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Associated Press/Photos by Frank Augstein (Johnson) and Thanassis Stavrakis (Corbyn)

Yet another vote on Brexit

International | Brits decide on a prime minister—and their country’s future
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/12/19, 04:46 pm

BRITAIN: Voters are at the polls throughout the U.K. on Thursday in what is essentially a(nother) Brexit referendum. The Conservative Party’s Boris Johnson has held a consistent lead over Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn, but it had narrowed in closing days of campaigning.

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Associated Press/Photo by Baderkhan Ahmad

‘No restraint’

International | The rising human toll of Turkey’s invasion in Syria
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/14/19, 01:47 pm

SYRIA: More than 200,000 civilians have fled Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria, and at least 40 civilians have died—and Turkey-backed militias appear to be committing war crimes as they advance.

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Associated Press/Photo by Frank Augstein

Johnson pitches take-it-or-leave-it Brexit plan

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/02/19, 12:03 pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson turned in a revised Brexit proposal on Wednesday with a warning his country would walk away without a deal if the European Union rejected it. With an Oct. 31 deadline looming, Johnson’s offer seeks to address the major sticking point of how the border will operate between EU-member Ireland and Northern Ireland, which is part of the U.K. He proposed keeping Northern Ireland within a regulatory EU zone for food, agriculture, and industrial products until 2025.

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