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Britain using new law to clampdown on corruption money

AFP | Russian oligarchs suspected of corruption will be forced to explain their wealth in a new British clampdown on organised crime, Security and Economic Crime Minister...

London Mayor got a Bollywood welcome in Mumbai

News Desk | Having received state protocol London Mayor, Sadiq Khan enjoyed a warm welcome from the Bollywood fraternity during his ongoing visit to India. He...

India watches Nepal elections with apprehension

News Analysis | Millions of Nepalese have voted in the first phase of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, more than a decade after the...

UK looks to save 500,000 people from slavery

Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation | Hundreds of thousands of people who have survived modern slavery or risk becoming enslaved in nations including Bangladesh, Nepal...

UK press spreading Islamophobia, says British-Pakistani politician Sayeeda Warsi

News Desk l According to news posted in the Guardian, former British-Pakistani minister Sayeeda Hussain Warsi has said that hate speech and Islamophobia have become...

ISIS threatens to kill the future King of Britain

News Desk | ISIS jihadists have threatened to kill Prince George. A picture of the little prince entering his Battersea school captioned "Even the royal...

Riz Ahmed, Sadiq Khan most influential Asians in Britain

News Desk | Riz Ahmed and Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, are the two Pakistanis that have bagged top positions in the list of 101...

India refuses to sign NPT in order to hang on to...

News Analysis | India has ruled out the possibility of joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state but said it remains “committed”...

Iran’s President hits back at Trump: US Allies reject America’s “unilateralism”

GVS Special Report| Iran's President, Hasan Rouhani on Friday lashed at US President Donald Trump, telling the world that "Iran Nuclear Deal" is non-negotiatiable and...

Is Canada poised to replace the US in the settlement of...

Stana Dubajic | With the current US administration visibly divided over all major international issues, coupled with the fierce fight of the American political establishment...

Pakistan has much stronger credentials for NSG membership than India

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The full membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is significant for Pakistan. The inclusion in the Group not only...

Brexit: Fight of ‘common British people’ against ‘global elite’

Simon Jeff | On June 23rd, 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union 52% to 48% with a majority of 1.2 million...

BRICS summit 2017: India’s maneuvering troublesome for Pakistan

Taimoor Khan | The BRICS summit was held this week between Sept 3-5 in Xiamen, China and was attended by the heads of Brazil, Russia,...

Is there a Muslim-Buddhist conflict brewing in South East Asia?

Talha Ahmed | Myanmar and Rankine state background The tears of Rohingya Muslims shook the world once more. UN and other human rights organizations are really...

Corbyn criticizes Trump’s anti-Pakistan rants; a chance for Pakistan to lobby?

News Analysis | Britain's ace opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn has come out in support of Pakistan's anti-terrorism drive and has urged the world to respect...

Remember the hero of Lakshmipur: Major Tufail!

Saleem Akhtar Malik l On the eve of independence, Jinnah had declared that the future relations between India and Pakistan would be like those between...

Playing with Fire: Trump’s Iran policy risks cloning North Korea

James M. Dorsey | As US President Donald J. Trump gropes with a set of bad options for responding to North Korea’s rapidly expanding nuclear...

Jackson report puts Saudi Arabia and UK in a tight spot

James Dorsey | A report charging Saudi Arabia with funding extremism in Britain puts both the Kingdom and Prime Minister Teresa May on the spot. The report...

British election campaign continues despite deadly London attacks

Andy Bruce and Kate Holton | London - After a deadly militant attack on London Bridge, British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday...

Summer of ‘67 (Part-I) – How the six-days long Arab-Israel war...

Saleem Akhtar Malik | The world, especially the Arab Middle East, is now witnessing the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Arab-Israel War that resulted in...

Scotland Wants out of UK into Europe

The Scottish government on Friday formally asked British Prime Minister Theresa May for a second referendum on independence, deepening a constitutional crisis sparked by...

After 45 Years of Marriage Theresa May Files Divorce Papers Today:...

Guy Faulconbridge | LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown...

Changing Global Order: Challenges & Opportunities for UN’s new Secretary General? 

Minahil Toor | Antonio Guterres, became world's top diplomat on Jan 1, 2017. He has replaced Ban Ki Moon, as UN's Secretary General and will...

Jeremy Corbyn: UK can be better off out of the EU

Jeremy Corbyn will use his first speech of 2017 to claim that Britain can be better off outside the EU and insist that the...

Fears that UK is heading towards ‘train crash’ Brexit

New UK ambassador to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, inherits demoralised and depleted team and faces daunting task Sir Tim Barrow, Britain’s new permanent representative...

UK’s lack of negotiating experience may lead to ‘very hard Brexit’

Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg says long membership of EU has left Britain without key skills for successful trade talks Britain’s four-decade membership of the...

British economy loses steam as business investment wilts – surveys

Britain's economy appears to be losing steam, with major business surveys showing a marked slowdown in the services sector and boardrooms beset by doubt...

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