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Singapore exhibition explores British Empire's artistic legacy
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New British imperialism in the Persian Gulf

The crafty British, who for over two centuries during their empire years had destabilized the Persian Gulf and West Asian regions from their naval military base in India, before their supposed withdrawal in 1971, are again trying to actively indulge ... Pars Today, 7 hours ago
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Mopping the floor and cooking bacon leads to British Empire Medal for pensioner

An 81-year-old woman has been awarded the prestigious British Empire Medal for cooking-up thousands of bacon rashers and being handy with a mop. Barbara Parkinson, from Sandiacre has supported Treetops Hospice and their patients for the last 17 ...
 Brief hours ago Duchess awards British Empire Medals to dedicated residents  Brief day ago British Empire Medals awarded to Borderers  ITV.com2 weeks ago Record number of Lieutenancy residents awarded British Empire Medals  North East Connected3 weeks ago

Chronicles Of The Colonial Loot

An Era Of Darkness The British Empire In India By Shashi Tharoor Aleph | Pages: 360 | Price: Rs. 699 The construction of the Indian Railways is pointed to by apologists for the Empire as one of the ways in which British colonialism ...
 Outlook India1 day ago

Medieval America

Pessimists often compare today's troubled America to a tottering late Rome or an insolvent and descending British Empire. But medieval Europe (roughly the years 500 to 1450) is the more apt comparison. The medieval world was a nearly 1,000-year ...
 Jewish World Review3 days ago
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Bangladesh and their cricketing revenge against the British Empire

Once upon a time Britain gave railways and cricket to the world. In return, the British Empire took all the natural resources via those railways and then the seas that were needed to make this green and pleasant land a very rich one too. The ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 week ago Bangladesh vs England: The Tigers and their cricketing revenge against the British Empire  International Business Times UK1 week ago
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Blood, Sweat, and Tears in South Africa

Review: Candice Millard, 'Hero of the Empire' British prisoners of the Second Boer War, with a defiant Winston Churchill at right / Imperial War Museum Hero of the Empire tells the story of Winston Churchill during the Second Boer War in South ...
 Free Beacon6 days ago An indomitable young man  Gulf News3 days ago 'Hero of the Empire' wonderfully recreates the epic of a young Churchill  Christian Science Monitor1 week ago

British soccer player refuses honor from queen because of the word empire'

The MBE would have been 'kick in the teeth' - Howard Gayle says it's time name was changed. — Victoria Derbyshire (@VictoriaLIVE) October 7, 2016 Every year, the British monarchy doles out a ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago

Drop Empire from British honors, Liverpool FC's 1st black player says

The first black footballer to play for Liverpool says the word Empire should be removed from honors titles to be inclusive and accepting of black people around the UK and Commonwealth. Toxteth-born Howard Gayle, 58, turned down an MBE (Member of ...
 Russia Today2 weeks ago

The turbulent history of the opium trade

By Simon Choa-Johnston Rs 499 Rs 499 Without the opium trade, would there have been a British Empire? How did being the centre of the British East India Company’s opium trade during the 18th and 19th centuries shape Kolkata, erstwhile Calcutta? The Empire ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani wishes citizens on Independence Day

Afghanistan, which was not part of British Empire, celebrates the day to commemorate the 1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi, which granted it independence
 Business Standard2 months ago Prez. Ghani says unity critical in Afghanistan during Independence Day ceremony  Sify2 months ago
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