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David Cameron to quit after UK votes to leave EU

Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, he said “fresh leadership” was needed. The PM had urged the country to vote Remain but was defeated by 52% to 48% despite London, Scotland and Northern Ireland[…]

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Cameron says Britain must join Syria air strikes

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday it was time to join air strikes against Islamic State in Syria because Britain cannot “subcontract its security to other countries”. Many Britons are wary of entering into another war in the Middle East after Western intervention in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya failed[…]

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Cameron offers France use of airbase for ISIS raids

David Cameron has offered François Hollande the use of Britain’s RAF airbase on Cyprus from which to launch airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria in the wake of the attacks on Paris. Speaking alongside the French president at the Élysée Palace, Cameron said: “The United Kingdom will do all[…]

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UK welcome for Egypt’s Sisi faces criticism

Egyptian opposition groups and human rights campaigners have called for the investigation and arrest of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and members of his entourage during his visit to London amid condemnation of the “red carpet” welcome extended by the British government to a leader accused of plunging his country[…]

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Cameron anti-terror plans alienate Muslims

Conflating extremism and terrorism with cohesion and integration, the latest speech by Britain Prime Minister, David Cameron has raised many concerns over its efficiency in fighting ISIL, with many warning that it would only lead to linking the vast moderate Muslims with terror. “For many, Cameron’s conflation of extremism and[…]

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UK’s David Cameron re-elected as rivals resign

David Cameron has won an unexpected majority in the UK’s parliamentary elections, overturning poll predictions and sweeping the Conservatives to power, as three of his election rivals quit following their disastrous turnout at the polls. The Conservative Party managed to secure 326 seats after 643 constituencies were counted, to the[…]

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Obama, Cameron meet amid spector of radicalism

Growing fears about the specter of radicalism in Europe and the West are lending themselves to a sense of trans-Atlantic solidarity as President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet at the White House. Close and easy partners, Obama and Cameron have long touted their congenial relationship as[…]

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