Saturday, 4 December 2021

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Kerry says no FBI contact over Clinton email probe

TIPPERARY: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that neither he or his department had been contacted by the FBI over its renewed investigation into his predecessor Hillary Clinton’s emails. “No, I haven’t been notified of anything, no, I haven’t been requested of anything, no, I’m not aware of ...

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UK police investigate rape allegation at Houses of Parliament

LONDON – British police are investigating an allegation of rape at the Houses of Parliament in the early hours of Friday, 14 October. “A 23-year-old man was arrested that same day on suspicion of rape. He has been bailed pending further enquires to a date in mid-January 2017,” the Metropolitan ...

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Overseas Pakistanis can now apply for passport renewal online

The interior ministry of Pakistan has launched an e-Services Portal to enable overseas Pakistanis to renew their passports online. The portal, which went live last week, can be used to apply for renewal of Machine Readable Passports. The online application process takes approximately 16.5 minutes, it says on the website. ...

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Mayor Sadiq Khan Reassures EU Citizens They Are Welcome

London Mayor Sadiq Khan sought to reassure European Union citizens they are welcome in the U.K. capital after a surge in incidents of racism since Britain voted to leave the 28-nation bloc last month. Khan called a meeting of ambassadors of the 10 EU nations with the largest number of ...

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Third time lucky: Is Imran tying the knot again?

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan is hoping to get married for a third time, sources told Geo News on Tuesday, months after the former-cricketer-turned-politician’s divorce with television journalist Reham Khan. In an interview with an Indian newspaper earlier this week, Imran Khan hinted towards another marriage, saying that despite two ...

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UN’s Secretary General expresses concern over Kashmir situation

New York: The United Nations’ Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is concerned over the tense situation in Kashmir, following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. Spokesperson to UN’s secretary general Stephane Dujarric said that the UN chief has noted with concern the situation unfolding in Kashmir. Spokesperson said that ...

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India PM calls emergency meeting as Kashmir death toll rises

SRINAGAR (AP) — India’s prime minister called an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss held Kashmir’s escalating violence amid anti-India protests that have left at least 32 people dead in clashes with authorities. The protests erupted over the weekend after Indian troops killed the popular young leader of Kashmir’s largest separatist ...

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World’s oldest person, Susannah Jones, dies at 116

Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world’s oldest person, has died at age 116. Robert Young, a senior consultant for the Gerontology Research Group, says Jones died at a senior home in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday night. He said she had been ill for the past 10 days. Ms Jones was ...

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259 more Pakistanis named in fresh episode of Panama leaks

Names of 259 Pakistanis with links to offshore companies have surfaced in one of the world’s biggest ever data leaks through an online searchable database made public by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) late Monday evening. The names in the latest release of documents on the website offshoreleaks.icij.org ...

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