30 May 2015 15:15
London is bracing for separate anti-austerity rallies later today.
Thousands of people are expected to take part in the protests in the capital to express their anger over further planned cuts to welfare, the scrapping of the Human Rights Act and discrimination against the Islamic community.
On Wednesday thousands of people took to the streets of London and other cities to...
28 May 2015 22:02
The European Union says it is suspending its electoral observer mission to Burundi amid widespread protests in the country against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid to secure a third term in power.
David Martin, the EU mission’s chief election observer, warned in a statement on Thursday that current conditions in the East African country would not allow for credible polls in...
28 May 2015 14:40
UK police have clashed with protesters in Westminster protesting the austerity programs of the all-out Conservative government of Prime Minister David Cameron.
The protesters say the government’s austerity measures and its plan to repeal the Human Rights Act are threatening the country.
Some arrests have been made as students from across the United Kingdom scuffled with police. The march coincides with the state...
27 May 2015 10:09
About 2.5 million Australians are living in poverty, with many trying to survive on just $18 (14 USD) a day after accommodation expenses, the Salvation Army charity organization says.
The survey of people visiting the Salvation Army's centers around Australia for help shows that one in four missed at least one meal a day, half said their situation was worse than...
27 May 2015 10:07
Representatives from Iran and the P5+1 countries are set to start the second day of a fresh round of nuclear talks on drafting the text of a final agreement over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program in the Austrian capital of Vienna.
The negotiations on Wednesday are scheduled to be held between Iranian deputy foreign ministers, Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi, and...
26 May 2015 10:34
A senior Iranian official has described as "successful" negotiations on the delivery of Russia’s S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Iran.
“Negotiations on the delivery of the S-300 to Iran has been successful”, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Monday during a press conference after a meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov...
25 May 2015 14:48
More than half of Britain’s elite universities do not keep records on the extent of sexual abuse perpetrated against their students, a report reveals.
Of the 24 elite, so-called Russell Group universities across the UK, seven stated that they do not systematically monitor allegations of sexual assaults, rapes and sexual harassment, while another seven said they only record some cases, The...
24 May 2015 11:50
Some 3,000 Vietnamese children are enslaved by criminal gangs in the UK to work in brutal conditions in the European country, a report says.
“By our calculations there are around 3,000 Vietnamese children in the UK who are being used for profit by criminal gangs,” said Philip Ishola, the former head of the UK’s Counter Human Trafficking Bureau, the Guardian reported...
24 May 2015 10:56
Swiss officials are investigating an alleged plot by a man affiliated with the ISIL Takfiri terrorists to kill German President Joachim Gauck, a report says.
The suspect, 27-year-old Osama M., has been accused of preparing to carry out terrorist attacks using explosives and poisonous gases, with his main target supposed to be Gauck, the Berliner Morgenpost daily reported on Saturday.
It is said that Osama...
22 May 2015 18:33
Grand Ayatollah Jafar Sobhani, senior Shia jurisprudent, referred Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) concern for the future of the Islamic nation and called the UK as a master of dispersing Shia Sunni communities, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
He called the new era as a time of division adding," The disagreement between Shia and Sunni is due to the prejudice of these...
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