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UKIP surges in England’s by-election on anti-EU ticket

UKIP

In the biggest surge by a fourth party in England since WWII, the UK Independence Party has won nearly a quarter of the vote in local elections where it stood. Cameron, who previously dubbed the UKIP ‘fruitcakes’, has now been forced to backtrack. UKIP has so far won 140 council seats in 35 councils nationwide, meaning that the party had ... Read More »

Pakistan’s anti-drone campaigner Imran Khan removed from US airline for interrogation

Imran Khan

US immigration authorities have taken Pakistan’s former cricket superstar-turned-politician Imran Khan off a flight to New York and interrogated. Khan is known for his anti-drone campaigning. Khan, who is now a popular political figure in Pakistan and ahead of the Pakistan Movement for Justice party (PTI), was removed from an American Airlines flight heading from Canada to New York and ... Read More »