Tag Archives: Afghanistan

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Rail firm 'sorry' for announcement

A rail company has apologised after customers complained approximately a "shocking" announcement made on the loudspeaker approximately a death on the line. Passengers aboard the 16.36 First Great Western service…

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Barclays And RBS Fined Over Forex Abuses

Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland & three US banks have been fined almost £4bn over the manipulation of foreign exchange rates. Four of the institutions – JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays…

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Fiji win 1st sevens rugby world series title since 2006

LONDON (AP) — Fiji won the sevens rugby world series when it beat closest rival South Africa 19-7 in the quarterfinals of the London Sevens on Sunday. The Fijians entered…

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Egypt death sentence for Morsi, 100 others alarms US, EU

The United States & Europe expressed alarm at death sentences for Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi & dozens of others, a verdict experts called a declaration of "total war" on…

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Nigerian military says it destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria's military destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps in the country's remote northeast on Sunday as it pressed on with an offensive against militant Islamist fighters now confined…

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Independence probable, says poll

A majority of people across the UK believe that Scotland will be independent within the next decade, a poll suggests. Just over half (52%) of people in Scotland & nearly…