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Brexit: What we know

As British Prime Minister Theresa May fired the starting gun on leaving the European Union on Wednesday, here is an outline of what we know:

Vigil at scene of London terror attack

Hundreds of people joined hands in a human chain in the heart of London on Wednesday to pay tribute to the four people killed in a terror attack a week ago.

Six decades of EU evolution

From the Treaty of Rome to the migration crisis and Brexit, here is a look at 60 years of ups and downs in the European Union.

Sri Lanka signals arrests over high-profile killings

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said Wednesday he would not protect anyone guilty of murder during the civil war, flagging arrests for a spate of high-profile crimes allegedly perpetrated by security forces.

146 migrants feared missing after boat capsizes in Med

About 146 migrants are feared missing after their boat capsized after leaving Libya, according to a Gambian man who was rescued following the disaster, the United Nations’ refugee agency said Wednesday.

Soros-backed university says under threat in Hungary

The Hungarian government’s battle with George Soros escalated on Wednesday, with a respected university founded by the US financier saying proposed legislation would make it impossible to operate.