Saturday, 27 May 2017

Tag Archives: LONDON

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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ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

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LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

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Victoria, David Beckham pride themselves as good parents

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LONDON: Victoria Beckham and her husband David Beckham consider themselves successful as parents as long as their children are “nice” and “well-behaved”. The former Spice Girls singer-turned-fashion designer shares four kids with retired soccer ace David: sons Brooklyn, 18, Romeo, 14, and Cruz, 12, as well as daughter Harper, five. Victoria ...

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Angelina urges greater efforts to prosecute rape in conflict

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  LONDON: Angelina Jolie has called for greater efforts to document and prosecute crimes of rape and sexual violence in war. The Oscar-winning actress teamed up with former British Foreign Secretary William Hague five years ago to launch a global initiative aimed at ending sexual violence in conflict, tackling impunity ...

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Pakistan HC in UK seeks new visa services contractor

Syed Ibne Abbas,Pakistan High Commissioner

LONDON: A dedicated team in the Pakistan High Commission has been tasked to ensure that contract for visa services is given to a company which fulfils the merit criteria ensuring that the actual beneficiary is the British Pakistani community, a credible source has said. The News has reliably learnt that ...

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London open-air screening backs Oscar boycott director Farhadi

LONDON: Thousands of film buffs were expected to gather in London’s Trafalgar Square Sunday for a screening of “The Salesman” by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who is boycotting the Oscars over US President Donald Trump’s policies. Just hours before the Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, where the film is in ...

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British police arrests another suspect as corruption probe

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LONDON: British police announced on Thursday that they had arrested a third suspect in connection with their investigation into international cricket spot-fixing. A statement issued by the National Crime Agency said officers had arrested a British man in his thirties this morning in the Sheffield area (in northern England) as as ...

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