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She called on authorities to release those held on "politically motivated charges" and for the charges to be dropped. 1
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Lukashenko, who has been in power since 1994, denies rigging the 9 August vote which, according to official government results, he won by a landslide. 1He has since cracked down hard on protesters demanding his resignation. 1
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Boris Johnson brokered a deal with Conservative rebels on Wednesday to see off a potential party revolt, agreeing to grant MPs a vote before invoking powers in the UK internal market bill that would break international law by breaching the EU withdrawal agreement. 1
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They fear that if they do so, they will just be forgotten about all over again. 1
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As the numbers have grown, the initial generosity of spirit shown by islanders has evaporated. 1Mainland politicians have become justifiably embittered by the disproportionate burden that Greece, along with Italy and Malta, is being asked to carry. 1Resentment has bred cynicism. 1
It's worth noting that the UK is currently in a period known as the transition, that keeps it bound to the EU's rules until 31 December. 1
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The bill aims to ensure regulations between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are joined-up because - once the UK leaves the EU - they will have the power to set their own rules on areas like food safety and air quality. 1
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It is a legal agreement. 1
He said what would happen as a result of this bill becoming law was "completely unthinkable". 1
Relations with the EU have plunged to a new low in the last 24 hours after the UK rejected Brussels demands to withdraw the parts of the internal markets bill that would give the government power to override the Northern Ireland protocol. 1
According to the poll conducted by R+V Insurance Group in June and July, 53 percent of Germans said they are concerned by the prospect of a "more dangerous world due to the politics of Trump," putting the president at the top of the list of their fears. 1
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"If they try to do that, it will fail," the EU source said on condition of anonymity. 1
A note distributed by the EU executive to the 27 EU member states said the Withdrawal Agreement gives the bloc up to four years to launch a legal procedure against the UK if it violates EU rules during a transition period this year. 1
The further Britain diverges from the single market, the more checks have to be applied to goods crossing the Irish Sea and the more UK businesses operating in Northern Ireland must adhere to Brussels rules. 1That is the insurance policy that Boris Johnson signed to avoid land border checks between Northern Ireland and the Republic. 1
"We are currently rebuking the Chinese for their breach of the Treaty with the UK over Hong Kong," says former British foreign secretary Malcolm Rifkind. 1And while he acknowledges that the case in the UK's breach of international law "is not so dramatic ... it is still an unnecessary own goal." 1
The 49-year-old Australian, who is currently being held on remand at a high-security jail, faces 18 counts from US prosecutors that could see him jailed for up to 175 years. 1
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James Lewis, representing the US government, said WikiLeaks was responsible for "one of the largest compromises of classified information in the history of the United States". 1