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Johnson: UK to leave EU on January 31, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union by January 31, 2020. "We will get Brexit done on time by the 31st of January, no ifs, no buts, no maybes," …

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General election underway in UK

Polling stations have opened across England for voting in the 2019 UK General Election. About 46 million voters are eligible to elect 650 members of Parliament to the House of Commons, 533 of whom are for constituencies in …

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Erdogan opens Europe's first 'eco-mosque' in Cambridge

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has officially opened the Cambridge Central Mosque in the east of England, Al Jazeera reports. Described as Europe's first eco-mosque, the facility is equipped with solar panels, …

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London comments on Iran's JCPOA breach

Iran’s latest actions pose a risk to the UK national security, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said, according to the Foreign Office website. "Iran’s latest actions clearly contravene the deal …

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British radio host catches Yerevan lying on Karabakh

In a new episode of the BBC's news programme HARDtalk, its host Stephen Sackur caught Armenia’s foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan lying, when he spoke about Armenia's approaches to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. In …

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British MPs reject Johnson’s Brexit law

The British parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s three-day Brexit legislation timetable by 322 votes to 308 yesterday evening. After agreeing a last-minute Brexit deal with the EU last week, …

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Erdogan and Johnson discuss Syria in phone call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a phone conversation yesterday regarding the political developments, according to the Turkish presidency of communications. …

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EU ready to delay Brexit if London wants

EU leaders have left open the option of extending Brexit beyond 31 October if the new deal is voted down by the Commons. President of the European council Donald Tusk said the issue of an extension was for a later date. "If there …

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UK suspends arms sales to Turkey

The United Kingdom has suspended sales of arms to Turkey for items that might be used in the country's military offensive in Syria, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said. He noted that the UK government takes …

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British experts in Iran to upgrade Arak reactor

A team of British experts arrived in Iran today to begin work to upgrade the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor, Iranian ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad said. "A team of British nuclear experts led by UK …

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