Monday, 22 January 2018

Tag Archives: Britain

Britain selects Pakistan-set MY PURE LAND as Oscar entry

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BIRMINGHAM: British Pakistani director Sarmad Masud’s debut feature My Pure Land has been announced as Britain’s submission for the foreign language category at the Oscars in 2018. Inspired by real-life events, the drama chronicles the story of a mother and two daughters who defend their home and land in rural ...

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Tillerson says Myanmar violence must stop, supports Suu Kyi

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LONDON: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has delivered the toughest condemnation yet from a Trump administration official of the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, likening the violence against them to ethnic cleansing and demanding it stop. Tillerson directed the blame toward Myanmar’s powerful military, which is responsible for security operations ...

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UK Оffers to Мaintain Defence and Security Cooperation with EU

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LONDON: Britain has played one its strongest cards in the EU negotiations by offering to put its defence, security and aid assets at the disposal of the European Union in the hope of getting concessions on future trading and economic relations. The offer extends to continuing to share embassies with the EU, ...

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Rahat enthralls capacity audience at Leeds Arena

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LEEDS: Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the nephew of the late, world-renowned singer Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, performed his greatest hits live at the Leeds Arena to a capacity crowd non-stop for four hours to mark the 20th anniversary of his great uncle. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and ...

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London stays world’s top finance centre despite Brexit

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FRANKFURT/ LONDON: London remains the globe’s most attractive financial centre, extending its lead over New York despite Britain’s looming departure from the European Union, a survey found on Monday. Britain’s departure from the trading bloc has led to some politicians and economists predicting London will lose its pre-eminent status as ...

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Responsibility for defeating terror not Pakistan’s only: Corbyn

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Pakistan should be treated with respect In a reply to US President Trump’s policies, Britain’s Labour party Chief Jeremy Corbyn, remarked that Pakistan is a country which should be treated respectfully and states should not criticise it. Recently, Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops ...

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Britain facing social care crisis, charities warn

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LONDON: Britain is facing a social care crisis with many people unaware and unprepared for the potential care costs that come with older age. UK adults underestimated the average weekly cost for elderly residential care by over £300 when asked by think tank the Centre for the Modern Family. While ...

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Broad tops Botham as England rout West Indies

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BIRMINGHAM: Stuart Broad starred as England thrashed the West Indies by an innings and 209 runs to ensure the inaugural day/night Test in Britain ended inside three days at Edgbaston. West Indies, following-on, lost 19 wickets for 261 runs in the day’s play as England surged to a 1-0 lead ...

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Record month for overseas visitors to the UK

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LONDON: Britain received a record number of foreign visitors in the second quarter of 2017, and the number of Britons making trips abroad reached an all-time high for the time of year, official figures showed. Some 10.75 million foreigners visited Britain for tourism or other purposes between April and June, ...

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