Nawaz tells court challenges, pressure increased after Musharraf treason case | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, while recording his statement for the third consecutive day in Avenfield reference, remarked that challenges and pressure increased as soon as the treason case was initiated against former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. The Avenfield reference, pertaining to the Sharif family’s London properties, is among three filed against the Sharif family by the National ...

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Water resistant sunscreen claims ‘meaningless’, says Which?

Image copyright Getty Images Water-resistant sunscreen products work much less well after they have been worn in the sea, a consumer group has warned ahead of the summer holiday season. Which? tested two products claiming to be water resistant and found the sun protection factor (SPF) dropped by up to 59% after 40 minutes in salt water. Cancer Research UK ...

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United Air CEO grilled over NRA discount, workers rights at annual meeting

CHICAGO (Reuters) – United Airlines executives faced questions about ending its discount for a gun rights group and how it treats its workers at the carrier’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines, discusses his vision for the company, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski Asked about United’s decision to sever ...

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Britain’s Kensington Palace shares family portrait and other Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding- The New Indian Express

By Associated Press LONDON: Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding. Alexi Lubomirski’s images include a family portrait of the couple with Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William and their spouses, as well as Markle’s mother and the children who served as bridesmaids and page ...

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U.S., in tit-for-tat, expels two Venezuelan envoys

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it has ordered two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the United States within 48 hours, a move that follows Venezuela’s decision to expel two American diplomats. The envoys are the chargé d’affaires of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., and the deputy consul general of the Venezuelan consulate in Houston, the ...

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Five charts that tell the story of diversity in UK universities

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDavid Lammy told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that Oxford University was moving at a “glacial pace”. Attention has turned to the lack of diversity at the UK’s top universities once again, as the University of Oxford publishes its admissions figures. While Oxford says that the proportion of its undergraduate students from ...

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Asia markets lower on renewed U.S.-China trade concerns

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares moved lower on Thursday as investors fretted about new setbacks in U.S.-China trade talks, but negative sentiment was tempered by U.S. Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggesting it would not raise the tempo at which it increases interest rates. An investor sits in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in ...

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Pentagon uninvites China from major U.S. military exercise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive. “As an initial response to China’s continued militarization of the South China Sea we have disinvited the PLA Navy from the 2018 Rim of ...

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