UK announces biggest military spending boost since Cold War
27 November 2020 | 2:41 pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has earmarked space and cyber-defense projects and pledged to make Britain "the foremost naval power in Europe." The government wants to define its post-Brexit role on the world stage.
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In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and its sister radio station Radio France Internationale (RFI), Mali’s Prime Minister Choguel Maiga said that since 2012, French authorities have tried to divide his country by fueling autonomy claims in the north. Maiga said it is clear Paris has never deemed the ruling junta government as legitimate, and claims it was “preparing a plan” to overthrow it.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has set May 21 as the date for Australia's general elections. The vote will be a battle to stay in power for Morrison after three years rocked by floods, bushfires and the pandemic.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Finance Minister Rishi Sunak are to be fined by police for breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules. The leader of the UK's main opposition party has called for both to resign.
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In an unexpected announcement, Prime Minister Patrick Achi and his Cabinet have tendered their resignation. The leader of Ivory Coast's government had held the job for a little over a year.
The British prime minister insisted he did not knowingly breach pandemic lockdown rules. He is the first modern UK leader to receive a fine for breaking the law.
The British prime minister has begun a two-day visit by talking up post-Brexit trade. But clouds are looming back home as parliament votes on whether he misled the House of Commons in denying COVID lockdown breaches.
The British prime minister has faced calls to step down after breaking COVID lockdown rules. In Northern Ireland, polls suggest the Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein could win the largest number of seats.
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