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Theresa May arrives in Saudi Arabia for trade talks

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RIYADH: British Prime Minister Theresa May visiting Saudi Arabia looking to secure post-Brexit investment from the UK’s biggest trading partner in the Arab world. May arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday with economic issues a “priority” on her trip. Last month, May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon ...

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British home secretary visit to improve Pak-UK bilateral relations

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British home secretary lauds Pakistan military’s efforts ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan and his British counterpart Amber Rudd held talks on Tuesday, which officials described as constructive and meaningful. Rudd said “I would like to pay tribute to the hard work of the minister as well as Pakistan’s ...

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Facebook agrees to send team to Pakistan

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LONDON: In a major development, the Facebook administration has agreed to send a delegation to Pakistan to sort out the issue of blasphemous content circulating on the social networking site. “The administration of Facebook has agreed to send its delegation to Pakistan to address the concerns of the government. The ...

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Now is not the time, PM May tells Scotland on independence vote

LONDON/EDINBURGH: British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Scottish government “now is not the time” for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks. Her comments raised tensions with Scotland, where nationalists have called for a new ...

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Queen Elizabeth unveils Afghan and Iraq war memorial

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LONDON: Queen Elizabeth unveiled a memorial to British armed forces and civilians who served during recent wars in the Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq and their work “to bring peace and stability”. Nearly 700 British service personnel were killed in the three conflicts from 1990-2015 while hundreds of thousands of Britons ...

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LONDON: Bipasha refuses to walk the ramp last minute

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LONDON: Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu who has always been known for her acclaimed modeling career sparked controversy during her recent visit to London. On March 4, Bipasha Basu and husband Karan Singh Grover arrived in London for the India-Pakistan London Fashion Show where London-based designers Lubna and Uzma Rafiq roped ...

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British father of two shot dead at Kenyan ranch

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A British man was shot dead in northern Kenya at a private ranch in the Laikipia area, two of the man’s neighbors said, and a legislator warned that local politicians were stoking violence as elections approach. There have been numerous attacks in the drought-stricken region of Laikipia in recent months ...

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British firm invest $400m in Pakistan for cement plant

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LONDON/PESHAWAR: British firm Asian Precious Minerals announced an investment of $400 million in building a new cement plant in K-P in a meeting between company executives and K-P Chief Minister. Both sides discussed the potential of bilateral trade between the UK and K-P, says a statement issued by the British High ...

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