Saturday, 24 August 2019

Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Royal Navy to escort UK-flagged ships in Gulf strait

Britain ordered its navy to escort UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iranian soldiers seized a tanker in the flashpoint entrance to the Gulf. “The Royal Navy has been tasked to accompany British-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz, either individually or in groups, should sufficient notice be ...

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Trump vetoes bans on arms transfers to Saudi Arabia, UAE

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump in multiple letters to Congress said he rejected resolutions that call for prohibiting weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and several other countries. In June, Congress passed several resolutions to block the Trump administration from executing pending arms sales to ...

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New Pakistan, New PIA

LONDON: Pakistan International Airlines commonly referred by PIA is the national flag carrier of Pakistan is a success story in 2019. Although, during the past few years major commercial airlines and global aviation industry has suffered badly due to skyrocketing fuel prices, decrease in air travel and Volcanic Ash over ...

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United Kingdom, Pakistan militaries hold talks

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met his counterpart Chief of Defence Staff United Kingdom General Sir Nick Carter in London on Monday. According to the ISPR, the leaders discussed the geostrategic environment and bilateral military cooperation between the two countries. A session of delegation level ...

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Qureshi meets British counterpart, discusses key issues

LONDON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt where both discussed regional and global issues including bilateral relations in the meeting. On this occasion, FM Qureshi expressed that Pakistan respects this two-way relation between both countries. He appreciated the United Kingdom for playing a positive role ...

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Boris Johnson far ahead in British PM contest

LONDON: Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct 31, surged closer to power, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. Three years since voting 52%-48% to leave the European Union, the United ...

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Sajid Javid says Boris Johnson is ‘yesterday’s news’

LONDON: Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was “yesterday s news” and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party. “I am the change candidate, Boris Johnson is yesterday’s news,” Javid ...

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UK Muslims celebrate Eid, PM Theresa May greets Muslims

LONDON: The Muslims of the United Kingdom celebrated Eid Ul Fitr the the culmination of the Holy month o Ramazan with religious fervour and enthusiasm. The day dawn with Fajr prayers at different Mosques in the UK for solidarity and unity among Muslim Ummah, world peace and resolution of the ...

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British Airways service resumption to promote Pak-UK links: Mark Field

LONDON: British Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field said that the launch of direct flights between Pakistan and United Kingdom (UK) would help promote business and trade besides increasing links between the two countries. “The launch of direct flights between our two capitals is excellent news for both ...

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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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