May dealt embarrassing Brexit defeat in House of Lords

LONDON (Reuters) - The House of Lords inflicted an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the EU after Brexit. May, who has struggled...

‘Saudi Arabia prepares to send troops to Syria

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that the kingdom would be prepared to deploy troops to Syria as part of a US-led coalition. “We are in discussion with the US and have...

‘Turkey to hold presidential, parliamentary elections on June 24

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections will be brought forward to June 24, more than a year earlier than planned, saying the country urgently needed to make the...

New Identity of Kazakhstan Program Launched in London Book Fair

The New Identity of Kazakhstan programme was launched at the London Book Fair. The event was attended by heads of international publishing houses, management of the British Council, literary agents and journalists. In his welcoming...

British PM May retracts ‘hostile’ policy for immigrants, apologizes to Caribbean leaders

‍British Prime Minister Theresa May’s stated policy, during her previous role as the Home Secretary, to create "a really hostile environment for illegal immigrants" in the UK, came haunting on Tuesday as she personally...

President Trump confirms direct US-North Korea talks

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the US and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have already started direct talks at "very high levels." A senior US official told Reuters on Tuesday...

British PM’s husband’s Capital Group is largest shareholder in BAE, shares soar since Syrian...

Philip May, husband of the UK prime minister, works for a company that is the largest shareholder in arms manufacturer, BAE Systems, whose share price has soared since the recent airstrikes in Syria. The company,...

North & South Korea may announce official end to war

Seoul and Pyongyang are reportedly set to make a huge step in the peace settlement on the Korean Peninsula, as officials from the two states are negotiating a joint statement outlining a formal end...

Turkish PM urges Greece to avoid escalating tensions

Greek youth reportedly raised a flag on a disputed islet in the Aegean Sea on Sunday before Turkish coastguard teams removed the flag. Turkey’s prime minister on Monday urged Greece to avoid escalating tensions in...

May seeks Commonwealth trade boost as final Brexit talks begin

Britain says doing its own trade deals is a key benefit of Brexit as Prime Minister Theresa May urges the use of common trade standards across the Commonwealth bloc. British Prime Minister Theresa May on...