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StanChart fails to cut US sanctions breach claims from London lawsuit

StanChart fails to cut US sanctions breach claims from London lawsuit

FILE PHOTO: The Standard Chartered bank logo is seen at its headquarters in London, Britain, July 26, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo 2 min read Last Updated : Jun 17 2024 | 4:48 PM IST Standard Chartered on Monday lost a bid to cut from a London lawsuit allegations that it broke US sanctions against...

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UK Labour’s Keir Starmer arrives on the world stage

UK Labour’s Keir Starmer arrives on the world stage

Starmer has tried to wrap himself in the flag and embrace the U.K.’s armed forces — and in doing so, draw a sharp contrast with the leadership of his predecessor, the socialist, NATO-sceptic Jeremy Corbyn. Starmer certainly looks the part. Square jaw, quaffed hair, pressed suit, stern stare. Squint a bit and you can imagine him...

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Highlights from the 80th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

Highlights from the 80th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

Re enactors pose for a photo during a ceremony at Utah Beach near Saint-Martin-de-Vareville Normandy, Thursday, June 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Jeremias Gonzalez) Because freedom is worth celebrating and passing on to children, too, Alexandra Hamon, 35, drank champagne and shared the sunrise with her boys, Karl and Neils, both 13, as the day dawned Thursday...

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Several Killed In US-British Airstrikes On Yemen

Several Killed In US-British Airstrikes On Yemen

It reported that “several” people were killed or injured in the strikes. Sanaa: Joint US-British air strikes hit several sites in Yemen including the capital Sanaa and a key port city overnight Thursday to Friday, witnesses and UK authorities said. AFP journalists heard loud explosions in Sanaa and in the port city of Hodeida. The...

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US and UK strike Houthi rebel targets in Yemen after ship attacks

US and UK strike Houthi rebel targets in Yemen after ship attacks

The United States and Britain carried out air strikes on Yemen in what they said was a bid to degrade Iran-backed rebels’ maritime attack capabilities, with Houthi media on Friday reporting 14 killed. The Houthis have been attacking shipping around the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden since November, citing solidarity with Palestinians in the...

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UK election: The great battle for Labour Party jobs

UK election: The great battle for Labour Party jobs

On this, and other hires, a fourth Labour official said: “A lot of it is in Sue [Gray’s] head. I would doubt anyone knows for certain.” | Charles McQuillan/Getty Images There remains speculation among staff about how Labour will run the “cross-cutting mission boards” it intends to oversee Starmer’s “five missions” of economic growth, green...

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Australia earmarks billions for naval infrastructure as BAE wins AUKUS submarine work

Australia earmarks billions for naval infrastructure as BAE wins AUKUS submarine work

Australia said Thursday it would spend billions on docks, shipyards and factories at home and in Britain for nuclear-powered submarines under the AUKUS security pact, and named Britain’s BAE Systems to help build the boats. The AUKUS agreement among Australia, Britain and the United States will see Australia buy up to five nuclear submarines from...