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PM May offers “new deal” to try to break Brexit deadlock

Prime Minister Theresa May set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to opposition parties in...

Indonesia: Preident Widodo’s re-election confirmed; Opposition gather in protest

Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who...

Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain collapses; over 1000 jobs at risk

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain said it was entering administration on Tuesday, threatening jobs at the firm's 25 sites in the United...

Opposition leaders set for informal meet to discuss non-NDA alliance

Top opposition leaders will meet in the national capital on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of a non-NDA alliance staking claim to government formation...

Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant

India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centres after exit polls predicted...

Modi pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to Twitter to pay tribute to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary. “Tributes to former...

SC junks PIL seeking 100% VVPAT matching with EVMs on May 23

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips with electronic voting machines...

UK appoints first international human rights ambassador

Britain appointed its first international ambassador for human rights on Monday to support its work in the United Nations and promote its campaigns around...

Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Australia's conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative...

UK gets new weapons act, with exemption for Sikhs to carry kirpans

The UK government has passed an amendment by which Sikhs in the country will be allowed to carry kirpans and use it during religious...