Repatriating Nawaz Sharif

It has been several months that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif went to London on the pretext on seeking medical treatment. We have not heard much about him ever since except he is suffering from a complicated ailment and is

London street named after singer Freddie Mercury

LONDON: A street in the London suburb where Freddie Mercury lived as a teenager was renamed Freddie Mercury Close. The street was renamed at a ceremony attended by the late Queen singer’s sister. Their family moved to Feltham in west

Nawaz’s stubbornness

Ever since former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left for safer pastures in London on the pretext of seeking medical treatment, there have been doubts raised over his health. Now the recent statement by his brother Shehbaz has reinforced rumors that

Nawaz’s cardiac operation delayed due to Maryam’s absence: Shehbaz

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday that the health situation of Nawaz Sharif remains serious and that they have to defer medical procedures twice because of the absence of Maryam Nawaz. The PML-N president said

Nawaz’s health update

There was immense political upheaval when former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed for London on the pretext of seeking medical treatment. Now things are about shake up after the Punjab government has given the final deadline to submit an update

Shehbaz lodges defamation suit against Daily Mail, David Rose

LONDON: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif filed a defamation suit against ‘Daily Mail’ newspaper and British journalist David Rose in London High Court over earthquake funds story. Addressing a press conference, Shehbaz Sharif alleged that the Daily Mail’s story was a

Madonna cancels London show due to injuries

Pop star Madonna has cancelled  the first London concert of her Madame X Tour because of an injury. The singer was scheduled to perform the first of 15 shows on Monday at the London Palladium. In an Instagram post on

Islamabad declared safer than London and Paris

Islamabad has been ranked among the safest cities in the world with a crime index of 28.63%, according to survey reports. The survey was conducted by Numbeo. Islamabad ranked at 302 in the list of 374 cities after climbing 30

Meghan Markle skips the royal conference in London

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth met with Prince Harry on Tuesday to formulate a roadmap for him and his actress wife Meghan after they caused a family crisis by deciding to leave royal duties and spend more time in Canada. Prince Harry’s

Former Afghan president Karzai inquires about Nawaz’s health

LONDON: Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Saturday visited former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in London. Karzai was received by Nawaz’s sons, Hussain and Hassan, upon his arrival at the family’s Avenfield House residents. PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and his

Queen calls for an emergency meeting over Prince Harry’s decision

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II called for an emergency meeting of senior royal members of her order to find a way with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to create a “workable solution.” The actions of Queen come as a result of

UK policymakers finally approve historic Brexit agreement

LONDON: Britain’s parliament finally approved Brexit deal on Thursday, making it the first country to leave the European Union by the end of this month, putting an end to years of arguments that overthrew two governments and divided a nation.

Harry and Meghan’s waxworks removed from Madame Tussauds

LONDON: The waxworks of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been removed from the royal family display at Madame Tussauds London. The museum’s move follows the royal couple’s announcement that they plan on stepping

Anti-Islam slogans painted outside mosque in London

LONDON: The Scotland Yard on Wednesday has said that they launched a full investigation into the anti-Islamic slogans sprayed on a building near a mosque and cultural center in south London. Scotland Yard officers on Wednesday were called at about

London police arrest two drunk PIA passengers

LONDON: London police on Tuesday have detained two drunk passengers of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) at the Heathrow airport London. According to the reports, inside the PIA’s Islamabad bound flight no. PK-786 at Heathrow airport, the two intoxicated passengers exchanged

Pakistan tourism video to appear on London’s New Year Day Parade

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan High Commission in the United Kingdom will be running a “Visit Pakistan” video message on London’s New Year’s Day Parade (LNYDP) 2020. The specially-produced video with the national anthem tune played in the background contains Prime Minister

Nawaz Sharif to leave for US over weekend for further treatment

LONDON: Former premier Nawaz Sharif is expected to leave for the United States over the weekend for further treatment. The family of Nawaz Sharif contacted the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston for the treatment of his blocked carotid artery.

PML-N meeting in London

After the Sharif brothers left the country, the top leadership of PML-N flocked to London to hold a meeting to discuss future political strategy. Rumor has it, the party is now seeking in-house change in parliament and snap elections. These

Mob stages protest against Sharif family in London

LONDON: A mob has staged a protest demonstration against the Sharif family outside their residence, Avenfiled flats. The protesters carrying banners and posters of the Sharif family chanted high-pitched slogans against them outside the Avenfield apartments in London. Read more:

Maryam Nawaz approaches LHC to remove her name from ECL

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz on Saturday approached the Lahore High Court (LHC)  to remove her name from Exit Control List (ECL). The counsel for Maryam Nawaz filed the petition which states she wishes to travel

Malik Riaz’s settlement

The National Crime Agency (NCA) in the UK released a statement earlier this week that a settlement has been made with a family that owns large property developments in Pakistan. Business tycoon Malik Riaz, arguably the richest man in the

Shehbaz summons senior PML-N leaders meeting in London

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday summoned a meeting of senior party leaders in London. According to sources, PML-N Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal, Spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb, Parliamentary leader in National Assembly Khawaja Asif, Rana Tanveer, and

Pakistani tycoon agrees to hand over £190m to UK authorities

LONDON: The United Kingd­om’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has accepted an offer of a staggering £190 million from the family of property tycoon and businessman Malik Riaz after a month-long investigation into property and accounts connected to them. More than

Terror strikes London

Terror has returned to the British capital once again. A suspect, wearing a fake suicide vest, stabbed two people to death on the London Bridge before he was shot dead by police. This raises two major questions, one on the

Three minors stabbed in The Hague shopping area

AMSTERDAM: Dutch police were hunting an assailant who stabbed three minors in The Hague’s main shopping street as people looked for bargains on Black Friday. The male attacker ran off after the incident at a department store in the city

London Bridge attacker was convicted of terrorism offences

LONDON: A man suspected of stabbing two people to death in a terror attack on London Bridge was an ex-prisoner convicted of terrorism offences and released last year, police said Saturday. The knifeman, wearing a suspected hoax explosive device, was

Uber loses license to operate in London over safety failures

LONDON: Uber was stripped of its license to carry paying passengers in London on Monday for the second time in just over two years over a “pattern of failures” on safety and security. Unauthorised drivers were able to upload their

Nawaz Sharif leaves London Bridge Hospital after checkup

LONDON: Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif  on Monday underwent check-up at London Bridge Hospital. The former prime minister’s son Hussain Nawaz, his personal doctor Dr Adnan and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly and

Nawaz Sharif to visit London clinic today for further tests

LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will visit doctor in London clinic on Monday (today) for further tests. Sharif who is in London for medical treatment for the seventh day, had earlier visited two hospitals in the city for medical

Doubting Nawaz Sharif’s health

Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken another jibe at the health of his predecessor and rival Nawaz Sharif, raising doubts whether the former premier feigned an illness to travel abroad or is critically unwell. The prime minister is sceptical about

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