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‘Alive and kicking’: Pakistan gaze at unlikely World Cup survival

Pakistan find themselves "alive and kicking" in the World Cup despite a disastrous start as coach Mickey Arthur warned his unpredictable team were still gunning for the semi-finals. The 1992 champions were on the brink of elimination after losing three of their first five games, including a bruising defeat to arch-rivals India. But Sunday's 49-run win over South Africa has...

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Ethiopian army chief, regional president killed in unrest

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia's army chief and the president of a key region have been shot dead in a wave of violence highlighting the political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms. The latest unrest in the Horn of Africa nation flared on Saturday afternoon in Amhara, one of nine autonomous regions, when a...

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US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing

The United States launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports. US president Donald Trump secretly authorised US Cyber Command to carry out a retaliatory attack on Iran, The Washington Post reported on Saturday, shortly after the US president pledged to hit the Islamic...

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US, Taliban to hold to hold another round of talks to end war

WASHINGTON: The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending America´s longest war. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special representative on Afghanistan, said the two sides would start their seventh round of talks on June 29. "Based on my recent visits to Afghanistan and Qatar,...

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World Cup 2019: Pakistan opted to bat first against South Africa

LONDON: Pakistan on Sunday won the toss and opted to bat first against South Africa here at Lord's, London. Struggling Pakistan and South Africa will face-off in a high stake clash in the World Cup seeking to secure a place in the semi-final at Lord's today. Both Shaheens and Proteas have won just one match in the World Cup and...

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Pakistan, South Africa face-off in a high stakes clash

LONDON: Struggling Pakistan and South Africa will face-off in a high stake clash in the World Cup seeking to secure a place in the semi-final at Lord's today. Both Shaheens and Proteas have won just one match in the World Cup and stand on ninth and eighth position respectively on the points table. The green shirts lone win in the...

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Nishan-e-Pakistan bestowed upon Emir of Qatar

President Arif Alvi on Sunday bestowed Pakistan's highest civil award — the Nishan-e-Pakistan — on Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during a ceremony held at the President House in Islamabad. This is Sheikh Al Thani's second visit to Pakistan since assuming power in 2013. He earlier visited Pakistan in March 2015. Prime Minister Imran Khan personally...

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Sarfaraz says it hurts

LONDON: On Friday, a social media video showing a young fan hurling abuses at Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed in a shopping mall went viral. It wasn’t an isolated incident. There were several other unsavoury incidents involving abusive fans and Pakistan cricketers that were aptly dispersed worldwide via social media. Young Pakistan cricketers Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam were at the centre...

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Donald Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike to retaliate for Iran’s downing of an unmanned US drone because it could have killed 150 people, and signalled he was open to talks with Tehran. An Iranian surface-to-air missile destroyed a US Global Hawk surveillance drone on Thursday. Tehran said the drone was shot down over...

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National Security concerns: US blocks more Chinese tech firms

The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and Xi Jinping next week. The notice targets Sugon — a prominent Chinese supercomputer manufacturer — along with three of its microchip subsidiaries and a computing institute owned by the People's...

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Cardi B charged over strip club brawl

NEW YORK: A grand jury has indicted Cardi B over her alleged involvement in a New York strip club brawl, a spokeswoman for Queens prosecutors said Friday, with court documents showing 14 new counts including two felonies against the rap superstar. Initially facing only misdemeanor charges over the 2018 incident, the Bronx rapper in April had rejected a plea deal...

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India post modest 224 runs against Afghanistan in World Cup match

India wrapped up their innings with modest score of 224 for the loss of eight wickets in their World Cup match against Afghanistan at Hampshire's Rose Bowl on Saturday. The 28th match of the Cricket World Cup started with India looking to keep its unbeaten record at the tournament, and pile up a big total against Afghanistan. India captain Virat...

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Nawaz fate will never be like Morsi: Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: In a fiery press conference, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Vice President Maryam Nawaz said on Saturday that Pakistan is not Egypt neither his party will let incarcerated ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif become next Morsi. "We are not asking for relief from fake government neither they have the capacity to give it," claimed the PML-N leader in a press conference....

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Qatari Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrives in Pakistan on two-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Saturday arrived in Pakistan (Islamabad) on a two-day visit. The plane carrying the Emir had flags of both Pakistan and Qatar installed on it as Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan invited him. A high-level delegation, including ministers, is accompanying the Qatari Emir. Moreover, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani was...

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Rain in different parts of Karachi

KARACHI:  After a phase of intense heat and blistering hot weather, Karachi on Friday evening received pours of rain at different areas of Karachi. The rain brought joy to the faces of Karachities surviving phases of hot weather and heat stroke from the last two weeks.   According to Newsone,  Federal B Area,  Liaquatabad, Azeezabad, Shahrah-eFaisal, University road, Defense, Clifton...

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PM Imran once again urges nation to avail tax amnesty scheme

Prime Minister Imran Khan once again urged the nation to avail the government's tax amnesty scheme in an address to the nation on Friday before the June 30 deadline. Addressing the viewers, the premier said, "We are stuck in a debt trap." "Why are we here? Because of corruption and theft of taxes. You don't need to worry about corruption...

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Awan questions ECP’s show-cause notice to PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Aashiq  Awan on Friday said that it was uncanny that Prime Minister Imran Khan had been issued a show-cause notice by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) over a visit to Ghotki. PM visited Ghotki on Wednesday to condole the death of federal minister for narcotics control Ali...

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