Politics

LONDON -Britain's aviation regulator said that Heathrow, the country's busiest airport, would not be permitted to increase passenger charges as much as it had wanted, as the hub and its airlines vie against each other to recover pandemic losses. COVID-19 has restricted flying for over 18 months, put...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The EOS Foundation has announced the second round of Recognition Grants and it’s the biggest yet. Eleven outstanding projects will receive a total of £1.1million. Recognition grants are designed to celebrate those projects which are already having an impact on the EOS communit...
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WASHINGTON -Top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is stepping down, the State Department said on Monday, less than two months after the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Taliban takeover of the country. Khalilzad will be replaced by his deputy, Tom West, Secretary of State An...
By William James LONDON - Britain said it had attracted nearly 10 billion pounds ($13.72 billion) from global investors to fund its green regeneration agenda, as it hosted an investment summit involving 200 of the world's top financiers and executives. The summit marks post-Brexit Britain's biggest ...
By Kate Chappell KINGSTON - Three people were left dead and three hospitalized after Jamaican police raided the compound of a small religious organization due to concerns the group was preparing to carry out "ritualized killing," Jamaican police said on Monday. Police responded on Sunday to reports ...
By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion after a lower court reinstated the Republican-backed measure. The administration made its request to the Supreme...
By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop LUXEMBOURG -The European Union on Monday played down the prospect of serious talks on Iran's nuclear programme outside the framework of negotiations between world powers and Iran in Vienna, with the EU's foreign policy chief saying time was not on Iran's side. A...
MOSCOW - Russia will suspend the activities of its mission to NATO starting next month in response to the alliance's expulsion of eight Russians, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday. Lavrov said staff at NATO's military mission in Moscow would be stripped of their accreditation fro...
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Gunmen killed at least 30 people in an attack in northern Nigeria's Sokoto state, the governor's office said on Monday. The assault began at a weekly market in Goronyo on Sunday and continued into Monday morning, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal said in a statement. Iliyasu...
TRIESTE, Italy - Italian police used water cannon and tear gas on Monday to clear a sit-in at the port of Trieste, where opponents of the government's mandatory COVID-19 health pass have tried to block access. The northeastern port has been the focal point of protest in Italy over the introduction o...
BRUSSELS - EU and British negotiators need to be given time to discuss possible changes to Northern Ireland's trading arrangements, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday, expressing hope that they could register progress in the next few weeks. The European Commission has made a "major ...
By Michael Holden LONDON -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lead tributes on Monday to David Amess, the veteran lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting constituency voters, as police questioned a man for what they say could have been a terrorist attack. Amess, 69, was knifed to death at a ch...
LONDON -Britain pays tribute on Monday to David Amess, the veteran lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting constituency voters, as police questioned a 25-year-old man for the murder which they are treating as a potential terrorism incident. Amess, 69, was knifed repeatedly at a church on Friday in L...
By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS - The European Union on Tuesday launches a consultation on a fourth reform of the fiscal rules known as the Stability and Growth Pact which underpin the value of the euro currency. The pact is complex but is built on two crucial principles: an upper limit for a country's...
By Jose Devasia KOCHI, India - At least 22 people were killed after heavy rains lashed the south Indian state of Kerala over the weekend, officials said. Rainfall across the state led to flash floods and landslides in several areas, with the Indian army and navy called out to rescue residents. Some ...
LONDON - British transport group National Express now has until Nov. 16 to make a firm offer for takeover target Stagecoach Group, both companies said on Monday after the regulator extended a deadline. The pair first announced that talks were underway about National Express acquiring Stagecoach in a...
LONDON - People vulnerable to radicalisation spent more time online during the COVID lockdowns, Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, after a lawmaker was stabbed to death while meeting voters in a church.   (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Michael Holden)...
- Myanmar will release more than 5,636 people arrested over their roles in protests against its ruling military, according to an announcement on state television on Monday. The amnesty was for humanitarian reasons, it said, blaming outlawed opposition groups for stoking the unrest.   (Reporting by s...
By Gessika Thomas and Brian Ellsworth PORT-AU-PRINCE -A U.S. Christian aid organization on Sunday said a group of its missionaries had been kidnapped in Haiti, a further sign the Caribbean nation's gangs are growing increasingly brazen amid political and economic crises. The group was in Haiti to vi...
By Nelson Renteria SAN SALVADOR - Thousands of people in El Salvador took to the streets on Sunday to air a range of complaints against President Nayib Bukele, from adopting bitcoin as legal tender to firing Supreme Court judges, viewed by critics as a power grab. At least 4,000 people, according to...