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Dominic Raab: British Conservative politician, UK Foreign Secretary
Dominic Rennie Raab is a British politician serving as First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs since July 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he has also been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Esher and Walton since 2010.

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Raab says EU ‚Äėpoliticisation‚Äô of NI issue threatens Good Friday Agreement [Video]

Raab says EU ‚Äėpoliticisation‚Äô of NI issue threatens Good Friday Agreement

The ‚Äúpoliticisation‚ÄĚ of Northern Ireland issues by Brussels in Brexit tradetalks is threatening the Good Friday Agreement, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raabhas told US congressional leaders. Mr..

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab welcomes German and French counterparts [Video]

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab welcomes German and French counterparts

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab greets his French and German counterparts,Jean-Yves le Drian and Heiko Maas, as they arrive in Chevening, Kent, for theE3 Foreign Ministers meeting. The three..

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Russia has a case to answer over Navalny poisoning, says Dominic Raab [Video]

Russia has a case to answer over Navalny poisoning, says Dominic Raab

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said it was difficult to look beyond Russianstate involvement in the alleged Novichok poisoning of Kremlin critic AlexeiNavalny. Asked whether he thought the Russian..

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Dominic Raab urges people to go back to the office [Video]

Dominic Raab urges people to go back to the office

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab urges people to go back to the office, sayingit is "damaging to the economy" to stay away.

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Foreign Office and DiFD merge [Video]

Foreign Office and DiFD merge

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says the merging of the Department for International Development (DfID) and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) into the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office..

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Key events following the death of teenager Harry Dunn [Video]

Key events following the death of teenager Harry Dunn

A timeline of key events since motorcyclist Harry Dunn died after collidingwith a Volvo driven by Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a US diplomat, on August 27,2019. Sacoolas has been charged with causing the..

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Macron pledges support for Russia's Navalny [Video]

Macron pledges support for Russia's Navalny

International voices weighed in with concern after the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is now in a coma in a Siberian hospital. Gloria Tso reports.

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UK offers aid to Lebanon as ‚Äėrigorous‚Äô probe promised into Beirut blast [Video]

UK offers aid to Lebanon as ‚Äėrigorous‚Äô probe promised into Beirut blast

Dominic Raab said Lebanon‚Äôs prime minister Hassan Diab told him there would bea full investigation into the devastating explosion in Beirut. A ‚Äúfull,thorough and rigorous‚ÄĚ investigation has been..

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Raab announces £5m support package for Lebanon [Video]

Raab announces £5m support package for Lebanon

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced a support package for Lebanon including medical and humanitarian aid worth £5 million. UK search and rescue experts and use of a Royal Navy vessel in the..

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PM confirms British nationals are among those caught up in Beirut blast [Video]

PM confirms British nationals are among those caught up in Beirut blast

The Prime Minister has confirmed that British nationals are among those caughtup in the aftermath of a huge blast in the Lebanese capital Beirut. BorisJohnson said the Government is “ready to provide..

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Government defends Spain quarantine move [Video]

Government defends Spain quarantine move

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab defends the new rules requiring passengersarriving in the UK from Spain to quarantine for 14 days, after the popularholiday destination reported a spike in coronavirus..

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Raab 'appreciates' disruption for Spain travellers [Video]

Raab 'appreciates' disruption for Spain travellers

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says the government "appreciates" the disruption for travellers to and from Spain but describes the need for a "targeted intervention" to travel advice as "absolutely..

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Dominic Raab's bodyguard has been suspended after leaving his gun on a plane. The police protection officer had been travelling with the foreign secretary on a visit to the US when he left his gun on a..
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US-UK trade deal in danger if Good Friday agreement jeopardised, Democrats warn

us-uk trade deal in danger if good friday agreement jeopardised, democrats warn
Dominic Raab faces backlash over Irish border and attempts to leave EU on own terms The UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, is facing a growing backlash in the US Congress after senior Democrats warned..
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No 10 'regrets' Trump administration sanctions on senior figures in International Criminal Court, as Kushner visits

no 10 'regrets' trump administration sanctions on senior figures in international criminal court, as kushner visits
Downing Street has said it ‚Äúregrets‚ÄĚ the decision of Donald Trump‚Äôs administration to sanction senior figures in the International Criminal Court. The rebuke came as the US president‚Äôs..
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Dominic Raab to push for 'new dialogue' between Israeli and Palestinian leaders

