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Borish Johnson chosen new UK leader, faces Brexit test

Boris Johnson, 55, a former journalist educated in Eton and Oxford, won the leadership contest against foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt
Faced with the task of uniting the party and country, as well as navigating the Brexit minefield, Boris Johnson, a former two-term London mayor, is likely to forego summer holidays.(AFP)
Faced with the task of uniting the party and country, as well as navigating the Brexit minefield, Boris Johnson, a former two-term London mayor, is likely to forego summer holidays.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 12:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt? Next UK PM to be named today

Foreign minister and Conservative Leader Boris Johnson is widely expected win against foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain's Conservative Party, leaves his office in London, Britain July 22, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Boris Johnson, a leadership candidate for Britain's Conservative Party, leaves his office in London, Britain July 22, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 23, 2019 09:03 AM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

No-deal Brexit looms as race for new British PM wraps up

The business community and many lawmakers fear dire economic consequences from a no-deal Brexit, which would lead to immediate trade tariffs for some sectors including the automotive industry.
Johnson and Hunt are taking part in a final question-and-answer session later on Wednesday before the result of the vote by Conservative Party members is announced next Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Johnson and Hunt are taking part in a final question-and-answer session later on Wednesday before the result of the vote by Conservative Party members is announced next Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 10:11 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Indian lawyer Karuna Nundy on UK panel for new media framework

Karuna Nundy will work closely with Amal Clooney, and Hina Jalani in a panel that includes proposing legal and other initiatives to protect media freedom across the world.
Karuna Nundy has been appointed to a panel of experts which will develop legal frameworks to protect media freedom across the world.(Pradeep Gaur/HTMint)
Karuna Nundy has been appointed to a panel of experts which will develop legal frameworks to protect media freedom across the world.(Pradeep Gaur/HTMint)
Updated on Jul 16, 2019 06:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Knighthood for Ben Stokes? UK prime ministerial candidates Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt have their say

Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 84 off 98 balls to tie the match for the hosts and then scored 8 runs in the super over that was ultimately won by England by virtue of hitting more boundaries.
Ben Stokes shakes hands with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May.(REUTERS)
Ben Stokes shakes hands with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 16, 2019 04:39 PM IST
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Just imagine, no British retail brand in India: Boris Johnson

Putting on a mock serious tone that drew laughter at hustings in Bedfordshire on Saturday, Johnson, who is standing against foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, noted that India does not allow foreign investment in multi-brand retail.
Pushing for more trade with India, Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the ongoing election for the next Conservative leader – and prime minister – wonders how the large middle class in India could do without shopping in British retail outlets there.(AFP)
Pushing for more trade with India, Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the ongoing election for the next Conservative leader – and prime minister – wonders how the large middle class in India could do without shopping in British retail outlets there.(AFP)
Published on Jul 15, 2019 11:07 AM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Scotland Yard under fire over probe into envoy’s email leak

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, who organized a conference on threat to media freedom across the world this week, defended the right of the press to publish Darroch’s leaked emails that described the Trump administration as ‘inept, insecure and incompetent’, among other remarks.
The new row centered around a statement by Scotland Yard’s assistant commissioner Neil Basu .(FILE PHOTO.)
The new row centered around a statement by Scotland Yard’s assistant commissioner Neil Basu .(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 06:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

‘Collective shrug’: Amal Clooney slams world leaders on Khashoggi death

The Washington Post columnist was killed inside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul last year. According to the United Nations cultural body UNESCO, 99 media workers were killed worldwide in 2018.
The Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul last year.(Reuters File Photo)
The Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul last year.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 02:57 PM IST
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Boris Johnson promises ‘truly special India-UK relations’ if elected UK PM

Johnson, 55, and Hunt, 52, - both Oxford-educated - seek support from the Conservative Friends of India, a group within the ruling party.
People take selfies with Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson, in Barry Island, Wales.(AP)
People take selfies with Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson, in Barry Island, Wales.(AP)
Updated on Jul 08, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Highest priority to India ties, says UK PM candidate Jeremy Hunt

Over 1.6 lakh Conservative members are currently voting by postal ballots for the two candidates.
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says he will accord the highest priority to relations with India.(REUTERS Photo)
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says he will accord the highest priority to relations with India.(REUTERS Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 02:37 PM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Colonial overtones: Growing UK-China row over Hong Kong

