Tuesday, 23 April 2019

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UK calls for end to violence in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it will not become a mediator between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir issue but advocated a peaceful solution to the dispute. Visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that Britain did not want to prescribe a solution or act as a mediator ...

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson taking selfies with Imran

ISLAMANAD: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was seen on Thursday taking selfies with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan. The photos were later used by the PTI for the publicity of Khan, sending the impression that the secretary also turned out to be his fan.  Soon after the meeting of ...

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Bilawal meets UK foreign secretary

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari yesterday called on visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson here. The two leaders discussed matters of mutual interest and regional and international issues, said a PPP statement. The meeting which took place at the residence of British High Commissioner in Islamabad was ...

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Dating apps must protect users better, says NPCC

Police’s Chief Constable Jane Sawyers STAFFORDSHIRE: Dating apps “must take more responsibility” for protecting their users’ safety on dates, the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has said. It comes after Stephen Port was found guilty of murdering four men he had met through such apps and websites. Chief Constable Jane ...

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UK’s new visa rules from Thursday will affect non-EU nationals

LONDON: The UK government’s changes to its visa policy for non-EU nationals aimed at curbing its soaring immigration figures will come into force from Thursday, which will affect a large number of Indians especially IT professionals. Under the new visa rules announced by the UK Home Office earlier this month, ...

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Iran warns of retaliation if US breaches nuclear deal

BEIRUT: Extending U.S. sanctions on Iran for 10 years would breach the Iranian nuclear agreement, Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said, warning that Tehran would retaliate if the sanctions are approved. The U.S. House of Representatives re-authorised last week the Iran Sanctions Act, or ISA, for 10 years. The law ...

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