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Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

AFP LONDON:  Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit. Blair, who led the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007, will not be standing in the June 8 general election. But he said he wanted to build a political movement to […]

Politics doesn’t suit honest people: ex-CJP

Politics doesn’t suit honest people: ex-CJP

THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER LAHORE: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Jawwad S Khawaja says Pakistani politics doesn’t suit the honest people. “Unfortunately, honest people are not successful in Pakistani politics,” he said while speaking at the annual prize distribution ceremony of a welfare high school, run by the TECH Society Club, here on Sunday. Mr […]

Politics, race dominate New York’s Whitney Museum art exhibit

Politics, race dominate New York’s Whitney Museum art exhibit

Politics, race dominate New York’s Whitney Museum art exhibit By Agency SCREENGRAB NEW YORK: US racial tensions, economic inequities and political divisiveness are the dominate themes for art showcased at this year’s Whitney Museum biennial exhibit in New York, the longest-running survey of American art. The exhibit, which runs March 17-June 11, includes films, paintings, photographs […]

Ban on ethnic politics in India hard to enforce

Ban on ethnic politics in India hard to enforce

NEW DELHI: India’s Election Commission vowed to enforce a court order banning politicians from seeking votes on the basis of religion or caste in upcoming state polls, amid uncertainty over the feasibility of its implementation in a country where political parties are identified by such affiliations. Experts said that, at best, parties would be more […]

Imran Khan resigns as University of Bradford chancellor

Imran Khan resigns as University of Bradford chancellor

Former cricketer Imran Khan has resigned as chancellor of the University of Bradford, citing his “increasing political commitments”. He will step down on 30 November after nine years in the role. The university’s vice-chancellor Brian Cantor said Mr Khan had been “a wonderful role model for our students”. Mr Khan, who is a leader of […]