Left Menu
Development News Edition

Attacks on civilian vessels are unacceptable - UK PM spokesman

Reuters | London | Updated: 13-06-2019 20:35 IST | Created: 13-06-2019 20:32 IST
Attacks on civilian vessels are unacceptable - UK PM spokesman
(Representative Image) Image Credit: Pixabay

Attacks on civilian vessels like the two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman are completely unacceptable and Britain is ready to assist in any investigation into the incident, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said. Thursday's attacks left one tanker ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said. "Attacks on civilian vessels like these are completely unacceptable," the spokesman told reporters. "It's vital that freedom of navigation is respected and observed. We are in contact with international partners and are ready to assist in any rescue effort or investigation."



Why COVID-19 is unstoppable in USA despite it being ranked at the top of GHS Index?

Several worst-hit countries such as Italy, France, Spain, the UK, Canada, and Russia have peaked COVID-19 cases in April. Almost all of them have gradually flattened the curve. However, the USA is setting new daily records of infections tha...

COVID-19 seems cooking biggest ever global scam

The increasing number of corruption cases on COVID-19 funds from throughout the world and involvement of high profile persons indicate that the countries cant ignore corruption in their pandemic response programs. This has generated the nee...

Health Management Information Systems lack holistic, integrated, and pandemic resilient character

Being a part of the United Nations system, the World Health Organization WHO deserves its share of rebuke for its alleged failure issue COVID-19 health emergency alerts on appropriate time. However, the pandemic has also exposed loopholes i...

Pride in the time of coronavirus: a welcome move online?

This year is different in many ways not least as celebrations are also taking place against the dramatic backdrop of a global health crisis and a resurgence in grassroots activism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...


Latest News

Poland's momentous presidential runoff too close to call

An exit poll in Polands presidential runoff election shows a tight race that is too close to call between the conservative incumbent, Andrzej Duda, and the liberal Warsaw mayor, Rafal Trzaskowski. The exit poll by the Ipsos institute showed...

Report: Lakers' Davis won't wear social justice message

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis is joining teammate LeBron James in passing on placing a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the NBA season starts again, Yahoo Sports reported Sunday. On Saturday, James told reporter...

Private hospitals empanelled under CGHS will charge fixed rates

Private hospitals empanelled under the Central Government Health Scheme will charge from beneficiaries the rates prescribed by the Delhi government for COVID-19 treatment till their states fix its own charges. An office memorandum issued by...

Libyan forces set conditions for lifting oil blockade

Forces loyal to a Libyan commander said they will only allow the reopening of oil fields and terminals once a mechanism has been set up to fairly distribute revenue across the country, which is split between rival, warring factions. Powerfu...

Give Feedback