Thursday, 21 March 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Malaysian PM to be chief guest at Pakistan Day parade

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be the chief guest at the Pakistan Day parade on March 23, the head of the military’s media wing Major General Asif Ghafoor said. A parade is being held on March 23 to mark Pakistan Day, the director general of the Inter ...

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China yet again blocks anti-Azhar move at UN

NEW YORK: China on Wednesday put on hold a request by Britain, France and the United States to add to the UN terror blacklist the leader of JeM, diplomats said. This is the fourth time China has blocked India’s bid to designate Azhar as a terrorist in the UNSC. Earlier yesterday, ...

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Taliban leader Omar lived next to US Afghan base: biography

BERLIN: Taliban founder Mullah Omar lived within walking distance of US bases in Afghanistan for years, according to a new book that highlights embarrassing failures of American intelligence. Washington believed the one-eyed, fugitive leader had fled to Pakistan, but the new biography says Omar was in fact living just three ...

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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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