Wednesday, 23 May 2018

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PML-N representative attacked in London

LONDON: President PML-N (UK) Zubair Gull was attacked on Friday at his residence. His brother Ejaz Gull informed that earlier in the morning a woman approached their home and asked if Zubair Gul was home, she left after the confirmation, later two masked attackers entered his house and severely beat ...

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Princess Diana letters about William and Harry being sold at auction

LONDON: Prince Harry was “constantly in trouble” while at boarding school, letters sent by Princess Diana to a much-loved butler have revealed. The personal notes, sent to former Buckingham Palace steward Cyril Dickman in the 1980s and 1990s, include a description of how in the days after Harry was born ...

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Queen Elizabeth II ‘nearly shot’ by Palace guard

AS the Queen has returned to work, new details have emerged of how she was once almost shot by one of her own guards who mistook her for an intruder. Queen Elizabeth II was taking a late-night stroll through the grounds of Buckingham Palace when the incident occurred. In complete ...

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Civil rights activists arrested protesting Trump’s Attorney General pick

ALABAMA: Police in Alabama arrested six civil rights activists staging a sit-in at Senator Jeff Sessions’ office to protest his nomination for U.S. Attorney General, criticizing his record on voting rights and race relations. Sessions, 70, has a history of controversial positions on race, immigration and criminal justice reform. Members ...

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British PM defends aid programme for Pakistan

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has been forced to defend the practice of handing British taxpayers’ cash to people in Pakistan after it was described as “exporting the dole” by a senior Tory MP. Nigel Evans called for a review of the programme, but No10 said the controversial scheme ...

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Street protests in Bradford after police shoot drug dealer dead

BRADFORD: The shooting of an alleged drug dealer gunned down by police on the M62 has sparked street protests overnight. More than 100 people shut down Leeds Road in Bradford as they chanted anti-police slogans and accused officers of murdering Yassar Yaqub, 28, on Monday evening. Many wore scarves or balaclavas ...

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‘I am not a miracle worker’: new UN chief

NEW YORK: The new United Nations Chief, Antonio Guterres, warned Tuesday that the world body faces “very challenging times” and asked for support of reforms to make it better able to deal with them. Before beginning his first day of work at UN headquarters, Guterres, who succeeded Ban Ki-Moon as ...

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