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Pakistan beat Ireland by five wickets in historic Test

DUBLIN: Ireland eventually succumbed to defeat in their inaugural Test match against Pakistan on Tuesday. Ireland had lost centurion Kevin O’Brien to the first ball he faced on the final day of their historic Test. The unbeaten 118 O’Brien made on Monday raised hopes of the Irish drawing, or even ...

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Nawaz Sharif rejects NSC statement, deems it ‘painful and regrettable’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, while speaking to reporters at the accountability court on Tuesday, “rejected” the National Security Committee’s (NSC) statement from yesterday, terming it “painful and regrettable”. He stuck to his stance on the remarks regarding the Mumbai attacks made during an exclusive interview with Dawn published on ...

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Historic O’Brien hundred fuels Ireland comeback

DUBLIN: Ireland fought back during the second half of day four of their first ever Test match after a historic, career – defining century from Kevin O’Brien rescued the hosts from the brink. The red-haired veteran put on 114 runs with Stuart Thompson to not only make Pakistan bat again ...

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US defe­nce attaché bid to fly out of Pakistan foiled

ISLAMABAD: US defe­nce attaché Col Joseph Hall involved in a fatal road accident was on Saturday stopped from flying out on an American military aircraft by the Federal Inves­tigation Agency (FIA). Col Hall had reached Nur Khan Air Base for boarding the aircraft that had come to take him but ...

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Shadab, Faheem revive Pakistan in Ireland’s inaugural Test

DUBLIN: Shadab Khan and debutant Faheem Ashraf both scored maiden Test fifties as Pakistan fought back in Ireland’s inaugural Test match in Dublin on Saturday. Pakistan were 268 for six when bad light and then rain brought the second day at Malahide to a premature close. Shadab, in just his ...

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Windies to host Bangladesh for T20Is in Florida

ST KITTS: West Indies are set to host Bangladesh for three Twenty20 internationals in August, with the second and third games to be held at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida. St Kitts is likely to be the venue for the first game. A Florida stadium official ...

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In Tit-for-Tat, Pakistan to Impose Restrictions on US Diplomats

WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan imposed travel restrictions Friday on U.S. diplomats in a response that could strain relations between the two nations. Under the new restrictions, U.S. diplomats are restricted from movements in the country and will no longer receive special treatment at airports. The diplomats will also be unable to use ...

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Rain wipes out Day 1 of Ireland’s test debut vs Pakistan

DUBLIN: Ireland had a wet welcome to test cricket on Friday with the opening day of its inaugural one-off match against Pakistan completely wiped out by bad weather. The Irish will become the 11th nation to play the longest format, yet heavy overnight showers and further light rain and strong ...

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Pakistan envoy in UK Syed Ibne Abbas calls on Jeremy Corbyn

LONDON: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas called on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at the British Parliament today. The meeting was attended by Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Kate Hollern MP, besides senior members of Mr Corbyn’s office. The two sides discussed a wide range of ...

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Amir Khan bringing Super Boxing League to Pakistan

LONDON: When not knocking out rivals in 39 seconds, British boxing star Amir Khan likes to play an entrepreneur, taking boxing and other combat sports to uncharted but exciting waters. Two years after giving Pakistan its first taste of international boxing, Khan has now announced that he is bringing a ...

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