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HAMILTON (CMC): The European Union (EU) on Tuesday announced it had removed Bermuda from its tax matters watch list because the British Overseas Territory was deemed fully compliant with the bloc’s tax standards. EU finance ministers made the...

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began their 31st Intersessional Summit here on Tuesday with issues relating to public health, regional integration, crime and security high on their agenda. With the global health threat posed...

Weeks after officially leaving the European Union, Britain has announced plans to take ‘full control’ of its borders. According to the Government, Britain will be closing its borders to unskilled workers. As part of a...

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — A 1,640-foot brick wall has been hastily erected in India’s Gujarat state ahead of a visit by United States President Donald Trump, with critics saying it was built to block the view of a slum area...

LONDON (AP) — Residents in central England and Wales piled up sandbags, readied water pumps and hoped for the best Tuesday as rivers peaked after a weekend storm brought up to six inches of rain to an already waterlogged region....

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial will begin on March 17, an Israeli court said Tuesday, just two weeks after national elections are held. Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach...

BEIJING (AP) — As a mysterious new virus enveloped central China’s Wuhan early this year, Liu Zhiming mobilised all the resources of his hospital in the city’s Wuchang district to deal with the thousands of sick people arriving...

BRUSSELS (AP): Britain’s chief negotiator on Monday set out a clashing course in trade talks with the European Union, saying the 27-nation bloc has totally missed the point of Brexit if it thinks it will retain some supervision over United Kingdom...

CARACAS (AP): Venezuelan authorities issued a letter of protest to the French government on Monday, saying its ambassador in Caracas interfered in the Caribbean nation’s internal affairs with a provocative show of support for a leading opposition...

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): Embattled Commonwealth Secretary General Baroness Patricia Scotland will hold discussions with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders during their two-day Inter-sessional Summit that begins here today. The Commonwealth Secretariat...
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