Wednesday, 22 November 2017


Faryal Makhdoom slams boxer on Twitter


BIRMINGHAM Amir Khan’s estranged wife has fired the latest salvo in the online war of words between the feuding pair. The boxer’s marriage to Faryal Makhdoom broke down this year when they accused each other of cheating in an ugly Twitter spat. The former couple have since been criticising each ...

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South London – Police close off roads after chemical incident

south London

LONDON: There are fears of a chemical incident in south London after residents were rushed to hospital with nausea and vomiting. Emergency services were called to Alwold Crescent in Lee amid fears locals may have suffered an allergic reaction. Witnesses said a number of people suffered a reaction to an ...

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Khamenei warns against US ‘wrong move’ on nuclear deal

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN: Iran would react strongly to any “wrong move” by the United States on Tehran’s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, after President Donald Trump accused Iran of violating the “spirit” of the agreement. “The Iranian nation is standing firm and any wrong move by the domineering regime ...

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North Korea seeks military ‘equilibrium’ with US


SEOUL: North Korea said it was seeking military “equilibrium” with the United States as leader Kim Jong-Un vowed to complete Pyongyang`s nuclear program. North Korea successfully fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday, responding to a new round of UN sanctions over its sixth nuclear test with ...

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British police arrest second man in connection with London subway attack

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LONDON: Following a fast-moving investigation and manhunt, British police on Saturday arrested a second man in connection with a detonation on the London subway during the Friday morning rush hour, in which at least 30 people were injured. Police labeled the attack terrorism. The man, 21, was arrested just before midnight ...

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Pak PM Abbasi, others call on Nawaz Sharif in London

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meeting with former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on 8th August, 2017

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi called on former premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday. Sources said the premier, accompanied by National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, discussed political as well as regional security issues with the party supremo. The meeting was taking place at the office ...

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Cheerleader spent fraud cash on luxury shopping trip


ESSEX: A cheerleader who spent cash conned out of pensioners by going on luxury shopping trips has admitted money laundering. Model Rebecca Batchelor, 21, of Helena Road, Rayleigh, was part of a “ruthless” fraud run by brothers Amin and Anis Ben-Sghaier. The pair scammed elderly victims out of about £250,000 ...

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Anas Sarwar launches campaign to be next first minister

Anas Sarwar

GLASGOW: Nicola Sturgeon has presided over unacceptable levels of poverty, Anas Sarwar has said at his Scottish Labour leadership campaign launch in the first minister’s Glasgow constituency. Sarwar, the candidate with the largest support from Labour MPs and MSPs, insinuated he was the best-placed of the two candidates to defeat ...

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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

Mount Everest

NEPAL has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest – which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal ...

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Suspect arrested in London subway attack

London-subway attack

LONDON: The Latest on the London subway attack and manhunt for suspects (all times local): 10:45 a.m. British police say they have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the London subway attack. Police say the man has been arrested by Kent police in the port area of Dover on ...

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