Posts Tagged: Politics

Trump, Modi call North Korea's 'grave threat' to peace – White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi called North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missile programs a “grave threat” to global peace, the...

Lee Rigby's mother bemoans lack of Ministry of Defence support

Fusilier Rigby was murdered in 2013, aged 25, by two Islamist extremists. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Lee Rigby's mother bemoans lack of Ministry of Defence support

Queen to receive £6m pay increase from public funds

The increase comes as the Crown Estate, whose profits fund her official work, posted a £24m profit rise. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Queen to receive £6m pay increase from...

Washington to list China among worst human-trafficking offenders, US sources say

The United States plans to place China on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labour, said a congressional source and a person familiar with...

Hope Ryden, Wildlife Protector and Photographer, Dies at 87

Mr. Ryden developed a passion for photography during breaks abroad as a flight attendant, and became a full-time naturalist and animal-rights advocate. Source: US Feeds Link: Hope Ryden, Wildlife...

Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terrorist attacks on...

Trump urges India's Modi to fix deficit, but stresses strong ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do more to relax Indian trade barriers on Monday during talks in which both leaders...

More than 1,700 patients at risk over NHS mail blunder

Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes that went missing. Source: BBC Feeds Link: More than 1,700 patients at risk over NHS mail blunder

Trump high court pick Gorsuch shows conservative credentials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In less than three months, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, is already staking out ground on the court’s right,...

Stormont talks: Simon Coveney warns time 'running out'

The DUP and Sinn Féin need to “move towards each other’s position”, says the Irish foreign minister. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Stormont talks: Simon Coveney warns time 'running out'