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Former Prime Minister Says Quitting EU Could Lead to UK Breaking Up

LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Quitting the European Union would leave Britain in dangerous “splendid isolation” and could lead to the break up of the United Kingdom itself, former Prime Minister John Major said on Wednesday. Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to renegotiate Britain’s EU ties ahead of a membership referendum by the end

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Syria’s Assad Says British Air Strikes Will Fail to Defeat Daesh

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – British air strikes on Daesh will fail to defeat the militant group, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said in an interview with the Sunday Times newspaper, mocking Prime Minister David Cameron’s strategy in the region. British lawmakers approved the bombing of Daesh targets in Syria on Thursday. Hours after that approval, the

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Britain Carries Out First Airstrikes on Syria

AKROTIRI, Cyprus/LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) – British bombers made their first strikes on Daesh in Syria on Thursday, hitting oil fields that Prime Minister David Cameron says are being used to fund attacks on the West. Tornado bombers took off from the RAF Akrotiri air base in Cyprus just hours after British lawmakers voted 397-223

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Cameron Says Government Unanimous on Syria Strikes, Unlike Opposition

LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday his government had unanimously agreed a motion on air strikes against militants in Syria, portraying the ruling party as united on an issue that has split the Labour opposition. Cameron wants to launch the strikes as soon as possible against Daesh in Syria,

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Britain’s PM Cameron Says Time to Start Bombing Militants in Syria

By Elizabeth Piper LONDON, Nov 26 – Prime Minister David Cameron told lawmakers on Thursday it was time to join air strikes against Daesh militants in Syria, saying Britain cannot “subcontract its security to other countries.” Cameron, who lost a vote on air strikes against Syrian President Bashar Al Assad’s forces in 2013, needs to

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British PM to Discuss Strategy on Daesh in Parliament

PARIS, Nov 23 – British Prime Minister David Cameron said in Paris on Monday that he was convinced the UK should carry out military air strikes alongside France and other partners in Syria in an effort to defeat Daesh. “Later this week I will set out in parliament our comprehensive strategy for tackling Daesh,” Cameron

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