China pushes for nuclear weapon-free Southeast Asia : Xi

President Xi's remarks at China-Asia summit come as US, UK arm their partner Australia with nuclear-capable submarines. China on Monday said it is ready to work with the members of the Association of Southeast Asian...

Russian, Palestinian presidents to meet on 23 Nov

Kremlin says Vladimir Putin, Mahmoud Abbas to discuss situation in Middle East. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in Russia's resort city of Sochi on Tuesday, a Kremlin statement...

Australia signs deal to get naval nuclear information from US, UK

US, UK will share sensitive, classified naval nuclear information with 3rd country for 1st time, says Australian minister. Australia on Monday signed an agreement with the US and the UK to access classified nuclear submarine...

Blinken expresses concerns over Mali, warns Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday that the United States was deeply concerned for the stability of Mali which has experienced two coups in the last 18 months, as he warned a...

Compulsory jabs not something UK Government would consider – Javid

Mandatory coronavirus vaccination is not something the Government would “ever look at” bringing in, Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said. His comments came as demonstrators took to the streets across Europe protesting against tighter restrictions...

Government’s first NHS priority must be to stop emergency crowding – health boss

Stopping “dangerous” crowding in emergency departments should be the Government’s number one priority in hospitals as pressures mount on the NHS throughout winter, a health executive has warned. The Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s chief...

Palestinian factions urge British parliament not to ban Hamas

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel banned Hamas as “terrorist” organization. GAZA CITY, Palestine Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip have called on the British Parliament to overturn a government decision to designate resistance group Hamas a...

Fuel retailers urged to cut petrol price by 6p a litre

Record fuel prices should be slashed to reflect a drop in wholesale costs, a motoring services firm has claimed. The RAC called on retailers to “play fair with drivers” by reducing the price of a...

‘No firm lead’ on tackling racism in the UK, says Labour law lord

There has been “no firm lead” on tackling racism within the UK, the author of a seminal report on multiculturalism has claimed. Bhikhu Parekh, a Labour peer who helped shape the debate on multiculturalism in...

Coronavirus vaccines ‘could be given to children under 12 in spring’

Health officials said they regularly plan for how to roll out vaccines quickly according to the latest expert advice, after a report that coronavirus jabs could be given to children younger than 12 next...