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Johnson's Brother Quits UK Govt., Parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo announced his resignation from the government and from parliament.

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New EU Top Team to be Unveiled on Tuesday

Incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday that her full team of commissioners -- the equivalent of an EU cabinet -- will be announced next week.

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UK Johnson's Brexit Plans in Tatters after Stinging Defeats

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's hardline Brexit strategy stood in tatters on Thursday after a humiliating week left him without a working majority but unable to call an election.

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Rouhani Orders Lifting of All Nuclear R&D Limits

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday ordered all limits on nuclear research and development to be lifted, the country's third step in scaling down its commitments to a 2015 deal with world powers.

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MPs Vote to Force Johnson to Seek Brexit Delay

British MPs on Wednesday voted to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the European Union for a delay to the October 31 Brexit deadline, something he has said he will "refuse" to do.

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EU Pours Cold Water on Johnson's Brexit Strategy

Brussels on Wednesday warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against the idea he could strike a new Brexit deal with EU leaders before Britain crashes out of the bloc next month.

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UK to Offer EU Citizens 3-Year Visas after No-Deal Brexit

Britain's government on Wednesday announced a three-year immigration scheme to cover most European citizens wanting to come to Britain after a no deal Brexit, in a move aimed at reassuring business they will still be able to recruit the staff they need.

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Trump on Meeting Rouhani: 'Anything is Possible'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to rule out meeting with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani even as his administration piled more sanctions on Tehran.

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Pope Francis Lands in Mozambique for Frst Leg of Africa Tour

Pope Francis was greeted by Mozambique's president on Wednesday as he kicked off a three-nation tour of African countries, expected to focus on those hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

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Weakened UK's Johnson Faces New Brexit Battle

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a fresh Brexit showdown in parliament on Wednesday after a stinging defeat over his promise to get Britain out of the European Union at any cost next month.

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