UK govt and military covered up war crimes, says report Nov 18, 2019 0 687 12345 London: The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation by the BBC and the Sunday Times.Leaks from two government-ordered inquiries into the conduct of troops in the conflicts implicated troops in the killing of children and torture of civilians, the investigation found.The allegations include murders by a soldier from the elite SAS unit, as well as deaths in custody, beatings, torture and sexual abuse of detainees by members of the Black Watch infantry unit.Military detectives who unearthed evidence of the alleged war crimes told the year-long investigation by the newspaper and the BBC’s Panorama programme that seniors commanders hid it “for political reasons”.(DPA) RELATED ARTICLES G Rajapaksa declared winner of Sri Lankan presidential election Nov 18, 2019 0 315 Thousands march in Greek annual demo against US-backed military junta Nov 18, 2019 0 277 French ‘yellow vests’ shut down top Parisian department store Nov 18, 2019 0 281 New testimonies show concerns over White House pressure on Ukraine DPA Washington Additional testimony by two White House staffers released on Saturday shows concerns that security assistance to Ukraine was being made conditional on investigations into President Donald Trump’s .. Embattled Pakistan PM Imran Khan takes time out to unwind ISLAMABAD: After a rollercoaster few months, embattled Imran Khan, for the first time since assuming the office of the prime minister, has finally decided to take a break – albeit a brief one of just two days. The premier .. Indian Muslim body to challenge Ayodhya verdict in court New Delhi: A Muslim organisation in India said on Sunday it was to seek a review of a Supreme Court decision which granted a contested religious site to the Hindu majority. The court on November 9 held that the site in the .. British media slams Prince Andrew’s ‘car crash’ interview on Epstein links DPA London British media and commentators on Sunday slammed a ‘car crash’ interview in which Prince Andrew discussed allegations about his links to late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The BBC .. Trump says North Korea went too far in calling Joe Biden ‘rabid dog’ Washington: US President Donald Trump issued a rare -- if tepid -- defence of election rival Joe Biden on Sunday, saying Pyongyang’s depiction of him as “a rabid dog” who should be “beaten to death” went a bit too far. “Joe ..