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Outsourcing asylum seekers

The case of Rwanda and the UK UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on April 4, 2022 that Britain would relocate some asylum seekers arriving in the UK to Rwanda. The plan was condemned by the opposition as well as human rights groups such as Amnesty International. The UK has …

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UK PM to be probed over “Partygate”

London, UK | Xinhua | British lawmakers on Thursday approved an investigation into Prime Minister Boris Johnson over claims he misled the parliament about rules-busting parties in Downing Street during lockdown, casting further doubts on his political future. A Labour-led motion called for the Committee of Privileges to examine allegations that …

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UK PM to be fined over COVID-19 lockdown-breaking parties

London, UK | Xinhua | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will be fined by the police for attending parties during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown, the Downing Street confirmed on Tuesday. Johnson and Sunak “have today received notification that the Metropolitan Police (Met) intend to …

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Britain unveils new round of sanctions against Russia

London, UK | Xinhua | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday announced a new round of “severe” sanctions against Russia, aimed at excluding Russian banks from the British financial system. Speaking to Parliament, Johnson said his country is announcing “the largest and most severe package of economic sanctions that Russia …

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OPINION: British imperial nostalgia for foreign interference

The disillusion of imperial nostalgia only exposes its hypocrisy and declining power COMMENT | Xin Ping | At the just-concluded Munich Security Conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson willfully pointed his finger at others over the issue of Ukraine by saying, “people would draw the conclusion that aggression pays, and that …

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British PM announces sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

London, UK | Xinhua | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday a range of sanctions against Russia in response to the latest development in Ukraine. Johnson told the House of Commons that Russian President Vladimir Putin had violated the Minsk agreements by recognizing the “Lugansk People’s Republic” and the …

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