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Cutting Off Pakistan, U.S. Takes Gamble in Complex Afghan War

Afghan officials have pleaded with three American presidents to reconsider their support for Pakistan, which was both receiving billions of dollars in American aid and harboring the leaders of a Taliban insurgency that the United States has struggled to defeat. But when President Trump suspended nearly all American security aid ...

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Pakistan batsmen hit form in practice match win

NELSON: Blazing the New Zealand XI bowlers to all parts of Saxton Oval, Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman hit 12 fours and three sixes in his knock of 106 in the tour opener. He’s yet to taste defeat in nine one-day cricket internationals for Pakistan , averages 44 with the bat and ...

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Pakistan allows yuan-based trade with China

KARACHI: Pakistan’s central bank has allowed the Chinese yuan to be used for bilateral trade and investment activities, a move which could replace the US dollar for transactions in the strategic CPEC projects. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Monday that all arrangements for using the Chinese currency ...

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Series win gives New Zealand top spot in T20I rankings

WILLINGTON: New Zealand romped to the top of the ICC Twenty20 International team rankings with a 2-0 series win over Windies on Wednesday (January 3). The hosts won the third and final T20I by 119 runs and now have 126 points. They went past Pakistan (124) and India (121) to ...

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Winning against New Zealand would define Pakistan, says Arthur

WELLINGTON: Pakistan cricket head coach Mickey Arthur is confident that despite hostile conditions, his side is capable of pulling it off against New Zealand. The head coach was of the view that winning away from home is what that will ‘really define’ Pakistan as a team. “Every team is good ...

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China rushes to Pakistan’s rescue after Trump’s statement

BEIJING: China on Tuesday rushed to Pakistan’s rescue after US President Donald Trump’s threatening tweet on New Year’s Day in which he accused Pakistan of giving Washington “nothing but lies and deceit”, announcing that the country will not get any aid in future. China said the world community should acknowledge its all-weather ...

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Shaniera loves Pakistan cricket team more than Australia

MELBOURNE: The under-19 teams of Pakistan and Australia were on Sunday in action against each other at the Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne in the 3rd Youth ODI, and Shaniera Akram supported the Green Shirts instead of her home team, Australia. Shaniera, who is married to Pakistan’s legendary cricketer Wasim Akram, ...

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Pakistan tops list of world’s best travel destination for 2018

LONDON: British Backpacker Society describes it as ‘one of the friendliest countries on earth’ Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination”. ...

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Pakistan has done enough for everyone, will not do more: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The chief military spokesman on Thursday chose not to respond to the allegations levelled by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif that the army was involved in his ouster. At a media briefing, Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) refused to answer a ...

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