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British-Pakistani Sajid Javid among top contenders for UK PM spot

British-Pakistani Sajid Javid among top contenders for UK PM spot

LONDON: With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce.If she falls, any Conservative MP elected by the party as leader would automatically become prime minister. Here are the main names mooted […]

Nishtar among WHO top job contenders

Nishtar among WHO top job contenders

ISLAMABAD: A 34- member executive board of the World Health Organi­sation will be selecting the top five candidates for the post of WHO director general in Geneva on Wednesday. Pakistan’s candidate for the post, former health minister Dr Sania Nishtar, on Sunday managed to secure 41pc votes in the pre-polls and has a good chance […]