Foreign Secretary will visit region
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Government accused of creating 'sense of panic' with sudden change to Spain travel advice

Dominic Raab says ministers will make 'no apologies' for reimposing quarantine measures
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Dominic Raab warns of 'summer of uncertainty' after air bridge to Spain pulled with hours notice

Labour criticises sudden decision to reimpose qurantine for European country as 'shambolic'
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China set to block UK's offer of citizenship to Hong Kong residents

Dominic Raab had conceded that - if Beijing refused to co-operate - 'there would be little we could do to coercively force them'
Independent - Published

UK government quietly cuts international aid by £2.9 billion as MPs leave parliament for summer

Dominic Raab accused of 'callous' move in time of international emergency
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Mike Pompeo holds 'candid' talks with PM on Huawei and Dunn

mike pompeo holds 'candid' talks with pm on huawei and dunn
Mr Pompeo posted a message on Twitter saying the talks with Mr Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had been "constructive". "Our two countries' long-standing, strong bilateral relationship has..
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UK risks China’s wrath by suspending Hong Kong extradition treaty

uk risks china’s wrath by suspending hong kong extradition treaty
The UK is to immediately suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and also bar the export of riot control equipment following Beijing’s imposition of a sweeping national security law on the..
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It's a relief to have so much going horrifically wrong. It distracts us as we sleepwalk into a cold war with China

Within 30 minutes of the announcement that Oxford University has produced a viable Covid-19 vaccine, Dominic Raab was formally announcing the suspension of the UK's extradition treaty with China
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Boris Johnson news ‚Äď live: Pompeo set to snub PM by meeting rebel Tory MPs, as Raab expected to suspend Hong Kong extradition treaty

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Harry Dunn: UK powerless to force extradition of suspect, says Raab

Teen's mother pleads with government to make son 'top priority' during US secretary of state's London visit
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UK will call out ‚Äėreprehensible‚Äô behaviour of Russia, says Raab

uk will call out ‚Äėreprehensible‚Äô behaviour of russia, says raab
The UK will ensure the world knows the nature of the ‚Äúreprehensible behaviour‚ÄĚ that Russia is engaged in, according to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. It follows accusations that Russia‚Äôs..
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'We can no longer be absent': Labour demand government take leading role in international response to coronavirus

Exclusive: Calling on Sunak and Raab to follow the example of Gordon Brown in 2008, shadow cabinet ministers warn: 'We used to step up to the plate, now we've stepped off the stage'
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'Almost certain' Russians sought to interfere in UK election - Raab

The government publishes a report on a leaked document used by Labour at the 2019 election.
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'Almost certain' that Russians tried to interfere in UK general election, says foreign secretary

It is "almost certain" that Russian actors sought to interfere in the 2019 UK General Election, foreign secretary Dominic Raab has told the House of Commons.
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UK to blacklist Saudis involved in Khashoggi murder in new sanctions on regime

uk to blacklist saudis involved in khashoggi murder in new sanctions on regime
Saudi officials linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be included in a new tougher sanctions regime which will be announced today by the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Details...
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UK extends immigration rights for 3M eligible Hong Kongers

uk extends immigration rights for 3m eligible hong kongers
LONDON (AP) ‚ÄĒ Britain announced Wednesday that it was extending residency rights to up to 3 million Hong Kongers eligible for the British National Overseas passport, stressing that it would uphold..
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Hong Kong security law: Anger as China's Xi signs legislation

hong kong security law: anger as china's xi signs legislation
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab urged China to "step back from the brink" and respect the rights of the people of Hong Kong. He said: "The success of Hong Kong, the entrepreneurial spirit, the..
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Raab says taking the knee has 'feudal connotation' and claims to be lifelong anti-racist campaigner

'We also ought to be tolerated [in] the way we show our solidarity and support for causes like that,' foreign secretary says
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Black Lives Matter: Education minister says he would take the knee, after Dominic Raab ruled it out

Tory MP Nick Gibb to make anti-racism gesture 'in the right circumstances'
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Black Lives Matter: Raab criticised over 'Game of Thrones' comment

