US Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

US Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

Washington: The US military has confirmed the cancellation of $US300 million ($400 million) in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad's perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. Replay The so-called Coalition Support…

Theresa May should take an axe to bloated foreign aid budget before hiking fuel duty, furious MPs warn

Theresa May should take an axe to bloated foreign aid budget before hiking fuel duty, furious MPs warn

Campaigner Rob Halfon said a fuel duty hike to pay for the Government’s £20billion NHS boost would be “absolute madness” after the Treasury refused to rule out the shock move. Challenged directly about rumours of a duty hike in the Commons, Treasury…

Foreign aid in question after Rwanda sponsors Arsenal for £30m

Foreign aid in question after Rwanda sponsors Arsenal for £30m

Politicians call for investigation into aid to Rwanda after the impoverished African state was exposed paying £30m to sponsor Arsenal Arsenal is the favourite club of scandal-hit Rwandan President Paul Kagame  Club will get £10million a year to display ‘Visit Rwanda’ on…

Eamonn Holmes: Hearing aid saved me after ‘manopause’

Eamonn Holmes: Hearing aid saved me after ‘manopause’

TV presenter Eamonn Holmes, 58, says he is liberated by a hearing aid after going through the ‘manopause’ Eamonn Holmes has told how he has been liberated by a hearing aid after going through the ‘manopause’. The broadcaster, 58, said his health…

Russia used NRA to aid Trump campaign, documents suggest: Democrats

Russia used NRA to aid Trump campaign, documents suggest: Democrats

Washington: Three key figures, including the founder of a Russian gun rights group, refused to submit to interviews or produce documents requested by Senate Democrats investigating whether the Kremlin used the National Rifle Association to boost Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Nonetheless,…

Wembley sold: From the White Horse Final and World Cup 1966 to Live Aid and the NFL… the incredible history of the famous stadium from 1923 to 2018

Wembley sold: From the White Horse Final and World Cup 1966 to Live Aid and the NFL… the incredible history of the famous stadium from 1923 to 2018

From 1923 to 2018, spanning two centuries, three different names and two completely different stadiums, the iconic, home of football now belongs to Shahid Khan. The Pakistani-American billionaire has bought a huge chunk of history in doing so. Khan now plans to…

France announces 50 million euro humanitarian aid for Syria

France announces 50 million euro humanitarian aid for Syria

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday France will contribute 50 million euros ($61.9 million) toward urgent humanitarian aid for Syria following a meeting with a group of non-governmental organizations (NGO) in Paris. FILE PHOTO: Internally displaced Syrians from…

South Sudan rebels say they have freed seven aid workers

South Sudan rebels say they have freed seven aid workers

JUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan’s rebels said on Sunday they had released seven aid workers detained for nearly three weeks in the country’s Central Equatoria region on accusations of spying for the government. Rebel spokesman Lam Paul Gabriel told Reuters the workers…

Britain to expand aid for Syrian refugees

Britain to expand aid for Syrian refugees

AMMAN (Reuters) – Britain is stepping up humanitarian aid in Syria and in neighboring countries where millions of refugees have found shelter, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said on Tuesday. Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development Penny Mordaunt speaks to Reuters…