LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that there will be “effectively a diplomatic boycott” of the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games by Britain, which joined the United States and others on Wednesday in a decision to pull its top officials from attendance of the Winter Games. The boycottContinue Reading

The party is not part of the North-South Council of Ministers, which was part of the opposition to the Brexit Northern Ireland protocol. The Supreme Court judge upheld the decision in a legal dispute seeking to force the DUP into the next plenary session of the North-South Council of MinistersContinue Reading

US President Joe Biden is considering a US diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. “This is something we are considering,” he told reporters before talks with the leaders of Mexico and Canada. A diplomatic boycott would mean that no US officials would be sent to participateContinue Reading

President Biden said on Thursday that the United States was considering a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing amid growing pressure to hold China accountable for human rights abuses. The boycott would mean that no U.S. government officials would attend the Games, which are slated to begin inContinue Reading

Placeholder while article actions load CAIRO — Talks aiming at ending Sudan’s ongoing political deadlock began Wednesday, the United Nations said, although the country’s main pro-democracy alliance is boycotting them over a continued police crackdown on those protesting last October’s military coup. The joint peace effort is brokered by theContinue Reading

Actor Johnny Depp has given his first interview since a judge ruled that a headline in The Sun newspaper alleging he was a “wife beater” was “substantially true”, following his high-profile libel trial in 2020. Following a three-week trial in 2020, a judge found that allegations calling Depp a “wifeContinue Reading