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Top UK Diplomat Apologises After Calling Sikh Temple a Mosque

LONDON (AP) – The top civil servant in Britain’s Foreign Office has apologized for calling one of India’s holiest Sikh temples a mosque. Simon McDonald referred to the Golden Temple in Amritsar as the “Golden Mosque” in a tweet. On


UK Aid Cash Being Spent On Lobbying To Stop Death Penalty

British aid money is simultaneously being spent on lobbying countries to overturn their death penalty laws, and to assist Pakistani forces in capturing drug smugglers, who face capital punishment if caught. Tanzania, Belarus, Nigeria, Kazakhstan and South Sudan and China