Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Tag Archives: UK

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks for skipping UK bail

LONDON: A UK judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy. Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious version of the offence as she gave the 47-year-old hacker ...

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UK stands in solidarity with govt, people of Sri Lanka: Jeremy Hunt

LONDON: United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP said on Sunday that the UK stands in solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world and with the government and people of Sri Lanka. According to a statement issued by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office here on Sunday, speaking ...

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UK conservative party chairman visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Right Honourable Brandon Lewis MP, British Cabinet Minister & Chairman of the UK Conservative Party visited Islamabad for meetings with the President, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, and other senior Government ministers of Pakistan. Mr. Lewis also took time to visit Faisal Mosque, the Pakistan Monument, and ...

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UK experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

BIRMINGHAM: Experts from the University of Birmingham have tied up with medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help improve care for surgical patients. A team from the university’s joint research team, involving the UK’s National Institute for Health Research Global Health Research Unit on ...

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Sherdil Releasing in UK, Canada and America

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani action, drama film Sherdil is ready to be released in USA, Canada and United Kingdom by Zashko Films this week after its successful run at Pakistani cinemas. Sherdil was released in Pakistan on 22nd March 2019 and will be distributed in above three countries by Zashko Films, an ...

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Mushtaq Ahmed to be honored with Asian Award at UK

LONDON: Pakistan former leg spinner Mushtaq Ahmed will be awarded the prestigious Asian Award in a ceremony to be held at UK today. “Deeply humbled and honored to receive the prestigious Asian Award. I am thankful to all the people for their love, prayers and unconditional support in this regard,” ...

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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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UK starts issuing passports without ‘European Union’ on cover

LONDON: Britain has begun issuing passports with the words “European Union” removed from the front cover – despite Brexit being delayed and uncertainty over when the country will leave the bloc. The interior ministry confirmed that some passports introduced from March 30, the day after Britain was originally due to ...

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