The foreign secretary says he has "full respect" for Black Lives Matter after backlash over comments.
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For Dominic Raab, the right side of history is a bit like France. He's vaguely aware of it, he's just never been there

Even the Black Lives Matter protests are not spared his terrible, offensive jokes. 'Take a knee? Only for the Queen and the Mrs, amirite lol?'
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UK foreign minister Dominic Raab criticized for saying taking a knee is from 'Game of Thrones'

"It seems to be taken from the Game of Thrones, feels to me like a symbol of subjugation and subordination," Dominic Raab said on talkRADIO
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'Taking the knee' seems to be from Game of Thrones: UK foreign minister

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Thursday that "taking the knee" seems to have come from the fantasy TV drama series "Game of Thrones" and felt like a symbol of subjugation and..
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Dominic Raab says he would only take the knee for Queen or his wife

The Foreign Secretary has said he would not "take a knee" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Russia trying to 'exploit' challenges of coronavirus crisis in UK, Dominic Raab says

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab has accused Russia and other states of attempting to exploit the challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic.
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UK tells EU on Brexit: We won't hang around too much longer

The European Union must intensify Brexit free trade talks as the United Kingdom will not hang around and wait for talks to be dragged out to the end of the year, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on..
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UK 'deeply disappointed' by sentence passed on ex-U.S. marine in Russia

Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday he was deeply disappointed by Monday's verdict and sentence against Paul Whelan, a former U.S. marine who was convicted of spying for the United..
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Coronavirus: Government accused of ignoring experts as top advisers absent from press briefings

Lib Dem acting leader Ed Davey dismisses cabinet minister Dominic Raab's explanations as 'risible'
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UK says expects United States to continue to protect media freedoms

Britain expects the United States to continue its tradition of protecting media freedoms, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Thursday when asked about protests sparked by the death of a black man..
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UK: Hong Kong law a 'clear violation' of China's obligations

uk: hong kong law a 'clear violation' of china's obligations
LONDON (AP) ‚ÄĒ The British foreign secretary says China‚Äôs proposed national security law for Hong Kong is a ‚Äúclear violation‚ÄĚ of Beijing‚Äôs international obligations. In a statement to the..
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UK foreign minister defends lockdown easing as the 'right step'

British foreign minister Dominic Raab defended on Sunday the government's "careful" loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the "right step to be taking at this moment in time".
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'Weak and wrong': UK government's silence over Trump's response to George Floyd death in US condemned by Labour

Raab says it would be a 'media distraction' to offer thoughts on US president's comments
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Defending lockdown easing, UK foreign minister says it's the 'right step'

British foreign minister Dominic Raab defended on Sunday the government's "careful" loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the "right step to be taking at this moment in time".
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Britain will not 'look away' from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab

Britain will not look away from is responsibilities to Hong Kong, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, repeating London's offer of extended visa rights in response to China's push to impose a..
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UK taking 'right steps' to ease virus lockdown, says foreign minister

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday the "careful" easing of the coronavirus lockdown was now the "right step" to take, shrugging off criticism for moving too quickly to allow people..
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UK threatens to offer citizenship bids to 300,000 Hong Kong residents unless China scraps security law

Dominic Raab accused of offering 'worthless tourist visa' by Hong Kong-born UK academic
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Harry Dunn: Family of teenager killed in crash to bring private prosecution against Dominic Raab

Parents allege foreign secretary allowed suspect Anne Sacoolas to leave UK without involving police
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UK will increase visa rights if China pursues Hong Kong security law: BBC

Britain will give greater visa rights to British national overseas (BNO) passport holders from Hong Kong unless China suspends its proposed security laws, foreign minister Dominic Raab said in an..
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UK's Raab: Makes sense to impose quarantine now infection rates falling

It makes sense for Britain to introduce quarantine measures for travellers arriving in the country now that the reproduction rate of the coronavirus domestically has fallen, foreign minister Dominic..
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Dominic Raab wrong to claim individuals can meet two people from another household at same time, government admits

'They can see both parents - but not at the same time' aide says - in embarrassing U-turn
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UK weather: Britain to enjoy sunny Saturday before sharp drop in temperatures

Dominic Raab says people must remember to follow lockdown rules despite warm weather
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