Wednesday, 15 August 2018

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Pakistan Grants Its ‘Last Jew’ Permission to Practice Judaism

LAHORE: Pakistan has allowed a 29-year-old Jewish activist Fishel Benkhald to change his religion from Islam to Judaism, an unusual move by authorities in the Muslim-majority country. In normal circumstances, it would have been a normal practice to let Benkhald choose a religion of his choice to fill in the ...

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Faryal says she thought marriage with Amir would be a ‘fairytale’

LONDON: Looks like Faryal Makhdoom, the model wife of British boxer of Pakistani origin Amir Khan, just cannot seem to stay away from the headlines for long. Merely a few weeks after the vicious, long-running public spat between the 25-year-old Faryal and 30-year-old Amir’s parents and siblings, the glamour girl ...

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UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

LONDON: The British government has said its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp to prevent violent crimes. UK media reports have suggested that the man behind an attack in London last week sent an encrypted WhatsApp message moments before killing four people by ploughing his car ...

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Thousands demonstrate in London against leaving the EU

Demonstrators hold banners during a Unite for Europe march in central London, Britain LONDON: Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it ...

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How Adrian Elms became Khalid Masood

LONDON: Detectives investigating Wednesday’s terror attack in Westminster have begun to unravel the many lives of its perpetrator, named yesterday as Khalid Masood. The 52-year-old father of three, who drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a policeman to death, “was once a Kent schoolboy” who may ...

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London attack: Prince Charles visits Travis Frain in hospital

The Prince of Wales has visited a student who was injured in the Westminster attack. Travis Frain was “hit head-on” by a car on Westminster Bridge as the attack began on Wednesday, suffering multiple fractures to his hand and leg. Prince Charles paid a visit to the 19-year-old from Lancashire, ...

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Kate reaches out to victims affected by London terror attack

LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge has paid tribute to those affected in the terror attack in London yesterday. Speaking at an event in London, Kate said her ‘thoughts and prayers’ were with all those ‘sadly affected by yesterday’s terrible attack in Westminster’. Kate expressed her sympathy with the three people ...

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