Wednesday, 24 May 2017

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Trump disclosed secrets to Russia

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russian officials during a meeting last week, potentially jeopardising a source of intelligence about ISIL, The Washington Post reported on Monday, citing current and former US officials. The newspaper said the information Trump relayed to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...

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Trump lawyer defends posting daughter lingerie picture

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NEW YORK: President Trump’s lawyer and spokesman Michael Cohen has found himself engaged in a social media fight after proudly posting a picture of his daughter dressed in lingerie. Cohen shared the picture of his 21-year-old daughter Samantha, an undergrad a the University of Pennsylvania studying political science, on Twitter ...

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Trains suspended and road closed after bomb found in Aston

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BIRMINGHAM: Trains to Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield were cancelled and traffic on the A38 was HALTED when an unexploded bomb was found. Nearby homes and businesses were evacuated. The incident, which was ongoing today, was sparked when a World War Two bomb was discovered at Witton, close to Erdington and ...

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Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in name of jihad: Pakistan

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LAHORE: Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”, Pakistan’s interior ministry has told a judicial review board. Saeed appeared before the board yesterday and told it that he had been detained by the Pakistani government+ in ...

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Global alert to prepare for fresh cyber attacks

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LONDON: Businesses must brace for further cyber attacks this week on a potentially “significant scale”, British intelligence officials warned on Sunday, less than 48 hours after the debilitating WannaCry infection swept across the world. Current data show more than 1.3m computer systems are still vulnerable to infection by WannaCry, which ...

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Australia’s most wanted Ian John Steele deported from UK

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LONDON: An alleged career criminal who is said to have donned disguises to break out of jail and skipped the country after a string of armed hold-ups has been arrested three decades after the alleged crime spree. Ian John Steele, a man with a well-documented history of evading authorities, has been wanted ...

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British Pakistani Saliha wins Masterchef 2017

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LONDON: Saliha Mahmood Ahmed wooed judges at the prestigious cookery competition Masterchef with her visually appealing and equally delicious platter in the final round to finally win the competition. The British-Pakistani, who is a medical doctor from Waterford, told media she has been cooking since 12 and has also won ...

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Bakhtawar criticises controversial Ramzan bill

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DUBAI: Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari has severely criticised the Ehtram-e-Ramazan (Amendment) Bill which prohibits eating and drinking in public during the month of Ramazan. In a tweet, the daughter of former president Asif Ali Zardari said, “People are going to die from heat stroke and dehydration with this ridiculous law. Not everyone ...

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