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There must not be impunity for HR violations in Rakhine: UK

British Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field has said the gravity of the UN report on human rights violations in Myanmar warrants the attention of both the UN Human Rights Council and the UN Security Council. ...

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UK MP Tulip Siddiq seeks release of Shahidul Alam

British MP Tulip Siddiq, who is the niece of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has called on her aunt to release arrested photojournalist and artist Shahidul Alam, according to the British newspaper The Times.   Tulip Siddiq, the Labour MP ...

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UK PM Theresa May starts 3-nation African tour in Cape Town

British Prime Minister Theresa May has started a three-nation visit to Africa in Cape Town, where she is to meet South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. In an effort to strengthen Britain’s economic relations with Africa, ahead of the U.K.’s departure ...

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Chagos Islands dispute: UK ‘threatened’ Mauritius

The British government has been accused of threatening a close ally in an increasingly bitter diplomatic tug-of-war over the fate of a tiny, strategic archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The dispute over the Chagos Islands – home ...

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Britain: Bodies of 2 missing fishermen found in North Sea

London, Aug 26 : British authorities say a search in the North Sea for two missing fishermen has ended with the discovery of their bodies. A coastguard helicopter spotted the bodies on Sunday near the wreckage of the men’s boat, ...

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Northern rail strike hits bank holiday weekend festivalgoers

Disruption and cancellations across north of England as two-thirds of services cut People heading to Manchester Pride, Creamfields in Warrington and Leeds festival face disrupted weekend rail services across the north-west. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union at ...

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UK seeks long-term global support for Rohingyas

The United Kingdom (UK) has called on the international community to provide long-term support to keep Rohingya people — both in Bangladesh and Myanmar– safe in the years to come. The UK has been at the forefront of that response ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran grants temporary release

A British-Iranian woman has been reunited with her family after being granted a three-day release from prison in Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was jailed for five years in 2016 after being convicted of spying, which she denies.   She said she ...

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GCSEs: boys close gap on girls after exams overhaul

Larger share of boys gain top marks under new system while share of pupils gaining C or 4 also rises Boys appear to have been the major beneficiary of the new GCSE examinations taken in England for the first time ...

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Britons in EU could lose access to UK bank accounts under no-deal Brexit

Warning comes in government ‘technical notices’ telling businesses and public how to prepare in event of no deal Consumers would face slower and more costly credit card payments when they buy EU products, and British citizens living abroad could lose ...

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