Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: british

British father of two shot dead at Kenyan ranch

KANYAN RANCH

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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EU parliamentarian condemns Indian atrocities in Kashmir

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Member of European Parliament (MEP) and other delegates from the United Kingdom and Canada have unanimously supported the right of self-determination of Kashmiris, saying that the world should come forward to stop the sufferings of the Kashmiris in Indian Kashmir (IoK). MEP Julie Ward, said that the excesses against people ...

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Demi apologises for 1 per cent African Tweet

Demi Lovato

LONDON: Demi Lovato apologised for sharing the results of a DNA test which revealed she is one per cent African. The Cool for the Summer shared a screenshot of her results, which showed that the highest percentage of her ethnicity, 32 per cent, is rooted in the Iberian Peninsula, a ...

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British cadets singing Pakistani national anthem

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LONDON: Who doesn’t swoon over a British accent? But when your country’s national anthem is being sung in this much-coveted accent, things become notches better. In a recently surfaced video, a batch of British cadets can be seen crooning the national anthem of Pakistan. The cadets from the British Royal ...

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UK govt proposes new plan to EU for bailed-out bank RBS

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LONDON: The British government proposed plans for the bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland to fund initiatives worth £750 million (S$1.3 billion) to improve competition in the sector, in order to meet its rescue conditions. The bank, 73 per cent owned by the government, has made four of the five major ...

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UK envoy underscores significance of UK-Pak ties

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KARACHI: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew said the United Kingdom and Pakistan shared deep relations during the last 70 years, and they were looking forward to further strengthen them. The cultural links underpinned by strong people to people links were central to these bilateral ties, he added. Speaking ...

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UK product house TESCO comes to Pakistan

TESCO PAKISTAN

KARACHI: The launch of Tesco Label products at Alpha Supermarkets in Pakistan was announced by the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew and Limestone Private Limited at the British Deputy High Commission in Karachi. According to a statement issued by British Deputy High Commission here on Wednesday, the Tesco PLC is ...

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UK foreign secretary gives up American citizenship

Boris Johnson

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson surrendered his citizenship in 2016. The Internal Revenue Service data published Wednesday shows that 5,411 people said goodbye to being American last year. The number of Americans surrendering their citizenship or long-term US residency is at an all-time high. “The escalation of offshore penalties over ...

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