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£20 billion cost to UK if India-Pakistan fight on Kashmir LONDON: Britain’s former ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Adviser to two Prime Ministers has warned that the international community has a strong interest in helping to resolve the Kashmir crisis or else play a big price in the future. Writing in The […]

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British Pakistani leads PTI’s international media unit LONDON: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has appointed British Pakistani Anila Khawaja as its head of international media to deal with the international press. Secretary Information PTI Ahmad Jawad made the announcement through a notification issued by the PTI Central Secretariat. The notification said: “I am pleased to appoint […]

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UK´s Johnson offers new health funds to meet Brexit promise Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised new funds for Britain´s state-run national health service (NHS) on Sunday, seeking to fulfil one of the promises of his 2016 Brexitcampaign. Johnson pledged an extra £1.8 billion (2.0 billion euros, $2.2 billion) to immediately help frontline services, in a move that further […]

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Britain hit record high of 38.7C last week: official LONDON: Temperatures in Britain reached a record high of 38.7 degrees Celsius on July 25, the Met Office national weather service said on Monday, confirming a preliminary reading. “The reading at Cambridge Botanic Garden has been quality controlled and is officially the highest temperature on record in the […]

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UK says will not sign ‘politically motivated extradition treaty’ LONDON: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has stated that his country will not sign any extradition treaty, which could be used for politically motivated cases. At a joint press conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi here at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), both […]

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UK wants Pakistan to take back thousands of migrants LONDON: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Britain wants Pakistan to take back thousands of Pakistanis who have overstayed their visit visa in the UK and have no status but cannot be sent back to Pakistan without a proper treaty. At a press […]

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British Airways to resume services to Pakistan on June 2 ISLAMABAD: After almost eleven years of suspension, British Airways is going to start its three-per-week direct service from London to Islamabad on June 2, 2019. It is worth mentioning that in September 2008, the airways had suspended all its flights to Pakistan for indefinite period […]

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UK Labour leader expresses concern over Pak-IMF contract LONDON: Labour leader and opposition leader in the House of Commons Jeremy Corbyn has expressed reservations at the deal signed by Pakistani government with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), saying that such deals don’t benefit ordinary people. In an exclusive interview with this correspondent, the Labour leader […]

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