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Supporters of Britain's membership of the European Union will create a new group shortly to run the "Yes" campaign for a referendum Prime Minister David Cameron has promised by the end of 2017, four sources familiar with the plan told Reuters.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Prime Minister David Cameron starts a whirlwind two-day tour of European capitals including Paris and Berlin May 28 in a push to secure EU reforms before a referendum on whether Britain should leave.
British voters will be asked to vote "Yes" or "No" on remaining in the European Union in a referendum to be held by the end of 2017, media reported May 27
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said a British referendum on whether to leave the EU was "very risky", ahead of a visit by Prime Minister David Cameron to Paris on May 28
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Six football officials were arrested in Zurich early May 27 upon request from US authorities, suspected of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars, Swiss authorities said
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the Forbes list of the world's most powerful women for the fifth straight year but Hillary Clinton is snapping at her heels, the magazine said May 26
MADRID / VALENCIA - Reuters
Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) took a battering in regional and local elections on May 24 after voters punished Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for four years of severe spending cuts and a string of corruption scandals
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
The EU on May 27 asked its member states to admit over the next two years 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who have already landed in Italy and Greece.
THESSALONIKI, Greece - Agence France-Presse
Greek investigators were to question May 25 a Syrian caught trying to sneak tens of thousands of bullets into Turkey
BERLIN - The Associated Press
Some 20,000 residents in the western German city of Cologne are being forced to evacuate their homes after authorities discovered a 200-kilogram bomb from World War II
WARSAW - Agence France-Presse
Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda on May 24 won a surprise victory in Poland's presidential run-off, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski with promises of change and generous social spending
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