Irish coalition deal approved to end political deadlock

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s two dominant centre-right parties and the smaller Green Party agreed on Friday to form a new coalition government that will focus on climate action and end four months of political stalemate. Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin is set to be elected prime minister on Saturday, replacing

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EU and China to seek to cool tensions at video summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and China will seek to cool tensions on Monday at a video summit, their first formal talks since ties soured over European accusations that Beijing has spread disinformation about the novel coronavirus. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles

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French court allows access to archives on 1994 Rwanda genocide

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s top administrative court on Friday ruled that a researcher could access former President Francois Mitterrand’s archives on the 1994 Rwandan genocide, marking a further step to ease tensions between Paris and Kigali. Researchers have complained that only a fraction of classified French documents have surfaced and

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