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5 things you may not know about Boris Johnson, UK's next PM

Johnson, the face of the 2016 Brexit referendum, won the votes of 92,153 members of the Conservative party, almost twice the 46,656 won by his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

23 Jul 2019 6:18 pm
US policemen fired for suggesting 'this vile idiot needs a round'

The officer’s Facebook post followed criticism that the president’s incendiary rhetoric, which continued Monday with a new tweet about the four “very racist” and “not very smart” Democratic congresswomen, was bordering on incitement to violence.

23 Jul 2019 12:16 pm
Like Churchill, Boris Johnson aims to turn national crisis into a triumph

Like revered World War II leader Churchill, Johnson aims to turn a national crisis — in this case Brexit — into a triumph. Like Trump, he gained his country’s top political office by deploying celebrity, clowning, provocation and a loose relationship with the truth.

23 Jul 2019 7:22 am
UK's Boris Johnson pledges to get Brexit done on Oct 31 after winning race to be...

Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson says as prime minister he will “deliver Brexit, unite the country” and defeat the Labour opposition.

23 Jul 2019 6:38 am
Slogans for independent Balochistan raised as Imran Khan's address in US

Balochs living in the US have been raising their voice against alleged atrocities, disappearance and human rights violations in Balochistan by Pakistani security forces.

22 Jul 2019 12:18 pm
New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

The audio released by maritime security risk firm Dryad Global shows that a British frigate was too far away from the targeted tanker to keep it from being diverted into an Iranian port despite U.K. efforts to keep it from being boarded.

22 Jul 2019 9:34 am
'No air conditioning,TV for Nawaz Sharif in jail': Pakistan PM Imran Khan in 50-minute...

Nawaz Sharif was convicted in the Al Azizia Steel Mills case and sentenced to seven years in jail. He is currently serving the sentence in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail.

22 Jul 2019 9:20 am
Britain calls ship seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture

British Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has called Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act”. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he had expressed “extreme disappointment” by phone to his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif.

21 Jul 2019 10:18 am
Imran Khan arrives in US, will meet Donald Trump on Monday

Khan, 66, is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump at the White House Monday during which the American leadership will press him to take “decisive and irreversible” actions against terrorist and militant groups operating from Pakistani soil and facilitate peace talks with the Taliban.

21 Jul 2019 10:17 am
Trump to pressure Khan on Afghanistan, terrorism

Imran Khan, in his upcoming visit with US President Donald Trump, will be told that the door is open to repairing the relationship and building an enduring partnership if Pakistan changes its policy with regards to terrorists and militants.

20 Jul 2019 1:22 pm
Iranian forces seize two UK-linked tankers as tensions soar

A spokesman for Iran’s Guardian Council suggested earlier Friday that the move against at least one of the ships was in retaliation for the British seizure, off Gibraltar, of a tanker carrying Iranian crude earlier this month. UK authorities said that ship was heading toward Syria in violation of sanctions.

20 Jul 2019 8:10 am