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UK threatened by Muslims?

A majority of Britons regard Muslims as a threat to the UK and over a third of the total population believes that multiculturalism makes the country worse, according to a new poll.

Greeks in tears as voters despair

The clear turquoise waters around Greece’s Poros island usually buoy the spirits of 63-year old resident Nadia, but on Sunday she can do little but weep as she contemplates her troubled country’s futu

European Union warns Greece it will have to drop euro

The head of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, told German radio that Greece would have to introduce another currency if the “no” vote wins in Sunday’s referendum on an aid-for-reforms deal.

Europe tense over Greece vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other EU leaders awaited with trepidation the outcome of a referendum in Greece Sunday that is already dividing opinion in Europe and could even shape its future.

Quake-hit Nepal offers holidays on discount

As Nepal reopens for tourists after the devastating earthquake in April, the Himalayan nation is now coming up with discounted packages to bring back holidayers.

Nepal Maoist chief set for India visit

Nepal’s Maoist chief Prachanda is set to visit India next week at the invitation of the Indian government as the Himalayan nation moves closer to finalising a Constitution that could end years of poli

Modi likely to meet Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Russia

Pakistan PM is likely to meet PM Modi in Russia (Photo: PTI)

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi this week on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Russia, officials said.

Pakistani Urdu novelist Abdullah Hussain dead

Abdullah Hussain

Eminent Pakistani Urdu novelist Abdullah Hussain, who authored the critically-acclaimed bestseller Udas Naslain, passed away here.

French vineyards now World Heritage sites

The historic vineyards, wine cellars and Champagne houses where the world’s most famous sparkling wines are produced were listed as a world heritage site by Unesco on Saturday.

When it was observed in this column a month ago that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had suffered a precipitous loss of popularity within one year flat, faster than his predecessors who lasted longer tha

Pamela Hartigan, director of the Schwab Foundation, drew up a list of 10 points common to people who become dissatisfied with the world around them and decide to create their own work.