Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: british

Moscow minister praises Mayor Sadiq Khan for new London T-charge

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LONDON: A Russian environment minister believes London’s new T-charge will “speed-up” the switch to electric vehicles as he praised the capital as a leader in green policies. Anton Kulbachevsky, head of Moscow’s department for environmental management and protection, said the Russian capital wanted to “follow the example” of London but ...

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Nisar voices concern over use of British, SA soil for bloodshed in Karachi.

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday appreciated the performance of Sindh Rangers in establishing peace and curbing activities of anti-social elements in Karachi. Director General Sindh Rangers Major General Muhammad Saeed phoned the minister and briefed him on arrest of accused, having contacts with ...

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London High Court rejects bid to halt British arms sales to Saudi

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LONDON’s High Court on Monday rejected a claim by campaigners that Britain’s multi-billion-pound arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be halted because they were being used in Yemen in violation of international humanitarian law. The ruling was condemned by activist groups and charities, with Oxfam saying it “sets back arms ...

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First British Pregnant Man Gives Birth To Girl

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LONDON: A 21-year-old man has become the first in Britain to give birth after he put his sex transition on hold to get pregnant by a sperm donor. Hayden Cross, who made headlines around the world earlier this year when he announced he was pregnant by a sperm donor, has ...

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Brits face ban from all-inclusive holidays over fake poisoning claims

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LONDON: A “British problem” of false food poisoning claims means hoteliers abroad could bar UK holidaymakers from their resorts, according to the travel industry. Holiday firms have reported a surge in legal action – mostly involving claims management companies (CMCs) representing all-inclusive holiday customers. Such holidaymakers are often targeted by ...

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Trump State Visit to Britain Reportedly Delayed

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LONDON: Donald Trump told British PM he doesn’t want to go to Britain if he is set to be met by large-scale protests during his visit. Trump passed along the message during a phone call that took place in recent weeks, according to the Guardian, which cites an unnamed source ...

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UK journalist faces Thai jail for carrying protective gear

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LONDON: A British journalist faces jail time after he was arrested at Thailand’s main airport with a gas mask and plates for a bullet-proof vest, which police said breached a law that classifies the protective gear as war weapons. Anthony Cheng, who works for Chinese state broadcaster CCTV, was detained ...

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Britain’s Young Muslim Men as They Want to Be Seen

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LONDON: Mahtab Hussain, a British artist of Pakistani descent, had grown tired of the simplistic narratives that portrayed Muslims as either refugees or terrorists. While in art school, and later at the National Portrait Gallery in London, he was irked that no one had done any projects about Asians and ...

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Pakistani man jailed in UK for beating wife

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LONDON: A Pakistani man has been imprisoned in the UK for beating his wife with a hammer after she forgot to cook his dinner. 21-year-old Mohsin Akram shouted ‘you’ve had your chance to be a good wife’ when he attacked her while drunk at their home in Cardiff. After his ...

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Haider briefs British parliamentarians on Kashmir Issue

FILE- In this July 9, 2016 file photo, Indian policemen remove roadblock set up by protesters who were reacting to the killing of rebel leader Burhan Wani in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. When Indian forces gleefully announced last week that they had killed a top Kashmiri rebel leader, they called it a major victory in the fight against militants in the disputed Himalayan region. They clearly didn’t expect the backlash that followed - an outpouring of public anger, daily protests and dozens dead in the streets. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan, File)

MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Farooq Haider has reiterated the call on the international community, United Nations, global human rights organisations and the civilized world to play their due role for ensuring early peaceful settlement of Kashmir issue. He was talking to a delegation of members of British ...

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