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President Erdoğan holds a phone call with US President Donald Trump

[ad_1] President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump over Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder, FETO investigations in US, anti-terror fight in Syria and bilateral relations, the Turkish presidency said Friday. Presidents agreed that all aspects of Khashoggi killing must be uncovered and the case should not be covered up. Erdoğan and Trump also stressed importance of closer cooperation between Ankara and Washington in fight
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Erdoğan, Trump discuss Khashoggi, Syria in phone call

[ad_1] President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump over Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder, Gülenist terror group (FETÖ) investigations in the U.S., anti-terror fight in Syria and bilateral relations, the Turkish presidency said in a statement late Friday. The Presidents agreed that all aspects of Khashoggi killing must be uncovered and the case should not be covered up. Erdoğan and Trump also stressed importance
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Steve Barclay: Who is Stephen Barclay the new Brexit Secretary? | Politics | News

[ad_1] Dominic Raab resigned as Brexit Secretary over the Prime Minister’s withdrawal agreement for leaving the European Union. Mr Raab told the BBC Mrs May needed a Brexit secretary who "will pursue the deal that she wants to put to the country with conviction" which he didn’t feel he could do. In his stead, Theresa May has appointed MP Stephen Barclay.Who is Stephen Barclay?Stephen Barclay has been confirmed as the
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Stephen Barclay named new Brexit Secretary

[ad_1] Stephen Barclay has been confirmed as the new Brexit Secretary as Theresa May seeks to fill posts in her cabinet. The MP for North East Cambridgeshire and Leave supporter had been serving as a minister at the department for health and social care. He replaces Dominic Raab, who resigned on Thursday over Mrs May's withdrawal agreement for Brexit. The announcement comes after Amber Rudd was named the new work
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Theresa May cabinet: Who is in the Cabinet NOW? – FULL LIST of MPs | Politics | News

[ad_1] The first to go on Thursday was, embarrassingly for Theresa May, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigned, saying he couldn’t “in good conscience” support the draft deal. After him, Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey resigned, saying the deal “does not honour the result of the referendum.” Five other government members resigned on the same day.Most recently, the role of Brexit Secretary has gone to Stephen Barclay, former Minister of State for
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Amber Rudd back in cabinet as work and pensions secretary

[ad_1] Amber Rudd has returned to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary.She replaces Esther McVey, who quit on Thursday in protest at the draft Brexit agreement negotiated with the EU.Ms Rudd quit the cabinet in April amid controversy over her handling of the Windrush controversy.She admitted having "inadvertently misled" MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants but a subsequent inquiry found she was let down by officials. [ad_2] Source
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Brexit deal: What does the Brexit draft agreement mean for Gibraltar? | Politics | News

[ad_1] The Prime Minister has made progress on the journey to Brexit, with Cabinet on Wednesday agreeing to the draft agreement drawn up by Theresa May and the European Union. After a five-hour meeting with Cabinet members, the Prime Minister told press in a brief statement the deal was agreed upon. Shortly afterwards, the 585-page document was published online. What does the Brexit draft agreement mean for Gibraltar? Gibraltar is a British
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Brexit: The five questions everyone’s asking Google

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images We all do it - we don't quite understand something, so we reach for our phones and Google it.And Brexit is no different.Here we answer the five most-googled questions to do with Brexit over the past 24 hours.Don't worry, we promise to keep it simple.1. What does Brexit mean? Image copyright Getty Images Brexit - short for "British exit" - is the process of the
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Brexit: Can Theresa May get her deal through the Commons?

[ad_1] The Brexit deal which has been negotiated by the UK and the EU is expected to be agreed at a special EU summit on 25 November.After that, MPs will get their say on whether they approve of the deal or not. Several days of debate will be followed by what's known as the "meaningful vote".Any attempt to work out the parliamentary arithmetic can only be an estimate so all
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How could May turmoil affect Brexit?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May has vowed to see her Brexit deal through, but as this week's events have shown, a lot can change in politics - and fast. Here are the possible scenarios of her next move and what it could mean for the future of Brexit. May fights onThe prime minister managed to get her draft withdrawal agreement through cabinet on Wednesday, only to see two