Politics

Johnson in crisis after Tories crushed in UK parliamentary votes

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Friday refused to bow to renewed demands to quit, after his Conservatives suffered two crushing defeats in Westminster elections and a staunch ally resigned. In a pointed letter to Johnson, party chairman and cabinet member Oliver…
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Ukraine forces to retreat from Severodonetsk

Ukraine’s forces will have to retreat from Severodonetsk, a regional governor said Friday, after weeks of fierce fighting against Russian forces in the battleground eastern city. “Ukrainian armed forces will have to retreat from Severodonetsk. They have…
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Putin pushes for stronger ties with BRICS nations

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for a strengthening of ties with the influential club of BRICS emerging economies, amid unprecedented Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine. “Businessmen of our countries are forced to develop their business…