jobs to the structurally weak area on the northern edge of Lower Saxony.  EPA-EFE/FOCKE STRANGMANN Siemens Gamesa launches giant offshore wind turbine
_MG_5524 Kazakh companies ink Karachaganak-Atyrau pipe service contract
visore-zohr-1132 East Med countries agree to create regional gas market
epa06031690 (FILE) - The logo of the company Nord Stream is fixed to the landing station of the Baltic Sea pipeline Nord Stream in Lubmin near Greifswald, Germany, 08 November 2011, (reissued 16 June 2017). Media reports on 16 June 2017 state that German and Austrian companies who are investing in the Russia Nord Stream 2 pipeline to the EU are going to be hit hard if the US bill extending sanctions Russia?s aggression in Ukraine goes into law. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern in a joint statement said, Europe's energy supplies were 'a matter for Europe, not for the United States.'  EPA/STEFAN SAUER  GERMANY OUT US and Germany spar over Nord Stream-2
epa04520779 European Commissioner for Climate and Energy Miguel Arias CaÒete (R), and the Chief of the Italian delegation from the European Union Francesco La Camera (L), speak during a press conference during the summit of climate change (COP20), in Lima, Peru, 08 December 2014.  EPA/Paolo Aguilar IRENA chooses European candidate as new director

Internet & ICT

p8-h_54807548 Are smart cities the solution to urban problems?
epa03548550 (FILE) A file photo dated 06 March 2012 shows the company logo of the Chinese IT company and service provider Huawei at the CeBit trade fair in Hanover, Germany. Huawei said 21 January 2013 it expects its 2012 global sales revenues to reach CNY 220.2 billion, an 8 per cent year-on-year increase, with a net profit of CNY 15.4 billion, a 33 per cent increase from the previous year. 66 per cent of Huawei's overall revenue came from outside China. Among the overseas revenue, the Asia-Pacific region saw revenue of CNY 37.4 billion, while Europe, Middle East and Africa recorded CNY 77.4 billion and the Americas contributed CNY 31.8 billion. The domestic market China recorded CNY 73.6 billion.  EPA/MAURITZ ANTIN EU looks to follow US lead in shielding 5G networks from Chinese companies over intelligence concerns
epa06819029 (FILE) - Visitors are reflected in a mirror with the Huawei company logo during the official launch event for the Huawei Mate 10 smartphone series in Munich, southern Germany, 16 October 2017 (reissued 18 June 2018). Chinese Telecommunications Company Huawei published an open letter addressed to Australian lawmakers on 18 June 2018, where it refused Australian government allegations that it poses security concerns, calling the comments 'ill-informed and not based on facts.' The Australian government is expected to ban the Chinese tech firm from bidding in the construction of the country's 5G networks over national security concerns, media reported. The concerns claim Huawei to be linked to the Chinese government, media added.  EPA-EFE/PHILIPP GUELLAND UK defence secretary concerned about Huawei’s role in 5G networks upgrade
epa06615288 Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a screen delivering a speech during the closing of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 20 March 2018. The NPC has over 3,000 delegates and is the world's largest parliament or legislative assembly though its function is largely as a formal seal of approval for the policies fixed by the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party. The NPC runs alongside the annual plenary meetings of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), together known as 'Lianghui' or 'Two Meetings'.  EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY China amends law on forced technology transfers for foreign investors
epa07192531 The Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Liu He (L), meets the First Mayor and President of Senate of Hamburg, Peter Tschentscher (R), at the City Hall of  Hamburg, northern Germany, 27 November 2018. Liu He attends the Hamburg Summit 'China meets Europe' at the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. The conference concentrates on the political and economic relationship between China and the European countries.  EPA-EFE/FOCKE STRANGMANN Germany unveils plan to curb Chinese takeovers of strategic technologies
epa01460851 An image made available 21 August 2008 showing the guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) as it transits Souda Harbor headed to the Republic of Georgia, 20 August 2008. McFaul is carrying nearly 55 tons of supplies as part of the humanitarian assistance for the Republic of Georgia following the conflict between Russian and Georgian forces. The assistance will aid in alleviating human suffering in the Republic of Georgia.  EPA/PAUL FARLEY/HO  EDITORIAL USE ONLY US-Greece strategic dialogue inaugurated
epa07207870 (FILE) - Visitors use their mobile phones on a free wifi point during the 'Re:publica' digital conference in Berlin, Germany, 09 May 2017 (reissued 04 December 2018). Germany ranked 25th in a 2017 list of countries by internet connection speeds, despite various failed attempts of Merkel cabinets on broadband strategies. A successor to Angela Merkel as chairwoman of her CDU party will be elected on 07 December 2018. Merkel said she will not run for re-election as CDU chairwoman nor for Chancellor nor for any other political office.  EPA-EFE/FELIPE TRUEBA  ATTENTION: This Image is part of a PHOTO SET Tech companies warn of turbulence ahead as EU-US work on trade deal
Bolivian miner at the state-owned Colquiri Mine in Western Bolivia, which has been occupied by unemployed workers and peasants since Sunday. The mining conflict in Bolivia intensified Wednesday 12 May, 2004 with the occupation of a fourth tin mine by unemployed workers former Totoral Mine employees, in the province of Oruro, who want to return to the mine given the increase in the international price of tin.  EPA/Martin Alipaz Germany secures strategic access to Bolivian lithium production
epa03548550 (FILE) A file photo dated 06 March 2012 shows the company logo of the Chinese IT company and service provider Huawei at the CeBit trade fair in Hanover, Germany. Huawei said 21 January 2013 it expects its 2012 global sales revenues to reach CNY 220.2 billion, an 8 per cent year-on-year increase, with a net profit of CNY 15.4 billion, a 33 per cent increase from the previous year. 66 per cent of Huawei's overall revenue came from outside China. Among the overseas revenue, the Asia-Pacific region saw revenue of CNY 37.4 billion, while Europe, Middle East and Africa recorded CNY 77.4 billion and the Americas contributed CNY 31.8 billion. The domestic market China recorded CNY 73.6 billion.  EPA/MAURITZ ANTIN Europe worries about Huawei
epa07162758 A Gulf visitors walks in front of a big poster for Total company at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13 November 2018. ADIPEC, a meeting place of the international oil and gas community, runs between 12 and 15 November 2018.  EPA-EFE/ALI HAIDER Why “data is the new oil” and what happens when energy meets Industry 4.0

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May survives no confidence vote epa07289415 A handout video-grabbed still image from a video made available by UK parliament's parliamentary recording unit showing British  Prime Minister Theresa May during a Prime Ministers Questions (PMQs) in London, Britain, 16 January 2019. Britain's Prime Minister May is facing a confidence vote in parliament after she lost the The Meaningful Vote parliamentary vote on the EU withdrawal agreement on 15 January.  EPA-EFE/PARLIAMENTARY RECORDING UNIT HANDOUT MANDATORY CREDIT: PARLIAMENTARY RECORDING UNIT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote by the slim margin of 325-to-306, after which she called for immediate meetings with

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