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British-Pakistani writer Kamila Shamsie loses German Awards for being anti-Israel

German Literary Authority is reconsidering their award for British-Pakistani novelist, Kamila Shamsie owing to her support for the Pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction Movement. Shamsie...
toilet

18 – carat solid gold toilet stolen from English palace

A gang of thieves on Saturday stole an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibition at Britain's Blenheim Palace, police said -- causing flooding...
Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan shared stage with Fatima Bhutto to promote her book in London

Fatima Bhutto, granddaughter of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan shared the stage at London National Theatre which hosted a discourse on...
Godfather

Boris loves the Godfather, and the film’s creator isn’t happy about it

Filmmaking legend Francis Ford Coppola is not impressed with Boris Johnson's love for his bloody 1972 gangster classic "The Godfather". The Brexit-backing UK prime minister...
Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth might step down from Throne due to incurable health issues

Queen Elizabeth, the longest-serving Monarch of Britain, might give up her throne to her son Prince Charles. The royal experts asserted that the process...
Hong Kong

Hong Kong freedoms must be guaranteed: Merkel tells China

AFP | German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed", after meeting with Chinese Premier...
migrants

Arab migrants left on the streets in Spain

AFP | Spain is struggling to accommodate thousands of young migrants who over the years have arrived alone on rickety boats or hidden in trucks,...
DNA

DNA study details how Hindi-Urdu and Farsi came to the sub-continent

AFP | For decades, researchers have debated how Indo-European languages came to be spoken from the British Isles to South Asia. Now, the largest-ever study...
Britain

Five surprise moments in Britain’s Brexit battle

AFP | Britain's tumultuous start to the week dominated by its seemingly never-ending psychodrama over Brexit has produced some unexpected moments. Here are five of...
Brexit

EU cuts Johnson’s heroic Brexit assumptions to size

AFP | Brussels on Wednesday warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against the idea he could strike a new Brexit deal with EU leaders before Britain...
Johnson

Brexit fiasco: PM Boris Johnson drops cheerful mask

AFP | Boris Johnson has forged an image of himself as a jovial, wisecracking mophead but after a few weeks as Britain's Brexit Prime Minister...
Iran

Iran will further accelerate its nuclear processes: Deal with EU unlikely

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will announce a new step in scaling back its nuclear commitments by Thursday despite a diplomatic push for relief...
protesters

“Terrorist terrorist, Modi is a terrorist!” protesters in London

Thousands of protesters demanded right to self-determination for the Kashmiris who have been oppressed by Indian armed forces for the last one month. Rights...
brexit

Another UK Election because of Brexit?

AFP | Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the prospect of a snap election on Tuesday after he suffered a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit...
Iran

Iran will not hold any talks with US unless sanctions are lifted

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ruled out holding any bilateral talks with the United States, saying the Islamic republic is opposed to such...
Brexit

Britain mulls its options: No deal, Brexit delay or an election?

AFP | British lawmakers opposed to leaving the EU without a divorce deal on October 31 will seek this week to delay Brexit, in a...
Pope Francis

Pope Francis rescued after getting in Vatican lift

AFP | Pope Francis said Sunday he was late to his weekly Angelus prayer because he had been stuck in a Vatican elevator and had...
Military

The Benefits of UK-Pakistani Military Cooperation

Mikail Shaikh | Increased military activity in the Gulf of Oman is the most recent example of the need for British military presence worldwide. Following...
Assange

Assange Prison Conditions and Psychological Torture revealed

RT | Australian journalist and BAFTA award-winning documentary filmmaker John Pilger says the “psychological torture” of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues “unabated” while he remains...
Khan

Peaceful Resolution for Kashmir: Khan talks to French & Jordanian heads

News Desk | Prime Minister Imran Khan, as part of his diplomatic efforts to highlight the human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir,...
Johnson

UK PM Johnson suspends parliament to push his Brexit agenda

AFP | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sparked fury among pro-Europeans and MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit by forcing the suspension of parliament weeks...
Brexit

Brexit deadline on October 31st, UK Govt. seeks Parliament suspension

RT | Boris Johnson’s government is reportedly planning to ask the Queen to suspend parliament until October 14, just weeks before the UK’s Brexit deadline. Doing...
Iran

Iran foreign minister makes sudden appearance at G7 summit

AFP | Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif flew into Biarritz in southwestern France for the G7 summit on Sunday in a surprise attempt...
France

France is keeping an eye on Kashmir, Macron warns Modi

AFP | France's Emmanuel Macron had a "frank" exchange with India's Narendra Modi about tensions in Indian Occupied Kashmir on Thursday, telling him Paris would...
johnson

Johnson & Merkel to come face to face in first Brexit talks

AFP | On his first foreign visit since taking office, he will seek to convince German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and on Thursday French President Emmanuel...
Macron

French President Macron to discuss Kashmir with Modi

AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss tensions in the occupied region of Kashmir with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the two meet...
Trump

French hosts worried Trump will lash out at G7 again

AFP | Biarritz is known for big Atlantic waves, but the loudest crashing at next weekend's G7 meeting in the French resort could be the...
William

William & Kate’s visit to Pakistan may be postponed amid Kashmir tensions

News Desk | The Royal Couple, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, and Kate Middleton are expected to postpone their visit to Pakistan owing...
Jack

UK no longer want you; ‘Jihadi Jack’ stripped of UK nationality

AFP | Britain has revoked the citizenship of a dual national Muslim convert to the Islamic State group dubbed "Jihadi Jack" being held in northern...
innings

Five times batsmen braved injury to play big innings

AFP | Whether or not Australia's Steve Smith was right to return to bat after being hit by a Jofra Archer bouncer during the second...

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