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'Britain to become largest European economy in 2030'
‘Britain to become largest Europea...

‘Britain to become largest European economy in 2030’

London – Britain is expected to become the largest European economy in 2030 by overtaking Germany, said a research report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) Thursday. The CEBR World Economic League Table report said that Britain is “the West’s second best... read more »

UN condemns UK immigration bill for creating 'climate of ethnic profiling'
UN condemns UK immigration bill for crea...

UN condemns UK immigration bill for creating ‘climate of ethnic profi...

London – The United Nations refugee agency has condemned British Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposed immigration laws. There are fears the laws could stigmatise foreigners, deny housing to people in need and create a ‘climate of ethnic profiling’. The office of the... read more »

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94
AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies ...

AK-47 inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

Moscow – Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of famed Russian AK-47 assault rifle, passed away Monday in his home city of Izhevsk, an industrial town, Xinhua reported. “We received sad news today … Kalashnikov died at the age of 94 after a prolonged illness,” Viktor Chulkov,... read more »

Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky will work to release other political prisoners
Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky will w...

Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky will work to release other political pris...

Washington – Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said he will spend the rest of his life working towards the release of other political prisoners in the country. Khodorkovsky, who castigated the Kremlin throughout the decade he spent in prison, is not going into politics, but... read more »

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Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

Putin pardons jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has signed the decree pardoning tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a prominent Kremlin critic, who has spent more than a decade behind bars for... read more »

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

London – British police said Tuesday there is “no credible evidence” that the SAS was involved in the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Al Fayed in 1997, BBC... read more »

British police reject Princess Diana murder claim

British police reject Princess Diana murder claim

Scotland Yard on Tuesday said that it has found “no credible evidence” to support a claim that the British Special Forces were involved in the tragic death of Princess Diana in a 1997... read more »

David Cameron declares 'mission accomplished' in Afghanistan

David Cameron declares ‘mission accomplished’ in Afghanistan

London – British troops can return to the UK from Afghanistan knowing its mission was accomplished, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. The comments from Cameron came as he visited... read more »

Britain’s SAS not involved in Diana’s death: Police

Princess Diana was killed by SAS: British police

London – The British police have reportedly said that there is no ‘credible’ evidence that would support the claim that a member of British Army’s special forces regiment was involved... read more »