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Johnson Threatens to Expel Brexit Rebels

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LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the European Union, AP reported Monday. Johnson’s promise to leave the EU on October 31 with or without a …

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Brexit May Be Delayed Again to Help Reach Deal: Luxembourg

Brexit

LONDON – Delaying Brexit further only makes sense if it helps the United Kingdom and the European Union reach a withdrawal agreement, Luxembourgian Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said on Friday. “There is a date, October 31, which was set by us as well and one should not discuss possible prolongation …

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Johnson Urges Merkel to Budge on Brexit

Brexit

BERLIN – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal, Reuters reported Wednesday. More than three years after the United Kingdom voted …

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US is Imposing New Sanctions on Russia

US

SYDNEY – US on Saturday imposed a new round of sanctions in Moscow following the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal in 2018 in the United Kingdom. Russian spies have been accused of poisoning Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England, last March, using the nerve agent developed by …

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Iran Warns US Against ‘Repeating Mistake’ of Violating Borders

Iran

TEHRAN – Iran’s parliamentary speaker has warned the United States against violating the country’s borders, cautioning such a move would draw a “stronger” reaction than the downing of a US drone a week ago, Al Jazeera reported Thursday. In comments carried by Iran’s semiofficial Tasnim news agency on Thursday, Speaker …

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