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Swedish television: Iran may release British tanker Stina Impero soon

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Stockholm has "very strong indications" that British oil tanker Stena Impero, seized by Iran last month in the Strait of Hormuz, will be released soon, Swedish television...
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Macron supports negotiations to reach an agreement on Brexit within 30 days

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- President Emmanuel Macron assured British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that it was possible to negotiate an agreement on Brexit within 30 days, while ruling out...
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Britain plans to end EU freedom of movement laws once the bloc leaves

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain said on Monday it would end EU traffic rules once it withdraws from the bloc on October 31, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his country...
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EU rejects Johnson’s proposal on Ireland’s borders

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The European Union on Tuesday rejected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's request to scrap Ireland's "safety net" border plan for implementing the Brexit deal, saying it had...
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British lawmakers are asking Johnson to convene parliament immediately to discuss Brexit

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing pressure on Sunday to recall lawmakers from their summer recess so parliament can debate Brexit. More than 100 British lawmakers sent...
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Newspaper: Johnson will tell France and Germany that the British parliament can not stop...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Britain's parliament cannot stop Britain's exit from the European Union,...
BREAKING: Damascus forces surround Turkish post near Idlib

Newspaper: Britain will face a shortage of fuel, food and medicine if it came...

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS - BREAKING NEWS) -- Britain will face a shortage of fuel, food and medicine if it exits the European Union without a transitional agreement, leaked government documents show the...
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UK Inflation Rises to 2.1% in July

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Inflation in the UK in July in annual terms increased to 2.1% after rising by 2% in June, in monthly terms the indicator was at zero level,...
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British warship set sail for the escort mission in the Gulf

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British warship Kent sailed towards the Gulf on Monday to join a US-led mission aimed at protecting commercial cargo ships in the region amid mounting political tension...
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Johnson and Bolton discuss the Iranian file during a meeting in London

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will discuss Iran on Monday afternoon with White House national security adviser John Bolton, a government spokesman said. Johnson and Bolton will discuss...
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Iranian Navy: able to detain any ship at any time, even if accompanied by...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Alireza Tungsiri, said on Sunday that his forces were capable of holding any ship at any time, even if...
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Beijing calls on London to stop “interference” in Hong Kong

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- China has urged the United Kingdom to stop "interference" in Hong Kong after British Foreign Minister Dominique Rapp called Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to express...
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Erdogan congratulates Johnson on his new position

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his new post. This came in a telephone conversation between the two sides, on Wednesday, according...
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Second British warship reaches the Strait of Hormuz

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The British government announced on Sunday the arrival of a second British warship to the Gulf to secure the navigation of United Kingdom merchant vessels across the...
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Rouhani hopes that Johnson’s “briefing” will contribute to improving relations with Britain

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday he hoped Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "briefing" on the Islamic Republic would help improve relations between Iran and Britain...
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Rouhani: Iranian tanker’s detention is illegal and will be a burden on Britain

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar is illegal and will be disastrous, Iran's official website quoted President Hassan Rouhani as saying on Sunday. British forces...
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Cyprus police arrest British in rape case and release Israelis

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A 19-year-old British woman was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of giving a false report of a mass rape case in which 12 Israeli youths were arrested,...
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Iranian official: Britain’s detention of an Iranian carrier violated the nuclear agreement

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain's detention of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar is a violation of a 2015 nuclear deal, the deputy foreign minister said on Sunday. "We have seen the...
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Newspaper: Hammond is in secret talks with the Workers’ Party to prevent Britain’s exit...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Former British finance minister Philip Hammond, who left the government before Boris Johnson took over as prime minister, held secret talks with the opposition Labor Party on...
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British minister: The government is working on the assumption of not signing a new...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The new government, commissioned by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to prepare preparations for a European Union exit without a deal, said the government "is working on...