​Israeli Supreme Court to hear war crimes case against top officials – report

In a unique hearing next week, the Israeli Supreme Court will be presented with a petition that reportedly contains evidence implicating a number of high ranking officials in war crimes during military operations in...

Britain set to be warmer than Spain

Britain is due to be warmer than mainland Spain and Ibiza next week as temperatures here reach 20C (68F), forecasters said. London will hit 20C (68F) today and 21C (70F) tomorrow, making it hotter than...

Plan for nuisance calls crackdown

Ministers are drawing up plans to make it easier to penalise telemarketing companies that plague members of the public with unwanted calls. Culture Secretary Maria Miller is to launch a consultation this year on lowering...

Growing George in new royal photo

Prince George of Cambridge shows how much he has grown in a touching new official family photograph released on Mother's Day. The eight-month old, who is third in line to the throne, is the centre...

Labour’s poll lead cut to one point

Labour's lead over the Conservatives has been cut to just a single point in an opinion poll which will make grim reading for Ed Miliband. The Opinium survey for the Observer puts Labour on 33%,...

UK General: Army cuts ‘hell of a risk’

Restructuring the Army is "one hell of a risk" that will weaken the armed forces, one of Britain's most senior generals has warned. General Sir Richard Shirreff warned that the "jury is out still" on...

Pakistan – Big boys game in Baluchistan

By Sabena Siddiqui Baluchistan is a vast yet sparsely populated province of Pakistan, wracked by tribal feuds since decades . Suddenly it was turned into a volatile region by employing proxies. The Balochistan Liberation Army...

Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy

(Lahore 29th March 2014) Session court in Lahore sentenced Sawan Masih to death. Sawan Masih a Christian resident of Joseph Colony Lahore, who was accused of blasphemy in March 2013, as a reaction over 150...

The myth of money-saving car insurance tricks

Protecting your no claims bonus and other insurance tricks may seem financially savvy, but in reality can actually cost more Drivers desperate to reduce the strain of car insurance on their wallet are often willing...

Egypt army chief to seek presidency

Egypt's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has announced that he will run for president. In a nationally televised speech, Field Marshal el-Sissi said he has resigned from the military. Wearing military fartigues, he said it was...