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Boris Johnson, The British Prime Minister, Has Resigned.

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On the 7th of July, British Prime Minister: Boris Johnson, resigned as leader of the Conservative Party. In recent months, Johnson’s premiership had been characterized by repeated scandal. During the pandemic, the Conservative Party was found to have hosted several parties; most notably, gatherings held the night before Prince Philip’s funeral. Earlier this month, Johnson…

The UK Faces A Fifth Wave Of Coronavirus Infections

  In the midst of political scandals, ministerial resignations, and increasing demands for the resignation of prime minister Boris Johnson, the UK faces an old enemy; rising cases of COVID-19. According to an analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK infection rates have risen by over 30%, the highest level since late April….

Boris Johnson Survives No Confidence Vote

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  Boris Johnson, the Conservative Prime Minister of Great Britain, survived a no-confidence vote held by his political peers after over 15% of his party requested one.   Johnson has been Prime Minister since 2019 when Theresa May resigned from the post after pressure from her backbench when Brexit failed to go through by the…

Boris Johnson Wins Vote But Faces Massive Tory Backlash

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For the next 12 months, the prime minister is exempt from any leadership challenge, but a vote of no confidence in him by over 140 of his own MPs will gravely weaken his position.   The prime minister received 211 votes for and 148 votes against, for a 63 vote majority. To stay in office,…

Ukraine’s Azovstal Steelworks Evacuation Focuses On Wounded, Medics

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KYIV, Ukraine – Russia’s bombing of a school in the eastern Ukrainian village of Bilohorivka killed two people and left 60 in the debris feared dead, the governor of the Luhansk region said on Sunday, May 8. According to Governor Serhiy Gaidai, Russian forces detonated a bomb on the school where roughly 90 people were…

Top Putin Ally Says Russia Will Capture Mariupol On April 21

After Ukraine initiated discussions on evacuating troops and civilians from Mariupol, a key ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Russian forces will overrun the city’s final big stronghold of resistance on Thursday, April 21. Mariupol would be Russia’s biggest city since entering Ukraine eight weeks ago in an attack that has seen over five…

Boris Johnson Travels To Kyiv For Zelensky Meeting

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  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has traveled to Kyiv to hold talks with Volodymyr Zelensky.   Reports from the British parliament said the meeting was a “show of solidarity” for the people of Ukraine.   Downing Street, after the talks, said the UK had approved 120 armored vehicles and powerful anti-ship missile systems to…

Countries Unite for Ukraine

  Due to recent developments between Russia and Ukraine, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a meeting to discuss World War II and its similarity to the Russian war against Ukraine.   The UK has been one of the largest contributors to the cause, with total donations amounting to…

UN Climate Change Conference Of The Parties (COP 26) Is In Danger Of Failure

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated that the COP26 Summit had the potential to fail. He assessed that countries still have not provided sufficient targets to control the increase in Earth’s temperature so that it remains below 1.5 degrees Celsius.   Johnson warned that this insufficient target could have dire consequences for Earth. Not only…