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Editor: Li Xiang 丨CCTV.com

06-27-2016 11:16 BJT

By CCTV.com Li Xiang

>> Over 2.5 mln sign petition for new EU referendum

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Just days after voting to leave the European Union, more than 2-and-a-half million UK residents have signed a petition calling for a second referendum. The British Parliament has to consider a debate on any petition with over 100,000 signatures posted on its website.

>> 2016 Summer Davos Forum opens in Tianjin

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The three day Summer Davos Forum has opened in the Chinese port city of Tianjin with more than 1,700 participants involved. Political and business leaders are here to discuss the hottest topics from Asia's economic outlook, and China's 5-Year Plan, to the disruptive forces behind much of today's changing economic climate. 

>> Acting PM's Conservatives of Spain win most seats

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Spanish elections have delivered a hung parliament for the second time in six months on Sunday. Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's centre-right People's Party again emerged with the single biggest bloc of seats, but fell short of a majority.

>> Iraq claims Fallujah fully liberated

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Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Fallujah on Sunday. The general commanding the operation declared victory, after nearly five weeks of fighting. 

>> Chinese mainland stops communication mechanism with Taiwan

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Communication mechanisms between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan is currently in suspension over the failure to recognize the 1992 Consensus by Taiwan's current administration.

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