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Saturday 29, August 2015
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Assad must quit to allow political transition: EU

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must step down in order to bring about a political solution to the war in his country, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said on Sunday. The statement followed a speech by Assad in which he said he would not neogiatate with the forces trying to overthrow him. “We will look [...]

President condoles demise of Qazi Hussain Ahmed

President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of former Amir Jamaat-i- Islami Qazi Hussain Ahmed. In his condolence message, the President termed his demise as a great loss on religious and political spectrum of the country. He lauded his services as a prolific religious scholar and a veteran politician [...]

India beat Pakistan by 10 runs in a low-scoring thriller

Pakistan, resilient, clinical and professional all through their current tour of India, sacrificed those virtues on Sunday (January 6), throwing away a golden chance of completing the first whitewash in India-Pakistan One-Day International cricket. Scorecard The denizens of New Delhi had braved the coldest day of the winter so far to fill Feroze Shah Kotla, [...]

Four dead, 15 wounded in Afghan suicide attack

KANDAHAR: Four people were killed and 15 wounded in a twin suicide attack in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, in a strike that targeted a meeting of tribal elders, officials said. “Four people were killed and 15 wounded so far in the attack in Spin Boldak town,” Gorzang Afridi, spokesman for the police chief of Kandahar [...]

India all-out for 167 against Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Pakistani bowlers in Sunday bowled out India for 167 runs here in third and last One Day International (ODI) being played at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium New Delhi, India. India, who won the toss and elected to bat first, were looking under pressure to face strong Pakistani bowling line. The struggled to face [...]

US drone strike kills 12 in South Waziristan

WANA: US drones fired a volley of missiles at two compounds in South Waziristan on Sunday, killing at least12 people near the Afghan border, security officials said. The missile attack took place in Babar Ghar village in South Waziristan. “US drones fired several missiles at two compounds. At least 12 people have been killed and [...]

Toyota to suspend new plants for three years: reports

TOKYO: Japan’s Toyota Motor has decided to halt the construction of new factories for the next three years in a shift from its previous policy of building new plants almost annually, reports said Sunday. The company, which hopes to regain top spot in the global auto market, will concentrate its capital investment on existing factories, [...]

3rd ODI: India choose to bat first against Pakistan

NEW DELHI: The third One Day International of the Pak-India cricket series kick started with India winning the toss and choose to bat first. Indian captain Mahindra Singh Dhoni, after winning the toss, choose bat first against Pakistan in last ODI. The Pakistani team brought one change to their squad by including Umar Akmal in [...]

Indian troops kill Pakistani soldier in Kashmir: military

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani soldier was killed and another wounded Sunday when Indian troops stormed a military post on the two countries’ de facto border in Kashmir, the military said. It said an exchange of fire was continuing after the Indian incursion across the Line of Control marking the frontier in the Haji Pir sector, 80 [...]

Hussey goes out a winner with Australian victory

SYDNEY: Mike Hussey bowed out of Test cricket with a win when he guided Australia to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka Sunday, giving the home side a clean sweep of the three-match series. Left-hander Hussey, playing in his 79th and final Test after announcing his international retirement, got his team over the line after [...]

Former JI ameer Qazi Hussain Ahmed dies at 74

ISLAMABAD: Former Ameer of Jamaat e Islami Qazi Hussain Ahmed has passed away here in the wee hours of Sunday, Aaj news reported. Qazi, who was suffering from a heart disease and asthma, was shifted to Islamabad from Peshawar for specialised treatment a couple of days back, said his son Asif Luqman Qazi. “On Saturday [...]

4 killed, 10 injured in firing on Jaffar Express in Bolan

QUETTA: At least four passengers have been killed and 10 others seriously injured in firing on Jaffar Express by armed men in Kohsar area of Kachhi Bolan district on Saturday night. Official sources in Pakistan Railways told APP that Jaffar Express coming from Rawalpindi was on way to Quetta when it was attacked by unidentified [...]



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