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Britain’s Labour Party: No home for Jews?

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Latest update : 2015-05-07

Down to the wire: UK election poll shows main parties neck-and-neck

We are down to the wire with Britain set to elect a new government on Thursday. A Financial Times poll shows the Conservatives and Labour neck-and-neck at 34 percent. This suggests that neither Prime Minister David Cameron or his Labour opponent, Ed Miliband, will win an outright majority. If this is the case, there will be much horsetrading as the leading candidate seeks to form a coalition. It also means Nicola Sturgeon, the head of the Scottish National Party, will likely become a kingmaker.

By Annette YOUNG

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2018-09-21 Debate

EU's mounting challenges: European unity faces test over migration

Today we have our eyes firmly fixed on the Austrian city of Salzburg where European Union leaders on Thursday gathered for a second day for a meeting at which the issues of...

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2018-09-19 Debate

Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites

Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to...

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2018-09-18 Debate

Syria: What's the deal? Russia, Turkey agree to Idlib buffer zone

Have they avoided the worst, or simply delayed the inevitable? Ten days after airing their differences publicly, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree to a buffer zone...

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2018-09-13 Debate

Brewing storm: The politics of extreme weather

After heatwaves, monsoons and forest fires this summer, warming ocean temperatures have Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut soon to batter the...

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2018-09-12 Debate

Battle of values: EU parliament recommends sanctions against Hungary

It started with the Brexit campaign. Now a battle of values is playing out on the continent. The European Parliament, for the first time ever, has voted to sanction Hungary for...

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