Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Mehbooba says Pak-India dialogue only option to end Kashmir violence

SRINAGAR: An official in Indian Kashmir has called on Pakistan and India to resume dialogue, which she says is the only solution to the 70-year-old dispute between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. Mehbooba Mufti , chief minister of Indian Kashmir , Sunday made an appeal to Islamabad and New Delhi to ...

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ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup opens in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: The ICC Under-19 Cricket World 2018 Cup officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. According to a media release of the ICC, the ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating ...

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Pakistan eye early wickets of Guptill, Munro

WELLINGTON: akistan have set their eyes on getting New Zealand batting powerhouses Martin Guptill and Colin Munro out early in the second one-day international in Nelson on Tuesday. Bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, speaking to media during a team practice session in Nelson today, said he has faith in the team’s ...

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Pakistan seeks clarification from US over ‘watch list’ placement

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said Islamabad is seeking clarification from Washington after the US, citing “severe violations of religious freedom,” placed Pakistan on a special watch list. The ambassador in a statement on Sunday said Pakistan was seeking clarifications from the US regarding its ...

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Indian blind cricketers to play in UAE instead of Pakistan

LAHORE: The Indian blind cricket team will play its World Cup fixtures in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after failing to secure permission to play in neighbouring Pakistan. India was due to play Pakistan, in Faisalabad on Monday. But due to tense relations between the nuclear-armed countries, Pakistan has arranged ...

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No alliance with US: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has said it is being treated like a “whipping boy” and has no alliance with the US after Washington suspended security assistance to the country. “We do not have any alliance” with the US , said Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in an interview with Geo TV on Friday. ...

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$2b aid for Pakistan at risk: US official

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s decision to freeze aid to Pakistan could affect almost two billion dollars’ worth of assistance, a senior administration official said – substantially more than first thought. After an announcement designed to force Pakistan’s military and intelligence apparatus to cut support for the Taliban and other ...

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