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UK’s Oxfam calls for ending tax havens

Anti-poverty charity Oxfam says one in five people in Britain are struggling to put food on the table and heat their homesLONDON –...

Turkish citizens to require visas for UK despite EU deal

British Minister for Europe Lidington says since UK not part of Schengen agreement, Turkish citizens to still require visa despite recent EU-Turkey dealLONDON ...

UK: Researcher says Muslim women face job barriers

As International Women's Day falls, study claims Muslim women in the UK are six times more likely to be unemployedBy Busra Akın Dincer ...

Christian man removed from UK flight over ‘prayer’ text

-Laolu Opebiyi was taken off an international flight while trying to arrange a conference call prayer session with his friendsLONDON - A man...

International community urges calm amid Saudi-Iran row

Tension between Saudi and Iran skyrocketed following execution of Shia imam and 46 others on terrorism-related chargesANKARA – The ongoing diplomatic row between Saudi...

Tourists from four countries leave Egypt on 39 flights

Daesh had claimed responsibility for the Russian jet crash in Sinai, which killed all 224 people on boardCAIRO – Tourists from Russia, Germany,...

UK PM Cameron visits Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

Cameron says his country's $1.5 billion in aid to Syrian refugees helped discourage hundreds of thousands from 'risking their lives seeking to get to...

UK petition for Netanyahu's arrest will not be acted on

Nearly 100,000 sign document calling for Israeli prime minister's arrest for war crimesLONDON - A petition to the U.K. parliament calling for Israeli...

UK, Iran resume ties after problematic past

The British embassy has been reopened in the Iranian capital of TehranANKARA - The U.K. and Iran have resumed ties with the reopening of the British...

Paris, London sign agreement on Calais migrants' crisis

Command and Control center to be set up at the Eurotunnel terminal to deter smuggling gangs PARIS - France's Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and U.K. Home...

UK invites Egypt’s Sisi amid Morsi verdict controversy

The official invitation has drawn criticism from several non-governmental organizations and associations because of Sisi's terrible human rights recordLONDON – The head of...

UPDATE – Turks in Italy begin voting in Turkey’s elections

Turkish citizens in the UK and Russia have also started to vote in Turkey’s general election *UPDATES WITH VOTING BEGINS IN UK, RUSSIA ROME - Turkish citizens living...

British PM on two-day European tour to push for reforms

- ‘If we are not able to deliver on those big areas of concern that the British people have, we will not win the...

EU citizens living in UK to be denied vote in EU...

- Legislation for EU referendum will be introduced to parliament Thursday ANKARA -- British citizens living abroad and most EU citizens living in the U.K....

Scotland’s first Muslim woman MP to be voice for all

Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh wants to be focus for Muslims across UK as one of 13 Muslim lawmakers. LONDON – Scotland’s first female Muslim MP is hoping...