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Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

British-Pakistani appointed UN special rapporteur on human rights

LONDON: British-Pakistani Javaid Rehman has been appointed as the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran. A legal scholar, Rehman obtained his initial education from Pakistan but continued his law studies in the United Kingdom where he became a professor of law and led Brunel’s ...

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British-Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq aims to create history

LONDON: British Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq says he intends to create history for the sporting union of Britain, Pakistan and himself by becoming the first British lightweight champion of Pakistani origin. The 24 year-old rose to prominence after knocked down Rotherham fighter Lee Appleyard three times. “By the end of ...

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UK concerned by abduction of British Pakistani journalist Gul Bukhari

LONDON: The UK has expressed deep concern after a British Pakistani journalist was abducted by unnamed men in the latest seizure of a media critic of the military establishment. While the hours-long abduction of columnist Gul Bukhari sparked concerns within the country, it also concerned British officials who called for her safe ...

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Riz Ahmed Offers to Write Ms. Marvel Screenplay

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed has offered to write the script for the first Muslim origin superhero, Ms Marvel, which has been creating waves worldwide. In a tweet, Ahmed wrote, “So when do Marvel Studio want me, Mindy Kaling and Kumail Nanjiani to get started on the MsMarvel screenplay?” So ...

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Amir Khan, Faryal reaches Lahore for Punjab Boxing Championship

LAHORE: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan reached Lahore to take part in the closing ceremony of Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship. Khan along with his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, will be the chief guests of the ceremony where they will be handing out the prizes to winners. Addressing the media at National Hockey ...

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Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for British-Pakistani family drama

Reuters LONDON: Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has collaborated with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the TV series titled Englistan. The project is produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two. The series was first announced by Ahmed in ...

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Amir Khan ready to coach Pakistani boxers for Asian games

MANCHESTER: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan on Friday said that he is up and ready to coach Pakistani boxers for the Asian Games scheduled to take place later this year in Indonesia. In a video message, the 31-year-old announced that he would be visiting Pakistan on May 7. The boxing star, ...

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Riz Ahmed, Ben & Reza Aslan to be part of Lahore Literary Festival

LAHORE: The Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) is all set to take place on Saturday, February 24 at the Alhamra Arts Center, Mall Road and this year’s featured speakers include Emmy-winning actor Riz Ahmed, Booker-winner Ben Okri and author Reza Aslan. Other panelists include journalist and novelist David Ignatius, historian Audrey Truschke, British-Pakistani food ...

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Faryal spends Valentine’s Day alone

LONDON: British Pakistani star boxer Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom have had a whirlwind of a relationship but all the drama was eventually put to rest after the boxer shared an Instagram post confirming the two had worked things out. However, it seems like Khan is not done with his ...

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Zayn Malik sings his first song for Bollywood movie

BOLLYWOOD: The British Pakistani Zayn Malik, has surprised everyone with his latest announcement that he has recorded his first Hindi song for a Bollywood movie. This week there has been a lot of firsts for the ‘Dust till Dawn’ singer alone as the pop star posed for an Indian magazine’s ...

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