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Germany warns it will stop extradition of its citizens to UK after Brexit: FT

FILE PHOTO: German, British and EU flags flutter in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany December 11, 2018. REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCH – RC14E1B46010 (Reuters) – Berlin will stop extraditing Germans to Britain immediately after Brexit even if it leaves the European Union with a deal, the Financial Times reported …

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U.S. Senator Rubio, other officials visit site of Venezuelan aid

BOGOTA (Reuters) – A U.S. delegation including Senator Marco Rubio visited the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Sunday, where humanitarian aid is being stockpiled for planned delivery to economically crippled Venezuela next week. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio visits the Colombia-Venezuela border at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge on the …

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Israel to withhold millions of dollars in Palestinian funds | Palestine News

Israel says it will withhold $138m in tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority over payments given to  Palestinians involved in attacks against Israelis. The government’s security cabinet said Sunday that it was implementing a law passed last year allowing Israel to withhold funds equivalent to those the Palestinean Authority pays …

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Haiti vows to trim expenses and investigate PetroCaribe amid protests

SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – The Haitian government vowed to deepen the investigation into alleged corruption in the PetroCaribe oil program and to reduce its expenses, seeking to meet some of protestors’ demands as demonstrations roil the country. FILE PHOTO – Demonstrators take part in a protest against former government officials …

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