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U.S. President's former lawyer sentenced to prison

The former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump has been handed a prison sentence for violations of the rules of election campaign. A New York court has sentenced Michael Cohen to three years in federal prison.

European Parliament ratifies EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

On Wednesday, 12 December, gave green light for EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, which is EU’s all-time largest mutual trade agreement.

Marcon makes tax concessions, 'yellow vests' calling for continued protests

French President Emmanuel Macron, seeking to calm the 'yellow vest' mass protests, has made major tax and pay concessions, but plans to keep his climate-saving policy straight.

150 countries convene in Morocco to endorse UN Migration Compact

The UN conference to endorse the UN Migration Compact, starting in Marrakech, Morocco on Monday, December 10, will be attended by politicians from 159 countries.

French authorities send 89 000 security workers before weekend protests

The French government has said it has ordered 89,000 members of the security forces to be deployed nationwide during anti-government protests on Saturday, December 8, in a reaction to violent riots in Paris and elsewhere in the past few weekends.

Huawei Technologies' CEO Meng arrested in Canada

The chief financial officer of Chinese mobile giant Huawei Technologies has been arrested in Canada at the request of the United States, Canadian authorities announced.