Tuesday, 18 February 2020

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UK foreign secretary gives up American citizenship

Boris Johnson

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson surrendered his citizenship in 2016. The Internal Revenue Service data published Wednesday shows that 5,411 people said goodbye to being American last year. The number of Americans surrendering their citizenship or long-term US residency is at an all-time high. “The escalation of offshore penalties over ...

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Thousands Of Rapes, Sex Attacks & Violent Crimes Not Recorded

RAPES

LONDON: Revealed: some of the most serious crimes not being recorded in Cornwall and Devon. The police watchdog estimates it was almost 17 and a half thousand that were reported in 2016. That includes rapes, sex offences and almost eight thousand violent crimes. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary has rated ...

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‘Become a suicide bomber’ Mysterious posters spring up across London

LONDON: Mysterious posters inscribed with a message ‘Become a Suicide Bomber’ put up across London attributing them with the Royal Navy has sparked fury. At first glance it appears to be what it called “unusually-worded recruitment advertisements for the Royal Navy…”  The posters read, “become a suicide bomber” and features ...

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PM Theresa May condemns ‘honour killing’ of Samia Shahid

samia-shahid

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned the murder of British Pakistani Samia Shahid who lost her life to an ‘honour-killing’ incident, and said that her support is with the victim’s husband. She made the comments during a question answer session in the parliament before a full house. The 28-year-old ...

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UK authorities received ‘vague’ security threat regarding PK-757

LONDON:  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) explained that UK authorities received some vague security threat through an anonymous phone call regarding it’s Lahore-Heathrow flight PK-757 before its landing at Heathrow. “As per their standard procedures the aircraft was diverted to Stansted airport. Security clearance is underway. All passengers onboard are safe ...

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Lord Mayor of London visits Pakistan to boost trade ties

Andrew Parmley

LONDON: The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, recently visited Pakistan to strengthen trade links between London and Islamabad. Dr Parmley, met business and government leaders in Karachi and Islamabad, and discussed discussing how London can work more closely with Pakistan as it develops an international presence in ...

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London’s Mayor Khan to tell US envoy: travel ban cruel, prejudiced

sadiq khan

LONDON: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will tell the top U.S. diplomat in Britain on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from a list of Muslim nations is prejudiced and will hurt rather than improve U.S. security. Mr. Khan, Britain’s most prominent Muslim politician, will make ...

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