Turkish court starts trial in absentia for 20 Saudis in Khashoggi...

Turkish court on Friday launched a trial in absentia of 20 Saudi nationals indicted for their role in the murder of dissident Saudi writer...

United Kingdom – Almost 20,000 care home residents have died with...

Almost 20,000 care home residents in England and Wales have died with coronavirus, the majority dying in their care home, official figures show. Death certificates...

UK Labour leader says coronavirus inquiry is inevitable

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said on Friday that an inquiry into Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government's handling of...

British holidaymakers given green light to travel abroad from Saturday 4...

English holidaymakers can embark on overseas trips from Saturday as quarantine restrictions are lifted and travel advice is updated. The 14-day self-isolation policy for people...

UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘deep concern’ for new security law...

The Foreign Office has summoned the Chinese ambassador to make clear the UK's "deep concern" over the new Hong Kong national security law. Liu Xiaoming...

Sex-espionage: Ghislaine Maxwell arrested, accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein lure girls...

(Reuters) - Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested in New Hampshire on...

British police arrest ‘iconic’ criminals in biggest ever operation after encryption...

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Thursday they had carried out their biggest operation ever, arresting “iconic” figures and smashing thousands of conspiracies...

‘Passionate defender of Israel’ UK PM Johnson warns Tel Aviv against...

UK. Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Israel on Wednesday against going ahead with plans to annex parts of the West Bank, calling them illegal...

Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas pledge unity against Israeli annexation of West...

Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas pledged a united campaign against Israel's prospective plans to annex territory in the occupied West Bank, in a...

Oxfam slams Greece for ‘inhumane’ asylum application system

International NGO Oxfam attacked Greece's new asylum law on Thursday, saying it caused the "exploitation of people" and constitutes "a blatant attack" on Europe's...

Indian forces ‘Shamed humanity’ in held Kashmir by killing elderly man...

Hundreds of people in occupied Kashmir staged protests on Wednesday, accusing government forces of killing an elderly man in front of his minor grandson...

US urges Turkey to maintain status of Hagia Sophia as museum

The United States on Wednesday urged the Turkish government to continue to maintain the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul as a museum. "We urge...

Italy seizes Daesh-made drugs worth $1.1 billion

Italian police said Wednesday they had seized a 14-ton haul of amphetamines made by the Daesh terrorist group in Syria, calling it the biggest...

Britain extends citizenship rights for 3 million eligible Hong Kongers

Britain announced Wednesday it was extending residency rights to up to 3 million Hong Kongers eligible for British National Overseas (BNO) passports, stressing that...

Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036, initial...

Russians appeared to have paved the way for Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for a package of constitutional...

China approves national security law for Hong Kong

China has approved a contentious law that would allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong, sparking fears that...

Myanmar finds 3 military officers guilty in Rohingya atrocities court martial

Three Myanmar military officers were found guilty by a court-martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in conflict-ridden Rakhine state, the army announced Tuesday. The rare...

Kazakhstan to re-enter COVID-19 lockdown as cases rise 2nd time, regions...

Kazakhstan regions like Aktobe and others facing serious shortages of medications needed for the treatment of patients showing symptoms or tested positive for covid19....

‘Make Europe strong again’: Germany’s Merkel aims to strengthen divided EU

Chancellor Angela Merkel aims to strengthen a divided European Union and help its hard-hit economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic when Germany takes over...

Chinese coronavirus vaccine approved for military use

China's military has approved a coronavirus vaccine for use within its ranks that has been developed by its research unit and a biotech firm,...