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UK FM Boris Johnson warns Russia over ‘destabilizing’ Europe

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has clashed with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov over cyber attacks and other issues, pushing relations between London and Moscow to their lowest point since the end of the Cold War. The tense comments were made at press conference in Moscow on Friday, the first ...

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Veto on Brexit? British government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

The government of British Prime Minster Theresa May has suffered a fresh blow as lawmakers voted to force changes in London’s Brexit plans, giving Parliament a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal struck with Brussels. May was narrowly defeated in a key vote on its Brexit ...

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EU’s Tusk warns UK ‘most difficult challenge’ ahead in Brexit talks

European Union President Donald Tusk has warned Britain about the difficulty of the next level of the Brexit talks. “The most difficult challenge is still ahead. We all know that breaking up is hard but breaking up and building a new relation is much harder,” Tusk said on Friday after ...

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Britain Concerned about US Al-Quds Plans: FM

Britain is concerned about US President Donald Trump’s plan to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israeli capital, foreign minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday. A senior US official says Trump will make the announcement later today, ignoring warnings from US allies around the world that the move could trigger unrest in the ...

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British prime minister kicks off visits to Saudi Arabia, Jordan

British Prime Minister Theresa May has embarked on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia and Jordan to discuss bilateral ties and regional issues with leaders of the two Arab kingdoms. May has arrived in Saudi Arabia, and will hold talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown ...

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Britain pulls out of ICJ race, loses seat to India

Britain has withdrawn its candidate from election to the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) as he was forced into 12 rounds of run-off elections for the final remaining place on the court. It will be the first time since the ICJ was established in 1945 that there will be ...

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Bishop condemns Islamophobia after Scottish church’s Qur’an recital

The Most Reverend David Chillingworth, the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church

The head of a UK church in Scotland has condemned Islamophobic attacks following the recital of the Qur’an at a cathedral in Glasgow. The Most Reverend David Chillingworth, the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, wrote in his blog on Sunday that the church “regretted” the abuse received by St. ...

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Islamic organisation sends Christmas message to Churches in UK

A UK-based Muslim organisation has produced Christmas cards and delivered a message to the Church wishing them a happy festive season. The letter which was published by the Ahlulbayt Islamic Mission outlined the importance of standing up for justice and remembered those suffering around the world. AIM wrote in its ...

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British people hugely overestimate the number of Muslims in the UK, says new survey

Britons think country is more conservative, more miserable and more Muslim than it actually is. British people have a heavily skewed perspective on the reality of life in the UK, a new survey suggests – but are still more accurate in their evaluations than the populations of most countries. The ...

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