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AseanPlus News 27 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Abbott criticised over Prince Philip’s knighthood

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott marked his country’s national day by honouring Britain’s Prince Philip with a knighthood, sparking criticism from the opposition of being in a “time warp”.

World 18 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan deplores British knighthood for Rushdie

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan deplored on Monday Britain's decision to award a knighthood to author Salman Rushdie, whose novel

World 18 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan deplores British knighthood for Rushdie

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan deplored on Monday Britain's decision to award a knighthood to author Salman Rushdie, whose novel

World 18 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan deplores British knighthood for Rushdie

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan deplored on Monday Britain's decision to award a knighthood to author Salman Rushdie, whose novel

Football 09 Jun 2018 | 7:18 AM

Liverpool great Dalglish awarded knighthood

LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool great Kenny Dalglish was awarded a knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours list that was announced on Friday.

AseanPlus News 28 Jan 2015 | 5:42 PM

Australian PM takes royal knighthood storm 'on the chin'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday he stood by his controversial decision to award Britain's Prince Philip a knighthood and was taking the firestorm of criticism "on the chin".

Other Sport 10 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Euro officials call for Ferguson to be stripped of knighthood

European football officials, furious at Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson#8217;s claims the Champions League draw was fixed, have called for the Scot to be stripped of his knighthood.

World 25 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Britain strips Mugabe of knighthood

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth has stripped Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe of an honorary knighthood awarded in 1994, the foreign ministry said on Wednesdsay.

World 02 Nov 2015 | 12:15 PM

Australia PM scraps knighthood honours, shows republican colours

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's pro-republic Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday scrapped knights and dames from the nation's honours system, less than a year after a furore sparked by the award of a knighthood to Prince Philip, the Queen's husband.

World 19 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Rushdie 'humbled' by knighthood but others upset

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Author Salman Rushdie said on Monday he was