Peace talks aimed at ending decades of strife in democratizing Myanmar (Burma) have been off to a very rocky start because of assorted personal gaffes and organizational incompetence, including scheduling screwups.
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Donald Trump’s surprise visit to Mexico on Aug, 31 to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto outraged many Mexicans. After all, this is the man who has characterized the nation as full of drug traffickers and rapists and has proposed building a wall along the entire U.S.-Mexican border if he becomes president.
The trip came as Mr. Trump has sought to modify a bit his demand for a crackdown on illegal aliens.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May made it clear on Aug. 31 that her Conservative government would not hold a referendum or otherwise back off on the plan, approved by the electorate for the United Kingdom, for her country to leave the European Union.
The Guardian paraphrased her as saying that much as Britain may want access to the single European market but with no free movement of labor, that is not, and never will be, on offer from Brussels.
By promising to push ahead so firmly with no second referendum and no early general election, May has given comfort to the hardline cabinet Brexiteers, the news service said.
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