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39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

23 Oct 2019

London
39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

On Wednesday, British Police launched a murder probe after discovering 39 dead bodies inside a truck container near London.

Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada polls; loses majority

22 Oct 2019

Donald Trump
Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada polls; loses majority

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in the national elections on Monday. However, Trudeau's Liberal Party lost the Parliament majority as the opposition Conservatives closed in.

Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson

17 Oct 2019

Brexit
Britain-EU reach Brexit deal, declares PM Boris Johnson

On Thursday, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a Brexit deal has been negotiated between the UK and the European Union.

World's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, travelers stranded

23 Sep 2019

United Kingdom
World's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, travelers stranded

In a concerning turn of events, Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel company, collapsed on Monday after talks to revive it failed.

After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

21 Sep 2019

South Korea
After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump's schedule for the next couple of days is jam-packed as he will meet several leaders from across the globe.

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

09 Sep 2019

British Airways
Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

British Airways (BA) pilots went on a 48-hour strike on Monday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

27 Aug 2019

India
UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

In a welcome development for India, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would help New Delhi in its bid to get a seat on table of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

26 Aug 2019

India
Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Monday in France on the sidelines of the G7 Summit and are likely to discuss trade as well as the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

23 Aug 2019

Emmanuel Macron
UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

Johnson took pay-cut of Rs. 5cr after becoming UK PM

01 Aug 2019

Theresa May
Johnson took pay-cut of Rs. 5cr after becoming UK PM

On July 23, Boris Johnson was appointed the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Interestingly though, for Johnson, the step up from Tory MP to PM was also a £678,853 step down.

Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt; to become next UK PM

23 Jul 2019

Theresa May
Boris Johnson beats Jeremy Hunt; to become next UK PM

In a resounding victory, Britain's governing Conservative Party announced Boris Johnson as the new elected leader of the party on Tuesday.

#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

13 Apr 2019

London
#ThisDayThatYear: Today marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Saturday, April 13, marked the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, one of the darkest days of British rule in India in which innocents were killed by a ruthless general.

UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill

28 Mar 2019

Theresa May
UK PM May offers to resign to save Brexit divorce-bill

Theresa May yesterday bowed to mounting pressure from within her own Conservative Party and offered to resign as UK Prime Minister if her MPs agreed to back her twice-defeated Brexit divorce bill to get it over the line in a third parliamentary vote.

After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote

17 Jan 2019

Theresa May
After Brexit rejection, British Prime Minister May wins confidence vote

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote yesterday and averted a general election, a day after her government suffered a historic parliamentary defeat over her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.

FIFA World Cup reportedly boosted Russian economy by $14 billion

17 Oct 2018

Russia News
FIFA World Cup reportedly boosted Russian economy by $14 billion

Organizers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia have claimed that the tournament has helped boost the country's economy by $14 billion.

British ministers' phone numbers released to public after app gaffe

30 Sep 2018

England
British ministers' phone numbers released to public after app gaffe

Phone numbers and other personal details of senior ministers from Britain's Conservative Party were made public by an app security flaw yesterday, including those of top Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson.

British PM Theresa May calls leadership speculation 'irritating'

17 Sep 2018

Theresa May
British PM Theresa May calls leadership speculation 'irritating'

British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday she was "irritated" by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger.

Theresa May admits getting 'irritated' by debate over her leadership

16 Sep 2018

Theresa May
Theresa May admits getting 'irritated' by debate over her leadership

British Prime Minister Theresa May concedes that she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations.

UK: Boris Johnson slammed over sexual liaisons, latest Brexit jibe

10 Sep 2018

Theresa May
UK: Boris Johnson slammed over sexual liaisons, latest Brexit jibe

Britain's former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday came under fire from different sides of his Conservative Party in the wake of a controversial dossier on his personal life and his attack on British PM Theresa May by comparing her Brexit plans with a "suicide vest".

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

15 Jul 2018

Donald Trump
Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested her to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.

Brexit plan would "probably kill" free-trade deal with US: Trump

13 Jul 2018

Donald Trump
Brexit plan would "probably kill" free-trade deal with US: Trump

United States President Donald Trump, in an interview for The Sun's Friday edition, said British PM Theresa May's plan for Brexit would "probably kill" the prospects for a free-trade deal with the US.

