British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of her senior ministers for a draft European Union divorce deal on Wednesday, freeing her to tackle the much more perilous struggle of getting parliament to approve the agreement.
No British government ministers will resign over Brexit tonight, Scottish Secretary David Mundell said, according to a Tweet by a BBC reporter on Wednesday evening following a cabinet meeting.
The draft Brexit agreement endorsed by the British government on Wednesday will allow Britain to leave the European Union while keeping a close relationship with the bloc, the European Parliament's point man on Brexit said.
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will brief reporters on the draft agreement endorsed by the British government on Wednesday at 2000 GMT in Brussels, the European Commission said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that cabinet had backed her Brexit plan, adding it was in the national interest but that there would be difficult days ahead.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after a rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti.
The repatriation of Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar will not begin on Thursday as planned, two sources directly briefed about the matter said late on Wednesday.
Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he will grant asylum to any Cuban national who asks for it, escalating tensions with the Caribbean island after it ended a program placing its doctors in rural Brazil.
A lawmaker from the small Northern Irish party whose votes prop up the British government said on Wednesday Prime Minister Theresa May's position appeared to be "very, very shaky" due to opposition to her Brexit deal.
Three South Korean companies will plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $82 million in fines for their role in a long-running conspiracy to fix the price of fuel sold to U.S. military bases in South Korea, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
Migrants refusing to leave a cargo ship docked in Libya said on Wednesday they would rather die than be returned to land, as the coast guard began disembarking some of those on board.
Prime Minister Theresa May's position as leader of the Conservative Party - and consequently her premiership - is under threat, with media reporting that some lawmakers who are unhappy with the draft Brexit deal she has reached with the European Union are taking steps to call a confidence vote.
Ireland's envoy to the European Union told a meeting of the bloc's 27 national ambassadors in Brussels on Wednesday that Dublin was on board with the existing draft Brexit deal, diplomatic sources said.
British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab is no longer expected to travel to Brussels on Wednesday to welcome a Brexit deal with the European Union's chief negotiator, Michael Barnier, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing a UK diplomat.
Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts.
British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to sell a draft Brexit deal to her ministers on Wednesday but faced mounting opposition from some lawmakers and allies who said it threatened the government and the unity of the United Kingdom.
As the long-awaited, much-anticipated trial of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán – once the most wanted man in the world and the accused leader of the most notorious drug syndicate in history – gets underway in New York, staunch security measures have been put in place and are only increasing.
Brazil's far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday named diplomat Ernesto Araujo as his foreign minister.
Three South Korean firms have agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay about $82 million in fines for their role in a decades-long conspiracy to rig the price of fuel sold to U.S. military bases across South Korea, the United States said on Wednesday.
Brexit supporters in Theresa May's party will "likely" call for a vote of no confidence in her as their leader on Thursday, BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said, citing a senior member of the Conservative Party.