Friday, October 19, 2018

Lord Ahmed raises issue of Hui Muslims with Chinese ambassador Liu Xiaoming

LONDON: Human rights leader Lord Nazir Ahmed has raised the significant issue of Hui Muslims with Chinese ambassador to Britain, Liu Xiaoming asking him to take up this matter with his government in Beijing. Responding...

Theresa May warned at least 40 Tory MPs won’t back deal

LONDON: Ex-Brexit minister Steve Baker has warned Theresa May "at least 40" Tory MPs are poised to vote against any deal she agrees based on her Chequers plan. He said there were around 80...

Youths can’t accept decisions keeping them aloof: Malala

LONDON: Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai tweeted on Tuesday that the youth will not accept a world where decisions of their future are made in rooms in which they cannot enter.  She attended the United...

Hassan Butt jailed for nine years, over involved in £1.4m fraud

MANCHESTER: A man who made more than £1.4 million from fraudulent schemes and falsely claimed to be a victim of fraud himself, has been jailed for nine years today. On 14 August 2018, at...

Preet Gill takes up matter of police raids on Sikh homes in Britain,...

LONDON: Following the police raids at certain members of Sikh community in third week of September, the Labour MP Preet Gill said here on Tuesday that she wants to know why details of five...

About 4,500 people commit suicide in UK every year, minister appointed to deal...

LONDON: In wake of increasing number of suicide in Britain, the government has decided to appoint a dedicated minister for suicide prevention as part of a landmark effort by the Prime Minister Theresa May...

London physics teacher banned over marriage to 13-year-old girl

LONDON: A physics teacher has been banned from the classroom after marrying a 13-year-old girl in Bangladesh. Joshim Nur was 22 when he began teaching at the London Nautical School, Lambeth, in 2006, a...

US told any headway on Afghan impossible without Pakistan: Qureshi

WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said “we have succeeded in reminding  US that any headway on the matter of Afghanistan is next to impossible without Pakistan. He said this while addressing a press...

Trump takes credit of ‘survival’ of Saudi kingship, claims wouldn’t last 2 weeks...

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump claims Saudi Arabia's king "might not be there for two weeks" without US military support, further increasing his pressure on one of America's closest Mideast allies over rising oil...

London seminar discusses Afghan crisis and its solution

LONDON: Afghanistan’s ambassador to Britain, Tayeb Said Jawad, has expressed appreciation to western countries for their help in Afghanistan. Addressing a seminar here organised by the Democracy Forum, he spoke of conflicting reports on...