Saturday, 29 April 2017

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Erdogan eyes Shanghai bloc after EU spat

ISTANBUL: President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted on Sunday as saying that Turkey did not need to join the European Union “at all costs” and could instead become part of a security bloc dominated by China, Russia and Central Asian nations. Nato member Turkey’s prospects of joining the EU look more ...

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Britain sends most aid money to Pakistan

LONDON: Britain increased its spending on overseas aid programmes in 2015, official data released on Thursday showed, with Pakistan and Ethiopia receiving the largest share of the money. Britain’s Department for International Development spent 12.1 billion pounds ($15 billion) last year, a rise of nearly 4 percent from $14.55 billion ...

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Pakistan, Turkey agree to bolster bilateral relationship

Mamnoon, Erdogan call for resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with will of Kashmiris ISLAMABAD – President Mamnoon Hussain and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to further expand the mutual cooperation between the two brotherly countries in diverse fields. They agreed to further deepen the existing cooperation in trade ...

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Nurse, Holder help WI defend 227 for bonus-point win

Nuwan Kulasekara said Sri Lanka’s batsmen are not used to facing bowlers with the height and bounce of Jason Holder HARARE: West Indies’ bowlers, led by Jason Holder and Ashley Nurse, defended 227 on a deteriorating pitch to register a bonus-point win here on Wednesday, their first against Sri Lanka ...

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Williamson keen on following attacking blueprint

CHRISTCHURCH:  The pitch is a vivid green, and the forecast is for rain, but bury caution, Kane Williamson said; “freedom” is his call to action with the bat. The reasoning is simple: it is what has worked for New Zealand at home, in the past. Thrashed in India, and beaten ...

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New Zealand search for first series win against Pakistan since 1985

CHRISTCHURCH: 12 Consecutive undefeated Test series for Pakistan against New Zealand (including one-off Tests) – they have won seven and drawn five. The only ongoing streak of undefeated Test series between two of the top eight teams is South Africa’s run of 15 unbeaten series against New Zealand. Australia also ...

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Chehlum of Shahada-e-Karbala on Nov 21

Karachi: In connection with the Chehlum of Shuhada-e-Karbala, a procession will be taken out on November 21 from Nishter Park to Hussainian Iranian Imam Bargah Kharadar. It will be mandatory to get stickers to be displayed on wind screen of their vehicles. It said that the Law Enforcement Agencies, District ...

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London flats bought thru Qatari investments: Sharifs

ISLAMABAD – The Sharif family yesterday, during the hearing of Panama leaks case, submitted documentary evidence with a letter from a Qatari prince before the Supreme Court as being ‘legitimate’ owners of their London flats, claiming the property in question was purchased with the proceeds of real estate investments in ...

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Pakistan-Indonesia trade volume reaches $2.3b: Santoso

KARACHI: Indonesia’s Consul General Hadi Santoso on Tuesday said that the Pakistan-Indonesia trade volume has reached almost $2.3 billion, which was $1.6 billion in November 2014. The Indonesia’s consul general is about to leave Karachi after successfully completing his tenure. He assumed charge as the consul general in November 2014. ...

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