Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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Robert Trigg jailed for life for killing two girlfriends

LONDON: A man who killed two girlfriends five years apart has been jailed for life. Robert Trigg was convicted of murdering 52-year-old Susan Nicholson in 2011 and of the manslaughter of Caroline Devlin, 35, who died in March 2006. The judge at Lewes Crown Court told Trigg, 52, he would ...

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Boris Johnson says he wishes he could tweet like Trump

LONDON: Boris Johnson has suggested that he would like to tweet like Donald Trump, but would not be allowed to by foreign office officials. “Donald Trump’s approach to politics has been something that has gripped the imagination of people around the world. He’s engaged people in politics in a way ...

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Remember 1962 defeat, withdraw troops: China warns India

SIKKIM: China responded to Indian threats with a stern warning, Learn from 1962 defeat and stop clamouring for war. According to the spokesperson of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), Beijing has reacted sharply to Indian Army chief’s recent statement in which he said that India was ready to take on ...

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#NotInMyName: Protest against rise in mob violence in India

NEW DELHI: Braving monsoon rains, thousands of people across India took to the streets Wednesday night to protest against what they claim is a rise in mob violence aimed at minority groups. Dubbed #NotInMyName, the coordinated demonstrations saw events held in more than 12 major Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai ...

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PM May faces confidence vote

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faces a vote of confidence on Thursday, three weeks after a disastrous election left her authority in tatters and her Brexit strategy in doubt. Members of the House of Commons will vote on the Conservative leader’s legislative plans – the Queen’s Speech – ...

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London Buses Adorned to Celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day

LONDON: The Pakistan High Commission London is celebrating the 70th Independence Anniversary of Pakistan by giving the London’s emblematic red double-decker a Pakistani traditional look under the theme of “Emerging Pakistan”. Under the campaign, the buses depicting the diverse culture of the country will carry brand Pakistan on the roads ...

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Facebook reaches 2 billion users

PARIS: Facebook has reached more than 2 billion active users — that’s around a quarter of the world’s population. The social network reached 1 billion active users in 2012. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the milestone was reached early Tuesday morning. He made the announcement in a Facebook post, saying he’s proud of the work his company is ...

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Nisar slams US double standards on Kashmir freedom struggle

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said it was a matter of great concern that US administration had started speaking the tone of India, which was not only involved in massive human rights violations in Kashmir but also suppressing Kashmiris legitimate and just movement for the right to self-determination. ...

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Khamenei describes Kashmiris as oppressed

TEHRAN:  Iran has included the Kashmiris in the list of nations of the world who are oppressed. Iran’s Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei speaking on the occasion of Eid, urged the ‘World of Islam’ to express disdain against oppressors of Yemen, Bahrain, and Kashmir. The leader said: “The Islamic Nations ...

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