Washington, Dec 13 (efe-epa).- The president of the United States insisted Thursday that Mexico will ultimately pay for a border wall he has pledged to build, saying the US will be reimbursed for the barrier’s cost through savings in a new trade deal with the Aztec nation and Canada.
Brussels, Dec 13 (efe-epa).- The British prime minister said she did not expect to find an immediate solution on the Irish backstop in her Brexit deal during her talks in Brussels Thursday but hoped she could secure the assurances necessary to soothe discontent over the measure in the United Kingdom’s parliament before it is submitted to a vote.
Vienna, Dec 12 (efe-epa).- Dutch police in Amsterdam on Wednesday arrested one of the three men linked to the theft of a canvas by renowned French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir stolen from a distinguished Austrian auction house before it was set to go under the hammer.
Baghdad, Dec 12 (efe-epa).- The 2018 co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize was received Wednesday by the Iraqi president to discuss missing Yazidi women who were kidnapped by the Islamic State terror organization.
Mitrovica (Kosovo), Dec 12 (efe-epa).- Ethnic Serb-Kosovars in a divided city in northern Kosovo took to the streets Wednesday for continued protests over a 100-percent trade ban on imports from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, decrying that their basic freedoms were being violated amid growing tensions between the neighboring states.