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Prime Minister Theresa May, EU, Jeremy Corbyn, Tim Farron, Conservative Campaign Headquarters, Whip Gavin Williamson, Brexit, Crown Prosecution Service, National Executive Committee

Nothing ‘snap’ about Britain’s general poll

World By ANTONIA FILMER

Prime Minister Theresa May will fight the general election on 8 June, projecting her abilities as a capable leader to deliver Brexit negotiations with the EU and a global Britain beyond.

22 April, 2017
UK-Pak, CPEC, UK businesses, HSBC, UK government, UK’s Foreign Secretary, RUSI

A new era of UK-Pak relations emerges

World By Special Correspondent

The construction of the CPEC is believed to present big opportunities for UK businesses in the next few years.

16 April, 2017
China, Gilgit-Baltistan, Tibet, United States, Chinese leadership, President Donald Trump, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, CPEC, Senge H. Sering

China tightens grip on Gilgit-Baltistan

World By Special Correspondent

China has a huge and long-term presence in Gilgit-Baltistan and is building extensive road, bridge, telecom networks to sustain it. China’s control of GB will enable this area to be connected to northwestern Tibet.

8 April, 2017
Bangladesh blogger, Sunnyur Rahaman, Allah-Hu-Akbar, Mirpur, Bangladesh, Shahbagh movement, Sushma Swaraj

Exiled Bangladesh blogger continues to face threats, seeks asylum in India

World By TAPAS SENGUPTA

On the night of 7 March 2013, an atheist blogger Sunnyur Rahaman was attacked by two men who hacked him with machetes while shouting “Allah-Hu-Akbar” in his home town Mirpur.

1 April, 2017
Brussels, Theresa May, Britain, Prime Minister May, UK, European Union, European Atomic Energy Community

May’s Britain ready to say bye-bye to Brussels

World By ANTONIA FILMER

Prime Minister May to negotiate with the EU as one UK, taking due account of the specific interests of every nation and region in the UK.

1 April, 2017
Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba, Jamiat attack, Jamiat attack on Pashtuns, Pashtuns, Pashtun students, Nawroz festival,  Lahore’s Punjab University, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Umar Daud Khattak, Balochs

Activists condemn Jamiat attack on Pashtuns

World By AREEBA FALAK

Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba cadres allegedly attacked a group of Pashtun students who were celebrating Nawroz festival in Lahore’s Punjab University earlier this week.

25 March, 2017
Phillip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, insurance hike, increase National Insurance Contributions, Spring Budget, The Electoral Commission, Independent Standards Parliamentary Authority

Hammond holds back declared insurance hike

World By ANTONIA FILMER

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, had announced to increase National Insurance Contributions in his first and last Spring Budget.

18 March, 2017
er Notice, Baloch rebel Brahamdagh, Baloch separatist leaders, Brahumdagh Bugti, Dr Haider Lashari, Nawab Brahamdagh Bugti

Sindh leaders, Pashtuns condemn Red Corner Notice against Baloch rebel Brahamdagh

World By AREEBA FALAK

After Pakistan approached the Interpol earlier this week to seek a Red Corner Notice against Baloch Republican Party (BRP) chief Brahamdagh Bugti and his aide Sher Mohammad Bugti, Baloch, Pashtun and Sindh separatist leaders unanimously supported Brahamdagh Bugti and criticised Pakistan’s attempt to extradite Baloch separatist leaders from Europe.

4 March, 2017
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