Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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Pakistan beat New Zealand, keeps hopes alive

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand. Babar Azam’s century saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Shah Afridi had ripped through New ...

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Du Plessis hopes to fix South Africa problems

LONDON: If Faf du Plessis were Sarfaraz Ahmed, he would have lost his job by Monday morning. After all he was at the helm of a catastrophic South African World Cup campaign that ended on Sunday here at Lord’s with a 49-run defeat against Pakistan. After having won just one ...

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Imran Khan speaks to Modi, hopes to improve ties

Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs on Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two countries would work closely together to improve ...

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PM Theresa May in landmark visit to Argentina

LONDON: Adding to her EU divorce dramas, Prime Minister Theresa May is on a landmark visit to Argentina for the G20 summit where her hosts are using Brexit to advance their claim on Britain’s Falkland Islands. May arrived late Thursday on the first visit by a British premier to the ...

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Taliban confirms talks with US officials on Afghan conflict

KABUL: The Taliban held talks with US officials in Qatar on ending the Afghan conflict last week, the militants confirmed, but said no agreement was reached on “any issue”. The statement comes a day after US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad expressed hopes in Kabul that a peace deal could be struck ...

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China rejects FATF’s move of putting Pakistan on grey list

BEIJING: China has vehemently rejected the reported move by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of putting Pakistan on Global Funding Terrorism Watch List. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang, at a weekly news briefing, showed his strong opposition to FATF’s move, stating that Pakistan’s efforts on the issue of counter-terrorism ...

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West indies pin hopes on Gayle force for Black Caps ODIs

WELLINGTON:  The West Indies will hope short-form master Chris Gayle can inspire a misfiring batting line-up in the one-day international series against New Zealand starting on Wednesday. The tourists meekly surrendered with the bat as they slumped to a 2-0 Test series whitewash against the Black Caps, and need a ...

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England lose four wickets as fightback hopes begin to fade

ADELAIDE: England lost four wickets in the first session on day three as their hopes of salvaging a stalemate began to fade already at the Adelaide Oval. James Vince was caught-behind in the first full over of play, trying to force Josh Hazlewood off the back foot – and then ...

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BlackBerry turnaround hopes fade

LONDON: BlackBerry shares have been plunging from ther two-year high hit in June after lackluster earnings and competitive threats have raised doubts about prospects for a turnaround at the business software maker. At Friday’s price of about $8.70, BlackBerry’s US-traded shares have lost a quarter of their value since reaching ...

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