Turkey to continue attracting UK firms for investment, businesses

Britain has long been a major investor in Turkey and several large-scale U.K. firms have engaged in business in the country, a situation expected...

EU’s border agency Frontex denies illegal migrant pushbacks

The managing board of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) said Thursday it did not find evidence of rights violations in cases...

US rejoins WHO, pledges $1.9 trillion for COVID-19 plan

The White House Thursday said the United States would resume its funding for the World Health Organization (WHO), while also launching a $1.9-trillion plan...

£500 Cash for COVID? UK says no decision on reported plan...

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s environment minister said on Friday no decision had been taken on plans to give everyone who tested positive for COVID-19...

UK keeping its borders open for now: environment minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is keeping its borders open for now environment minister George Eustice said, after speculation that the country could be completely...

Pakistan successfully test-fires long-range Shaheen-3 missile

The surface-to-surface ballistic missile has a range of 2,750 kilometres, according to ISPR. Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-3 surface-to-surface ballistic missile, having a...

City of London to vote on removing statues linked to slavery...

LONDON (Reuters) - City of London representatives vote on Thursday on whether to remove from its Guildhall medieval ceremonial home statues of two figures...

UK prosecuted 6,500 people for COVID-related crimes in six months

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Thursday it had prosecuted 6,500 people for coronavirus-related offences in the first six months following the nationwide lockdown...

‘No evidence of decline’ in COVID-19 rates in England’s third lockdown

LONDON (Reuters) - A third pandemic lockdown appears to be having little impact on rates of COVID-19 in England, researchers warned on Thursday, with...

Police discover first cannabis farm in London city financial district

LONDON (Reuters) - The first cannabis farm has been found in London’s historic financial district, where office buildings have been emptied because of lockdowns...

US President Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health,...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday, undoing policies put in place by his...

US President Trump pardons chief strategist Steve Bannon and others

U.S. President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a flurry of clemency action in the final hours of his...

France’s Macron refuses to apologize for Algeria colonial abuses, rapes and...

French President Emmanuel Macron has no intention of issuing an official apology for France's exploitation and bloodshed in Algeria, the president's office said Wednesday,...

OIC holds talks on Afghan peace process

Last month, Afghani government and Taliban resumed peace talks in Doha. Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef al-Othaimeen, held talks Wednesday...

Deaths approach 100,000 UK COVID-19 toll is ‘horrendous’, minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - As the United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll approaches 100,000, Home Secretary Priti Patel said on Wednesday that the numbers were horrendous...

British Airways-owner IAG buys Air Europa in cut-price 500 million euro...

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways and Iberia owner International Airlines Group has agreed to buy Spain’s Air Europa for 500 million euros ($606.7 million),...

Britain reports record 1,610 daily COVID-19 deaths

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported a record number of deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday with 1,610 people dying within 28 days of positive coronavirus...

Iraq grants $20bn construction projects to Chinese companies

Some $20 billion worth of projects in Iraq were awarded to Chinese companies, an official said on Sunday. An initial approval for the construction of projects in the...

Last heir to Ottoman throne passes away at 90

Dündar Abdülkerim Osmanoğlu, the last heir to the throne of the now-defunct Ottoman Empire, passed away late Monday at the age of 90, the...

Nearly 10 million children in war-ravaged Afghanistan face hunger, aid group...

Over 9.7 million children in war-torn Afghanistan are in desperate need of urgent support because of the country's crippled economy amid an almost decades-long...