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Rishi Sunak takes charge as UK's first Indian-origin PM after meeting King Charles

The 42-year-old former Chancellor of Exchequer, a devout Hindu, is the youngest British prime minister in 210 years

25 Oct 2022 4:52 PM

Rishi Sunak to take charge as UK Prime Minister after meeting King Charles

The former chancellor will then make his first prime ministerial address on the steps of 10 Downing Street

25 Oct 2022 9:37 AM

Rishi Sunak set to become first Indian-origin PM of United Kingdom

One of the wealthiest politicians in Westminster, Sunak will become the country's first leader of colour

25 Oct 2022 7:03 AM

Rishi Sunak holds firm as bookies' favourite to replace Liz Truss as UK PM

The 42-year-old is holding a solid 55 per cent lead with the Oddschecker betting odds aggregator

21 Oct 2022 5:26 PM

Boris Johnson eyes comeback bid as UK Tories pick new leader

Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and House of Commons leader Penny Mordaunt are among the bookmakers' favourites along with Boris Johnson

21 Oct 2022 2:55 PM


Liz Truss resigns as British Prime Minister

She has been in office for just 45 days - the shortest tenure of any British prime minister

20 Oct 2022 7:26 PM

Russian 'kamikaze drones' strike Kyiv: Ukraine

The attacks come exactly a week after Russia unleashed a massive wave of missile strikes on the Ukrainian capital and cities

17 Oct 2022 12:36 PM

If NATO clashes with Russian army, it will lead to global catastrophe: Putin

Earlier, Putin had warned that he would use nuclear weapons to defend Russian territory after annexing four regions of Ukraine last month

15 Oct 2022 10:20 AM

Rebels plot to replace Liz Truss with Rishi Sunak amid UK crisis

It comes as a YouGov poll for the The Times found that almost half of Tory party supporters believe the party chose the wrong candidate

14 Oct 2022 5:01 PM

3 US-based economists given Nobel Prize for work on banks

The committee said their work had shown in their research “why avoiding bank collapses is vital

10 Oct 2022 8:23 PM


Human rights champions in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine win Nobel Peace Prize

The award will be presented at a formal ceremony in Oslo on Dec 10, the anniversary of the 1896 death of the prizes' creator, Alfred Nobel

07 Oct 2022 3:47 PM

French writer Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize in literature

Mats Malm, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, announced the winner Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden

06 Oct 2022 5:25 PM

India abstains from UN vote that condemns Russia's annexation of Ukrainian regions

The UN security council voted on the resolutions condemning referendums in Ukraine at UNSC on Friday which were tabled by the US and Albania

01 Oct 2022 10:39 AM

Putin signs treaties annexing Ukrainian regions

The ceremony came 3 days after completion of Kremlin-orchestrated referendums on joining Russia that were dismissed by Kyiv and the West

30 Sep 2022 7:14 PM

Russia prepares to annex occupied Ukraine despite outcry

Pro-Moscow administrations of four occupied regions of southern and eastern Ukraine said that their residents voted to join Russia

28 Sep 2022 3:39 PM


Military and diplomatic pressures mount on Russian President Putin

Putin vowed to press attack on Ukraine despite the military setbacks but also faced concerns by India and China over the drawn-out conflict

18 Sep 2022 11:40 AM

Queen Elizabeth's final flight is the most tracked in history

A total of 4.79 million people watched the flight live online, with a further quarter of million people watching it on YouTube channel

14 Sep 2022 10:38 AM

Queen Elizabeth II dies aged 96

Buckingham Palace announced her death in a short statement, triggering 10 days of national mourning

09 Sep 2022 12:29 AM

Liz Truss to be next UK PM after winning party vote

The foreign secretary beat her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, by 81,326 votes to 60,399

05 Sep 2022 5:31 PM

Putin orders Russian military to beef up forces by 137,000

The presidential decree will boost the overall number of Russian military personnel to 2,039,758, including 1,150,628 troops

27 Aug 2022 1:02 PM