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UK survey: Europeans favour Trump-style travel ban

Majority of Europeans favour controls over immigration from Muslim countries, similar to US president Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban on nationals of seven Muslim-majority...

Narendra Modi ‘looks forward’ to working with Macron

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi congratulated Emmanuel Macron on being elected as the president of France and said he looked forward to working closely...

Indian Coast Guard eyes 200 ships, 100 aircraft inventory by 2025

The Indian Coast Guard has planned to acquire 16 advanced light helicopters apart from 50 vessels to its fleet as part of its vision...

UK to overhaul terror sentences after London knife attack

Britain on Monday promised an urgent overhaul of the law regarding convicted terrorists after police shot dead an extremist on early release from prison...

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...

Gold prices dip on firmer dollar, equities

Gold prices slipped on Monday (19) due to a stronger US dollar and a recovery in equities, as hints of more stimulus from major...

WHO raises global virus risk to maximum level

The World Health Organization on Friday raised its global risk assessment of the new coronavirus to its highest level after the epidemic spread to...

British man separated from wife speaks about “unbelievable” visa rules

A BRITISH Asian man from London who is separated 4,000 miles from his Indian wife because of UK income rules has spoken out about...
GERMAN lawmakers

German lawmakers approve partial burqa ban

GERMAN lawmakers yesterday (27) approved a partial ban on the...

US asks citizens to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka after bombings

The United States has advised its citizens to reconsider their travel to Sri Lanka in view of the massive Easter Sunday bombings that killed...