Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

Pakistan wants peace with India: Gen Bajwa

GEN BAJWA

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan was a peace-loving country and wants to resolve all outstanding issues including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir with India peacefully. He said this while addressing a UK think-tank, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, ...

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COAS UK visit ‘very important’

Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday reached London on a three-day official visit where he will be highlighting India’s intransigence in resolving bilateral disputes as well as the developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s war against terrorism. According to military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations ...

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COAS in London for talks with British leadership

General Qamar Javed Bajwa

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa today arrived in London on a three-day official visit, said a statement issued by the military’s media wing. “COAS arrived in London on a three-day official visit. He will interact with UK’s political and military leadership,” said the ISPR statement. #COAS ...

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UK-German stock exchange deal blocked by EU

London stock market

LONDON: EU regulators have blocked London Stock Exchange’s £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse. The European Commission said the deal would have created a “de facto monopoly” for certain financial services. The merger would have combined Europe’s two largest stock exchange operators. London Stock Exchange Group said it ...

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Pink diamond worth millions shown in London ahead of auction

pink star

LONDON: Sotheby’s is displaying the startling “pink star” diamond in London before it’s auctioned in Hong Kong. The gem should fetch more than $60 million when put on the block April 4, which would represent a record for a pink diamond sold at auction. It said the 59.60-carat gem is ...

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Britain to launch EU exit process today

Brexit

LONDON: Britain formally launches the process for leaving the European Union on Wednesday, a historic step that has divided the country and thrown into question the future of the European project. Just days after the EU’s 60th birthday, Britain is poised to become the first country ever to seek a ...

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Rivals Paris and London announce joint business plan

PARIS LONDON

PARIS: Paris and London, traditional rivals when it comes to attracting tourists and industry, have signed a business agreement to cooperate in attracting visitors and companies. The two cities, which are linked by rail, have seen their rivalry intensify recently as Paris hopes to welcome finance jobs that are expected to ...

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UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

LONDON ATTACK

LONDON: The British government has said its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp to prevent violent crimes. UK media reports have suggested that the man behind an attack in London last week sent an encrypted WhatsApp message moments before killing four people by ploughing his car ...

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Thousands demonstrate in London against leaving the EU

Demonstrators hold banners during a Unite for Europe march in central London, Britain March 25, 2017.    REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Demonstrators hold banners during a Unite for Europe march in central London, Britain LONDON: Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it ...

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