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8 December, 2017 7:15 AM Britain and EU reach deal on Brexit divorce terms: Commission

"The European Commission has today recommended to the European Council (Article 50) to conclude that sufficient progress has been made in the first phase of the Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom," the commission, the bloc's executive arm, said in a statement. The EU Commission said today that Brexit talks should move on to trade talks as "sufficient 26

7 December, 2017 9:03 AM Lebanon's Pro-Hezbollah Newspaper Declares "Death To America"

Donald Trump on Wednesday officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and said he would move the US Embassy there, sparking fury and frustration in Arab countries. Beirut: Lebanon's pro-Hezbollah al-Akhbar newspaper declared "Death to America" on its front page on Thursday, the strongest reaction among universally critical Lebanese press 30

7 December, 2017 4:40 AM UK Disagrees With "Unhelpful" US Decision On Jerusalem

Theresa May reaffirmed that Britain's embassy to Israel would remain in Tel Aviv and her government's belief that the status of Jerusalem "should be determined in a negotiated settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians". London, United Kingdom: Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said the British government disagreed with US President Donald 54

7 December, 2017 2:48 AM World Bank approves latest $1 bn loan for Egypt

The World Bank approved the latest loan for Egypt of just over USD 1 billion to support the country's economic reform program and reduce poverty. The loan is the last in a three-part package worth a total of USD 3.15 billion that started in 2015, the World Bank said in a statement. The loan will support "home-grown inclusive reforms" aimed at shoring 29

4 December, 2017 4:14 PM ‘No major change to Irish border’

Britain agreed on Monday to keep Northern Ireland in “regulatory alignment” with the European Union (EU) after Brexit, Irish government sources said, raising hopes Prime Minister Theresa May can strike a deal in Brussels to start free trade talks. After intensive negotiations in recent days, Britain made what the Irish sources called a clear commitment 27

4 December, 2017 9:59 AM CBI Team In London For Vijay Mallya's Extradition Hearing

New Delhi: A joint team of CBI and Enforcement Directorate (ED) is in London for the extradition hearing on Monday in a London court of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, wanted in India over non-payment of huge bank loans and a case of fraud and money laundering, an official said. The CBI-ED team will assist their lawyers for securing Vijay Mallya's extradition 38

29 November, 2017 12:56 PM Donald Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos posted by far-right British politician

President Donald Trump is retweeting a series of anti-Muslim videos posted by a far-right British politician. Mr. Trump sent the Twitter messages on November 29 morning. The videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of the far-right group Britain First. The descriptions read: “VIDEO- Islamist mob pushes teenage boy off roof and beats 14

24 November, 2017 5:49 PM Hundreds evacuated from London's Oxford Circus as cops surround tube station

The British police is responding to the incident as terror-related. LONDON: British police said they were responding to an "incident" at Oxford Circus in central London on Friday and have evacuated the Underground station, in an area thronged with people on a busy shopping day. "Officers are responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus station 49

24 November, 2017 5:01 PM Mary Ann has a job on hand

National women’s premier championship from today This port city is steeped in history. It was from here that India’s colonisation by Britain began, on August 24, 1608, with the arrival of the first ever ship of the East India Company. History of a different kind will be made on Saturday, when the 44th National women’s premier chess championship opens 33

23 November, 2017 1:53 PM Iran sets December 10 court date for jailed Iranian-British aid worker

Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been charged with spreading false propaganda in Iran. London: Iran has told jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe that she will appear in court next month accused of spreading propaganda, her husband, Richard, said on Thursday. "She`s been told she will appear in court on Dec. 10," he told Reuters 31