UK did not expect Kabul to fall to Taliban this year, says foreign minister Dominic Raab

London: Britain’s intelligence assessment was that it was unlikely Kabul would fall this year, foreign minister Dominic Raab said as he defended Britain`s withdrawal from Afghanistan after the Taliban swept across the country much more quickly than expected. Britain, like the United States, failed to predict how swiftly the Afghan government would fall, so it […]

काबुल एयरपोर्ट पर रुक-रुक कर फायरिंग, अमेरिकी हमले के बाद तालिबान ने लड़ाकों की संख्या बढ़ाई

Image Source : AP FILE PHOTO काबुल एयरपोर्ट पर रुक-रुक कर हो रही फायरिंग, अमेरिकी हमले के बाद तालिबान ने लड़कों की संख्या बढ़ाई काबुल: काबुल एयरपोर्ट से खतरा अभी टला नहीं है। डेंजर जोन बना काबुल एयरपोर्ट पर फिर से फायरिंग की खबरें आ रही है। मीडिया रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक, काबुल एयरपोर्ट पर रुक-रुक […]

‘US army must be held accountable for Afghanistan crisis,’ says China

Geneva: China`s envoy told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday (August 24) that the U.S. Army and the militaries of its coalition partners should be held accountable for rights violations allegedly committed in Afghanistan. During a session on reports of Taliban abuses, Chinese Ambassador Chen Xu gave no details of the alleged violations in […]

UK approves Ronapreve, first ever antibody treatment drug, for Covid 19

London: The UK’s medicines regulator on Friday approved the medical use of the country’s first drug made by using man-made antibodies to prevent and treat COVID-19.Ronapreve is the first monoclonal antibody combination product indicated for use in the prevention and treatment of acute COVID-19 infection for the UK, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency […]

Desperate Afghan women throw babies over razor wire at Kabul airport compound, UK soldiers cry

Kabul airport has become a picture of chaos and desperation after the fall of Afghanistan into the hands of the Taliban.As per the reports of Sky News, in a heartbreaking incident, desperate Afghan women were seen throwing their babies over the razor wire of the Kabul airport compound. A senior British officer told Stuart Ramsay […]

Mass shooting in UK’s Plymouth, six dead including the suspected shooter

Six people were killed in a mass shooting in the city of Plymouth in southwest England on Thursday evening, in an incident described by the British Home Secretary as “shocking”. Two females and three males, including the suspect, died from gunshot wounds at the scene of the incident, the Devon and Cornwall Police said in […]

Taliban claims control over Kandahar-Herat, US to send 3,000 extra troops within 48 hours to evacuate embassy staff

The Taliban claimed control over two of Afghanistan’s biggest cities on Thursday, according to media reports, as the United States and Britain said they would send thousands of troops to help evacuate their embassy staff. The capture of Kandahar and Herat – the country’s second and third largest cities – would represent the Taliban`s two […]

Pakistan writes to UK on moving India from red to amber COVID-19 travel list

Islamabad: Pakistan’s top health official has written to the UK’s health secretary highlighting the “discrepancies” in the British government’s policy to retain Pakistan on the COVID-19 travel red list while moving India to the amber list. Pakistan was placed on the red list in early April and India on April 19 but unlike Islamabad, New […]

UK High Court approves fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s permission to appeal against extradition to India

London: UK High Court approved fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi`s permission to appeal against extradition to India on mental health grounds. Last month, Nirav Modi`s lawyer pleaded against extradition from the UK, saying his removal from the country would seriously impact his mental health and would worsen “suicidal feelings”. England`s Crown Prosecution Service, which is representing […]

UK retains Pakistan in red list amid ‘deteriorating Covid 19 situation’

The British Government has retained Pakistan on the ‘red list’ of its travel advisory due to the ‘deteriorating Covid situation’ in the country. UK senior health official JO Churchill, in a letter dated August 6 explained the reasons for keeping Pakistan on the red list of countries, reported The Express Tribune. She said that UK’s […]

ब्रिटेन में वीजा की अवधि बढ़ाने के लिए नवाज शरीफ का आवेदन खारिज, पू्र्व PM ने दायर की अपील

Image Source : AP ब्रिटेन के गृह विभाग ने लंदन में पाकिस्तान के पू्र्व प्रधानमंत्री नवाज शरीफ के प्रवास को बढ़ाने से इनकार कर दिया है। लंदन: ब्रिटेन के गृह विभाग ने चिकित्सकीय आधार पर लंदन में पाकिस्तान के पू्र्व प्रधानमंत्री नवाज शरीफ के प्रवास को बढ़ाने से इनकार कर दिया है। […]