Sunday, 19 August 2018

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Mayor Of London Sadiq Khan Offers Support To Stockholm

LONDON: The mayor of London, where five people were killed in a vehicle and knife attack last month, says the British capital “stands united with Stockholm” after Friday’s deadly truck crash. Sadiq Khan says it appears Sweden has “seen a despicable act of terrorism aimed at harming innocent people and ...

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Malala to be made youngest UN Messenger of Peace

LONDON: Youngest Nobel Prize winner Pakistani Malala Yousafzai is to become the youngest messenger of peace for the United Nations, the organization’s chief said. Malala, who is 19, will be appointed by UN Secretary Atonio Guterres, and will help promote girls’ education around the world. Yousafzai came into prominence when ...

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2 drunk British Indians harass Air hostess on flight, arrested

LONDON: Two inebriated British nationals of Indian origin were arrested for allegedly harassing a 28-year-old air hostess on an Air India flight from London to Delhi. After a complaint was filed, both the accused, who are real estate agents were arrested and later got bail, police said. In a statement, ...

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Trump orders strikes on Syrian airfield

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America’s “vital national security interest” against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Sharply escalating the US military role in Syria, two US warships ...

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Israel appoints first female Muslim diplomatic envoy

JERUSALEM: The Israeli Foreign Ministry, on Wednesday, appointed Rasha Atamny as the state’s representative to Ankara, making her Israel’s first female Muslim diplomat. The 31-year-old Palestinian was born in a small Arab town on the Israeli side of the West Bank border. She studied psychology at Hebrew University and was ...

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Pope praises British Muslim leaders

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis met briefly Wednesday with a delegation of four British Muslim clerics and praised their contribution to dialogue between different faiths and cultures. “I like to think that the most important job we have to do between us, as humanity, is done with our ears, by listening,” ...

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Domestic abuser must tell police if he gets a new girlfriend

LONDON: A man who violently abused two former partners is believed to be the first person in England and Wales who must tell police if he gets a new girlfriend. Under the seven-year criminal behaviour order, Kylle Godfrey must inform police if he is in a relationship for more than ...

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Westminster attack – Royals attend ‘service of hope’

LONDON: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have joined survivors and families of the Westminster terror attack at a multi-faith service at Westminster Abbey. Around 1,800 people joined the Service of Hope in central London, two weeks after Khalid Masood killed four people and injured 40 others ...

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