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UK Must Return Diego Garcia to Mauritius: ICJ

The International Court of Justice has ruled the UK must return the territory – hosting major US military base - to Mauritius and complete the decolonisation.

In a non-binding judgement, the International Court of Justice has advised that the UK must return Chagos Archipelago to Mauritius The International Court of Justice (ICJ), seated at the Peace Palace in The Hague, has observed that the United Kingdom must end their administration of the Chagos Archipelago at the earliest. In non-binding ruling, ICJ said, "The United Kingdom is under

Teenager, Who Fled UK to Join ISIS, Denied Entry in Bangladesh

ISIS Bride Shamima Begum to be stripped of her British citizenship

Shamima Begum, a 19-year-old United Kingdom citizen, who fled Britain to marry an ISIS fighter in 2015, is now at the risk of losing her British citizenship. The Bangladeshi-origin British national has also been refused any claims to a Bangladeshi citizenship Earlier this month Shamima Begum, a 19-year-old British citizen, who left the country to join the ISIS four years

We are in “emergency zone” of Brexit, Says CBI Director

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union officially on March 29, 2019.

The business lobby group of the Confederation of British Industry says the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are increasing, as Brexit enters the “emergency zone.” The apprehensions around the ultimate fate of Brexit are at its peak and every concerned body is now voicing their trepidations. The latest to comment on the current state of

UK Experiences More Exports to India than the EU

Britain’s Office for National Statistics, on Friday, released figures the latest figures for balance of payments, which have apparently seen the Brexit-bound Britain experience exports to India grow faster than those to the European Union. The statistics showed exports of UK goods and services rising to a record £620.2 billion. The Theresa May government sees India as one of the key

PM Narendra Modi to Visit Sweden, UK from April 16-20

Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sweden and United Kingdom from 16-20 April 2018. Apart from bilateral visits to the two countries, PM will attend the India-Nordic Summit and Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sweden and United Kingdom respectively. At the invitation of Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, PM Modi will undertake his first visit to Sweden

Russia Faces Global Diplomatic Expulsions Following UK Nerve Agent Attack

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New Delhi: A growing number of countries around the world have decided to take action against Russia following the nerve agent attack in the U.K. in early March. On Monday, the U.S. surprised the world by expelling record-60 alleged Russian spooks.  The mass retaliation against Moscow has isolated it in the global community. Australia followed by expelling two diplomats and stated

Can India Learn from Singapore’s De-radicalization Programme?

Singapore model

New Delhi: The Centre has sought inputs from states on whether the 'Singapore Model' to counter Islamic radicalization with community involvement can be implemented in the country. According to this model, the government instead of taking radicalized youth through a long criminal trial will impart lessons in nationalism and religious rehabilitation with the help of popular scholars and community leaders. "For

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