Tag Archives: pledges

Let, Brexit, healing, Johnson, pledges, commanding, election victory

Let the Brexit healing begin, Johnson pledges after commanding election vic...

12 December, 2019 9:57 pm 9:57 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Friday for unity to heal the Brexit divisions that have riven the United Kingdom, hours after winning a commanding victory from voters who backed his bid to deliver on the EU divorce by the end of January The face of the victorious “Leave” campaign in the … Read More

Sri Lanka, ex-defence chief, launches, presidential, campaign, pledges, safer, nation

Sri Lanka ex-defence chief launches presidential campaign, pledges safer na...

10 October, 2019 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday formally launched his presidential campaign, promising strong national security measures if he wins the Nov 16 election in the island nation still reeling from Easter Sunday bombings. Supporters hail Rajapaksa for winning a 26-year war against Tamil Tiger separatists a decade ago under … Read More

Fire, guts, Notre-Dame, Cathedral, Paris, Macron, pledges, rebuild

Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris; Macron pledges to rebuild

04 April, 2019 9:17 am 9:17 am

PARIS (Reuters) – A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, though firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control. Flames that began in the early evening burst rapidly through the roof of … Read More