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Stories for July 31st 2018

  • Tuesday, July 31st 2018 - 07:31 UTC

    Trump ready to meet Iran leaders “anytime they want” and “no preconditions”

    Trump said he would meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani without preconditions, because “I believe in meeting.”

    United States president Donald Trump declared on Monday that he would meet Iran's leaders “anytime they want,” an invitation for face-to-face dialogue with a country he had appeared to threaten with war only days before and an affirmation of Trump's faith in his brand of personal diplomacy.

  • Tuesday, July 31st 2018 - 07:20 UTC

    “Rethink devolution” as a result of Brexit, Westminster and Scotland coincide

    Westminster's constitutional affairs committee said ministers should engage more and set out policies more clearly

    The UK government “must rethink devolution” as a result of Brexit, a group of MPs have recommended. The process of leaving the EU has sparked a series of clashes between UK government ministers and their counterparts in Scotland and Wales.

  • Tuesday, July 31st 2018 - 07:00 UTC

    Venezuela scarce gasoline will be sold only to the politically loyal

    Maduro ordered a national census on 3-5 August to determine how many vehicle owners possess a homeland identity card, a document created in first quarter 2017

    Venezuela is taking steps to direct dwindling motor fuel to politically loyal vehicle owners. President Nicolas Maduro ordered a national census on 3-5 August to determine how many vehicle owners possess a homeland identity card, a document created in first quarter 2017 to strengthen the government's social and political surveillance capabilities.

  • Tuesday, July 31st 2018 - 06:52 UTC

    UK embassy in Guatemala holds forum on Illegal Wildlife Trade

    British Ambassador to Guatemala, Carolyn Davidson, welcomed the forum on the latest strategies to tackle IWT and lessons learnt from previous experiences

    The British Embassy in Guatemala hosted a forum bringing together local partners in the fight against the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT). Over the past decade, IWT has become a serious criminal industry fuelled by corruption, which has damaged economic growth and sustainable development, undermined good governance and the rule of law across the world, including here in Guatemala.

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