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Tag Archives: Pakistan

Indian blind cricketers to play in UAE instead of Pakistan

LAHORE: The Indian blind cricket team will play its World Cup fixtures in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after failing to secure permission to play in neighbouring Pakistan. India was due to play Pakistan, in Faisalabad on Monday. But due to tense relations between the nuclear-armed countries, Pakistan has arranged ...

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No alliance with US: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has said it is being treated like a “whipping boy” and has no alliance with the US after Washington suspended security assistance to the country. “We do not have any alliance” with the US , said Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in an interview with Geo TV on Friday. ...

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$2b aid for Pakistan at risk: US official

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s decision to freeze aid to Pakistan could affect almost two billion dollars’ worth of assistance, a senior administration official said – substantially more than first thought. After an announcement designed to force Pakistan’s military and intelligence apparatus to cut support for the Taliban and other ...

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Kiwis win 1st ODI against Pakistan under Duckworth-Lewis method

WELLINGTON: New Zealand won the first one-day international against Pakistan with a 61 run lead under the Duckworth-Lewis method as the match was abandoned on Saturday. Pakistan had scored 166 runs at a loss of six wickets as they had a hard time trying to chase the daunting 316 run ...

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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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