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Jan 28 2016

Osborne puts Lloyds Bank sale on hold until markets 'calm down'

Treasury chief George Osborne confirmed the news in a message on his official Twitter account, saying the planned sale has been shelved until financial markets "have ca...

Jan 28 2016

Tour agency: American detained over Pyongyang hotel incident

Warmbier is now a student at the University of Virginia. It says the student allegedly plotted to undermine North Korea's system and has links to the USA government. "Y...

Jan 28 2016

Italy minister says Iran statue cover-up 'incomprehensible'

The trip comes after the end of economic sanctions prompted by a deal to curb Iran's nuclear activities. But with France having taken a hard line in the nuclear negot...

Jan 28 2016

Kerry presses China over North Korea

On Jan. 6, North Korea announced that it successfully conducted its first underground test of a hydrogen bomb; experts said that a nuclear bomb clearly detonated but rais...

Jan 28 2016

Pregnant women are advised to avoid countries affected by the Zika virus

The number of cases of the deformity in Brazil surged from 163 per year on average to 3,893 after the Zika outbreak began last year. The Zika virus that has been rapidl...