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In Britain
November 15, 2017 10:16 am gmt |
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The husband of an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran said on Monday (November 13) that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson should not resign over remarks that opponents said might provoke the Islamic Republic to hand the dual national a longer jail term. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a projec...
In Britain
November 14, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday (NOvember 13) apologised for causing distress with remarks he made about a Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was sentenced to five years after being convicted b...
In Britain
October 28, 2017 6:37 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson practised his French at a reception for business leaders and students at the embassy in Paris on Friday (October 27). Johnson was in the city to meet with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian for talks which were closed to the media. Making a short speech ...
In Britain
October 21, 2017 11:44 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali, saying the festival is the celebration of the way of life, showing Hindu culture at its very best. In a message read out at Diwali celebrations organised by leading NRI businessmen Hinduja brothers at their resi...
In Britain
October 4, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appeared to evade journalist’s questions as he arrived at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester on Wednesday (October 4), after he joked about “dead bodies” in Libya. Johnson quipped to Conservative Party members on Tuesday (October ...
In Britain
September 11, 2017 8:40 am gmt |
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British foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday (September 10) that the situation in British overseas territories in the Caribbean remained “grim” following their pummeling by Hurricane Irma. The ferocious Category 5 storm, which killed at least 28 people across the region, devastat...
In Britain
July 28, 2017 7:58 am gmt |
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Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and Defence Minister Michael Fallon have said the country plans to send their two new aircraft carriers to the disputed South China Sea, a move likely to anger Beijing. On an official visit to Australia, Johnson said on Thursday (July 27) that sailing th...
In Britain
July 7, 2017 10:27 am gmt |
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Boris Johnson has dismissed leadership speculation, saying Theresa May has shown “unbelievable grace and steel”. The foreign secretary said the PM had “put things back together and got the show back on the road” after a “difficult” election. Asked about about any l...
In Britain
April 7, 2017 10:41 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday (April 6) he wanted London to continue attracting talented people from around the world, but it was “reasonable” for the UK to want to be able to have control of who entered the country. “I don’t want to anticipate any p...
In Britain
March 8, 2017 12:14 pm gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday (March 8) in a first of a series of meetings scheduled during his one day trip to Jerusalem and the West Bank. Johnson arrived in Jerusalem on Tuesday (March 7) for his first working visit to the region in his cu...
In Britain
February 26, 2017 7:46 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on Saturday (February 25) on his first visit to Egypt since assuming office last year. Johnson is in Cairo for a two-day visit where he will meet top officials, including Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, entrep...
In Britain
November 27, 2016 7:51 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday (November 26) laid a wreath at a British cemetery in Kabul to pay tribute to British soldiers killed in Afghanistan, during an official trip to the country. The wreath was placed near a monument dedicated to more than 450 British soldiers killed in ...
In Britain
November 16, 2016 11:27 am gmt |
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Boris Johnson is offering Britain a vision of life outside the EU that is “intellectually impossible”, a leading European finance minister has said. The foreign secretary reportedly told a Czech paper the UK was likely to leave the EU customs union post-Brexit – but still wanted to ...
In Britain
November 10, 2016 11:21 am gmt |
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 Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson congratulated U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on his victory on Wednesday (Nov 9) and said he looked forward to continuing the partnership between the two nations. Speaking in Malta, where he is holding talks with his Maltese counterpart George Vella...
In Britain
October 26, 2016 10:18 am gmt |
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Building a third runway at Heathrow Airport is not “the right thing to” do and risks fueling a clamour for a fourth runway to be built in future, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday (October 25) after the government approved the expansion. Johnson, who was previously mayor of ...
In Africa
October 17, 2016 6:50 am gmt |
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and British foreign minister, Boris Johnson called on Sunday (Oct 16) for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Yemen. They called for ceasefire to end violence between Iran-backed Houthis and the government, which is supported by Gulf States. A Saudi-led camp...
In Britain
October 15, 2016 10:37 am gmt |
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Senior conservatives including Boris Johnson will not approve plans to build a third runway at Heathrow, according to Zac Goldsmith. Mr Goldsmith, who failed in his bid to become London Mayor this year, said Boris Johnson and Education Secretary Justin Greening would not back expansion of BritainR...
In Britain
October 13, 2016 12:25 pm gmt |
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Boris Johnson, British Foreign Minister, said on Thursday (Oct 13) that there was no inconsistency between taking back control of borders and being open to skills from around the world. He was making his first appearance at of the British parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee since he was appo...
In Britain
September 27, 2016 11:18 am gmt |
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Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, met with the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday (September 27) on the second day of his official visit to Turkey. On Monday, he kicked off his trip to Ankara by highlighting his “proud ownership” of a Turkish washing machine. ...