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Boris Johnson: A divisive politician with 'do or die' pledge over Brexit

Johnson was propelled into the major league of UK politics by his election in 2008 as mayor of London

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Ahead of European Union talks, UK calls for reduced tensions with Iran

European Union foreign ministers are meeting to discuss the 2015 deal over Iran's nuclear programme, as tensions further intensify between Tehran and the United States.

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Pro-Brexit MEPs turn backs at European anthem in European Parliament

The 29 UK deputies from the party of pro-Brexit firebrand Nigel Farage turned away from a performance of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" by several musicians in the 751-seat chamber.  

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Britain must leave European Union by October 31 or pay the price: Boris Johnson

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson says we must come out on the 31 October because, otherwise "we face a catastrophic loss in politics." 

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Christchurch terror attack: New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque killings video online

The Christchurch mosque shootings were two consecutive terrorist attacks at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during Friday Prayer on March  15, 2019.

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Powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand; no tsunami threat

The Kermadec Islands, a volcanic archipelago, are prone to earthquakes. The islands are a dependency of New Zealand and lie at the western edge of the Kermadec Trench.

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Deal or no deal, we leave European Union on October 31: UK PM candidate Boris Johnson

Johnson, a former foreign minister who resigned in protest at May's handling of Brexit, is the bookmakers' favourite to win a crowded contest and take over the running of the country at its most…

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Yazidis sue Germany for failing to repatriate Islamic State fighters for trial

Germany has repeatedly said it wants to bring its citizens home from Syria stand trial but has highlighted many obstacles.

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British PM race top horse Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies'

The decision follows a hearing last week at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, during which lawyers for businessman Marcus Ball, who crowd-funded the bid, lodged an application to summon…

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Swedish prosecutors likely to announce decision on re-opening Julian Assange rape case today

Assange was arrested in April at the Ecuadoran embassy in London, where he spent seven years after seeking asylum. 

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Armed man takes multiple hostages in France's Toulouse

TV channels are reporting that the gunman made a robbery attempt and threatened to fire at police officers.

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As comedian eyes presidency, Ukraine braces for uncertain future

His victory would open a new chapter in the history of a country that has gone through two popular uprisings in two decades and is mired in a five-year conflict with Moscow-backed insurgents in…

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Finland's Social Democrats finish close to emerge victorious against far-right Finns Party

The Social Democrats' Antti Rinne has previously said his party would find it "very difficult" to enter a coalition with the Finns Party.

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Greek man saved from Ethiopian Airlines crash by being two minutes late, calls it 'my lucky day'

The airport authorities explained that they wanted to question him because he was the only passenger booked onto the doomed flight who wasn't on board.

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UK man cleared for AIDS after stem cell transplant, becomes second patient to be free of HIV

The case is a proof of the concept that scientists will one day be able to end AIDS, the doctors said, but does not mean a cure for HIV has been found.

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