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UK ends civilian evacuation mission in Afghanistan

London, UK | Xinhua |  The final evacuation flight purely for civilians under Britain’s Operation Pitting has left the Kabul airport, the British Ministry of Defense said Saturday. Any further flights leaving Kabul under Britain’s evacuation operation “will have UK diplomatic and military personnel on board,” the ministry added. General …

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EU citizens urged to apply to stay in UK as deadline looms

Europeans seeking post-Brexit residency status in the UK must apply by midnight on Wednesday or risk losing rights London, UK | Xinhua | European Union (EU) citizens living in Britain have until the end of Wednesday to apply to stay or lose their rights, under post-Brexit rules, known as the EU …

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Five years on, Brexit remains vexing for Britain

London, UK | Xinhua | Five years after Britain decided to leave the European Union (EU) in a referendum, Brexit remained a vexing headache for the country, though politicians said Brexit has been done. Brexit has dominated British politics and divided the nation for years. On June 23, 2016, Britain voted …

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British High Commissioner drives to Magere

Britain’s top diplomat in Uganda visits Kyagulanyi Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Kate Airey, the British High Commissioner to Uganda yesterday Jan. 27, 2021 visited the National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi, following the lifting of his de facto house arrest. On Jan.25, Court ordered the security forces to …

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China refutes British moves to beef up ban on Huawei

Beijing, China | Xinhua | British moves to beef up ban on China’s Huawei have undermined the mutual trust for bilateral cooperation, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday. Spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a daily press briefing in response to a relevant question. Without any concrete evidence, Britain, …

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UK farmers concerned over low quality meat imports after Brexit

London, UK | Xinhua | For Alan West, a recently retired sheep farmer and agricultural lecturer based in South East England, concern is growing over Britain’s position on the standards of imported meat and the fate of the British farm industry. Earlier this week, MPs rejected the latest attempt to require …

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Going back to austerity “will be a mistake”: UK PM

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Monday of bumpy times ahead amid a looming recession in Britain, but insisted there would be no return to austerity in the country. In a broadcast interview on the Times Radio newly launched in London, Johnson said he was …

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