Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:20:56 +0000

New Conservative Party leader and incoming prime minister Boris Johnson gives a speech at an event to announce the winner of the Conservative Party leadership contest in central London on July 23, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, but will face a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and members of his own party as well as a tense diplomatic standoff with Iran.

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15 killed as van carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:08:25 +0000

A van carrying migrants rolled into a roadside ditch in eastern Turkey on Thursday, killing 15 people, a Turkish official said.

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Pakistan arrests ex-prime minister on corruption allegations

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:57:13 +0000

Pakistan arrests ex-prime minister on corruption allegations

Authorities in Pakistan have arrested an ex-prime minister over alleged irregularities related to the import of natural gas from Qatar.

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Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 08 Jun 2019 22:37:16 +0000

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use. Michael Gove

LONDON – Britain’s environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minister to reveal past drug use to circumvent negative headlines during what is expected to be a heated contest.

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The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 13:29:41 +0000

The race is on: Contenders vie to become next British PM

LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that she will leave 10 Downing Street has set off a fierce competition to succeed her as Conservative Party leader — and as the next prime minister. These are some of the most prominent names on a list of contenders that is expected to grow in the coming days.

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Theresa May: A prime minister defined and defeated by Brexit

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 10:12:14 +0000

Theresa May: A prime minister defined and defeated by Brexit

Theresa May became prime minister in 2016 with one overriding goal: to lead Britain out of the European Union (EU).

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D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 09:01:26 +0000

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date

British Prime Minister Theresa May met a leader of her Conservative lawmakers on Friday amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date.

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Netanyahu campaign draws accusations of incitement

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 06:19:28 +0000

Netanyahu campaign draws accusations of incitement

Israel’s prime minister is portraying an Arab lawmaker, Ahmad Tibi, as a threat to national security in a campaign that critics say questions the loyalty of the country’s Arab citizens.

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