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54 policemen killed in Karachi in 2012


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 2 (IANS) A total of 54 policemen have become victims of "target killings" here in the Pakistani port city this year, Dawn reported Sunday.In the latest incident ... Read more...

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Pakistan names cricket squad for T20 World Cup


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be held in September in Sri Lanka.Addressing a news conference, ... Read more...

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EU welcomes Morsi as Egypt’s new leader


July 1st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has welcomed the inauguration of Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's new president."We congratulate President Morsi on his inauguration. This ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential poll results to be announced Sunday


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The official results of Egypt's presidential election will be announced Sunday at 5 p.m. (1300 GMT), state TV reported Saturday.The results of the June 16-17 ... Read more...

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Mubarak in coma but not clinically dead (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS) Former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing protesters, has gone into coma and put on life support, but was ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood claims victory, army promises to give up power (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election and Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi claiming victory, Egypt's ruling military council Monday vowed to hand ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory winning 52 percent of the votes, his campaign ... Read more...

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Egyptians vote for new leader


June 17th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 17 (IANS) Egyptians were Sunday participating in the second round of the presidential election, the first since Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down from his position by ... Read more...

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Egyptians vote in presidential poll run-off


June 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptians are going to polls in the second round of presidential election Saturday, the first since Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down by an ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier (Factfile)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The following is the factfile of the 2012 hockey men's Olympic qualifier to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from Feb ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan’s Quetta city blast


December 31st, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and over 20 wounded after a blast hit Pakistan's Quetta city Friday, said police sources and media reports.The toll ... Read more...

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Eight Bangladeshis beheaded in Saudi Arabia


October 9th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) Eight Bangladeshi migrants were beheaded in public in the Saudi Arabian capital after they were convicted of killing an Egyptian security guard four years ago, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan pick new faces for Zimbabwe tour


July 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors Thursday drafted several rookies in the country's 16-man squad for the tour of Zimbabwe in September.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector, announced that ... Read more...

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Misbah replaces Afridi for Ireland ODI series


May 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday replaced Shahid Afridi with Misbah-ul-Haq as the team captain for a brief series in Ireland later this month.The decision to ... Read more...

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Rampaul hopeful of victory in first Test against Pakistan


May 15th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), May 15 (IANS) West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul, who broke the back of Pakistan Saturday with two wickets in his opening over, believes they will be on course ... Read more...

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15-member Pak squad announced for Test series against Windies


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 158 (Sports)Lahore, May 3(ANI): Middle-order batsman, Younus Khan and fast bowler, Umar Gul have been named in the15-member Test squad for two matches against West Indies. Both were rested for the ... Read more...

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Mohsin lauds Pak team for impressive show in ongoing Windies tour


April 28th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 28(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Mohsin Khan has lauded the national team for their impressive performance in the ongoing Caribbean tour.Pakistan have taken a 2-0 lead in the ... Read more...

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PCB to come down hard on tweeting violations during Pak’s Caribbean tour


April 28th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reprimanded fast bowler Wahab Riaz and batsman Asad Shafiq for using a social networking site during the ongoing Caribbean tour.According to details, ... Read more...

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Selection in Pak team for Windies tour “dream come true” for debutant Usman


April 9th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Uncapped Pakistan batsman Usman Salahuddin, who has been selected for the upcoming limited-overs series against the West Indies, has said it is a dream come true for him to ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younus omitted from Pak squad for West Indies tour


April 6th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): Pakistani selectors have omitted underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal along with all-rounder Abdul Razzaq from both One-day International (ODI) and Twenty20 squads for the West Indies tour, while former Test ... Read more...

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Yousuf lauds Afridi for “impressive” captaincy during Pak’s World Cup campaign


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 3(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf has praised Shahid Afridi for his "impressive" captaincy during the ICC World Cup 2011, saying that he had gelled the team well throughout the ... Read more...

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Pakistan team gets rousing welcome on return


April 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team, which lost to arch-rivals India in the 2011 World Cup semifinal, was accorded a heroes' welcome by its fans on its return home ... Read more...

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West Indies to bat against Pakistan


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) The West Indies won the toss and decided to bat against Pakistan in the first quarter-final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup here Wednesday.Teams: West ... Read more...

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Afridi to focus on his batting in World Cup quarterfinal against West Indies


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi, who has failed miserably with the bat in the ongoing World Cup, has vowed to make amends in the quarterfinal match against West Indies ... Read more...

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Australia’s 34-match unbeaten World Cup streak ends (Second Lead)


March 20th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday ended Australia's 34-match unbeaten streak in World Cup cricket and in the process topped Group A here at R. Premadasa Stadium.Umar Gul took 3-30 ... Read more...

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Australia elect to bat against Pakistan


March 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Australia won the toss and decided to bat against Pakistan in a World Cup Group A match at the R Premadasa Stadium here Saturday.Australia are ... Read more...

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Pak need to be very careful against Aussies in World Cup clash: Akram


March 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has warned the Shahid Afridi-led team against taking defending champions Australia lightly in their much-anticipated World Cup encounter today."The Australian pace attack is ... Read more...

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Australia, Pakistan will look to finish at top of Group A (Preview)


March 18th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) The much awaited Australia-Pakistan clash at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday is far from being a dead rubber as both teams would like to ... Read more...

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Kamran may replace Ahmed as Pak’s opening batsman against Australia: Afridi


March 16th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 16(ANI): Pakistan's wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is likely to replace Ahmed Shehzad as the opening batsman for the World Cup match against Australia in Colombo on March 19, captain Shahid Afridi ... Read more...

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Real game will start with World Cup quarterfinals: Waqar Younis


March 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan, who secured their place in the last-eight stage of the 2011 World Cup by beating Zimbabwe on Monday, will have to raise their game as the ... Read more...

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Gul bags maiden World Cup MOM award (Match highlights)


March 15th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Umar Gul got his maiden World Cup man of the match award for his bowling after his team's seven-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in ... Read more...

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Clinical Pakistan beat Zimbabwe to make World Cup quarters (Roundup)


March 15th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 14 (IANS) Debutant Asad Shafiq's unbeaten 78 guided Pakistan into the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe in a rain-marred Pool ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets


March 15th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 14 (IANS) Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by seven wickets via the Duckworth Lewis Method in a rain-hit World Cup Group A match at the Pallekele International Cricket ... Read more...

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