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Gina Miller apply to challenge Boris Johnson plan to prorogue parliament

ANTI-BREXIT campaigner Gina Miller's lawyers have filed an urgent application for a legal challenge to stop prime minister Boris Johnson's plan to prorogue parliament. Miller...

Accused Sri Lanka war criminal named army’s second-in-command

Sri Lanka's president has appointed a general accused by the United Nations of war crimes to the country's second-highest army ranking, evoking outcry from...

Sajid Javid says he gets abused because of his colour

Home secretary Sajid Javid has described how he faces constant criticism for being "too brown" from the Right and for being "not brown enough"...

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday (18) for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people,...

Sri Lanka falls silent for victims of Islamist attack

Sri Lanka began a day of national mourning on Tuesday (23) with three minutes of silence to honour more than 300 people killed in...

Asian health warning as heart disease deaths rise

by LAUREN CODLING BRITISH ASIANS should “take responsibility for their health”, a medical expert has urged, as it was revealed that deaths related to heart...

Newly-appointed Lankan Army chief denies allegations of war crimes

The newly-appointed chief of the Sri Lankan Army has dismissed the allegations of human rights abuses during the brutal civil war with the LTTE,...

Skeletal elephant dies in Sri Lanka weeks after parade outcry

An emaciated 70-year-old elephant that caused a social media outcry after being forced to take part in an annual Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka blames Islamists for Easter attacks as death toll hits 290

Sri Lanka said on Monday (22) that it believed a local Islamist extremist group was behind deadly suicide bomb blasts that killed nearly 300...

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, US, UN critical of decision

Sri Lanka's president on Monday (19) named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States and the...