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Ex-spy poisoning: Use of nerve agent 'unacceptable', says UN Chief

Ex-spy poisoning: Use of nerve agent 'unacceptable', says UN Chief

Britain has called an emergency meeting to discuss the attack that left ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in critical condition.

Mar 15, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
Turkish plane with 11 on board crashes in Iran

Turkish plane with 11 on board crashes in Iran

A Turkish jet with 11 people on board crashed in the suburban area of Iran's western city of Shehr-e Kord on Sunday, the media reported.

Mar 11, 2018, 23:00 PM IST
Italy votes in uncertain election stalked by populism

Italy votes in uncertain election stalked by populism

Silvio Berlusconi is set to play a leading role as voter turnout heads towards a new low in Italy.

Mar 04, 2018, 22:02 PM IST
France's Le Pen faces expanded EU funding probe: Report

France's Le Pen faces expanded EU funding probe: Report

French far-right leader Le Pen lost to Emmanuel Macron in last year`s presidential race.

Mar 04, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
Merkel vows 'good for Germany' as SPD paves way for her fourth term

Merkel vows 'good for Germany' as SPD paves way for her fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated the SPD for its "clear result".

Mar 04, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
Sikh man's turban ripped outside UK Parliament in 'racist' attack, Indians offended

Sikh man's turban ripped outside UK Parliament in 'racist' attack, Indians offended

Ravneet Singh was waiting to enter the Portcullis House when the assault took place outside the UK Parliament.

Feb 22, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
London City Airport closed after WWII bomb recovered

London City Airport closed after WWII bomb recovered

A 500-kilogramme (1,100- pound) German World War II bomb was found in a neighbouring dock at the London City airport.

Feb 12, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found

London City Airport closed after WWII bomb found

The ordinance was discovered in King George V Dock, close to the runway of London`s most central airport, during planned works.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:00 AM IST
Indian-origin UK principal attacked as 'Hitler' over hijab ban

Indian-origin UK principal attacked as 'Hitler' over hijab ban

Neena Lall, head teacher of St Stephen's School in Newham, was forced to reverse the decision to impose a ban on the hijab for girls aged under eight earlier this month after widespread criticism.

Jan 28, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
10-year-old boy of Indian-origin in UK beats Einstein, Hawking in Mensa IQ test

10-year-old boy of Indian-origin in UK beats Einstein, Hawking in Mensa IQ test

Mehul Garg, also known by his nickname Mahi, decided to take the test to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, 13-year-old Dhruv Garg, who had also scored the highest score of 162 last year.

Jan 27, 2018, 07:03 AM IST
Almost 100% of territory regained from IS killers in Iraq and Syria: Donald Trump

Almost 100% of territory regained from IS killers in Iraq and Syria: Donald Trump

Trump on Friday claimed that the US-backed coalition forces had won back almost 100 percent of the territory occupied by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Jan 26, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
Donald Trump warns Davos on 'unfair trade', says US 'open for business'

Donald Trump warns Davos on 'unfair trade', says US 'open for business'

President Donald Trump on Friday said that the United States would "no longer turn a blind eye" to what he described as ''unfair trade practices.''

Jan 26, 2018, 21:01 PM IST
British MPs to vote on landmark Brexit bill today

British MPs to vote on landmark Brexit bill today

British lawmakers will vote on Wednesday on a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through Parliament has dealt a big blow to Prime Minister Theresa May.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
Breakthrough on new German govt 'good news for Europe': Italy

Breakthrough on new German govt 'good news for Europe': Italy

"This is good news for Europe," Italian PM Gentiloni said in a series of tweets.

Jan 13, 2018, 00:04 AM IST
Carles Puigdemont mulls whether to return to Catalonia after win

Carles Puigdemont mulls whether to return to Catalonia after win

Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was weighing up whether to return to the region, where he faces arrest, close aides said Saturday, after pro-independence parties defeated Spain`s central

Dec 23, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Train crashes outside Madrid, 41 injured

Train crashes outside Madrid, 41 injured

 The train driver has tested negative for alcohol and drugs and it is suspected a failure of the train's braking system may have been at fault.

Dec 23, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
France named The Economist`s country of the year

France named The Economist`s country of the year

The London-based weekly news magazine said the battle between open and closed visions of society was the most important in the world in 2017 and Macron had defeated the "drawbridge-raisers".

Dec 21, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
EU wants Brexit transition to end December 2020

EU wants Brexit transition to end December 2020

Chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said that "all EU policies will still apply" during the transition to a new relationship between London and Brussels after Britain leaves the bloc in March

Dec 21, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
German government says it backs 'open and free internet'

German government says it backs 'open and free internet'

The German government says it backs an "open and free internet" following the US decision to repeal net neutrality rules.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:08 AM IST
Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam's lawyer asks to postpone Belgian trial

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam's lawyer asks to postpone Belgian trial

Abdeslam is the sole surviving suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks

Dec 14, 2017, 00:02 AM IST