Sunday, 23 April 2017

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British-Muslim school teacher refused permission to fly to US

A British-Muslim schoolteacher was denied entry into the US while traveling with students. Juhel Miah, 25, was travelling with a group of students from Llangatwg Comprehensive in South Wales, where he is said to be a well-respected mathematics teacher. The group had travelled initially to Iceland on route to New York. ...

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Top diplomat says India doesn’t need British foreign aid

LONDON: India’s top diplomat has told Britain that his country does not want to receive UK taxpayer-funded cash handouts and never asked for this financial assistance. YK Sinha, the High Commissioner to Britain, said this weekend that his country had never asked for the estimated £2billion ($2.5 billion) which Britain ...

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Protesters hit the streets again in Britain against a Trump visit

LONDON PROTEST

LONDON: Thousands of people have protested outside Westminster in London overnight as a House of Commons debate raged inside over the decision by the May Government to offer US President Donald Trump a state visit to the UK. Protesters are trying to get Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw her ...

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UK is Europe’s third most traffic-congested country

London_Traffic

LONDON: The UK has the third worst traffic congestion country in Europe, a study has found. Drivers are spending an average of 32 hours a year stuck in jams during peak periods in the UK, according to traffic information company Inrix. Researchers calculated that the direct and indirect costs of hold-ups reached ...

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Theresa May leading new moves to tackle domestic violence

THERESA MAY

New laws to tackle domestic violence will be developed to end the current “unacceptable” situation which sees some areas of the country put more effort into the problem than others. Theresa May will directly oversee work to develop a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Act aimed at addressing a lack ...

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British Parliament To Debate Withdrawing Trump’s State Visit

LONDON: British Parliament will debate on Monday whether the government should rescind its invitation to President Donald Trump for an official state visit. A petition to Parliament calling for the invite to be withdrawn has amassed more than 1.8 million signatures as of Sunday, far surpassing the 100,000 signatures needed ...

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Pakistan Army launches second massive assault in Afghanistan

PAKISTAN FORCES

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani forces on Sunday killed several militants affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar after bombing their hideouts in Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, media reported on Sunday. According to the reports, Pakistani troops “successfully” targeted the hideouts of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar across the border and inflicted huge casualties on them near the Rena area. ...

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