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WATCH | Donald Trump says he likes Boris Johnson

2019-07-23 14:34

Comments from earlier in July of US President Donald Trump saying he likes new Conservative Party Leader Boris Johnson. The President made the remarks on July 19.

Pound slips as Johnson's victory revives anxiety around Brexit

2019-07-23 15:39

Sterling fell for a third day after Boris Johnson, who has vowed to march the UK out of the EU with or without a deal by October 31, won the contest to beat rival Jeremy Hunt by a landslide.

WATCH | Boris Johnson says it's 'all to play for' as Tory leadership result looms

2019-07-23 12:02

Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced.

WATCH | Jeremy Hunt 'feeling positive' on day of Tory leadership announcement

2019-07-23 12:02

Conservative Party leadership contender Jeremy Hunt leaves Lancaster House, London. Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced.

 
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FINAL HOURS:  A bouquet of flowers is delivered for Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in central London ahead of the new Conservative Party leader announcement. (Isabel Infantes, AFP)

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Singapore makes its biggest ever illegal ivory seizure

2019-07-23 11:19

Singapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants, authorities said.

Who blinks first? Boris Johnson's risky Brexit bet

2019-07-23 10:27

UK leadership race favourite Boris Johnson has gambled all on a risky Brexit strategy that he insists will take Britain out of Europe on favourable terms.

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US abortion | Mueller testimony: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-07-23 05:47

Judge hears challenge to Arkansas abortion laws | Mueller's testimony poses risk for Trump and Dems; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds

2019-07-22 18:21

Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames to spread.

Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker

2019-07-22 14:11

British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf.

Venezuelan jet 'aggressively shadowed' US military plane, says US

2019-07-22 08:38

The US military accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a US Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace.

Mueller testimony | Iran tanker: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-07-22 06:22

Top Democrat hopes Mueller testimony will bring report 'to life' | Iran releases video of seized oil tanker; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologise to America'

2019-07-22 05:01

US President Donald Trump renewed attacks on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologise "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said".

Four killed over withcraft allegations in India

2019-07-21 14:57

Four members of a family including two women have been killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities have said.

Meddling, collusion, obstruction: What the Mueller probe found

2019-07-21 12:12

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report capped an investigation that began in July 2016 after the FBI took alarm at Russian meddling in the presidential election battle.

WATCH | Protesters gather for march against Brexit

2019-07-21 09:44

Protesters have gathered in Westminster to march against Brexit in anticipation of Boris Johnson likely becoming the next prime minister. WATCH NOW.

Anime studio fire 'an arson attack', Japan police say

2019-07-20 15:14

The horrifying fire at a renowned anime firm which killed dozens in Kyoto is being treated as arson and murder, Japanese police have said, with scores of detectives investigating the deadliest violent crime for decades in the famously safe country.

Trump says Johnson would do 'great job' as British PM

2019-07-20 11:16

US President Donald Trump said that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation.

Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage

2019-07-20 08:12

A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A dwindling band of expat police officers now vilified for doing the bidding of the city's pro-Beijing leaders.

WATCH: UK hit with recession warning as Brexit battle builds in parliament

2019-07-19 20:54

Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a £30bn hole in the public finances, a budget watchdog said on Thursday.

Huge blast rocks gas plant in China, 'many injured' - state media

2019-07-19 22:01

A huge explosion rocked a gas plant in central China, causing many injuries and shattering windows and doors of buildings in a 3km radius, state media said.

'Worse than prison': Abuses in Philippine youth homes

2019-07-23 05:12

Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says he endured sexual abuse.

Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir

2019-07-22 21:04

US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-standing US policy.

WATCH: Iran to execute alleged CIA spy ring members

2019-07-22 20:17

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is dismissing claims by Tehran that it has captured 17 spies working for the Central Intelligence Agency. Meanwhile, the first images emerge of the crew of the UK-flagged tanker seized by Iran.

WATCH: India launches spacecraft on moon-landing mission

2019-07-22 12:41

India has launched a landmark spacecraft to land on the moon, in a bid to become only the fourth nation to achieve the feat.

WATCH: Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters

2019-07-22 10:35

Anger has soared in Hong Kong over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by a mob of suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, one critically, in a dramatic escalation of the political violence plaguing the financial hub.

'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister

2019-07-22 10:04

An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf.

Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election

2019-07-22 08:36

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has claimed victory for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, but appeared to fail to secure a "super majority" in the chamber in support of his dream to amend the nation's pacifist constitution.

Australian woman allegedly beheads mother in 'horrific' crime

2019-07-21 17:50

An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head outside a neighbour's house.

Iran says its tanker held in Saudi Arabia released

2019-07-21 14:00

An Iranian tanker seized by Saudi Arabia has been released and is being returned to the Islamic republic, an Iranian minister has said.

Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan

2019-07-21 11:10

A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said.

Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker

2019-07-21 08:09

Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit.

'El Chapo' enters US supermax prison in Colorado

2019-07-20 12:26

Fallen Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was locked at the ADX federal maximum security prison in the US state of Colorado, where he will spend the rest of his days.

Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone

2019-07-20 08:12

Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz.

WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump?

2019-07-19 19:43

Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?

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