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'Difficult' for United Kingdom to deny help to USA in future Syria strikes

'Difficult' for United Kingdom to deny help to USA in future Syria strikes

But two years later they backed action against IS. Boris Johnson got his Mugwumps mixed up with his Oompa-Loompas as he launched a freaky attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. "It'll be Theresa May ". In the aftermath of the referendum in June she wrote about how she " sat down and wept " over the result. Boris Johnson has come up with an...


European Union hopeful United Kingdom vote will smooth Brexit path

European Union hopeful United Kingdom vote will smooth Brexit path

With lawmakers having voted by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, the third in a little over two years, the decks have been cleared for the general elections which will predictably be dominated by Britain's vote to leave the European Union less than a year ago.


Canada foreign minister on Trump tariffs: 'We're going to play hard'

Canada foreign minister on Trump tariffs: 'We're going to play hard'

Freeland says she has had "detailed and substantive" discussions with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in recent days but the two sides are still far apart. Ross has said that lumber and dairy have erupted as irritants because they are not properly addressed in the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump had threatened to scrap if it can't be renegotiated.


How major United States stock market indexes fared on Monday

How major United States stock market indexes fared on Monday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 195 points, or 1%. Shares in French companies and banks saw the biggest gains across the region with the euro zone's bank index rising more than 5 percent to its highest level in 16 months and Paris blue chips hitting their highest since April 2015.


US is about actions at the UN: Nikki Haley

US is about actions at the UN: Nikki Haley

The Trump administration will brief all 100 USA senators on North Korea at the White House tomorrow in an unusual summit amid growing fears of a nuclear showdown with the rogue nation. Meanwhile on state-run television, North Korea accused the United States of "mad cap nuclear war provocations" for sending the USS Carl Vinson strike group to the region.


Trump administration softens war talk, vows other pressure on North Korea

Trump administration softens war talk, vows other pressure on North Korea

U.S. politicians have been seeking a clear strategy from the White House following repeated missile tests by North Korea and rising fears it could conduct a sixth nuclear bomb test - but many senators left Mr Trump's briefing dissatisfied. 'The nuclear test is an important part of our continued efforts to strengthen our nuclear forces, ' said Sok Chol Won, director of the North's Institute of Human Rights at the Academy of Social Sciences, in an interview with CNN on Wednesday.