Thailand: ‘Risk of civil war’

(Bangkok) Supporters of Thailand's embattled government warned the country's judiciary and senators against any bid to install an unelected prime minister, saying it would...

N. Korea threatens to conduct ‘counter-measure’ nuke test

North Korea’s official media has said that Pyongyang may carry out its fourth nuclear test as a “counter-measure” against the politics of the US...

Britain: Rise in number of billionaires

(London) The number of billionaires living in Britain has risen to more than 100 for the first time, a study has found. Some 104 billionaires...

UK condemns Ukraine rebel vote

(London) Britain has joined international condemnation of rebels in two eastern Ukrainian regions as they stage sovereignty referendums. Separatists are going ahead with votes in...

Britain: closes Afghan base Sterga

(London) Britain has closed its last remaining forward base to be used by UK troops in Afghanistan. The shut down of Observation Post Sterga means...

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"Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care"

Foreign Office Minister welcomes South Sudan peace agreement

(London) Minister for Africa welcomes agreement but expresses grave concerns over human rights violations and continued fighting.  Foreign Office Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds...

Foreign Secretary to host ‘London 11’ Friends of Syria meeting

(London) Speaking after the announcement that the ‘London 11,’ the core group of the Friends of Syria, would meet in London next week, a...

Pakistan’s $200 billion loot money in Swiss banks

(ISLAMABAD) Finance Minister of Pakistan Ishaq Dar told the National Assembly that government is seriously considering steps to bring back illegal assets from Swiss...

Greg Dyke’s proposals to reform English football: Q&A

(London) FA chairman Greg Dyke has announced his ‘radical and ambitious’ recommendations for the reform of English football. Announcing the publication of his England...

South Sudan leaders reach ceasefire

(London) South Sudan's president has reached a ceasefire agreement with a rebel leader, a US official has said, after a vicious cycle of revenge...

Bosnia: Destroyed Sarajevo library reopens

(Sarajevo) Sarajevo has reopened its reconstructed National Library building 22 years after the city landmark was destroyed during the Bosnian war along with its...

UK: Household wealth rises by £717bn

(London) Household wealth has grown by its largest annual amount in a decade in further signs that the economy's recovery is picking up, a report...

Britain: £4.3bn lost in ‘zombie accounts’

(London) Savers are losing an estimated £4.3 billion a year in total from having money languishing in poor-paying accounts, research from Which? has found. The...

Winkleman gets Strictly promotion

(London) Claudia Winkleman is to join Tess Daly as the pair are confirmed as the new regular hosts of Strictly Come Dancing, following the...

Prince William takes on Scuba club role

(London) The Duke of Cambridge has said he hopes Prince George will take up scuba diving, as he became president of the activity's governing...

Servicemen ‘pose with dead Taliban’

(London) Graphic pictures which appear to show at least one UK serviceman posing with a dead Taliban fighter have been leaked online. The Ministry of...

China planning rail link to the US?

  (Beijing) Social media in China is abuzz as a news report claimed that China is considering building a high-speed rail network that will stretch...

Arsenal and Liverpool Join Manchester United in Monitoring Thomas Muller Situation

By Tony Mogan :Arsenal and Liverpool have joined Manchester United in an attempt to prise Thomas Muller away from Bayern Munich, reports in Germany...

Regular rows linked to early death

Regular rows can double a person's risk of dying when they are middle-aged, researchers have claimed. Men and those who are unemployed are most at...