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UK will have a new PM next week

London, UK | Xinhua | United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned on Thursday after just a little over six weeks in office and thus became the shortest-serving prime minister in the country’s history. In a statement outside 10 Downing Street, she said that there will be a leadership election …

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8 contenders in race to succeed Johnson as UK PM

London, UK | Xinhua | Eight candidates have been nominated to enter the race to be the leader of the Conservative Party and replace outgoing Boris Johnson as prime minister of the United Kingdom (UK), the party’s backbench 1922 Committee said on Tuesday. The eight contenders who successfully enlisted the required …

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UK’s Johnson wins no-confidence vote, saves premiership

London, UK | Xinhua | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday won a no-confidence vote among Conservative lawmakers, saving his precarious premiership. Johnson won the support of 211 out of 359 lawmakers, dozens more than the threshold of 180 votes, according to the result announced by Graham Brady, chairman of …

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Uganda’s Conservative Party (CP) broke, closes offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Conservative Party (CP) has closed its headquarters on Kisozi Complex citing lack of money to run party activities and rent. Alfred Kasozi, the Deputy Secretary-General of CP told Uganda Radio Network –URN that they have been struggling for several months until they decided to …

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Trump will ‘stay out’ of UK election during NATO visit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | US President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Boris Johnson but promised to “stay out” of Britain’s election campaign during his two-day visit. Downing Street is braced for fireworks as Trump attends a meeting of the NATO military alliance in Britain just days before …

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UK’s Johnson urged to embrace no-deal Brexit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tuesday to lead Britain out of the EU without a divorce deal, and threatened otherwise to fight his Conservative party “in every seat”. “Given where we are, no deal is the best deal,” Farage told …

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