Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Shadab Khan signs Big Bash contract with Brisbane Heat

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BRISBANE: Pakistan’s dynamic teen leg-spinner Shadab Khan will play in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League with Brisbane Heat this year. Shadab, 18, has made impressive progress since his international debut for Pakistan last year, producing starring T20 turns in the Pakistan Super League and the Caribbean Premier League. He earned ...

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Peace with Pakistan is our national agenda: Ashraf Ghani

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KABUL: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani in his Eidul Azha message has reached out to Pakistan offering “comprehensive negotiations” to bring peace to their troubled relationship. Like most Muslim countries, Afghanistan is celebrating Eid on Friday while in Pakistan it will be celebrated on Saturday. “Peace with Pakistan is our national ...

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Court declares Musharraf ‘absconder’ in Benazir murder case

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RAWALPINDI: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday has announced the verdict in former Prime Minister (PM) Benazir Bhutto murder case after nine years, and declared Pervez Musharraf absconder. The court has also directed to forfeit the property of former president and military leader. ATC has sentenced former Rawalpindi CPO Saud Aziz ...

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Pakistanis to now get Qatar visa on arrival

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DOHA: In an exciting news for Pakistanis, the country has been added to the list of 80 countries whose nationals will be able to travel to Qatar and obtain a visa on arrival. Qatar Airways website stated that Pakistani nationals, with a valid passport for a minimum of six months ...

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Malaysia’s Axiata to buy Pakistan telecom towers for $940 million

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Malaysian telecommunications group Axiata Group Bhd (AXIA.KL) on Wednesday said it will buy communications towers in Pakistan for $940 million in partnership with local conglomerate Dawood Hercules Corp Ltd (DAWH.KA). Axiata said its telecommunications infrastructure services unit, edotco Group Sdn Bhd, and Dawood Hercules will buy 13,000 towers from Pakistan ...

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World Cup hero wants India to visit Pakistan

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NEW DELHI: Former fast bowler and World Cup hero of Pakistan, express disappointment over the absence of Indian cricketers in the upcoming South Africa T20 Global League. “There is traditional rivalry between the two countries when it comes to cricket. Matches between India and Pakistan, along with Ashes can lift ...

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Suicide bomber kills four near US embassy in Kabul

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KABUL: A suicide bomber blew himself up on a busy shopping street near the US embassy in central Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday, killing four people and injuring several others, officials said. It was the latest in a series of deadly attacks to hit the Afghan capital, and comes three months after a ...

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Ali Sethi’s part best in Coke Studio’s Tink Dhin, says Yo Yo Honey Singh

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MUMBAI: The popular music show of Pakistan “Coke Studio” has a great following in its neighboring country India. Recently, Yo Yo Honey Singh, a Bollywood rapper lauded Tinak Dhin from Coke Studio season 10, episode 2, through social media. Honey Singh posted the song “Tinak Dhin” on his Twitter account and praised Pakistani ...

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Trump’s Afghanistan strategy bound to fail: Pakistan

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

US President Donald Trump’s strategy for Afghanistan will meet the same fate as the plans of his predecessors, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said. In an interview to Bloomberg, Abbasi said: “From day one we have been saying very clearly that the military strategy in Afghanistan has not worked ...

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Who are the key players in Afghanistan?

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By James Griffiths Like two US Presidents before him, Donald Trump has a plan to win the United States’ longest-running war. In a long-awaited speech this month, Trump made it clear the US will remain a major actor in Afghanistan for years to come – doubling down on the conflict ...

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