British-Indian MPs lobby May over torture of British-Sikh in Punjab

04 Jul 2018

Punjab
British-Indian MPs lobby May over torture of British-Sikh in Punjab

Indian-origin MPs are among 70 lawmakers in Britain lobbying Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene at the "highest levels" with the Indian Government over allegations of torture against a British-Sikh murder suspect lodged in a Punjab jail.

US becomes first member to withdraw from UN Human-Rights Council

20 Jun 2018

North Korea
US becomes first member to withdraw from UN Human-Rights Council

The US became the first member to withdraw from the "hypocritical and self-serving" UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) yesterday, citing its 'chronic bias' against Israel and lack of reforms.

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

20 Apr 2018

London
UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.

Modi in UK: Commonwealth event, multilateral meetings and more

18 Apr 2018

London
Modi in UK: Commonwealth event, multilateral meetings and more

Late on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), seeking to increase India's role in multilateral organizations.

England might not play in 2018 World Cup. Here's why.

20 Mar 2018

Russia News
England might not play in 2018 World Cup. Here's why.

England's diplomatic crisis with Russia is turning uglier by the day and now it has cast doubts about the participation of the Three Lions in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Spy poisoning: Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

17 Mar 2018

Russia News
Spy poisoning: Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

Not the one to take a snub lying down, Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats in response to UK ousting 23 Russian ambassadors earlier this week.

Russian spy: Nerve gas used to kill Sergei Skripal

08 Mar 2018

Russia News
Russian spy: Nerve gas used to kill Sergei Skripal

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal (66) and his daughter Yulia (33) were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury on Sunday.

UK: PM Theresa May to reshuffle scandal-hit cabinet soon

09 Jan 2018

Theresa May
UK: PM Theresa May to reshuffle scandal-hit cabinet soon

British PM Theresa May will soon implement a cabinet reshuffle in a bid to re-assert her authority, amid multiple high-level departures.

UN blames Assad regime over chemical attack that killed 80

27 Oct 2017

ISIS
UN blames Assad regime over chemical attack that killed 80

A UN report has blamed the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad for a chemical attack on a rebel-held town on April 4 that killed 80 people.

British PM May proposes two-year transition period post 2019 Brexit

23 Sep 2017

Theresa May
British PM May proposes two-year transition period post 2019 Brexit

PM Theresa May has proposed a transition period of "about" two years following Brexit in 2019, during which the UK would continue having unfettered access to the EU single market.

Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'

21 Sep 2017

North Korea
Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized US President Donald Trump during his speech to the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

After Irma, powerful Hurricane Maria proceeding towards the Caribbean

18 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico
After Irma, powerful Hurricane Maria proceeding towards the Caribbean

Caribbean islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma may have to bear the brunt of another powerful storm.

Prisoners escape in Hurricane Irma-hit British islands, hunt is on

13 Sep 2017

Emmanuel Macron
Prisoners escape in Hurricane Irma-hit British islands, hunt is on

Several prisoners remain on the run after over 100 of them escaped while Hurricane Irma pummelled the British Virgin Islands (BVI) in the Caribbean.

Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

12 Jun 2017

Theresa May
Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

Battling against all odds to keep her minority government together, British PM Theresa May has announced her new cabinet with major positions assigned to close aides, including Damien Green who was appointed as 'deputy'.

May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

10 Jun 2017

Theresa May
May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

Following British PM Theresa May's decision to form the government with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), official sources from her office has indicated that she would retain top ministers including Amber Rudd, Interior minister and Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary.

Should health disclosure be made mandatory in elections in India?

11 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu
Should health disclosure be made mandatory in elections in India?

Recent events including the revelation on Sonia Gandhi's health and Jayalalithaa's untimely death in Tamil Nadu have triggered debate on whether an unhealthy candidate can ensure a sturdy democracy.

Syria chemical attack: Trump calls it "affront to humanity"

06 Apr 2017

Donald Trump
Syria chemical attack: Trump calls it "affront to humanity"

Condemning the apparent chemical attack in Syria, US President Donald Trump said, "When you kill innocent children, innocent babies, little babies... that crosses... many lines."

Suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria kills 70

05 Apr 2017

Donald Trump
Suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria kills 70

At least 70 people were killed, including 10 children, in a suspected chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's Idlib province.

May lambasts Trump's immigration order

10 Feb 2017

Donald Trump
May lambasts Trump's immigration order

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she disagreed with US President Donald Trump's immigration policy, calling it "wrong". She clarified that Britain would not adopt a similar policy.

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