Sunday, 21 April 2019

Tag Archives: Sajid Javid

Julian Assange arrested in London

LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s nearly seven-year stay at Ecuador’s embassy in London came to an abrupt end on Thursday when police entered the building and arrested him after Ecuador withdrew his asylum. Assange has been living at the embassy in London’s plush Knightsbridge district since 2012 when he sought ...

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Most paedophiles in UK are of Pakistani origin, says Sajid Javid

LONDON: UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Wednesday said that a high-proportion of men involved in gang-based child exploitation in the country are of Pakistani descent, according to The BBC. Speaking on BBC Radio 4 Today, Javid – who has Pakistani heritage – said that ignoring the ethnicity of abusers ...

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Sajid Javid among contenders to replace UK PM Theresa May

LONDON: With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce. If she falls, any Conservative MP elected by the party as leader would automatically become prime minister. ...

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UK Home Secretary to propose limitless access for EU migrants

  LONDON-Sputnik: UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid is set to address the cabinet with a proposal to allow migrants from the European Union to enter the United Kingdom without any limits for 30 months if the sides to the Brexit talks fail to reach an agreement, media reported on Monday. ...

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UK-Pakistan partner against money-laundering

ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom and Pakistan on Monday launched a partnership to track corruption and restart the bilateral transfer of prisoners. During a joint news conference here, Law Minister Barrister Farogh Naseem and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced that the ‘UK-Pakistan Justice and Accountability Partnership’ would work towards repatriation ...

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Sajid Javid demands action from tech giants over child abuse

LONDON: Britain warned that internet giants could face new laws if they fail to tackle online child abuse content, revealing that up to 80,000 people in the country were deemed to pose a threat. “The threat has evolved quicker than industry’s response and industry has not kept up. I am ...

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Sadiq Khan calls for easier UK visas for Indian students

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the UK government to add India to the list of low-risk countries offered a more simplified student visa application process, asserting that it is vital the country maintains its reputation for higher education excellence. In a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid ...

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CM Punjab congratulates Sajid Javid over becoming UK’s home secretary

LAHORE: PML-N president and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated expatriate Pakistani Sajid Javid over becoming UK’s home secretary and expressed good wishes for him. Shehbaz Sharif expressed satisfaction over becoming of an expatriate Pakistani Muslim as home secretary for the first time in UK’s history and said that ...

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UK appoints Pak-origin Sajid Javid as new home secretary

Photo: Reuters LONDON: Pakistani-origin cabinet member Sajid Javid has been appointed as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain’s interior minister, Amber Rudd, had earlier resigned after the government struggled to contain the fallout over the way it had treated some long-term ...

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We need to discuss racial sexual exploitation, says MP

LONDON: The Conservative MP for Bromsgrove has criticised Jeremy Corbyn, following Sarah Champion’s resignation over comments she made about British Pakistani men. Sajid Javid, who is of Pakistani origin, said the Labour leader was “wrong to sack” Champion, adding “we need an honest open debate on child sexual exploitation, including ...

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