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Migrant boat capsizes, at least 25 dead – Hundreds feared drowned off Libya

Posted by on 05/08/2015
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Migrant boat capsizes, at least 25 dead – Hundreds feared drowned off Libya

Migrant boat capsizes, at least 25 dead – Hundreds feared drowned off Libya

ROME: Hundreds of migrants attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean were feared to have drowned yesterday after their overcrowded fishing boat capsized off Libya. The boat ran into difficulty some 15 nautical miles off Libya and sent out a distress call, which was picked up by the coastguard in Sicily. Two vessels-the Doctors Without […]

Mafia’s sheep code cracked, godfather’s goons arrested

Posted by on 04/08/2015
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Britain and France vows to end migrant disaster

Posted by on 03/08/2015
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Migrant bids to reach UK sharply down overnight – France sends more police officers to stem the crisis

Posted by on 02/08/2015
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French foil 1,000 bids to cross via Channel – London readies emergency talks on crisis

Posted by on 01/08/2015
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Man dies in Channel Tunnel as migrant crisis deepens – France and Britain struggle to end migrants crisis

Posted by on 30/07/2015
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Retail tycoon seals $171m Scotland Yard hotel deal

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Retail tycoon seals $171m Scotland Yard hotel deal

Retail tycoon seals $171m Scotland Yard hotel deal

LONDON: Indian tycoon Yusuffali M A has agreed a £110 million ($171 million) deal to develop a luxury hotel on the site of the original Scotland Yard Police Station in London, as foreign buyers bet on the resilience of Britain’s prime property market. Ali, one of India’s wealthiest entrepreneurs and head of Abu Dhabibased retail […]

Senior British lord exposed in ‘drugs and prostitutes’ romp

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Senior British lord exposed in ‘drugs and prostitutes’ romp

Senior British lord exposed in ‘drugs and prostitutes’ romp

LONDON: A senior member of Britain’s House of Lords responsible for upholding standards was facing calls to quit the chamber yesterday after he was filmed allegedly snorting drugs off a prostitute’s breasts. Lord John Sewel resigned as deputy speaker of parliament’s upper house after a sting in The Sun newspaper on Sunday but remains under […]

Greece pushes for quick cash injection – Debt problem to keep Greek banks in months-long freeze

Posted by on 27/07/2015
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Britain lifts Iran travel warning – Iran hits out at Kerry’s ‘empty threats’

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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Illegal immigration threatens Europe, Hungary’s Orban says – Serbia border fence to be ready by Aug 31

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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Ukraine’s new police on charm offensive in Kiev – Government’s first visible reform since coming to power

Posted by on 25/07/2015
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Ukraine’s new police on charm offensive in Kiev – Government’s first visible reform since coming to power

Ukraine’s new police on charm offensive in Kiev – Government’s first visible reform since coming to power

KIEV, Ukraine: Only a few months ago, Kiev residents would normally avoid the police if they could help it. The officer would be of no use on a complaint – or worse, would demand a bribe. Not any longer. These days, Kiev residents approach members of a new police force that has hit the streets […]