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Boris Johnson urges Iran president to end military action

01 January, 2020 11:54 pm 11:54 pm

LONDON (Web Desk) – UK Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson has urged Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to end military retaliation in the region, amid efforts to try to de-escalate the crisis sparked by the US killing of the senior Iranian general Qassem Suleimani. According to Downing Street spokesman, Johnson held a phone call lasting 20 … Read More

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Brexit: Boris Johnson’s bid for early election fails

09 September, 2019 9:24 am 9:24 am

LONDON (92 News) – Boris Johnson has lost his second attempt to trigger an early general election in his sixth humiliating Commons defeat since becoming prime minister. According to the international media, that British MPs have again rejected Boris Johnson’s calls for a snap election, as the five-week suspension of Parliament begins. Less than a … Read More

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Boris says collaborators undermining Britain’s Brexit bet

08 August, 2019 8:37 pm 8:37 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday some British lawmakers hoping to block Brexit were engaged in “terrible” collaboration with the European Union by undermining London’s negotiating hand and so making no deal more likely. Hours after senior lawmakers said they would seek to prevent any attempt to ignore parliament over Brexit, … Read More

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‘Not my prime minister!’: Anti-Boris Johnson protesters rally in London

07 July, 2019 10:21 am 10:21 am

LONDON (AFP) – Hundreds protested against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday at an expletive-themed rally in central London, hours after he was confirmed as the country’s new leader. Organisers had commandeered a vintage open-top red London bus for the “[expletive] Boris” protest, installing DJ decks to blast out music and swear word-filled speeches … Read More

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Boris Johnson set to become next PM

07 July, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the country’s next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his “do or die” pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time. Johnson and his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, have spent the last … Read More