Sunday , 20 August 2017

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Far-right politician wants to offer Indians money to leave UK

LONDON: A leadership candidate for the UK’s anti-immigrant far-right party has come up with a radical plan to cut “unnecessary population” in the UK by “incentivising” some migrants, including from India, to return to the country of their origin. Please like & share: Read More »

Spain police say suspects planned bigger attack

BARCELONA: Suspects in Spain’s twin terror attacks had been planning an even bigger assault than the deadly car rampages they carried out, police said, as distressing details emerged of families torn apart in the horror. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Pakistan’s Mother Teresa’ accorded state funeral

KARACHI: Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau, a German physician and nun known as “Pakistan’s Mother Teresa” was on Saturday accorded a full state funeral, a first for a Christian woman in the Muslim-majority country. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump presidency is over, says ex-White House chief strategist

WASHINGTON: Ousted White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon on Saturday said the Trump presidency that the right-wing conservatives helped make a reality is “over” and the president would now be “moderated” by the Republicans. Please like & share: Read More »

3 killed in stabbing incidents in Finland, Germany

AFP   HELSINKI/BERLIN In two separate incidents of stabbings on Friday, two people were killed and six injured in the Finnish city of Turku, while another man was killed in the western German city of Wuppertal. Finnish police officers shot one suspect and warned several others could still be at large. In Germany, one man was killed and another injured ... Read More »

UK stands with Spain against “evil” terrorism: May

PTI   London The UK stands with Spain following the “appalling” twin terror attacks in which at least 14 people were killed and 80 others injured, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday. A van ran into a crowd of pedestrians walking through Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas area Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding many others, including some ... Read More »

Prepared militarily, will act if N Korea launches missile: US

PTI   Washington The US has warned North Korea that it was prepared to meet any eventuality and will take “immediate specific actions” if Pyongyang launches a missile attack against it or its allies. The US’ strong assertion comes days after President Donald Trump pledged to answer further aggression from North Korea with “fire and fury”. Speaking at a news ... Read More »

Yemen cholera outbreak eases but alert continues: Unicef

IANS Sanaa The cholera outbreak in Yemen, which has killed over 2,000 people, has started to recede but there was still no grounds for complacency regarding the health situation in the country, according to the Unicef. Deputy Representative of Unicef to Yemen Sherin Varkey told Efe news on Thursday that although the situation is easing off in some parts of ... Read More »

13 dead, over 50 hurt in Barcelona terror attack

BARCELONA: At least 13 persons died and over 50 others were injured when a driver ploughed a van into pedestrians on one of Barcelona’s busiest streets on Thursday in what police called a “terrorist attack.” Please like & share: Read More »

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