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Hong Kong’s expat police become focus of protester rage
World

Hong Kong’s expat police become focus of protester rage

A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong’s colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: a…
Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisis
Middle East

Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — At the height of his power in 1971, Iran’s Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi drew…
New Banksy artwork brings crowds to Welsh town
Culture

New Banksy artwork brings crowds to Welsh town

  A new work by enigmatic street artist Banksy has got visitors flocking to the back of a car garage…
UAE court sentences British student to life for spying
Middle East

UAE court sentences British student to life for spying

  A United Arab Emirates court sentenced British student Matthew Hedges to life in jail on Wednesday after convicting him…
British airline returns flights to Egypt’s Hurghada
Travel

British airline returns flights to Egypt’s Hurghada

The International Hurghada Airport has received the low-cost British carrier EasyJet’s flight coming from the Italian city Milan on Sunday…
British tourism thrives in Egypt, bookings up 51%: US newspaper
Egypt

British tourism thrives in Egypt, bookings up 51%: US newspaper

British tourism bookings to Egypt have surged by more than 50 percent in the past 12 months, according to US…
Jailed Briton’s husband shows medical reports, refutes drug smuggling accusations
Egypt

Jailed Briton’s husband shows medical reports, refutes drug smuggling accusations

The husband of a Briton being held in an Egyptian jail accused of drug smuggling has reportedly produced “important” evidence…
European countries condemn ongoing detention of lawyer investigating Regeni case
Egypt

European countries condemn ongoing detention of lawyer investigating Regeni case

Several European countries released a joint statement on the British government’s website criticizing the ongoing detention of Egyptian human rights…
Petition against Uber’s London ban hits 500,000
World

Petition against Uber’s London ban hits 500,000

A petition organized by Uber against London’s decision not to renew its operating license has gathered 500,000 signatures, little more…
US, British volunteer fighters in forward role in IS battle
Middle East

US, British volunteer fighters in forward role in IS battle

Hunkered down in sniper positions on the top floor of an abandoned building in the Syrian city of Raqqa, two…
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