Thursday, 17 January 2019

Tag Archives: UK

IMF says Brexit poses risk to global stability

LONDON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Brexit poses a risk to global financial stability at a time when it is already challenged by heavily-indebted US corporations, China’s credit bubble and weak European banks. Warning that banks were likely to be the sector of the City hardest hit ...

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The 8 most elite special forces in the world

Elite special forces are some of the best-trained and most formidable units a country can boast. They go where other troops fear to tread, scoping out potential threats, taking out strategic targets, and conducting daring rescue missions. These are the best of the best. Though it’s extremely difficult to rank ...

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UK Lawmakers Seek To Revoke British Citizenship Of Assad Wife

LONDON: Lawmakers in Britain are urging the government to revoke the U.K. citizenship of the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in response to her support for her husband’s government during the six-year civil war. Tom Brake, a Liberal Democratic member of Parliament, on April 16 accused Asma al-Assad of ...

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Pakistan attaches importance to relations with UK: Fatemi

ISLAMABAD / LONDON: Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Tariq Fatemi said that Pakistan attached importance to its relations with the United Kingdom.In a meeting here with, life peer at the British House of Lords, the Special Assistant highlighted the remarkable progress made by Pakistan during the last ...

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Why and how do Christians observe GOOD FRIDAY every year

LONDON: Christians around the world observe Good Friday as the day when Jesus Christ died on the cross for humanity so that he could save them from their sins. Good Friday is observed as a public holiday in various countries such as Canada, the UK, Germany, Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Finland, ...

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Asha Khemka named Asian Business woman of the Year

Asha Khemka was honoured with one of the UK’s top civilian awards – Dame, the female equivalent of knighthood – by the Prince of Wales in 2014 . LONDON: Bihar-origin Asha Khemka, who arrived in the United Kingdom with her family in 1978 without English language skills and went on ...

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Shahid Afridi announced as ICC Champions Trophy ambassador

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane ...

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The future of Pakistan-UK trade

This year the UK and Pakistan celebrate 70 years of friendship between our two countries. Whilst reflecting on the deep and enduring partnership that we have forged, it’s also an opportunity to look ahead to our shared future. The UK and Pakistan are firm friends: trade is an important part ...

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