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Veteran anti-apartheid activist Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist AhmedKathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela for treason, died on Tuesday (28) after complications following...

Dubai hospital refuses to return newborn daughter to couple until they pay £100,000 bill

A young couple has revealed their anguish after a hospital in Dubai refused to hand over his newborn baby until they cleared all medical...

Pope decries “epidemic of animosity” against immigrants, other faiths


POPE Francis said today (November 19) that an “epidemic of animosity” against people of other races or religions was hurting the weakest in society,...

Globalisation fears are most acute in France, least in Britain

FEAR of globalisation is the most important factor in pushing European citizens towards populist right-wing parties and those fears are most acute in Austria...

Mental health effects of social media still unclear

Psychiatrists have “no idea” what social media is doing to people’s brains, a mental health specialist has claimed following rising concerns of cyber-bullying among...

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses ‘tough’ asylum policy

A senior minister restated Australia’s tough border policy on a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday (4) amid reports that the Australian navy had...

At least 15 dead in Pakistan mosque suicide bombing

A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in southwestern Pakistan during evening prayers Friday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 19 others, officials said.The blast took...

Exploring The Cult Next Door: Documentary delves into story of Aravindan Balakrishnan’s Maoist cult

THE extraordinary story of Aravindan Balakrishnan and his London-based Maoist cult dominated the headlines for months when it emerged that three of his captives...
UK jihadis

Tory peer urges further surveillance in fight against UK jihadis

by REENA KUMARINDIVIDUALS with suspected extremist views should be subjected to greater vigilance and surveillance, Britain’s former counter extremism minister has said.Lord Tariq Ahmad,...

Breast cancer survivor scales Everest to raise awareness

A Breast cancer survivor has successfully climbed Mount Everest in aid of a charity raising awareness of the disease.Yasmin Haque, 56, joined 31 other charity...