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UK and Chinese nationals among 19 killed in Nepal plane crash


September 29th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven British and five Chinese tourists were among nineteen people who were killed Friday when a small passenger plane crashed in the Nepali capital, local authorities said. ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to protest British travel advisory


August 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka will protest a travel advisory issued by Britain that warns its citizens of an upsurge in nationalism and anti-Western rhetoric in the island nation, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suspect breaches Olympic area ban five times


July 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A 24-year-old Somali-origin man, a "potential suicide bomber" and suspected member of the Al Qaeda, defied a court order to travel near the Olympic Park ... Read more...

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London terror plots: Six held, bus emptied on highway (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Armed police and forensic officers with sniffer dogs Thursday swooped down on a bus moving on a highway near London and asked all passengers to get ... Read more...

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Six held in London anti-terror operation


July 5th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Six people, one of them a woman, suspected to be involved in terrorism offences were Thursday arrested in London in a "significant" operation led by British ... Read more...

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British travel advisory on theft, drugs in Goa


June 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 26 (IANS) A British travel advisory has identified the Goan beach villages of Calangute and Candolim as hubs of theft and bag-snatching gangs.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advisory, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

900 percent rise in jobless Britons in a decade


June 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) The number of 18 to 24-year-old Britons who have remained jobless for over a year has rocketed from 6,260 in 2000 to 60,955 this year -- ... Read more...

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Recession pushed Parineeti into acting


May 7th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra, whose first solo film "Ishaqzaade" hits theatres Friday, holds three degrees in finance and always dreamt of becoming an investment banker. But ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britain temporarily closes embassy in Mali


April 7th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Britain temporarily closed its embassy in Mali Friday following an unstable situation in the country."Given the unstable and unpredictable situation in Mali and the continuing lack ... Read more...

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Britain advises nationals to leave Mali


April 1st, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has urged its all nationals in Mali to leave the west African country immediately following security concerns.Issuing an emergency ... Read more...

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Britain jails nine for bomb plot, terror camp in PoK


February 10th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) A British court Thursday sentenced nine people, including one of Pakistani origin, for plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp ... Read more...

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Foreigners grab 12,000 jobs monthly in Britain


November 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Foreigners took more than 12,000 jobs a month in Britain while 1.2 million British youngsters sat idle at home, a media report said.The crisis of jobless ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Britons among dead in Kabul attack


October 30th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two Britons were among the seventeen people who were killed on Saturday morning when a suicide car bomber attacked a coalition bus in the Afghan capital of Kabul, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Britons held in Kenya are private detectives


September 27th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Three British nationals detained in Kenya by the anti-terror police have turned out to be private detectives investigating a corporate fraud, a media report said Tuesday.Nick ... Read more...

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Three ’suspicious’ Britons held in Kenya


September 26th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Three British nationals, currently on a trip to Kenya, have been detained by anti-terror police after they were found to be "acting suspiciously", a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan wants hurdles in US ties removed


August 11th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said it was working with the US at every level for removal of hurdles in bilateral ties.Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua said bilateral relations ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britons feel they had best of times in 1980s


May 20th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Many British nationals feel the 1980s' decade was the best of time of their life.According to a survey conducted by TV station CBS Drama, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

35 Guantanamo detainees trained as terrorists in London


April 26th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) At least 35 Muslim men were trained at mosques in London for committing acts of terror, according to documents written by US military officials at the ... Read more...

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GITMO detainees were radicalised in London to attack Western targets


April 26th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): At least 35 terrorists incarcerated at Guantánamo Bay were indoctrinated by extremist preachers in Britain to fight against the West, secret files obtained by The Daily Telegraph can ... Read more...

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Britain asks its citizens to leave Yemen


April 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British government has asked its nationals to leave Yemen ahead of the mass protests planned for Friday, fearing the agitation might turn violent.Friday's pro-democracy ... Read more...

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Russians top Goa casino employees, says minister


March 31st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) Russians top the number of foreigners employed in casinos, while Nepalis head the list of foreign nationals arrested in drug cases in Goa, according to home ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds jail term for paedophile convicts


March 18th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Observing that sexual abuse against children is the most heinous crime, the Supreme Court Friday upheld the conviction of three people, including two British nationals, ... Read more...

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Britons top Goa tourist arrivals


March 16th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) British nationals topped the number of foreign tourist arrivals in Goa for the year 2010, according to the state Economic Survey.According to the report, which was ... Read more...

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Land owned by British national seized in Goa


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) Two properties owned by a British national in Goa have been confiscated by the Enforcement Directorate as the land was purchased in violation of the Foreign ... Read more...

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Punjab cops to go to Britain to probe Rulda murder


February 26th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, Feb 26 (IANS) A special team of Punjab Police will leave for Britain next month to gather evidence in the murder case of Rashtriya Sikh Sangat president Rulda Singh.Rulda Singh was ... Read more...

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UK set to seize Gaddafi’s billions in London


February 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 25 (ANI): Britain is expected to seize billions of pounds in assets that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and the Libyan regime have deposited in London, within a few days.Out of a ... Read more...

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UK PM defends evacuation of Brits from Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Qatar), Feb.24 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended the attempted evacuation of British nationals in Libya and attacked homophobia in football. Cameron insisted that getting Brits stranded in ... Read more...

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First of two UK evacuation flights leaves for Libya


February 23rd, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British charter flight on Wednesday afternoon left for the Libyan capital of Tripoli to evacuate hundreds of British nationals, the UK Foreign Office said.A Foreign Office spokesperson ... Read more...

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Large blasts rock army ammo bunker in Tanzanian city, casualties unknown


February 17th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by BNO News
DAR ES SALAAM (BNO NEWS) -- A series of large explosions rocked an army ammunition bunker in the Tanzanian city of Dar Es Salaam on Wednesday, not far from the international airport, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Egypt must go for democratic transformation to avoid extremist control: UK Foreign Secretary


January 31st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.31 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned that Egypt runs the risk of falling into the hands of extremists if President Hosni Mubarak does not initiate democratic "transformation" in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britons warned against travel to Egyptian cities


January 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Britons have been advised to stay away from many Egyptian cities and those already in the country have been warned not to leave their hotels following unrest in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UK linked to Bangladeshi secret torture centres


January 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): UK authorities passed on information about British nationals to Bangladeshi intelligence agencies and police units before pressing for information while some of the men even died after being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British police to probe Punjab murder


December 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) A British police team will reach Punjab to probe the killing of a Sikh religious leader in the state suspected to have been assassinated by British nationals of ... Read more...

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British envoy’s wife to retrace Dandi march to help poor


November 15th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Eighty years after Mahatma Gandhi shook the British empire with his Dandi march as part of the salt satyagraha, a Briton will retrace the 360-km route to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British ‘Mountain Cleaners’ give green lessons in Himachal hills


November 10th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 10 (IANS) They have cleared trash from the hills overlooking Dharamsala and the Manimahesh lake and now a group of British nationals known as the Mountain Cleaners has lined up ... Read more...

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