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  • NYT accuses software firm of running fake degree empire

    KARACHI: The parent company of an infant media conglomerate came under the spotlight on Monday when The New York Times accused it of selling fake diplomas and degrees online through “hundreds of fictitious schools” in the United States...

    But when customers call, they are talking to Axact sales agents in Karachi...

  • Fall of the roaming empire: EU scraps mobile travel fees

    BRUSSELS: The EU rang in the end of roaming charges for Europeans using mobile phones within the 28-nation bloc on Thursday in what under-pressure Brussels hailed as one of its greatest successes...

    A decade in the making, the move comes in time for the summer holidays when millions of Europeans will be on the move, and is a public relations coup at a time when the bloc is under fire over Brexit and other problems
  • Britain should stop trying to pretend that its empire was benevolent

    Unlike the other European empires, Britons tell themselves, theirs was an empire founded on humanitarian compassion for colonised subjects...

    The argument runs like this: while the Spanish, Portuguese, French, Belgians and Germans exploited and abused, the British empire brought ideas of protection for lesser races and fostered their incremental development...

  • ‘Axact fraud empire bigger than initially imagined’ — NYT report details new revelations

    New York Times investigative journalist Declan Walsh – whose report last year unveiled a “secretive Pakistani software company” that allegedly earned millions of dollars from scams involving fake degrees, non-existent online universities and manipulation of customers – has detailed in a new report published Monday fresh details about the case surrounding Axact...

    New details on the case, disclosed in the report, purport that the scandal...
  • Echoes from an Empire

    Pamela’s autography Daughter of Empire states that there was no intimacy involved in the love life of Nehru and Edwina as they did not have time for it...

  • The Empire strikes back — really?

    Actually, it’s not just the Raj which is on the minds of Britain’s Brexiteers but the even more glorious memory of “Empire”...

    While Brexit Britain may be basking in the mellow golden glow of “nostalgic nationalism”, for many of the Empire’s former citizens, the past was pretty awful...

  • Cost of empire?

    This is the cost of empire, as Iran’s expansion has not come cheap: while exact figures are elusive, Iran has provided credit lines of $4...

  • The empire strikes back

    The empire has struck back bringing down a staunch Nawaz Sharif loyalist as the former prime minister ups the ante by intensifying confrontation with the apex court and the security establishment...

  • Cost of empire?

    This is the cost of empire, as Iran’s expansion has not come cheap: while exact figures are elusive, Iran has provided credit lines of $4...

  • The empire strikes back

    The empire has struck back bringing down a staunch Nawaz Sharif loyalist as the former prime minister ups the ante by intensifying confrontation with the apex court and the security establishment...

  • Abraaj’s $15bn empire teeters on the brink after filing for liquidation

    DUBAI: Abraaj, the Middle East’s biggest private equity firm, has filed a petition in the Cayman Islands, asking the court to appoint PwC as provisional liquidators for the embattled company...

    “The appointment of provisional liquidators imposes a moratorium on the enforcement of all unsecured claims against the company, allowing time for a proposal to be put to creditors for the orderly restructuring of the company,” it said in a...
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