MPs seek clarity on cross-border pensions after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers on Monday urged the government to address the status of cross-border pensions and insurance contracts after Brexit, saying time to make changes ensuring people continued to be paid was...

Iran leader Khamenei warns against U.S. ‘wrong move’ on nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday Iran would react strongly to any “wrong move” by the United States on Tehran’s nuclear accord with world powers, days after President Donald...

Police arrest second man over London train bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained on its highest level of alert on Sunday with soldiers...

DPRK confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

PYONGYANG, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) confirmed on Saturday that it conducted another medium-range ballistic missile drill Friday under the personal guidance of its top leader Kim Jong...

Kurdish parliament approves independence referendum on Sept. 25

ERBIL, Iraq, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The parliament of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan on Friday approved the independence referendum to be held on Sept. 25. All the 65 lawmakers attending the session of the 111-seat...

Britain raises terror threat level to critical

eets in London. This was the fourth time that the assessment has been placed at the highest level in the past 11 years, Sky News reported. The Islamic State's Amaq News Agency said Friday night that...

What Iran hides behind Shiism: Reviving the Persian Safavid empire says Bassel Oudat

(By Bassel Oudat in Damascus) : - Iran’s ambitions extend beyond spreading Shiism to reviving the Persian Safavid empire, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus At the end of May, Iranian Defence Minister Hussein Dehghan said that...

Bank of England to balance Brexit and inflation as it seeks right note on...

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England must decide how forcefully to talk about the prospect of a first interest rate rise in a decade on Thursday when it will weigh up the need...

Scottish government recommends rejection of EU withdrawal bill

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland’s devolved government has recommended that its parliament at Holyrood withhold consent for legislation to withdraw Britain from the European Union, on the grounds that it could water down their powers,...

Conservatives win vote to bolster party’s numbers on committees

(Reuters) – British lawmakers voted on Tuesday in favour of handing the governing Conservatives greater say on committees that scrutinise laws, a move denounced by the opposition as an attempt to “rig parliament”. The government...