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Daren Sammy visits Jinnah tomb to pay homage

PESHAWAR Zalmi Skipper Daren Sammy along with Chairman Javed Afridi visited the mausoleum of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali  Jinnah  in Karachi. West Indies cricket star paid homage to the great leader and the founder of Pakistan, saying: “It was an honour to pay my respects to the great man”. Daren Sammy, ...

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Afridi salutes foreign players for coming to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shahid Afridi, former Pakistan skipper and one of the most popular cricketers around the world for his boom boom hitting, has saluted the foreign players for featuring in the Pakistan-leg matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League, saying they will always be credited for helping the PCB to revive ...

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I am loving my visit to Pakistan, says Kieron Pollard

KARACHI: West Indies master blaster Kieron Pollard had heard a lot of good things about Pakistan and that made him curious to visit the cricket-mad country, which has a rich history and tradition of always welcoming and hospitable to those who visit it. The 31-year-old had never visited Pakistan, but ...

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India signs $3b nuclear-powered submarine deal with Russia

NEW DELHI: India has signed a $3 billion deal to lease a third Russian nuclear-powered submarine for 10 years, giving Delhi a boost in the Indian Ocean against Pakistan and China, media reports said. The deal – which according to the reports took months to negotiate – comes as tensions ...

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Smith and Warner left out of Australia’s ODI squad for Pakistan

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia´s one-day squad for the series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire. Selector Trevor Hohns said it had been decided they would be better served playing their way back into ...

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Trevor Noah apologises for joking about India-Pakistan crisis

JOHANNESBURG: Comedian Trevor Noah has said he is sorry for mocking the recent escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan. Noah, host of the award-winning Daily Show, said in a recent episode that a war between the two nuclear-armed countries would be “the most entertaining”, adding that “it would also ...

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‘Nuclear exchange’ between Pakistan, India ‘most likely’

WASHINGTON: The New York Times claimed that “a nuclear exchange” between Pakistan and India was “most likely” and that it was “not North Korea”. In an opinion piece, the NYT’s editorial board emphasised that although the Indo-Pak tensions have diffused, for now, the two countries’ “nuclear arsenals mean unthinkable consequences are ...

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Shaniera Akram welcomes Shane Watson to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shaniera Akram, wife of former skipper Wasim Akram has welcomed former Australian captain Shane Watson to Pakistan after he confirmed his presence in the last leg of the Pakistan Super League in Karachi. Shaniera commented on the Twitter post of Shane Watson, saying “Welcome Watto! Probably not so great ...

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United State refuses to take position on F-16 issue

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has refused to take a position on New Delhi’s complaint against Pakistan for using F-16s in an air combat with India, saying that it does not offer public comments on bilateral agreements. “We have seen those reports and we’re following that issue very closely. I ...

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