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The UK is the only EU member state which refused to back a tax and budget pact – known as a “fiscal compact” – aimed at tackling the eurozone debt crisis.

UK prime minister David Cameron (photo, from guardian.co.uk) said he had to protect key British interests, including its financial markets. (more…)

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A US-backed proposition for new regulations on cluster bombs has been rejected on Friday by UN member states.

The plan aimed at destroying all cluster munitions (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) made before 1980. (more…)

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During his first visit to Berlin, David Cameron has told German leader Angela Merkel the UK will not agree to hand any further powers to Brussels. (photo, from dailymail.co.uk)

After talks in the German capital, UK prime minister said there was “no question” of him backing any treaty giving the EU more powers to shore up the eurozone. (more…)

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More than 100 nations have signed a landmark treaty in Oslo, to ban some forms of cluster bomb. (map, from cnn.com)

On Wednesday, Norway was the first country to sign the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) and played a key role in hammering out the worldwide ban on using, producing, transferring and stockpiling cluster munitions. (more…)

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A non-agression treaty has been signed by North Korea with the Association of the South East Asian Nations (Asean), in a large symbolic move. (more…)

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More than 100 nations have gathered to reach an agreement on a treaty that would ban current designs of clusters bombs.

Following 10 days of talks, diplomats meeting in Dublin agreed to back an international ban on the use of the controversial weapons. (more…)

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More than 120 countries have sent their delegates to attend a meeting in New Zealand. They will discuss in order to find an agreement to limit the use of cluster bombs. NZ, Austria, Ireland, Mexico, Norway and Peru are the six governments leading the process. (more…)

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