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Brexit: Theresa May seeks bilateral treaty with Ireland — report

Sunday 23:38 GMT

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to pursue a bilateral treaty with the Irish government in an attempt to push her Brexit deal through parliament, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

A British newspaper says a bilateral deal with Dublin to remove the contentious Brexit backstop arrangement is being planned. A parliamentary plot to take control of the withdrawal process appears to be gaining traction.

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Source: Global News

U.S. facing deadline to seek extradition of Huawei executive from Canada

Sunday 18:08 GMT

American authorities are facing a key deadline at the end of the month to formally request the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou from Canada to the United States.

If the U.S. misses the deadline, lawyers with expertise in extradition cases say the door could open for Meng’s eventual release. Canadian police arrested Meng at Vancouver’s airport Dec. 1 at the request of American authorities, who are seeking her extradition on fraud allegations.

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Colombia seeks arrest of ELN rebel leaders after bombing

Sunday 02:23 GMT

Colombian President Ivan Duque announced on Friday that he was reinstating the arrest warrants of 10 National Liberation Army (ELN) members after his government accused the group of being responsible for a car bombing in a Bogota police academy.

"It's clear to all of Colombia that the ELN has no true desire for peace," Duque said, citing a long list of kidnappings and attacks attributed to the guerrillas since peace talks began in 2017. "We would like to thank the Cuban government for the solidarity it expressed yesterday and today, and we ask that it capture the terrorists who are inside its territory and hand them over to Colombian police," Duque added.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte