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Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

UK’s Johnson does not expect fresh leadership challenge Johnson wants three terms to tackle regional inequality British PM pressured by poll losses after leadership vote PM declines comment on 150,000-pound treehouse for son KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he aims to remain in power until the middle …

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G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China’s Belt and Road

US President Joe Biden attends a working lunch with other G7 leaders to discuss shaping the global economy at the Yoga Pavilion, Schloss Elmau in Kuren, Germany, June 26, 2022. Kenny Holston/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Group of Seven leaders on …

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Drunk Japanese man loses 2 USB drives with personal info of 460,000 people in Amagasaki

Bad things can happen when you drink and USB drive. A Japanese man woke up in the street after a booze-fueled bender and realized he had lost two USB flash drives containing the personal information of over 460,000 people, reports said. The data included the names, dates of birth, phone numbers and bank account numbers …

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Prince Charles took millions in cash from Qatari sheikh: report

Prince Charles personally accepted suitcases and shopping bags stuffed with millions of dollars’ worth of cash from a controversial Qatari politician between 2011 and 2015, according to an explosive new report. “Everyone felt very uncomfortable about the situation,” a former adviser to the Prince of Wales told the Sunday Times of London. The “only thing …

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Prince Charles is said to have been given €3m in Qatari cash | Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales accepted bags containing millions of euros in cash during meetings with a senior Qatari politician, according to a report. Prince Charles was said to have been given a total of €3m (£2.6m) during meetings with Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, the former prime minister of Qatar. The cash was …

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Japan tops 104 degrees for first time in June amid record heat wave

Placeholder while article actions load In a blistering hot June around the Northern Hemisphere, in which heat records have fallen on every continent, Japan is the latest to swelter. On Saturday, temperatures there shot above 104 degrees (40 Celsius) for the first time on record during the month, another clear sign of the sweeping effects …

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Prince Charles is said to have been given €3m in Qatari cash | Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales accepted bags containing millions of euros in cash during meetings with a senior Qatari politician, according to a report. Prince Charles was said to have been given a total of €3m (£2.6m) during meetings with Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, the former prime minister of Qatar. The cash was …

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Shanghai reports no new Covid cases for first time since March | China

China has reported no new Covid-19 infections in Shanghai for the first time since March, as the country’s latest outbreak subsides after months of lockdowns and other restrictions. China is the last major economy committed to a zero-Covid strategy, stamping out all infections with a combination of targeted lockdowns, mass testing and long quarantine periods. …

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