Former UK Cabinet secretary seeks new Brexit referendum

LONDON (AP) — A former Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for the British public to be consulted in a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union. ...

Migrant workers demand right to join referendum

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Several dozen migrant workers from the Philippines and Indonesia demanded on Sunday that they be allowed to join a signature drive for a labor law referendum, saying that labor r...

Cuba to reshape government with new constitution

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is revealing new details about plans to reshape its government, courts and economy with a constitutional reform set to be approved by the national assembly this month. ...

Xi reveals 'four reasons' he is confident China-Taiwan ties will improve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the meeting between former KMT chair Lien Chen and Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party Xi Jinping on Friday, July 13, Chinese leadership and media are making...

US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

BEIJING (AP) — Last month, the daughter of a jailed Cambodian opposition party leader received an email from a well-seeming activist at a reputed Cambodian non-profit. For weeks, the sender nudg...

The Latest: Trump says May's plan wrecks Brexit, US deals

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has accused British Prime Minister Ther...

German court: Catalan politician can legally be extradited

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a hurdle for legally allowing the extradition of a prominent Catalan politician to Spain on charges of embezzlement, although an extradition request has not bee...

Boris Johnson quits as UK's May faces mounting Brexit crisis

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in her heels Monday after the resignation of two top government ministers over Brexit negotiations whipped up a storm that threatened to topp...

Out as UK foreign secretary: One more twist in Boris saga

LONDON (AP) — The bombastic Boris Johnson is out as foreign secretary, but few if any suggest Monday's resignation means the last has been heard from one of the best known figures in British politics....

Spanish, Catalan leaders meet to breach gap over secession

MADRID (AP) — The new heads of Spain's central and Catalonia's regional governments are holding talks for the first time since yearnings for independence in the northeastern region led to an unprecede...

After so much humiliation, England a source of pride, unity

SAMARA, Russia (AP) — So often the source of letdowns and embarrassments, England's soccer team is a unifying force among players and the nation. At least in some sections of the cou...

Graz won't bid for 2026 Olympics, misses 'political support'

VIENNA (AP) — The Austrian Olympic Committee is dropping its plan for a 2026 Winter Games hosting bid centered on the city of Graz. The committee says "a clear political commitment a...

The Latest: Macedonian lawmakers ratify Greece name deal

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Macedonia's name dispute with Greece (all times local): 1 p.m. Macedonia's parliament has ratified a historic deal with neigh...

Macedonian lawmakers repeat debate on name deal with Greece

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian lawmakers are debating a historic deal with neighboring Greece for the second time in two weeks, after Macedonia's president temporarily blocked the agreement. ...

Pro-Brexit group chief denies breaching electoral rules

LONDON (AP) — The former head of the official "Leave" campaign in Britain's 2016 vote on European Union membership is denying breaking spending rules ahead of a report from the country's electoral wat...