Kate Middleton Dons Full Military Uniform In Honor Of UK’s Armed Forces Day. See Pics

Kate Middleton shared photos of recent visit to England’s Army Training Center Pirbright. On United Kingdom’s Armed Forces Day, the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton shared pictures of herself dressed in full military gear. The images went live on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s official Instagram account. The first slide showed Kate Middleton in … Read more

UK’s Boris Johnson faces test in two special elections

LONDON: Polls opened on Thursday in Britain for two special elections that could deliver a new blow to scandal-tainted Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Wakefield in northern England and the southwestern constituency of Tiverton and Honiton are both electing replacements for Conservative lawmakers who resigned in disgrace. One was convicted of sexual assault; the other … Read more

Strikes cripple Britain’s railways, unions warn of more to come

Passengers board a tube at Stratford station, the train services continue to be disrupted following the nationwide strike by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, along with London Underground workers, in London, Wednesday. (File photo: AP) LONDON: Crippled Strikes Britain‘s rail network on Thursday as union bosses, train operating firms and the government … Read more

All You Need To Know About Case Against Julian Assange

The charges under the Espionage Act against Julian Assange could bring up to 175 years in prison. Washington: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, whose extradition to the United States was approved by Britain on Friday, faces charges of espionage in a case that could prove an unprecedented legal battle pitting national security against fundamental press freedom … Read more

Sri Lanka seeks $55 million loan from India for buying fertiliser

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has sought a $55 million loan from India for the procurement of urea amidst its worst economic crisis threatening a severe food shortage, an official said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had recently warned of a food crisis in the island nation due to the ongoing economic crisis. The Cabinet has … Read more

Sri Lanka defaults on debt for the first time in its history

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka fell into default for the first time struggle in its history as the governments to halt an economic meltdown that prompted mass protests and a political crisis. Policy makers had flagged to creditors the nation would not be able to make payments until the debt is restructured, and is therefore in pre-emptive … Read more

monkeypox: England detects four more cases of monkeypox infection

LONDON: Britain’s health authorities are investigating four more cases of rare viral monkeypox infection which have been diagnosed in England taking the total confirmed cases since May 6 to seven. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said investigations were underway to establish links between the latest four cases that appear to have been infected in … Read more

ukraine: Ukraine refugees at risk of human trafficking: NGO

THE HAGUE: Refugees fleeing Ukraine are becoming increasingly vulnerable to human traffickers as the war rages, a new report said on Tuesday, urging the registration of victims, especially unaccompanied children. More than two million children have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded on February 24, according to the 42-page report compiled by the Dutch-based La Strada … Read more

Sri Lankan court orders arrest of police officers over death of protester in shootout

COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan cour on Wednesday ordered the arrest of police officers involved in the death of a protester after the police opened fire at unarmed anti-government protestors demonstrating against the fuel price hike in southwestern region of Rambukkana. A 41-year-old father of two was killed and 13 others were injured on April 19 … Read more

britain: PIO doctor found guilty of 54 sex crimes against 48 female patients over 35-year period in Britain

LONDON: An India-born doctor who qualified in Bihar has been found guilty of 54 sex offenses against 48 female patients in Britain. Dr Krishna Ballabh Prasad Singh, 72, a maried father of three and grandfather, was found guilty by a jury at Glasgow high court on Thursday of numerous sexual offences, including sexual assault, against … Read more