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt refused to rule out extreme measures such as sanctions and expelling diplomats, taking UK-China relations to a new level after years of London courting Beijing on issues of trade and easier, cheaper visas for Chinese.
Urging Beijing to honour the landmark ‘one country-two systems’ agreement of 1984, Hunt reiterated his support to demonstrators, who recently stormed Hong Kong’s parliament over issues of freedom and extradition to China.(AP Photo File)
Urging Beijing to honour the landmark ‘one country-two systems’ agreement of 1984, Hunt reiterated his support to demonstrators, who recently stormed Hong Kong’s parliament over issues of freedom and extradition to China.(AP Photo File)
Updated on Jul 04, 2019 05:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Private row dogs Johnson’s campaign to be UK PM

Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson faced persistent questions about his character and suitability to be the next British prime minister following the domestic row with his partner that prompted the police to visit their flat in central London on Friday.
Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 09:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

5 of family shot dead by kin over land dispute

The row could not have come at a worse time for Johnson, who polled the most votes from 313 Conservative MPs in five rounds in the first of the two-phased election.
Five members of a family, including a boy, were shot dead allegedly by three relatives after a dispute over a strip of land for constructing a road in a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, police said Saturday.(AFP Photo)
Five members of a family, including a boy, were shot dead allegedly by three relatives after a dispute over a strip of land for constructing a road in a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, police said Saturday.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 04:30 PM IST
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Boris’ domestic row hits bid to be UK PM

The row could not have come at a worse time for Johnson, who polled the most votes from 313 Conservative MPs in five rounds in the first of the two-phased election.
Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson. (REUTERS Photo)
Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson. (REUTERS Photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2019 07:00 AM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Who will choose the next UK leader? Mostly older white men

The country’s next leader will be chosen by about 160,000 members of the governing party in a runoff between two candidates: former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and current Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
There’s an election underway to choose Britain’s next prime minister, but only one in 400 people gets a vote. And most of those are well-off older white men.(Bloomberg/Representative Image)
There’s an election underway to choose Britain’s next prime minister, but only one in 400 people gets a vote. And most of those are well-off older white men.(Bloomberg/Representative Image)
Published on Jun 21, 2019 02:43 PM IST
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London, UK | ByAssociated Press

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt in final fray for UK PM

Johnson polled 160 votes in the final fifth round, and Hunt 77. Over 1.2 lakh party members will now cast their votes on the two in the coming weeks, with the result being announced in the week beginning July 22.
Johnson finishing one of the final two candidates was a certainty after he polled over 100 votes in previous rounds.(AFP PHOTO)
Johnson finishing one of the final two candidates was a certainty after he polled over 100 votes in previous rounds.(AFP PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Boris tops vote for next UK PM again

Of the six candidates in the fray after the first round last Thursday, Johnson polled 126 votes. Since the minimum votes needed to remain in the race was 33, Dominic Raab, who polled the least number of votes (30), was eliminated.
Conservative MPs will vote in further rounds, when those with the least votes are eliminated, until two remain. The party’s 1.2 lakh members will then vote on the two, to decide the next leader, who will also take over as the next prime minster.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Conservative MPs will vote in further rounds, when those with the least votes are eliminated, until two remain. The party’s 1.2 lakh members will then vote on the two, to decide the next leader, who will also take over as the next prime minster.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Brexit fate in balance as race begins to succeed Theresa May

Five leading Tory figures have declared their intention to contest the leadership election after PM May announced her June 7 resignation on Thursday, with the fate of Brexit up in the air.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Britain June 29, 2017.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Britain June 29, 2017.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2019 08:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Britain’s foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt cites Amartya Sen’s work to plug media freedom

Announcing UK government initiatives on media freedom, Hunt said when everyone is able to exchange ideas freely, a society benefits not just from the brains of the people at the top, but from the originality and creativity of the entire population.
“The Indian Nobel Laureate, Amartya Sen, defined the ‘expansion of freedom’ as what he called the ‘pre-eminent objective’ of development,” said Britain’s foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
“The Indian Nobel Laureate, Amartya Sen, defined the ‘expansion of freedom’ as what he called the ‘pre-eminent objective’ of development,” said Britain’s foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2019 04:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

7 years on, Julian Assange arrested on US extradition request

Julian Assange, 47, was due to be produced in the Westminster Magistrates Court, which deals with extradition cases
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange(Reauters file photo)
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange(Reauters file photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 05:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Amal Clooney named UK’s special envoy on media freedom

