Thursday, 28 May 2020

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Lord Mayor of London visits Pakistan to boost trade ties

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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

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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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Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton race for charity

LONDON: Never ones to shy away from a good old fashioned family activity, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Prince William took part in a 100 metre relay sprint on Monday. Part of a training day for runners taking part in the London Marathon, the royals donned their best athletic shoes ...

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Teenager raped in lay-by after A197 lift offer

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A driver who raped a teenager is being sought by police in Northumberland. The 18-year-old was walking along the footpath of the A197, near Morpeth Golf Club, early on Saturday, when a man stopped and offered her a lift. She accepted, but after driving a short distance he pulled into ...

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Trump: militant attacks ‘all over Europe,’ some not reported

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump accused the news media of ignoring attacks by Islamist militants in Europe. Trump, who has made defeating Islamic State a core goal of his presidency, did not specify which attacks were going unreported, which news media organizations were ignoring them, or offer any details to support ...

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UK speaker John Bercow opposes a Trump address to parliament

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LONDON: The Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons said he was “strongly opposed” to allowing Donald Trump to address members of parliament during the US president’s state visit later this year. John Bercow said such a speech was “not an automatic right, it is an earned honour” – and one ...

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Boxer Amir Khan sacks father as manager, Faryal gets the blame

LONDON: Amir Khan’s bitter family feud has taken a turn for the worse, following his father’s very public sacking as the boxer’s manager.  Sajjad Khan, who has managed the 30-year old through the ups and downs of his career, reportedly feels “humiliated” by his son’s decision and blames daughter-in-law Faryal ...

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Fatal Llanbedrog car park shooting probe continues

WALES: Police are continuing to investigate the death of an 18-year-old man who was shot in a pub car park in Gwynedd. The incident happened at the Ship Inn in Llanbedrog just after 00:00 GMT on Sunday. The man, who was local to the area and said to be a ...

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Asked about Putin, Trump says US isn’t ‘so innocent’

WEST PALM BEACH: President Trump said he respects Vladimir Putin, and when told the Russian leader is ‘‘a killer,’’ Trump said the United States has many of them. ‘‘What do you think? Our country’s so innocent?’’ he told Bill O’Reilly in a Fox News interview aired Sunday on the Super ...

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