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Germans warned against apathy as Angela Merkel heads for fourth term

Germans warned against apathy as Angela Merkel heads for fourth term

In Germany`s proportional election system, low turn-out can boost smaller parties, such as the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), giving them more seats from the same number of votes.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
Theresa May's top ministers plotted to oust her: Book

Theresa May's top ministers plotted to oust her: Book

It claims that a "triumvirate" plan was hatched under which Johnson would lead the UK as the new Prime Minister, Brexit Secretary Davis would handle EU withdrawal and Hammond would run the country's

Sep 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Six people believed injured in suspected London acid attack

Six people believed injured in suspected London acid attack

The Metropolitan officers said a group of males were reported spraying "what is believed to be a noxious substance", in which six victims were injured in a number of locations.

Sep 24, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Angela Merkel, Martin Schulz urge undecided Germans to vote with far right gaining

Angela Merkel, Martin Schulz urge undecided Germans to vote with far right gaining

A new INSA poll published by Bild newspaper showed declining support for both Merkel`s conservatives, who dropped two percentage points to 34 per cent, and the SPD, down one point to 21 per cent. 

Sep 23, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Brexit transition period to last two years: British PM

Brexit transition period to last two years: British PM

Terming Brexit as a 'defining moment' in the history of UK, May proposed a two-year transition period after Brexit.

Sep 22, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Slovenian PM Miro Cerar cancels visit to Croatia in border arbitration row

Slovenian PM Miro Cerar cancels visit to Croatia in border arbitration row

Slovenia and Croatia both declared independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991 and have since joined the European Union.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
London Parsons Green bombing could have been much worse: Police chief

London Parsons Green bombing could have been much worse: Police chief

Six men have been arrested in connection with the attack, and four remain in custody.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Pope Francis says no second chances for paedophile priests

Pope Francis says no second chances for paedophile priests

Francis also acknowledged that the Church had been slow to wake up to the scale of the problem of clerical abuse, which has done enormous damage to its standing in many countries.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
'Follow the Mahatma' march in Netherlands on Gandhi Jayanti

'Follow the Mahatma' march in Netherlands on Gandhi Jayanti

A bicycle personally used by Mahatma Gandhi will be displayed at the Grote Kerk in The Hague as part of the activities.

Sep 21, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Three Swiss Muslim group members charged with making al Qaeda propaganda

The indictment did not name the suspects, but the ICCS said in a statement the other two were its chairman, Nicolas Blancho, and its cultural production head, Naim Cherni.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Sixth suspect detained over London Tube attack

Sixth suspect detained over London Tube attack

A sixth suspect has been detained over last week's terror attack on a London Tube train, the Metropolitan Police said on Thursday.

Sep 21, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

British police make sixth arrest in Parsons Green attack

British police said on Thursday morning they had made a sixth arrest linked to Friday`s tube attack in Parsons Green, London, that injured 30 people.

Sep 21, 2017, 06:57 AM IST
Spanish police seize millions of Catalan referendum ballots

Spanish police seize millions of Catalan referendum ballots

Madrid has also threatened to arrest mayors who facilitate the vote and has tightened its control over the region`s finances.

Sep 20, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
EU seeks post-Brexit powers over foreign finance firms

EU seeks post-Brexit powers over foreign finance firms

"In the context of Brexit, we had to ... ensure that there is not a supervisory race to the bottom to attract business from London," Dombrovskis told a news conference in Brussels.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report

UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report

The Policy Exchange study titled 'The NewNetwar' found that Britain also ranks fifth in terms of world audience for extremist content.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
British Police nab second suspect over London train attack

British Police nab second suspect over London train attack

British Police on Sunday have nabbed a second man in connection with the London Tube bombing that injured nearly 30 passengers on Friday.

Sep 17, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

Russia knew US-backed Syrian forces were in area it bombed: Pentagon

The SDF is an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting with the U.S.-led coalition.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
London Tube bombing: 18-year-old man arrested by Kent Police in Dover

London Tube bombing: 18-year-old man arrested by Kent Police in Dover

An 18-year-old man has been arrested by Kent Police in Dover in connection with London Tube bombing.

Sep 16, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
London Underground train blast: Islamic State claims responsibility; UK terror threat level raised to critical

London Underground train blast: Islamic State claims responsibility; UK terror threat level raised to critical

Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the explosion on a packed London Underground train which was about to depart Parsons Green underground station at 8.20 am (0720 GMT) on Friday.

Sep 16, 2017, 08:32 AM IST
Islamic State claims responsibility for London metro blast

Islamic State claims responsibility for London metro blast

A home-made bomb on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London engulfed a carriage in flames and injured 22 people on Friday in Britain`s fifth major terrorism incident this year, but apparently

Sep 15, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

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