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Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

People in North and South America, a large part of Europe and Africa may get a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse overnight from January 20 to 21, the last such event until 2022.

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Spain stops migrant rescue boat Open Arms from setting sail

Spanish migrant rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said Monday that Spanish authorities were preventing its ship from setting sail in the Mediterranean to try to save migrants.

Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Stranded migrants to disembark in Malta after EU deal reached

Nearly 50 migrants stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships were headed for Malta on Wednesday after the island nation reached a deal with other EU member states ...

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

Italy Senate passes revised budget after EU standoff

The Italian Senate on Sunday passed a revised 2019 budget agreed after a tense standoff with Brussels which saw the populist government water down key measures.

EU to present contingency measures for no-deal Brexit

EU to present contingency measures for no-deal Brexit

The European Commission is due Wednesday to present its Brexit contingency planning to minimize disruption in some key areas in case Britain leaves the European Union ...

UK steps up no-deal Brexit plans with 3,500 soldiers on standby

UK steps up no-deal Brexit plans with 3,500 soldiers on standby

British ministers agreed Tuesday to make no-deal Brexit planning ‘an operational priority’ amid continued opposition to Prime Minister Theresa's May draft divorce deal, just 14 weeks before the country leaves the EU.

UK's May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

UK's May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe -- a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held.

EU drops plan for 10,000 border guards by 2020: officials

EU drops plan for 10,000 border guards by 2020: officials

The European Union's flagship plan for a 10,000-strong bloc-wide border and coastguard force in two years exceeds ‘what is feasible,’ the EU's Austrian presidency said Thursday.

UK migrant rescues spike as 14 picked up in Channel

UK migrant rescues spike as 14 picked up in Channel

Britain on Thursday rescued 14 suspected migrants on board two dinghies in the English Channel, bringing the total number to 78 in the last two weeks, according to the interior ministry.

May warns of 'grave uncertainty'

May warns of 'grave uncertainty'

Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May warned on Thursday that Britain will embark on a "path of deep and grave uncertainty" if it abandons a hard-won deal for leaving the European Union.

Nine dead in Italy as storms cause chaos in Europe

Nine dead in Italy as storms cause chaos in Europe

Violent gales and heavy rains have pummelled swaths of Europe, leaving at least nine people dead in Italy and cutting off roads and electricity, officials said Tuesday.

EU air quality slowly improving but still deadly: report

EU air quality slowly improving but still deadly: report

Air pollution is slowly easing in EU countries but still causes nearly half a million early deaths each year, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in its annual report published Monday.