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  • Asian beetle pushing US ash trees to extinction

    GENEVA: An invasive beetle has driven North America’s most widespread ash tree towards extinction, conservationists said on Thursday, also warning of dramatic declines among several African antelope species...

    In an update to its “Red List” of threatened species, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said six of North America’s most prominent ash species were now “critically endangered” — just one step from...

  • Bali volcano spits ash two miles high; airport closed

    KARANGASEM (Bali, Indonesia): A volcano with a deadly history continued to erupt on Tuesday on Bali, one of the world’s most popular resort islands, spitting ash two miles high and stranding tens of thousands of tourists for a second day...

    Officials extended the closure of Bali’s international airport for another 24 hours due to concerns that jet engines could choke on the thick volcanic ash, which was moving across the island... ...

  • Ibad calls for revival of ASH’s past glory

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan ordered on Sunday a detailed working paper for setting up a board of medical experts and philanthropists to ensure provision of better healthcare facilities to patients at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH)...

    Principal Secretary to Governor, Muhammad Hussain Syed and Commissioner Karachi, Asif Hyder Shah accompanied Dr Ibad...

  • Newborn girl kidnapped at ASH

    KARACHI: A newborn baby was kidnapped in the gynaecological ward of the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) by a burqa-clad woman, police said on Sunday...

    The Nazimabad police registered an FIR (285/2016) on the complaint of the father under Sections 363 (punishment for kidnapping) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code...

  • Volcano sends ash, smoke 5,000m into air in Indonesia

    KARO: An Indonesian volcano erupted on Monday, sending a massive column of ash and smoke some 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the air, leaving local villages coated in debris and officials scrambling to hand out face masks to residents...

    But hundreds of houses outside the seven-kilometre danger zone were covered in volcanic ash...

  • Lava gushes from Philippine volcano as ash spreads to Manila

    Red-hot lava gushed out of a Philippine volcano on Monday after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced villagers to flee and shut down Manila’s international airport, offices and schools...

    But clouds of ash blew more than 100 kilometers north, reaching the bustling capital, Manila, and forcing the shutdown of the country’s main airport with more than 240 international and domestic flights cancelled so far...

  • We need to take our chances against Pakistan: Wood

    SHARJAH: Fast bowler Mark Wood urged his England team-mates on Tuesday to take their chances during the forthcoming Test series against Pakistan, just as they did during the victorious Ashes series against Australia earlier this year...

    Speaking after England’s two-day practice match against a Pakistan ‘A’, Wood said patience would also be needed when the three-Test rubber starts...

  • England name Stokes, Wood for ODI series against Pakistan

    England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday announced a 15-man line-up for the upcoming five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Pakistan which kicks off August 24...

    All-rounder Ben Stokes, who limped off the field during the second Test at Old Trafford against Pakistan due to a calf injury, was named in the squad, reported ecb...

  • England axe Vince, recall Stokes, Wood for Pakistan ODI series

    LONDON: England dropped struggling batsman James Vince for their One-day International series against Pakistan, it was announced on Tuesday...

    But they have recalled fit-again Durham duo Ben Stokes and Mark Wood into a 15-man squad which also features a call-up for Vince’s Hampshire team-mate Liam Dawson, yet to make his ODI debut...

  • Wood rescues US with Honduras draw

    SAN PEDRO SULA (Honduras): Hamburg striker Bobby Wood scored a late equaliser to salvage a crucial 1-1 draw for the United States in their World Cup qualifier with Honduras on Tuesday...

    Wood, however, popped up in the 85th minute to poke the ball home from close range in a congested box after Honduras goalkeeper Luis Lopez had done well to parry a free kick...

  • Wood winner for Burnley piles more pressure on De Boer

    LONDON: Burnley’s Chris Wood scored on his home debut on Sunday in a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace, whose Dutch manager Frank De Boer will be under increased pressure after a fourth straight defeat...

    An awful back pass from South Korean midfielder Lee Chung-yong gifted the third-minute opener to Wood, with Burnley’s recent club-record signing from Leeds United confidently firing first-time from 35 metres past Wayne Hennessey... ...

  • Use of wood packaging banned for exports

    KARACHI: The Department of Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR), has banned the use of wood packaging including crates, boxes and cases, for storing fruits and vegetables intended for exports from May 20, 2015...

    The decision has been taken considering phytosanitary measures since wood is a pathway to the introduction of pests...

  • Carved in wood, forgotten by time

    In India and across central Asia, wood carvings have always been intricate and luxurious...

    From Chitral to Chiniot and Tharparkar, nearly all regions of Pakistan have their own styles of wood carving...

  • 1,500 of forest wood theft cases solved

    SAHIWAL: Around 1,500 of the 4,000 cases of forest wood theft have been solved in Vehari, Pakpattan and Sahiwal...

    The amended law enhanced fine penalty for wood theft besides one-year imprisonment along with a ban on setting up a wood factory near the forest land...

  • Finn replaces injured Wood for final SA Test

    LONDON: Steven Finn has replaced injured fast bowling colleague Mark Wood in the only change to England’s squad for the fourth and final Test against South Africa, starting on Friday at Old Trafford...

    Toby Roland-Jones made his debut in the third Test victory and was part of England’s pace attack alongside James Anderson and Stuart Broad, while Finn, whose last Test appearance was in October last year, was added as standby for...

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