The Foreign Office noted that 2018 was the deadliest year for journalists, with 99 killed, 348 detained and 60 taken hostage by non-state groups, adding that the panel would support countries to repeal outdated laws and strengthen mechanisms to protect journalists.
Amal Clooney’s leading work on human rights means she is ideally placed to ensure this campaign has real impact for journalists.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Amal Clooney’s leading work on human rights means she is ideally placed to ensure this campaign has real impact for journalists.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 05, 2019 05:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Puzzled by Brexit brawls? It’s democracy at work: Jeremy Hunt

Contortions in the UK over Brexit have evoked a range of reactions in Europe, India and elsewhere – from laughter to puzzlement to bewilderment and worse – but foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt insists the British have not taken leave of their senses.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 30, 2019 04:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

After Balakot, UK says concerned by rising India-Pakistan tensions

The Theresa May government on Tuesday said it is “concerned” by rising tensions between India and Pakistan after the airstrike by the Indian Air Force in Balakot, urging both countries to avoid risk to regional stability.
Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers standing guard during a night patrol near the fence at the India-Pakistan International Border at the outpost of Akhnoor sector, about 40 km from Jammu. Image for representation.(Photo: Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers standing guard during a night patrol near the fence at the India-Pakistan International Border at the outpost of Akhnoor sector, about 40 km from Jammu. Image for representation.(Photo: Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 11:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Pressure mounts on UK to retract ‘India-administered Kashmir’ remark

UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, in his comment on Pulwama terror attack, referred to Jammu and Kashmir as “India-administered Kashmir”.
Britain's foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls(Reuters)
Britain's foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls(Reuters)
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 07:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Pulwama attack: UK foreign secretary receives flak over ‘India-administered Kashmir’ tweet

The Pulwama attack drew condemnation from across the political spectrum in the United Kingdom, but a reference by foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt to ‘India-administered Kashmir’ in his reaction raised hackles among many.
People light candles to pay tribute to the martyrs of the suicide bomb attack in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.(Photo: Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
People light candles to pay tribute to the martyrs of the suicide bomb attack in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.(Photo: Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 08:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Chances of Brexit not happening growing, says UK foreign secretary

If the withdrawal agreement is voted down on Tuesday, Theresa May and others have stated that the United Kingdom will move into “uncharted territory”.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain.(REUTERS)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 13, 2019 03:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Donald Trump has ‘black and white’ world view, says UK foreign minister Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt criticised the US President after Trump announced the pull-out of American troops last week in Syria, stunning allies including Britain and France.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt leaves Downing Street, London on December 18.(REUTERS)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt leaves Downing Street, London on December 18.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 28, 2018 05:27 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

UK orders review on Christians facing ‘greatest risk’

Open Doors alleges that India is among 50 countries “most difficult to live as a Christian”. The list is topped by North Korea and Pakistan figures in the top nine countries where the persecution level is alleged to be “extreme”.
Iraqi policemen stand on guard outside the Syriac Catholic Church of Mar Jacob al Muqataa in the predominantly Iraqi Christian town of Qaraqosh, in Niniveh province some 30 kilometres from Mosul, on December 25.(AFP Photo)
Iraqi policemen stand on guard outside the Syriac Catholic Church of Mar Jacob al Muqataa in the predominantly Iraqi Christian town of Qaraqosh, in Niniveh province some 30 kilometres from Mosul, on December 25.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Dec 26, 2018 10:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

British minister accidentally refers to his Chinese wife as Japanese, in China

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, on his first official visit to China, quickly acknowledged the “terrible” error.
Britain's foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt attends a joint press conference with China's foreign minister Wang Yi (not pictured) at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on July 30, 2018.(AFP)
Britain's foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt attends a joint press conference with China's foreign minister Wang Yi (not pictured) at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on July 30, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 30, 2018 05:38 PM IST
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Beijing | ByAgence France-Presse

Jeremy Hunt named as new Foreign Secretary of Theresa May Cabinet

Culture secretary Matt Hancock will take over as the health secretary while Jeremy Wright will replace Matt Hancock as the culture secretary.
Britain’s former health secretary Jeremy Hunt to take over as new foreign secretary after Boris Johnson quit the cabinet over Brexit strategy.(Reuters Photo)
Britain’s former health secretary Jeremy Hunt to take over as new foreign secretary after Boris Johnson quit the cabinet over Brexit strategy.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 08:17 PM IST
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London | ByAsian News International
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