Sunday, 21 July 2019

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UK is Europe’s third most traffic-congested country

LONDON: The UK has the third worst traffic congestion country in Europe, a study has found. Drivers are spending an average of 32 hours a year stuck in jams during peak periods in the UK, according to traffic information company Inrix. Researchers calculated that the direct and indirect costs of hold-ups reached ...

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Theresa May leading new moves to tackle domestic violence

New laws to tackle domestic violence will be developed to end the current “unacceptable” situation which sees some areas of the country put more effort into the problem than others. Theresa May will directly oversee work to develop a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Act aimed at addressing a lack ...

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British Parliament To Debate Withdrawing Trump’s State Visit

LONDON: British Parliament will debate on Monday whether the government should rescind its invitation to President Donald Trump for an official state visit. A petition to Parliament calling for the invite to be withdrawn has amassed more than 1.8 million signatures as of Sunday, far surpassing the 100,000 signatures needed ...

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Pakistan Army launches second massive assault in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani forces on Sunday killed several militants affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar after bombing their hideouts in Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, media reported on Sunday. According to the reports, Pakistani troops “successfully” targeted the hideouts of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar across the border and inflicted huge casualties on them near the Rena area. ...

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Pakistan strikes ‘terror camps’ in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: A senior Pakistan Army officer confirmed that at least six different “terrorist camps” on the Afghan side of the Pak-Afghan border were destroyed yesterday by Pakistani artillery. According to the source, who asked not to be named, all the camps were located within 100 to 200 meters across the ...

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UK envoy underscores significance of UK-Pak ties

KARACHI: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew said the United Kingdom and Pakistan shared deep relations during the last 70 years, and they were looking forward to further strengthen them. The cultural links underpinned by strong people to people links were central to these bilateral ties, he added. Speaking ...

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