Thursday, 26 April 2018

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UK Hottest April day in 70 years

Temperatures reached 28.3 deg C in London

Temperatures reached 28.3 deg C in London’s St James’s Park on April 19, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS   LONDON: The hottest UK April temperature in 70 years was recorded today as the mercury soared to 29.1C, making it the warmest day of the year so far. The Met Office recorded the highest temperature ...

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Indian PM Modi meets Theresa May

British PM Theresa May welcomes PM Modi

British PM Theresa May welcomes PM Modi. (Photo: Reuters) LONDON: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at 10 Downing Street in London for a breakfast meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May during which the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, ...

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UK, Pakistan reiterate to further strengthening bilateral ties

Pakistan, UK

LONDON: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif met Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. The two leaders reviewed progress in bilateral relations and reiterated commitment to further strengthening these ties by enhancing trade, promoting investment and ...

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Indian Teenager Is Arrested For Posing As Doctor

Adnan Khurram

Credit: Instagram NEW DELHI: 19-year-old Adnan Khurram was arrested for impersonating a doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, a college and research facility in New Delhi, India, reports Indian media. He was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday after it emerged that he used his fake identity ...

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Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies

Barbara Bush

WASHINGTON: Former US first lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, died on Tuesday, the Bush family said. She was 92. Bush was the wife of the 41st president, George HW Bush, and mother of the 43rd, George W Bush. ...

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Woman dies after Southwest flight experiences engine failure

Southwest Airlines plane

The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane is inspected as it sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (Amanda Bourman via AP) PHILADELPHIA: A Southwest Airlines jet blew an engine at 32,000 feet and got hit ...

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‘Surprising tweets every day’ make things harder’, German FO on Trump

Heiko Maas

(Photo: dpa) BERLIN: In a wide-ranging interview with Der Spiegel, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas suggested that President Trump’s use of Twitter makes Maas’s work more difficult. After a reporter from Der Spiegel suggested that the United States is “no longer reliable” and that Trump is “unpredictable,” Maas responded: “For me, ...

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Ant McPartlin fined £86k for drink-driving

Ant Mcpartlin Court Appearance

Ant seen outside court (Picture: Alexander Crawley) LONDON: The 42-year-old TV presenter appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates Court on Monday, flanked by security as he attended Wimbledon Magistrates Court on Monday morning, looking sombre in a black tie and black three-piece suit. The 42-year-old was banned from driving for 20 months and fined ...

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7 inmates killed, 17 injured in deadliest US prison riot

Carolina

This image shows the Lee Correctional Institution on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Bishopville, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford) COLUMBIA: Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for more than seven hours inside a maximum-security prison, leaving seven of them dead, officials said. An inmate who witnessed the riot told ...

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PM Abbasi attends Commonwealth summit in UK

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lead the Pakistani delegation to the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM-2018) to be held in London from Wednesday to Friday (April 18 to 20). The main theme of the conference is “Towards A Common Future.” Pakistan is one of the founding ...

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