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  • US out of World Cup for first time since 1986

    COUVA (Trinidad and Tobago): Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad and Tobago, the Americans’ chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion...

    Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world’s 99th-ranked team, the US were eliminated from World Cup contention...

  • Messi’s Argentina no 1986 heroes, says Maradona

    BUENOS AIRES: Diego Maradona apparently boasted that his 1986 World Cup-winning Argentina team was better than the current squad now thrown into turmoil by Lionel Messi’s departure, in a recording published on Wednesday...

    Previously critical of Messi, the 55-year-old ex-national captain and 2010 World Cup coach joined calls this week for him to reverse his decision to retire from the Argentina national team after a morale crushing...

  • Nawaz expected in SC for hearing of 1986 Pakpattan land alottment case

    Ousted premier and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif is expected at the Supreme Court on Tuesday for the hearing of a case concerning allotment of Waqf property attached to the shrine of Hazrat Baba Fariduddin Masud Ganj Shakar in Pakpattan...

    Sharif is facing a charge that being the chief minister of Punjab in 1986 he ordered withdrawal of a notification of Dec 17, 1969 and allegedly allotted huge lands of Auqaf around Pakpattan to Dewan...

  • 'Pakistan stands with India': Outpouring of empathy in Pakistan as India faces the worst of pandemic

    Politicians, journalists and citizens across Pakistan expressed support and offered prayers for people in India where the second wave of the pandemic has taken a heavy a toll on the public as the country’s health infrastructure struggles to cope up...

    On Saturday, #PakistanstandswithIndia and #Indianeedoxygen remained the top trends on Twitter for the second day as a record number of infections and deaths due to the novel coronavirus...

  • Australia, US, India and Japan in talks to establish ‘Belt and Road’ alternative

    SYDNEY: Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative in an attempt to counter Beijing’s spreading influence, the Australian Financial Review reported on Monday, citing a senior US official...

    The unnamed official was quoted as saying the plan involving the four regional partners was...

  • Fists, stones and clubs: China and India's brutal high altitude, low-tech battle

    India and China's militaries have some of the world's most sophisticated modern weaponry, but their deadliest scrap in over 50 years was fought using fists, rocks wrapped in barbed wire and clubs studded with nails...

    There is an understanding between the nuclear-armed neighbours that despite their decades-old failure to demarcate their huge border, their troops in the disputed and inhospitable region will not use firearms...

  • Britain and India in new defence and security partnership: PM Johnson

    Britain and India agreed a “new and expanded” defence and security partnership on Friday, under-fire British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on a visit to New Delhi...

    Johnson travelled to India as he faces criticism at home and the embarrassing prospect of a probe into whether he lied to parliament over the lockdown-breaking “Partygate” scandal...

  • Islamabad welcomes Putin's offer to mediate between Pakistan and India

    The Foreign Office (FO) during a weekly briefing in Islamabad on Thursday welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to mediate between India and Pakistan...

    FO Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told the press that Pakistan had recently established high-level contact with Russia, adding that Pakistan welcomed Putin's offer to ease tensions between the two countries...

  • China hopes Pakistan and India keep hostility out of SCO

    China has expressed the hope that Pakistan and India will keep their bilateral hostility out of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Times of India reported...

    Pakistan and India formally joined the SCO at its summit in Astana, Kazakhastan, last week in the first such expansion of the now eight-member group...

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