Sunday, 23 April 2017

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Mexico condemns Trump’s border wall tax proposal

Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump’s planned border wall. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such tax would make Mexican imports more expensive for US consumers and they would end up paying for the wall. ...

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Pakistani doctor ready to take on the world

LONDON: The World Health Organization announced that three finalists are in the running to become the next director general of the global health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, 51, of Ethiopia, Dr. Sania Nishtar, 53, of Pakistan, and Dr. David Nabarro, 67, of Britain were selected as finalists in the competition to ...

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Boxer Amir wife Faryal reveals plans for new UK home

BRADFORD: AMIR Khan’s wife has revealed plans for her ‘new UK home’ – despite an ongoing vicious feud with her husband’s family. Faryal Makhdoom posted a video furniture shopping to her Snapchat, just days after missing her brother-in-law’s wedding. Boxer Amir was criticised after not attending his brother Haroon’s celebration ...

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10 most corrupt countries in the world

LONDON: The rise of populism over the past year has led to an increase in corruption, according to Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index. The annual index calculates a corruption score based on a survey of experts at organisations including the World Bank, World Economic Forum and the Economist Intelligence ...

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Kate says she’s ‘very lucky’ to be a princess

NORFOLK: When a young girl met Kate Middleton during a royal visit in Norfolk, England on Tuesday morning, she asked the one question we’d all like to know the answer to. What’s it like to be a real-life Princess? Kate opened up as she met with several families and children, ...

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Royal visit planned for Hull’s culture celebrations

LONDON: The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit Hull in February, as part of the city’s 2017 City of Culture celebrations. Clarence house confirmed Charles and Camilla would make the trip to the city on February the 8th and tour the newly renovated Ferens Art Gallery, Holy ...

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Boxer Amir’s brother slams Faryal, voices disappointment on wedding snub

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan’s younger brother Haroon voiced his disappointment with his older brother who according to him, didn’t even send him a ‘congratulations’ message this Saturday, when Haroon got married. Haroon Khan, younger brother of boxer Amir Khan, got married on Saturday in Bolton at a lavish bash which ...

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Oxford University faces trial over Indian student’s lawsuit

LONDON: Oxford University faces a landmark trial over a claim for $1.6 million compensation from a student who alleges “boring” and “appallingly bad” tuition cost him a first-class degree and robbed him of the high-flying legal career he coveted. The university had applied to the High Court to strike out ...

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