Jitendra Joshi

UK PM Johnson fights back after defection

Wednesday's defection of Conservative Christian Wakeford to Labour served as a reminder of the high stakes at play, with the opposition party surging in opinion polls.

UK govt botched initial Covid response: MPs’ probe

Britain has suffered one of the highest tolls in Europe with nearly 138 000 Covid-19 deaths since March last year, raising questions about why it has fared worse than comparable nations.

UK police rush to solve Novichok nerve agent death

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a woman who was exposed to the nerve agent novichok died in hospital on Sunday evening

No ‘Brexit dividend’ for cash-strapped UK ― experts

Since the referendum, according to official data, economic growth has slowed to a snail's pace

China-US spat hobbles G20 push on world economy

G20 leaders vowed on Friday to avoid currency manipulation and trade protectionism, but differences between China and the US prevented major progress.

Cheney: Interrogations saved ‘hundreds of thousands’

Dick Cheney insisted on Sunday that intelligence extracted from interrogations of suspected militants had saved "hundreds of thousands" of lives.

Despite Obama appeals, left-right war still rages

The shock troops of conservative talk radio and liberal activism have yet to get Obama's memo appealing for a ceasefire to America's political wars.

Obama faces Republican rancour as economy reels

Barack Obama enters his first full week in office on Monday battling to win over Republicans hostile to his plan to haul the US out of recession.

Barack Obama steps into history

Tracing the arc of history to a day many thought would never come, Barack Obama is on Tuesday to be sworn in as the United States's 44th president.

Obama takes a break after Cabinet plaudits

Barack Obama was set to round out his Cabinet picks on Friday after moving with his promised ''deliberate haste'' to get the faces in place.

Clinton the unwitting star of new McCain ad

Hillary Clinton's virulent attacks on Barack Obama during their primary epic returned to haunt her on Thursday.

Clinton and Obama head for Unity

White House contender Barack Obama and his defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton are to hold their first joint campaign rally.

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