Boris Johnson gestures as he gives a speech on domestic priorities at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. Agence France-Presse
Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct.31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May.
Former foreign minister Boris Johnson is the favourite in the race, battling Britain's current top diplomat, Jeremy Hunt.
His victory catapults the United Kingdom towards a Brexit showdown with the EU and towards a constitutional crisis at home, as British lawmakers have vowed to bring down any government that tries to leave the bloc without a divorce deal.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports said, 'Dubai Customs’ initiative to give flowers to passengers arriving from Beirut on Saturday is a glowing example of the care, concern and spirit of kindness that is at the heart of the aviation community here.'
Officials earlier said three persons had died in the mishap, while four others were shifted to a hospital. With four more casualties, the death toll had increased to seven the victims included two women.
Upon completion at an estimated timeframe of 6 years, this will be the most comprehensive historical corpus of the Arabic language undertaken till date.