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  • Pakistan drops to 6th position on ICC Test ranking chart

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday placed Pakistan on 6th position in its Test ranking chart, down one step, as New Zealand replaced the country, reported ICC...

    "New Zealand has overtaken Pakistan to go up to fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings after completing a 2-0 win over Bangladesh in their two-match series which culminated in Christchurch," said the report...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Rohingya influx into Bangladesh drops

    COX’S BAZAR: The flood of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has come to a virtual halt, Dhaka officials said on Saturday, almost a month after violence erupted in Myanmar’s Rakhine State and sent nearly 430,000 people fleeing across the border...

    Officials gave no reason for the dramatically reduced numbers
  • Health worker allegedly gang raped for administering polio drops

    PESHAWAR: A lady health worker, who also took part in a number of anti-polio campaigns, claimed on Tuesday that four men had barged into her house and gang raped her allegedly for administering anti-polio drops to the children in the area...

    The woman said that a security official, living in a portion of her house as a paying guest, used to warn her of dire consequences if she did not stop administering polio drops to the children... ...

  • Madrid rules out dialogue unless Catalonia drops independence bid

    MADRID: The spokesman for Spain’s government declared on Friday that “coexistence is broken” in Catalonia, blaming separatist authorities in the wealthy northeastern region for pushing ahead with their independence bid...

    Government spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo, who is also the cabinet’s minister of cultural affairs, called on the Catalan regional government to drop its secessionist bid in order to begin a dialogue
  • Fiscal deficit for July-Sept drops to 10-year low

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first-quarter fiscal deficit fell below one per cent of GDP – lowest in 10 years – despite some slippages in non-tax revenues, particularly due to the non-realisation of disbursements from the United States...

    “Pakistan will not be getting Rs122 billion budgeted against the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) because of the change in the US policy...

  • Thai lawyer drops defamation suit against BBC reporter

    A Thai lawyer has dropped a criminal defamation suit against a BBC journalist over his investigation into foreigners being scammed out of retirement homes in the country, the broadcaster said on Thursday...

    Jonathan Head, the BBC's Southeast Asia correspondent, faced up to five years in jail after his report exposed how two foreign retirees had properties on Phuket island stolen from them by a network of criminals and corrupt officials
  • Trade between China and North Korea drops after UN sanctions

    China's imports from its neighbour North Korea slowed in July while its exports to the sanctions-hit country dwindled after surging in recent months, according to official Chinese statistics...

    Overall, bilateral trade between the two countries stood at $456 million last month, nearly seven per cent down from June, according to General Administration of Customs figures
  • NAB drops probe into alleged irregularities in KU affairs

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has found some irregularities in the affairs of the University of Karachi (KU) but decided to close the inquiry as they are not inflicting financial losses on the university and national exchequer...

    Officials and sources close to the development said the decision to close the inquiry was taken in the executive board meeting in July 2017 which went through findings of its team that had...
  • Onion price drops to Rs70 per kilogram

    KARACHI: The retail price of onion has come down to Rs70 per kg, following a drop in its wholesale price to Rs40-50 per kg in last few days...

    After frequently crawling up from Rs30 per kg initially, 10 days before Eidul Azha, onion’s retail price had shot up to Rs 120 per kg last week in Karachi and other parts of the country
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