Saturday, 21 July 2018

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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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Tennis: Roger Federer eyes 9th Wimbledon Title

LONDON: Having seen longtime rival Rafael Nadal tighten his iron-grip on Roland Garros, Roger Federer aims to extend his personal dominance of Wimbledon by claiming a ninth title at the All England Club. Despite his 37th birthday fast approaching, and having been stunned by Borna Coric in the Halle grasscourt ...

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Parineeti Chopra says I’ve no pressure to look a certain way

BOLLYWOOD actor Parineeti Chopra made headlines for her drastic weight loss, some praising her for her commitment to a healthy lifestyle while others criticised her for sending out a problematic message about body image. But the actress says she pays no heed to people talking. . “You can’t always pay ...

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North Korea says peace talks not result of US pressure

SEOUL: North Korea Sunday warned Washington that claiming Pyongyang was forced into talks by US pressure risked returning the peninsula “back to square one”, as the world awaits a landmark summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. The pair are set for the first ever face-to-face meeting between a ...

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Pakistan can still comeback in series: Grant Flower

WELLINGTON: Pakistan cricket batting coach Grant Flower believes that green shirts can still comeback in this series against New Zealand. “We’ve got a few things to work on such as batting, bowling and fielding and hopefully, we can get it right. There have been some soft dismissals but they have ...

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Nathan Lyon says the pressure is on India in Ranchi

BANGALORE: Nathan Lyon has declared India are the only side under pressure in the ongoing four-Test series – and that it showed in Bangalore. Opposing skippers Steve Smith and Virat Kohli are set to meet alongside incoming match referee Richie Richardson in Ranchi. Smith and Kohli both have a long ...

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Smith wants defence, Warner eyes attack in India Test

SYDNEY: The country’s on-field leaders hold opposing views over the strategy required for success with the bat in India, days before Australia’s Test squad start a pre-series training camp in Dubai. While captain Steve Smith believes defence will be the key for Australia to end their woes on the subcontinent, ...

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