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  • Pakistan beat Bhutan 3-0 to reach semifinals of SAFF Cup

    Pakistan national football team on Saturday beat Bhutan by 3-0 in the group-A match of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Bangladesh, to qualify for the semifinals of the tournament...

    The men in green took lead in the first 20 minutes of the match with Mohammad Riaz opening the tally for Pakistan...

  • Pakistan qualify for SAFF Cup semi-finals after 13 years, beat Bhutan 3-0

    DHAKA: Pakistan made it to the SAFF Cup semi-finals for the first time since 2005 after they beat a struggling Bhutan side 3-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday...

    Riaz got Pakistan off the mark in the 20th minute, drilling the ball past Bhutan goalkeeper Jamphel at the near post after a header by skipper Saddam Hussain on a long ball set the K-Electric midfielder up...

  • Minnows Bhutan, Guam swim with big fish in Asian qualifying

    SEOUL: Asian football minnows Bhutan and Guam are hoping to prove they can handle swimming with the big fish when the second round of regional qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup start from Thursday...

    Just being in the group stage at all is a sign of progress for the two teams that have been on the wrong side of 200 in FIFA’s rankings in recent years...

  • Bhutan’s queen gives birth to heir

    NEW DELHI: Bhutan’s royal couple on Saturday announced the birth of their first child, a baby prince, delighting the remote Himalayan kingdom where the monarchy is revered...

    “With the blessings of the guardian deities of Bhutan and protectors of the dharma (divine truth), and the prayers of the Bhutanese people, Her Majesty and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey (prince) are both in perfect health”...

  • Britain’s royals trek to cliff-edge monastery in Bhutan

    THIMPHU: Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate hiked to an ancient Buddhist monastery high in the mountains of Bhutan on Friday, a day after meeting the king and queen of the tiny Himalayan nation...

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had a private dinner on Thursday with Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema...

  • Blacklisted US citizen Matthew Barrett deported from Pakistan

    LAHORE: Matthew Craig Barrett, an American citizen who was arrested earlier this month after entering Pakistan despite being 'blacklisted', was deported from the country early Saturday, DawnNews reported...

    The US national was made to board a Pakistan International Airlines flight to New York at Lahore airport after he was deported, a spokesperson for the national carrier confirmed...

  • US citizen who 'trained with Al Qaeda in Pakistan' charged in Afghan US base bomb attack

    NEW YORK: A United States (US) citizen already accused of going to Pakistan to train with Al Qaeda was charged Wednesday with helping build explosives for a 2009 suicide attack on an American military base in Afghanistan...

    News accounts from the same 2009 date cited in court papers described a dual-car bomb attack at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost city, near the border with Pakistan, which killed one Afghan and wounded...

  • Obituary: Pakistan’s bravest citizen is no more

    NOBODY in Pakis­tan’s brief history, which has witnessed four military coups, has matched Asma Jahan­gir for her dedication to public service, her belief in the rule of law, her relentless defence of democracy and pursuit of free and fair elections...

    She stood for both peace and justice with all of Pakistan’s neighbours...

  • 2 policemen suspended for using abusive language against citizen in Karachi

    Sindh Police on Monday suspended two police officials for using abusive language against a citizen who was reportedly taking pictures of a police protocol on Shahrah-i-Faisal, Karachi main thoroughfare, officials told Dawn...

    Superintendent of police (SP) of the Security-I division Malik Ehsan confirmed to Dawn that the officials have been suspended for abusive behaviour...

  • Policemen booked for kidnapping citizen for ransom, court told

    KARACHI: A sessions court was informed on Monday that some policemen were involved in abducting and keeping a man at a police station and a kidnapping for ransom case had been registered against them...

    On the directive of the district and sessions court, a judicial magistrate (East) had raided the Ferozabad police station on Oct 7 and recovered Asad Abbas from wrongful detention after his family approached the court for his...

  • Saudi citizen killed in rocket attack launched from Yemen: SPA

    DOHA: A cross border rocket attack launched from inside Yemen killed one Saudi citizen and wounded two others on Thursday in the southern province of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia's state news agency (SPA) reported...

    "At 18:30 on Thursday the civil defence sent a communique stating that the village of al-Hosn in Dhahran faced [an attack] by military rockets from inside Yemeni territory, which resulted in the death of a citizen and injury of...

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