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Britain's May clashes with Blair over Brexit

Dec 16, 2018 - 8:37 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May accuses former Labor party leader Tony Blair of insulting voters and trying to undermine her government

CONTROVERSY. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is seen during a BBC television interview ahead of the Conservative Party Conference 2018, in Birmingham on September 30, 2018. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

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May 02, 2017 - 11:11 AM

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Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

May 01, 2017 - 11:05 AM

He says he wants to build a political movement to shape the policy debate as Britain starts its negotiations to leave the European Union

BLAIR IS BACK. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in St Paul, Minnesota, July 17, 2016. Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation/AFP

Blair defends Iraq war after damning inquiry report

Jul 07, 2016 - 10:35 AM

Blair: I believe we made the right decision and the world is better and safer

REMORSE. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks during a news conference in London on July 6, 2016, following the outcome of the Iraq Inquiry report. Stefan Rosseau/Pool/AFP

UK's Iraq war inquiry delivers damning verdict on Blair

Jul 06, 2016 - 9:30 PM

Former British prime minister Tony Blair says however that he had acted in good faith and in what I believed to be the best interests of the country

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair leaves his home in London on July 6, 2016. The official inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq war finally reports on Wednesday, seven years after it launched, with former prime minister Tony Blair expected to face severe criticism. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel Leal-Olivas

7 years on, UK's Iraq inquiry gives its verdict

Jul 05, 2016 - 4:13 PM

Leaks suggest former Prime Minister Tony Blair will be heavily criticized over the decision making process

This file photo taken on July 30, 2009 shows John Chilcot, the Chairman of the Iraq Inquiry, outlining the terms of reference for the inquiry and explains the panel's approach to its work during a news conference in London. Matt Dunham/Pool/AFP

World hails Lee Kuan Yew as visionary, shrewd

Mar 23, 2015 - 9:13 AM

UPDATED World leaders and governments from around the world heap acclaim for Lee Kuan Yew the Singaporean statesman whose shrewd and sometimes caustic views on world affairs were much sought by his fellow leaders

SMILING LEE. This photograph provided by the Straits Times and taken on August 14, 2009 shows Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew during an interview in Singapore. Straits Times/AFP

Presiden SBY dan mantan PM Inggris Tony Blair bahas isu global dan toleransi agama

Sep 11, 2014 - 6:04 PM

Kunjungan ketiga Tony Blair ke Indonesia dalam rangka menjembatani hubungan negara barat dan Islam

SEMAKIN ERAT. Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono bertemu mantan Perdana Menteri Inggris Tony Blair di Istana Negara, Kamis (11/9). Foto oleh @SBYudhoyono/Twitter

Mandela funeral: The 'world is coming'

Dec 09, 2013 - 9:25 PM

South Africa races to meet the unprecedented logistical challenge of hosting close to 100 world leaders flying in from every corner of the globe for the state funeral of freedom icon Nelson Mandela

NELSON MANDELA. The former South African President has died. Rodger Bosch/AFP File Photo

The soul of cool: Chasing the American dream

Sep 26, 2013 - 10:03 PM

Levi s was a true marketer It served real people and showed social responsibility an unbeatable combination in today s marketing wars Levi s found the soul of cool

Sir Paul McCartney avoids helicopter crash by 'two feet'

Nov 14, 2012 - 12:56 PM

The former Beatle and his wife were on board a chartered flight that almost crashed

A BEATLE UNAWARE. Sir Paul McCartney, 70, and wife Nancy Shavell, 52, avoided a mishap and were apparently 'unaware.' Image from Facebook

Blair could have prevented Iraq war: Annan

Sep 29, 2012 - 8:29 AM

Former British prime minister Tony Blair was the only person capable of turning George Bush against the 2003 Iraq invasion ex United Nations chief Kofi Annan claims

Film protests show Arab world is long way from reform

Sep 17, 2012 - 8:28 PM

Former British prime minister Tony Blair warns that violent demonstrations over an anti Islam film show Arab world still far from modernization