Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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Boris Johnson far ahead in British PM contest

LONDON: Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct 31, surged closer to power, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. Three years since voting 52%-48% to leave the European Union, the United ...

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Sajid Javid says Boris Johnson is ‘yesterday’s news’

LONDON: Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was “yesterday s news” and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party. “I am the change candidate, Boris Johnson is yesterday’s news,” Javid ...

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UK Muslims celebrate Eid, PM Theresa May greets Muslims

LONDON: The Muslims of the United Kingdom celebrated Eid Ul Fitr the the culmination of the Holy month o Ramazan with religious fervour and enthusiasm. The day dawn with Fajr prayers at different Mosques in the UK for solidarity and unity among Muslim Ummah, world peace and resolution of the ...

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Boris Johnson would make ‘excellent’ British PM: Trump

LONDON: US President Donald Trump has said British former foreign minister Boris Johnson would make an “excellent” prime minister to replace Theresa May. Trump was speaking ahead of the start of a state visit to Britain on Monday, during which he will meet May. She is set to resign on ...

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May hopes Trump’s visit to UK to strengthen bilateral cooperation

LONDON: UK Prime Minister Theresa May is looking forward to the upcoming state visit of US President Donald Trump, hoping it will contribute to strengthening relations between the two countries, May’s office said Sunday. May said that Trump’s visit would be an opportunity to further strengthen the close partnership between the United ...

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Sajid Javid enters leadership race

LONDON: UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to “deliver Brexit” after repeated delays. Referring to the drubbing May’s Conservatives received in European Parliament elections, Javid said the new party leader had to restore voters’ trust. ...

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Former Brexit secretary Domic Raab joing UK leadership race

LONDON: Britain’s eurosceptic former Brexit  secretary Dominic Raab on Saturday entered the race to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, vowing to leave the EU with or without a divorce deal. Raab became the sixth declared candidate, joining a crowded field that is expected to expand further in the days ...

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Ardern, Macron host Paris summit against online extremism

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s premier Jacinda Ardern will Wednesday host other world leaders and leading tech chiefs to launch an ambitious new initiative aimed at curbing extremism online. The initiative, known as the “Christchurch call”, was pushed by Ardern after a self-described white supremacist gunned down ...

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UK Labour Party says Brexit Deal talks with PM to continue next week

LONDON: The office of UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the opposition Labour Party will meet next week for the next round of talks aimed at overcoming their disagreements over a UK withdrawal deal from the EU, the Labour spokesperson said amid Brexit uncertainty. The fresh round of the negotiations between Downing ...

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May says UK can still leave EU with ‘good deal’

LONDON: The UK can still leave the EU with a “good deal”, Theresa May has insisted. Warning MPs they faced “hard choices” after rejecting her deal for a second time, she said she would vote later to rule out a no-deal exit on 29 March. Battling a sore throat at ...

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