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Home and Foreign.

The inhabitants of Crete have appealed to Greece for assistance. Lord Salisbury, speaking at the Mansion House, said it was impossible for England to evacuate Egypt, Negotiations are progressing between England and Japan for a new commercial treaty on the basis that the former abrogates its special territorial and judicial privileges, while Japan affords facilities to British commerce between the ports and the interior. America and Germany are arranging treaties on a similar footing. It is reported that, in consequence of the strained relations between Germany and Switzerland over the Wohlgemuth incident, the former intends to revoke its recognition of Swiss neutrality. Wheat is slightly cheaper owing to the fine weather. Sir William Robinson has been appointed Governor of the Mauritius. Lord Salisbury, in a speech at the Mansion House banquet, said there was no real danger of the peace of Europe being violated. He repudiated any desire on the part of the Government to annex Crete. Colonel Wodehouse has had a sharp skirmish with the Dervishes, in which the latter lost seventy men.

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Home and Foreign., Issue 7975, 2 August 1889

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Home and Foreign. Issue 7975, 2 August 1889

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