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Cameron suffers blow as lawmaker defects to anti-EU UKIP party

British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a setback on Thursday when a lawmaker from his ruling Conservative Party unexpectedly defected to the UK Independence Party, which wants Britain to leave the European Union. The move, by Douglas Carswell, a Euroskeptic, comes eight months before a national election in which UKIP ...

Aug 26, 2014

Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

Ukraine’s president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions. In a statement on his website, President Petro Poroshenko said snap elections would be held Oct. 26. Poroshenko ...