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42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts: Sri Lanka ministry

With the death of two more Chinese nationals, the number of foreigners who died in the massive Easter Sunday bombings on Monday rose to 42, including...

Sri Lanka’s £3.4 bn tourism industry takes a beating after suicide attacks

The cancellations started before the dust had settled on the hotels and churches hit by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka as tourists and operators...

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...
GERMAN lawmakers

German lawmakers approve partial burqa ban

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

Britain set to begin disentangling itself from EU laws

Britain will begin the messy task of disentangling itself from EU laws today, as the first signs of hostility between London and Brussels emerged...

Prime minister Theresa May triggers Britain’s exit from the EU

Prime minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, saying there was "no turning back" from a decision pitching...
Abir Mukherjee (Photo credit: Nick Tucker)

Award-winning author: Attracting ethnic readers the cure for ailing industry

Award-winning crime novelist Abir Mukherjee has called for a greater representation of Asian stories within the British publishing industry.With growing competition from Amazon and...

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...

French foreign minister meets with Modi to bolster ‘strategic partnership’ with India

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault began a four-day visit to India with a meeting Sunday (8) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bolster the...

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...