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Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market

FARNBOROUGH, England-UNS : British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. Rolls-Royce said on …

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“Prosperous Pakistan”: Campaign launched painting London’s iconic red double decker buses

ISLAMABAD -UNS : In a bid to showcase the rising economic prospects of Pakistan, a private investment group has launched “Prosperous Pakistan” campaign on London’s iconic red double decker buses to project Pakistan’s position as an important and emerging player in the world economy. The …

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FATF meeting in Paris: Pakistan puts strong case

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistan has presented a strong case before Paris meeting of global anti-terror financing watchdog, a move which might pave the way for the country to get its inclusion in the terror financing list averted, commonly known as FATF Grey List. But a few …

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Anti Muslim move: Austria to expel up to 60 imams, shuts 7 mosques

VIENNA (AFP) – Austria could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and their families as part of a crackdown on “political Islam”, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl said Friday. “The circle of people possibly affected by these measures – the pool that we’re talking about – …

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle declared husband and wife

WINDSOR -UNS/AFP – Prince Harry and US TV star Meghan Markle were married in Windsor Castle on Saturday in a star-studded and emotional ceremony watched live by cheering crowds and beamed into homes around the world. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of …

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YPO announce Global Innovation Award 2018 winners

DALLAS -UNS- YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organization in the world, announced the winners of the Global Innovation Awards as a part of its third annual YPO Innovation Week. The Global Innovation Awards honors those YPO members who have initiated breakthrough innovations that inspire …

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European powers try to save Iran nuclear deal after US exit

European powers say they are committed to the Iran nuclear deal, after President Donald Trump announced the US was withdrawing from the agreement. The UK, France and Germany urged the US not to obstruct its implementation. They said they would work with the other signatories …

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US, French Presidents call for ‘new’ nuclear deal with Iran

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron called for a “new” deal with Iran Tuesday, looking beyond divisions over a landmark nuclear accord that still hangs in the balance. Trump laid transatlantic divisions bare during a visit by the French …

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US has to understand Pakistan’s viewpoint: Imran Khan

LONDON -UNS : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that Pakistan Army was supporting democracy in the country for the first time in history. Addressing British parliamentarians here Monday, he said that the judiciary has been playing its constitutional role independently. He said …

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Ten killed in Van crashed in Toronto

TORONTO (AFP) – A man plowed a white rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in Canada s biggest city Toronto on Monday, killing at least ten people and wounding 16, police said. The incident took place in broad daylight around 10 miles (16 kilometers) …

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