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Mother and four children believed to be headed to Syria

CCTV image of the family at London City airport
The police believe a mother of four and her children from London may have travelled to Syria. Zahera Tariq, 33, was last seen at her home address in Walthamstow Tuesday at 8am and is believed to have left the country later that day via London City Airport with her four children on a flight to Amsterdam in the Netherlands and has not been seen or heard from sinc...




Migrant boat sinks off Libya- 200 feared dead

A boat packed with migrants including Pakistanis and Bangladeshis bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died.   A security official in the western town of Zuwara, from wh More News »

Gurpal Virdi: Be careful going up the ranks in the police

A RETIRED Asian police officer who was recently cleared of a sex charge has cautioned ethnic minorities in the Metropolitan Police to “be careful” when they are up for promotion. Last week, home secretary Theresa May was urged to More News »

UK immigration hits record high

Long-term net migration to Britain has hit a record high, underscoring the challenge prime minister David Cameron faces to dispel voter fears that immigrants are straining public services such as housing, hospitals and schools. Britain is not More News »

Troops patrol tense Indian state after deadly riots

Thousands of troops are patrolling Gujarat after at least nine people including a police officer died in the worst violence to hit the Indian prime minister's home state in more than a decade.   Schools were closed as authorities More News »
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Travel

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Technology

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