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  • Rwandan general refuses extradition to Spain from UK

    A Rwandan military general who heads the country's intelligence service refused to be extradited to Spain at a hearing Thursday in a London court, setting the stage for a prolonged legal fight. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake is accused by Spain of war crimes....
  • Queen Elizabeth II heads to Frankfurt on Germany state visit

    Thousands of cheering Germans welcomed Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday in Frankfurt, which she visited on a day trip that included a stop at the city's St. Paul's Church — considered the birthplace of German parliamentary democracy. Church bells...
  • Chinese immigrant's story in Chay Yew's insightful 'Porcelain'

    Chinese immigrant's story in Chay Yew's insightful 'Porcelain'
    Long before he became the artistic director at Victory Gardens Theater, Chay Yew won plaudits for his 1992 play, "Porcelain," which jumped from London's Royal Court Theatre to numerous productions in the United States. Now Prologue Theatre Company...
  • Rwandans protest outside UK mission over detained general

    Hundreds of people demonstrated outside the British diplomatic mission in Rwanda on Wednesday, saying they will not return home until a general detained in the UK is set free. The detention in London of Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, who serves as...
  • English Channel trains cancelled amid Calais chaos

    All trains and many ferry services between Britain and France were cut off Tuesday by striking port workers, stranding hundreds of trucks and thousands of passengers on both sides of the English Channel. Adding to the chaos, illegal migrants who are...
  • Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos

    Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos
    Migrants swarmed British-bound vehicles in the French port of Calais on Tuesday after a strike by ferry workers severely disrupted services across the English Channel, shutting down the cross-channel tunnel and stranding thousands of passengers. The...
  • 1815 revisited: Ceremonies mark fateful Battle of Waterloo

    Royalty, dignitaries and soldiers commemorated the 1815 Battle of Waterloo on Thursday, a watershed moment in European history that marked the end of the continent's domination by France and its emperor Napoleon and the beginning of the British century....
  • UK: Islamic scholar unveils anti-terror school curriculum

    An Islamic scholar has unveiled a draft school curriculum in London that condemns the Islamic State group and extremist ideology. Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri said Tuesday it is essential to teach people of all ages and faiths that terrorism is a violation of...
  • UK man who beheaded 82-year-old woman declared insane

    A British man who beheaded an 82-year-old woman in her backyard has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity but will be locked up indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital. Nicholas Salvador stabbed Palmira Silva to death in north London in...
  • Rwandan general arrested in the UK on Spain's behalf

    A Rwandan military general was arrested at London's Heathrow Airport and will appear in court later this week, British police said Tuesday, prompting an angry response from Rwandan leaders. Police said the warrant for Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, head of...
  • Tribunal: UK spy agency kept data on rights groups too long

    A British tribunal has ruled that the electronic eavesdropping agency GCHQ violated the rights of two overseas human rights agencies by failing to delete intercepted data on time. The judges of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruled Monday that GCHQ...