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UK's Johnson meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

UK's Johnson meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson met with Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's capital today to press for action on the Rohingya crisis, as the country faces mounting pressure to punish troops accused of atrocities against the Muslim minority.

Feb 11, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
'Impatient' Boris Johnson wants Brexit transition completed in two years

'Impatient' Boris Johnson wants Brexit transition completed in two years

“Am I impatient about it, do I want to get it done as fast as possible? Yes, absolutely," said Britain's Foreign Minister.

Sep 30, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
UK-EU to hold fourth round of Brexit talks

UK-EU to hold fourth round of Brexit talks

However, European Union negotiators will be expecting more details on, for example, what payments the UK is prepared to make as it departs, informed sources told the BBC.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

UK, India committed to tackle global challenges: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that the UK was committed to working together with India to tackle global challenges.

Aug 15, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

 Britain`s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson did not specify where exactly the vessels would be sent once operational in 2020, though the presence of such firepower will likely heighten tensions in the region.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

UK's Boris Johnson plays down Conservative rift, NZ near top of trade deal queue

Britain kicked off a first full round of negotiations with the European Union last week, a year after Britons voted narrowly to leave the European Union, but their government seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Jul 25, 2017, 10:14 AM IST
Britain tells Turkey it will lift ban on in-flight electronics: Sources

Britain tells Turkey it will lift ban on in-flight electronics: Sources

Major airlines flying from Turkey to Britain include Turkish Airlines and British Airways, which is owned by International Consolidated Airlines Group.

Jul 20, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

United Kingdom to lift electronics ban on Turkey flights

A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told state-run Anadolu news agency that British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson had phoned his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu over the issue.

Jul 20, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

European Union can 'go whistle' for Brexit bill: UK Foreign Minister

Britain last month began negotiations with the EU to set the terms of its divorce and set a potential timetable for discussing a future free trade deal.

Jul 11, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

Struggling British PM Theresa May faces confidence vote

Members of the House of Commons will vote on the Conservative leader's legislative plans -- the Queen's Speech -- in a key test of whether she can stay in power.

 

Jun 29, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Britain's Theresa May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit

Theresa May formed her cabinet despite failing to win a majority in Thursday`s Parliamentary Election.
 

Jun 12, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
UK ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

UK ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

"A handful of senior people have pledged their loyalty to Boris at Cabinet level," a Johnson ally told 'The Sunday Times'.

Jun 11, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Boris Johnson plays differences with EU over military ambitions

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday downplayed differences with EU partners over the bloc`s military ambitions, saying London supported their efforts to bolster defence cooperation.

May 15, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
European Union could pay Brexit bill to Britain: Boris Johnson

European Union could pay Brexit bill to Britain: Boris Johnson

The European Union could end up paying a Brexit bill to Britain instead of the other way round.

May 13, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Britain urges Vladimir Putin to end support for 'toxic'  Syrian President Assad

Britain urges Vladimir Putin to end support for 'toxic' Syrian President Assad

Russia should end its support for "toxic" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. 

Apr 10, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Moscow slams London after British Foreign Secretary cancels visit

Russia slammed London on Sunday after British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancelled a scheduled visit to Moscow over its support for the Syrian regime, claiming Britain has "no real influence" internationally.

Apr 09, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
British Foreign Secretary cancels Russia trip post US talks

British Foreign Secretary cancels Russia trip post US talks

The visit has been scrapped after strategic talks between London and Washington, about how the West should approach Russia in the wake of the military action, reports the Independent.

Apr 08, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Britain, France renew call for Assad to go after Syria chemical attack

Britain and France on Wednesday renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after a suspected chemical weapons attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held area.

Apr 05, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Britain`s Johnson visits Israel, Palestinian territories

British foreign minister Boris Johnson visited Israel and the Palestinian territories Wednesday for talks with leaders from both sides as Donald Trump`s arrival as US president casts uncertainty over the decades-old conflict.

Mar 08, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

EU shouldn't mete out trade punishment over Brexit: Boris Johnson

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday compared any attempt to punish Britain for leaving the European Union to a World War Two escape movie, saying both sides would do better to strike a mutually beneficial trade deal.

Jan 18, 2017, 18:07 PM IST