Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

China rejects FATF’s move of putting Pakistan on grey list

BEIJING: China has vehemently rejected the reported move by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of putting Pakistan on Global Funding Terrorism Watch List. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang, at a weekly news briefing, showed his strong opposition to FATF’s move, stating that Pakistan’s efforts on the issue of counter-terrorism ...

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Pakistan outclass Argentina, register first Champions Trophy victory

NETHERLANDS: Team Pakistan outclassed second-ranked in world hockey Argentina by 4-1 in the Champions Trophy on Thursday.  The Pakistan hockey team earned their first victory in the ongoing Champions Trophy after three consecutive defeats, thrashing Olympic champions Argentina 4-1 in Breda, Holland on Thursday. The three points gained through this ...

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Pakistan cricket captain says Yasir Shah’s return to benefit team

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed said spinner Yasir Shah’s inclusion in the squad for the upcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe would be beneficial for the team. Speaking to the media at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday, Sarfraz said the team picked for the upcoming series is well rounded, and will ...

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FATF decides to keep Pakistan on grey list

PARIS: Pakistan has been added to the grey list of countries involved in aiding financial assistance to terrorism money laundering after a Wednesday meeting of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) confirmed the decision. Interim minister of finance, Dr Shamshad Akhtar, briefed FATF of the steps which ...

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Shadab eager to become world No 1 bowler

LAHORE:  Promising leg spinner Shdab Khan has expressed his desire to become world number one bowler by giving his outstanding performance in the Twenty20 triangular series and one-day series against Zimbabwe. “I will be aiming to showcase my spin talent in the best possible way during these two events to ...

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Umar Akmal claims was offered money to miss matches against India

LAHORE: Pakistan right-handed batsman Umar Akmal has claimed that he was offered money to miss matches against India in previous World Cups and two deliveries during a match. In an interview, the batsman claimed he was offered $200,000 to miss two deliveries during a World Cup match. “In 2015 World ...

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Pakistan recall Hafeez after bowling action cleared

LONDON: Pakistan recalled Mohammad Hafeez to their Twenty20 and one-day squads Friday for the tour of Zimbabwe after the all-rounder’s bowling action was cleared last month. The 37-year-old had his bowling reported as suspect during the one-day series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates last October before an ...

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Hockey Champions Trophy: Australia beat Pakistan by 2-1

NETHERLANDS: Pakistan faced another defeat in the Champions Trophy taking place in Breda, Netherlands on Sunday as Australia downed the green shirts by 2-1. Australia, one of the most successful teams in the Champions Trophy with 14 titles under its belt, added another win to its list of glory. Pakistan ...

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TTP appoints new chief after Fazlullah’s killing

KABUL: The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced that Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud would be its new chief confirming the death of former cheif  Fazlullah. US forces had targeted Fazlullah in a counter terrorism strike on June 14 in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province, close to the border with Pakistan. Afghan President Ashraf ...

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Amir Khan launches Super Boxing League in Pakistan

LONDON: Renowned boxer Amir Khan launched Pakistan’s first professional boxing league in a star-studded event. The event led under the vision of two-time world champion Amir Khan and promoted by the British business tycoon Bill Dosanjh is aptly named “Super Boxing League”. Salman Iqbal and Amir Khan will jointly serve ...

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