Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU vote

/ Apr 15, 2016

Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU vote

Campaigning in Britain’s Brexit referendum officially begins on Friday, 10 weeks ahead of a vote that will hand Britons their first chance to have their say on Europe since 1975.With opinion polls suggesting the British public are deeply divided on whether to stay in ...

Scotland's SNP vows to fight to keep Britain in EU

/ Oct 18, 2015

Scotland's SNP vows to fight to keep Britain in EU

The leader of the Scottish National Party pledged Saturday to fight to keep Britain in the European Union as pressure mounts on the government to clarify its stance on the issue.Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to hold a referendum on EU membership by ...

Aug 17, 2015

Myanmar ruling party leaders to meet Monday before parliamentary showdown

Myanmar’s ruling party has called a hastily arranged leadership meeting on Monday to prepare for a showdown with their ousted party chairman in parliament this week, two senior party members said on Sunday.Rivalry between two of Myanmar’s most powerful establishment figures — party chairman ...

Ireland gives resounding 'yes' to gay marriage

/ May 24, 2015

Ireland gives resounding 'yes' to gay marriage

Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world’s first national vote on the issue.As the official ballot counting continued, the only question appeared to be how large ...