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Britain Attempts to Defuse Afghanistan’s Tensions With Pakistan

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FILE – Mark Lyall Grant, then-Britain’s Ambassador to the United Nations Mark Lyall Grant addresses members of the U.N. Security Council. LONDON: Britain will host top officials from Afghanistan and Pakistan to discuss Afghan and regional security and try to resolve Kabul’s current political tensions with Islamabad. British National Security ...

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China hopes Pakistan, India will improve ties through dialogue

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BEIJING: China is optimistic that Pakistan and India will improve their bilateral relations through dialogue. “This is conducive to not only the two countries themselves but also to regional prosperity and development,” said Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying during press briefing in Beijing. The spokesperson said both Pakistan and ...

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Arthur wants more aggressive approach in T20

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LAHORE: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes new captain Sarfraz Ahmed will bring some much-needed aggression to the limited-overs team who have struggled in the ODI format for the last two years. Arthur said Saturday that Pakistan had been playing ‘a very conservative type’ of one-day international cricket. This didn’t work ...

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Malala Yousafzai receives offer to study at Oxford

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BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize winning activist who narrowly avoided death after being shot by the Pakistani Taliban, has received an offer to study PPE at Lady Margaret Hall (LMH). Speaking at an education conference in Birmingham today, Yousafzai told the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL): “I’m studying right now, ...

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In a video message, Ronaldinho confirms his visit to Pakistan

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STAR Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho will visit Pakistan to play an exhibition match in Pakistan. The 36-year old ambassador of the Spanish football club Barcelona has confirmed his availability to visit Pakistan for the match, according to the report. It, however, didn’t mention date of the match and it was also ...

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Haqqani says facilitated presence of CIA men in Pakistan

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WASHINGTON: Former Pakistani ambassador to Washington Hussain Haqqani admits that he had helped the United States station a large number of CIA operatives on the ground in Pakistan with the authorisation of the then civilian government. Haqqani, who had served as Pakistan’s ambassador to the US from April 2008 to ...

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Samuels urges ICC to help resume int’l cricket in Pakistan

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JAMAICA: After lifting the Pakistan Super League (PSL) title with Peshawar Zalmi, West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to look into possible solutions that would revive cricketing activities in Pakistan. In a three-minute video message uploaded on the social media, an emotional Samuels addressed ...

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Marlon Samuels wishes to join Pakistan Army

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LONDON: West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has expressed his desire to join the Pakistan Army and saluted its Army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, for the security and top class arrangements provided for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final that was held at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on March ...

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PSL final paved way for World XI tour: Ramiz

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LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja on Tuesday said that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final served its purpose as International Cricket Council (ICC) is now planning to send a World XI team to Lahore in September. According to a report, the ICC has devised a schedule for ‘The Independence ...

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Chris Jordan amazed by passion for cricket in Pakistan

during the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 Group 1 match between England and Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground on March 26, 2016 in Delhi, India.

LONDON: Peshawar Zalmi fast bowler and England star Chris Jordan termed his experience playing for Pakistan as brilliant, adding that he was glad to be in Lahore for Pakistan Super League final, which was won by his team on Sunday. “It was pretty surreal! Obviously from making the decision to ...

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