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Jan 19, 2017
Theresa May seeks to convince business leaders of a 'global Britain' despite BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May sought to convince business leaders on Thursday that the country remains committed to free trade and globalisation despite last year's vote to leave the European Union.
Jan 17, 2017
British PM Theresa May signals UK clean break from European Union single marketBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear: The UK will make a clean break from the European Union and leave its single market of some 500 million people.
Jan 08, 2017
Countries like UK spend taxpayers' money on healthcare, but India invests it in toysIndia is a poor nation that last year spent Rs 59,000 crore buying 36 fighter planes and this year is spending Rs 99,000 crore on a bullet train.
Jan 06, 2017
Hand-written Princess Diana letters break estimates at auction, fetche close to 15k poundsHand-written letters from Princess Diana describing her young children, William and Harry, to a former royal aide have broken pre-sale estimates to fetch nearly 15,000 pounds at an auction in the UK.
Jan 06, 2017
Why Kyle Abbott's Kolpak exit from South Africa is bad news for international cricketThe news that Kyle Abbott, a 29-year-old who is a regular in South Africa’s Test team, had decided to turn his back on his international career and sign for Hampshire as a Kolpak player, is a sign that international cricket is in trouble.
Jan 05, 2017
Queen Elizabeth was almost shot by a palace guard who mistook her for intruderBritain's Queen Elizabeth II had a narrow escape during a late night walk in her palace gardens when one of her guardsmen "nearly shot" her thinking it was an intruder, a media report claimed on Thursday.
Jan 02, 2017
Queen Elizabeth continues to suffer from 'heavy cold', misses New Year's Day church serviceQueen Elizabeth II missed a New Year's Day church service on Sunday because of a lingering "heavy cold" that also forced her to stay at home on Christmas Day, Buckingham Palace said.
Dec 21, 2016
Suspect in Berlin attack was known to German security agencies - minister | ReutersBERLIN A Tunisian man suspected of involvement in a truck attack in Berlin was in contact with Islamist militants in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and was known to German security agencies, the state's Interior Minister said on Wednesday."Security agencies exchanged their findings and information about this person with the Joint Counter-Terrorism Centre in November 2016," NRW Interior Minister Ralf Jaeger told a news conference.He said the suspect had applied for asylum in Germany and his application was rejected in July. Attempts to deport the man to Tunisia failed as he did not have identification papers, and the Tunisian authorities disputed whether he was their national. He had moved from NRW to Berlin in February 2016 and sought to make the German capital his new home, Jaeger said, adding that the Tunisian man sought by police had used different names.
Dec 21, 2016
Evacuation of civilians from east Aleppo resumes after hold-up - U.N | ReutersGENEVA Buses carrying evacuees started leaving the last rebel-held enclave of Syria's Aleppo again on Wednesday, aid agencies said, raising hopes that a last minute hold-up had been resolved.Civilians have been waiting in freezing temperatures since plans to get them out of the war-battered city hit problems on Tuesday. Sixty buses were stuck there, a war monitor said earlier on Wednesday, as TV pictures showed vehicles covered in snow.But a U.N. official in Syria told Reuters by email at 1400 GMT that buses had started moving again from east Aleppo.
Dec 21, 2016
Pakistani cleric-turned-politician says sectarianism in his past | ReutersBy Drazen Jorgic | JHANG, Pakistan JHANG, Pakistan Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, a Muslim cleric whose father was one of Pakistan's most infamous sectarian figures, said he has become more moderate and distanced himself from his previous anti-Shia rhetoric after winning a regional assembly seat.Jhangvi's December election to the Punjab provincial assembly caused a stir in Pakistan due to fears his political ascent would increase sectarian divides in Jhang, a dusty town with a history of violence between Shia and Sunni communities.Old video clips on the internet show Jhangvi starting speeches by shouting "Shia are infidels".