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Didn’t lie to Queen over Parliament suspension: UK PM Boris Johnson

The power to prorogue the UK Parliament lies with the British monarch, who conventionally acts on the advice of the Prime Minister.

13 Sep 2019 8:51 AM

'Would not request an extension to Brexit,' says British PM Boris Johnson

For the second time in a week, lawmakers then rejected Johnson’s request to try to break the deadlock through an early national election.

10 Sep 2019 9:47 AM

Boris Johnson suspends UK Parliament for 5 weeks after another Brexit defeat

Parliament was suspended until Oct 14, a drastic move that gives Johnson a respite from rebellious lawmakers as he plots his next move.

10 Sep 2019 8:04 AM

Blow for Johnson as UK upper house clears law to block no-deal Brexit

Johnson received a boost when the High Court in London rejected a legal challenge against his decision to suspend parliament from next week.

07 Sep 2019 11:02 AM

Boris Johnson described former PM Cameron as 'girly swot' in memo: report

A leaked copy of the note revealed the redacted words were 'a girly swot Cameron', said Sky News which published it.

07 Sep 2019 10:12 AM

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'Hope China, US trade problems will be over soon,' says Merkel

Merkel made the remarks at the start of formal talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at Beijing's Great Hall of People during trip to China.

06 Sep 2019 10:34 AM

'Would rather be dead in ditch than delay Brexit,' says Boris Johnson

MPs in the House of Commons this week passed a bill that could stop Johnson taking Britain out of EU without a divorce deal with Brussels.

06 Sep 2019 8:31 AM

US offered millions to Indian captain in bid to seize Iranian tanker

US has unilaterally threatened sanctions aimed at ending all oil sales by Iran in bid to diminish the clerical regime’s regional influence.

05 Sep 2019 1:57 PM

‘Will take UK out of EU on Oct 31 if I am still PM': Boris Johnson

'If I am still PM after Tuesday the 15th of Oct then we will leave on 31st of Oct with, I hope, a much better deal,' Johnson said.

05 Sep 2019 10:42 AM

Trump says not worried for Boris Johnson as 'he knows how to win'

Johnson faced a revolt over the possibility of a no deal exit from EU, but Trump told reporters his friend was 'going to be okay.'

05 Sep 2019 10:36 AM

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British PM to call election for Oct 14 if MPs defeat him on Brexit: official

A senior official said that if the government loses the vote, it would table a parliamentary vote for Wednesday on holding early election.

03 Sep 2019 8:48 AM

World ‘worried’ over restrictions in Kashmir Valley

In a latest, the European Union (EU) has asked India to ensure rights and freedom for Jammu and Kashmir population.

01 Sep 2019 2:47 AM

UK, EU Brexit teams to meet twice-weekly in September

Britain is due to leave European Union on October 31 without withdrawal agreement, unless one can be struck and then approved by parliament.

30 Aug 2019 3:17 PM

British PM Boris Johnson seeks Parliament suspension until October 14

It is seen as an attempt to prevent tabling and debating of other major legislation, including Oppn attempt to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

28 Aug 2019 5:30 PM

39 bn pound divorce bill agreed by Theresa not due in no-deal Brexit: UK PM

Ahead of their meeting, Johnson and Tusk traded barbs over who would be to blame should Britain leave without a deal at the end of October.

26 Aug 2019 3:23 PM

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European Union agrees to reinvite Russia to G7: EC President Donald Tusk

The European Council President also claimed that Russia does not follow the path of democracy, rule of law, and human rights.

25 Aug 2019 8:47 AM

After global outcry, Brazil sends Army to put out Amazon rainforest fires

The fires in the world's largest rainforest have sparked street protests around the planet.

24 Aug 2019 3:44 PM

Pompeo warns anyone who ‘touches’ Iran tanker risks US sanctions

He said he believes this rationale 'is shared by the entire world.'

21 Aug 2019 1:51 PM

Wants Brexit deal but without Irish backstop: Boris Johnson to EU

In the letter, Johnson stressed that his government wanted to achieve a divorce deal with Brussels.

20 Aug 2019 1:38 PM

24 Indians aboard Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 released in Gibraltar

A spokesman for Gibraltar's government also confirmed that police proceedings against four members of the crew had ended.

16 Aug 2019 8:06 AM

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