Saturday, 15 December 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Serbian President accuses UK, USA, Germany of helping create Kosovo Army

SPUTNIK: Earlier, the Serbian president requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on the issue of the self-proclaimed Kosovo Republic creating its own army. He stated that Pristina’s actions could disrupt peace in the western Balkans. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic accused the US, UK, and Germany of aiding the self-proclaimed Kosovo ...

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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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PM Theresa May in landmark visit to Argentina

LONDON: Adding to her EU divorce dramas, Prime Minister Theresa May is on a landmark visit to Argentina for the G20 summit where her hosts are using Brexit to advance their claim on Britain’s Falkland Islands. May arrived late Thursday on the first visit by a British premier to the ...

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UK court rejects extradition request for Turkish businessman

LONDON: A British court rejected a request from Turkey to extradite a prominent businessman accused of helping to finance a 2016 coup attempt, his lawyers said. Judge John Zani was quoted by the lawyers in a statement as saying the case against Akin Ipek, owner of the Koza-Ipek media conglomerate, ...

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UAE pardons British academic sentenced to life for spying

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates on Monday pardoned a British academic jailed for life on spying charges, granting his family’s request for clemency minutes after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of UK intelligence agency MI6. The UAE president issued the pardon as part of ...

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Yami Gautam channels her inner princess

BOLLYWOOD actress Yami Gautam, who posed for a UK-based wedding mag, looks nothing less than a princess in her photographs. The actress is setting some serious bridal look goals with her regal portraits. The outfit was designed by Rimple and Harpreet Narula, and the shoot was recently done in an old ...

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Brexit deal: The end of a loveless 46-year marriage

Ouerdya AIT ABDELMALEK: The divorce deal approved by Britain and the European Union on Sunday sets the stage for the end of a nearly 46-year marriage of convenience, built on prudence rather than shared dreams. “It’s been a utilitarian relationship since 1973 and the emphasis was always on the economic ...

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Construction of dams imperative for Pakistan: CJP

LONDON: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said that construction of dams is imperative for Pakistan. Talking to Pakistan-born members of British Parliament in London, he said funds are required to construct Diamer Bhasha Dam and overseas Pakistanis want to donate in the dam fund. He said ...

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British foreign minister visits Iran for nuclear talks

  LONDON (AFP): British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was to visit Iran for the first time on Monday for talks about the nuclear deal and freeing UK nationals held in Iranian jails. Iran has been abiding by the terms of its nuclear deal with global powers, the latest report from ...

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UK, Canadian parliaments team up against Mark Zuckerberg

LONDON: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned to appear before MPs from the UK and Canadian parliaments as the fallout from Facebook’s data scandals continue. He has been repeatedly asked to appear in front of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, and has repeatedly refused. Last time he sent ...

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