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Tag Archives: Pakistan

35 US lawmakers urge govt to reduce tensions in South Asia

NEW YORK: Any US assistance to encourage bilateral discussions between India and Pakistan would help preserve global order and would serve to enhance the safety of Americans, says a letter signed by 35 US lawmakers. The letter, addressed to Kelly Craft, the US ambassador to the United Nations, also conveys ...

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Sri Lankan team reach Pakistan for limited-overs series

KARACHI: Sri Lanka’s cricket team reached Karachi Tuesday for their limited-overs series, with the government promising to give it the same level of security as a head of state. Sri Lanka and Pakistan will host three one-day internationals on Sept. 27, 29 and Oct. 2. Those will be followed by ...

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UK envoy to Pakistan cooks ‘gajar ka halwa’

BIRMINGHAM: After successfully making daal and roti, Thomas Drew, the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, has now showcased his skills in cooking ‘gajar ka halwa’. Drew posted a video on Twitter, in which he can be seen making the traditional carrot-based dessert. “My second lesson cooking carrot halwa. Easily the ...

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Pakistan announce squad for Sri Lanka ODIs

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket head coach and selector Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday announced the side’s squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. “The Pakistan side is not like a laboratory in which players are selected without proving themselves,” Misbah said after announcing the squad in a press briefing. “They ...

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‘Hopeful Australian cricket team will travel to Pakistan in 2022’

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has said he is hopeful the cricket team will tour Pakistan in 2022 but won’t rush a decision. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Robertson said his visit was aimed at strengthening relationships with the Pakistan Cricket Board rather than assessing whether Australia’s ...

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EU urges India, Pakistan to seek peaceful solution of Kashmir issue

BRUSSELS: The European Union has urged India and Pakistan to engage in a direct dialogue with a view to a peaceful solution of Kashmir dispute in full respect of the international human rights obligations. Opening the debate on behalf of the High Representative of European Union for Foreign Affairs and ...

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Pakistan Foreign Minister says, ‘war can happen with India anytime’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been continuously beating the drums of war after provoking the world over Kashmir issue. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has once again threatened to wage an accidental war on the Kashmir issue in Geneva. Qureshi showed great gaiety while speaking to the press during the United ...

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Sana Mir named among Asia Game Changer Award honorees

KARACHI: Pakistan woman cricketer Sana Mir has been named among honorees for the annual Asia Game Changer Awards. The award ceremony will take place in New York City on October 24, 2019, where Mir will receive the award along with five other women. Mir led Pakistan women’s team to gold ...

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Pakistan can provide US military bases: Joe Biden

WASHINGTON: Presidential candidate Joe Biden went on the offensive in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, taking on the Afghanistan issue and saying that a future United States strategy in the war-torn country could depend on bases in Pakistan. “We can prevent the United States from ...

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