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One-year anniversary of Finsbury Park attack in London

EUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON: A minute’s silence today marked the first anniversary of the 2017 terrorist attack aimed at worshippers near Finsbury Park Mosque in north London. A Bangladeshi-origin man, Makram Ali, died, and nine others were injured when a van was driven into a crowd of people near the mosque ...

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Sethi asks May to send England team to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has revealed that he has asked Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May to consider sending the England team to tour Pakistan. Sethi, who is in England to watch Pakistan’s two-Test series against the Three Lions, expressed those views in a meeting with May. ...

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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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Amber Rudd resigns

(File Photo) LONDON: Britain’s interior minister resigned after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants. The resignation of one of May’s closest allies is a blow as she navigates the final year of ...

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Indian PM Modi meets Theresa May

British PM Theresa May welcomes PM Modi. (Photo: Reuters) LONDON: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at 10 Downing Street in London for a breakfast meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May during which the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, ...

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Brexit: UK, EU will not get ‘exactly what we want, PM May says

Prime Minister Theresa May.  REUTERS/Joe Giddens/Pool LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that both London and Brussels will have to make concessions in Brexit negotiations, adding that she remained “confident” of a deal with the EU. “We both need to face the fact that this is a ...

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PM Theresa May launching major review of student finance

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LONDON: Theresa May will announce a sweeping review of post-18 education as she admits to serious concerns about a system that leaves the poorest students in England with the highest debt. The Prime Minister will acknowledge the current system of university tuition fees of up to £9,250 a year had ...

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Pakistan to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia

In a major policy shift, Pakistan will deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing bilateral security cooperation agreement with its close ally which is involved in a civil war in neighbouring Yemen. Pakistan Army announced the decision to send troops on a “training and advise mission” to Saudi Arabia ...

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Brexit gives grounds for hope, says Boris Johnson

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LONDON: Foreign minister Boris Johnson will appeal on Wednesday to those who he says are seeking to reverse the result of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, saying Brexit “is not grounds for fear but hope”. In the first of several speeches by government ministers that Prime Minister Theresa ...

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