Sunday, 24 February 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

I’m looking forward to coming to Pakistan, are you ready, Akon

NEW YORK: Famous American singer Akon said he’s looking forward to his upcoming visit to Pakistan while giving a shout out to Prime Minister Imran Khan. He took to social media greeting the premier Imran Khan wanting him to join the league of legends. In a video message directed at ...

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De Kock, Steyn put South Africa on course

JOHANNESBURG: A century by Quinton de Kock and a double strike by Dale Steyn kept South Africa on course to complete a series clean sweep on the third day of the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Set to make a daunting 381 to ...

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Waqar Younis hails wife Faryal as a ‘star’

LONDON: While former Pakistani cricketer has been hailed a hero on the field by fans all around, the cricket champ himself considers his wife to be the real star. Turning to Twitter, the former Pakistan cricket team coach paid accolades to his better half, Dr Faryal Waqar by expressing his ...

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Trilateral dialogue to help improve Pak-Afghan relations: Karzai

BEIJING: Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai said he believed the trilateral dialogue mechanism between China, Afghanistan and Pakistan will play an important role in easing the situation in Afghanistan, improving relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan and promoting regional peace by controlling terrorism and extremism. Afghanistan sees China as having an ...

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Figo, Kaka seek ‘promise’ of football in cricket-mad Pakistan

KARACHI: Portuguese great Luis Figo and Brazilian star Kaka Thursday vowed to help develop the “great promise” of football in Pakistan, a country obsessed with cricket and twice banned from international soccer. The two legends – who both played for Spanish club Real Madrid – are in Pakistan for a ...

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Shaniera Akram says watching too much TV damages culture

MELBOURNE woman Shaniera Akram, wife of legend cricketer and former skipper Pakistan Wasim Akram, has said that watching too much television damages the culture most. Shaniera took to Twitter Thursday, saying, “All this talk about television content damaging culture. What damages culture the most is people watching too much television.” ...

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Pace deficient Pakistan should try Wahab Riaz, says Afridi

LONDON: Pakistan former captain and star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that the team should give a chance to speedster Wahab Riaz, if they are lacking in the pace department. “Good luck for the ODIs and third Test against South Africa to team Pakistan. I feel that if pace is ...

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Police charge man over hazardous parcels sent to foreign offices

SYDNEY: Australian police charged a 49-year-old man for sending as many as 38 packages containing a hazardous material to diplomatic embassies and consulates across the country. More than a dozen foreign offices received suspicious packages on Wednesday, including the US and British, India and Pakistan missions in Melbourne. The man, ...

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South Africa eye series sweep against Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa are set to hand a debut to batsman Zubayr Hamza in the third and final test against Pakistan starting at the Wanderers on Friday as they seek a clean sweep of the series against a battered touring side. Hamza, 23, will be a replacement for captain Faf ...

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