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Hague welcomes reconciliation approach of Pakistan

London: British Foreign Secretary William Hague paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif this morning and discussed various issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister expressed his appreciation of the continuity of the British Government’s support to resolve outstanding issues between Pakistan and India…

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We are on the right track to set the economy right; Nawaz Sharif

London: British Secretary of Department for International Development Justine Greening called on Prime Minister of Pakistan today and discussed with him education, development and economic reforms agenda of Pakistan.

The Prime Minister informed the Secretary that the Government of Pakistan was committed to allocate more resources for the education sector…

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British Home Secretary Theresa May called on Prime Minister of Pakistan

London: British Home Secretary Theresa May called on Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to discuss matters related to cooperation on security and fight against terrorism. While appreciating UK’s support to Pakistan in its fight against terrorism, the Prime Minister termed Ms Theresa May ‘a friend of Pakistan…

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Couple sentenced over smuggling of handicap girl and making her slave

MANCHESTER: Court sentenced old couple and their daughter for smuggling of a deaf and dumb girl from Pakistan and making her slave for twelve years.
The couple Ilyas Ashar 84, his wife Talat Ashar and their 46 year old daughter Faiza were found guilty of smuggling a deaf and dumb…

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Govt stop treating OPs as second class citizens: Malik

NELSON:  Government should stop treating the Overseas Pakistanis as second class citizen and give them their due right, said Muhammad Rafiq Malik, former Advisor.
Government should not deprive Overseas Pakistani from their right of vote, as people living outside are not less patriot than any one, Rafoq Malik said while…

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Gearing up efforts imperative to enter free nation club: Khadim Hussain

BRADFORD: Lord Mayor Councillor Khadim Hussain has said that it is imperative for Kashmiri nation to gear up their efforts for freedom and independent Kashmir if they desire to enter in the club on free nations.
“The time will come one day when Kashmir will be free and independent nation…

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Merkel spied on for 10 years, Obama knew but let it go: German media

BERLIN: US President Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002, German media reported Sunday as a damaging espionage scandal widened.
Bild am Sonntag newspaper quoted US intelligence sources as saying that National Security Agency chief…

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Pakistan trade delegation meets Sajjad Karim

Strasbourg: The new Governor of Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, and Pakistan’s minister of state for commerce, Mr Khuram Dastgir Khan, met British MEP, Sajjad Karim in the European Parliament to discuss strengthening ties between the EU and Pakistan. Mr Karim, who is the founder and Chairman of the Friends…

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British Kashmiris celebrated National Day

Manchester: The members of British Kashmiri Community celebrated Kashmir National Day of Azad (free) Government of the State of Jammu and Kashmir by hoisting or displaying Kashmir flag in civic ceremonies at Town/City Halls in Manchester, Rochdale, Oldham, Bradford and Luton as part of ‘Kashmir History Week’ celebrations. In…

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Couple jailed for abusing deaf-mute Pakistani girl in UK

LONDON: A British court jailed an elderly couple on Wednesday after a deaf and mute girl was trafficked from Pakistan to work as a servant and then repeatedly raped for nearly a decade.

Ilyas Ashar, 84, and his wife Tallat Ashar, 68, kept the girl in the cellar of their…

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