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  • Pastor buries six victims of Lahore blast in one day

    He wonders: How much further will this go? How many more bodies will he lay to rest?The pastor's voice is heavy after presiding over service after service for Christian victims of Sunday's carnage, when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a park crowded with families enjoying the warm Easter evening...

    “We need much consolation,” Anjum, pastor of the Children's Chapel in Youhanabad says...

  • Bangladesh police claims arrest of militants involved in pastor attack

    DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Monday they had arrested five militants for the attempted murder of a Christian pastor whose throat was slashed in the latest of a string of attacks blamed on religious extremists...

    The five alleged members of the outlawed Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) group have been detained on suspicion of planning or carrying out last week's attack on Baptist pastor Luke Sarker in the town of Iswardi...

  • Turkey defies US pressure, keeps American pastor in jail

    ALIAGA: A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered an American pastor held for almost two years on terror charges to remain in prison, defying growing pressure from the US authorities for his release...

    “I have read the indictment, I have attended three hearings I don’t believe there is any indication that pastor Brunson is guilty of any sort of criminal or terrorist activity,” he added...

  • A US trade war with Turkey over a little known pastor? Don’t believe a word of it

    True, Erdogan locked up 50,000 Turks — including an American pastor, of whom more later — after the attempted coup against him two years ago, but hasn’t Egypt’s president/field marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi broken this record by banging up 60,000 supposed Islamists in his own country’s prisons?And what about Haider al-Abadi’s mass hangings in Iraq? Or that nasty little post-death crucifixion in Saudi Arabia this week, not to mention that...

  • Chinese pastor defiant after authorities close down prominent church

    A Chinese Protestant pastor is vowing to keep preaching to his flock despite the closure of his prominent underground church in Beijing, defying the government's intensifying pressure on religious groups...

    Pastor Jin Mingri had given sermons at the Zion Church, one of the biggest unofficial congregations in the country, for the past decade until local officials shut it down on Sunday...

  • Pompeo suggests US may lift Turkey sanctions linked to pastor

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday after talks in Ankara that Washington may now lift sanctions imposed on Turkey during the dispute over its detention of an American pastor...

    “We'll have a decision on that shortly but some of the sanctions that were put in place were directly connected to Pastor Brunson and there's a logic to now removing those as well,” Pompeo told reporters as his plane refuelled in Belgium... ...

  • Kumar, Dhoni help India overcome Sri Lanka

    PALLEKELE: Bhuvneshwar Kumar scored his maiden half-century and shared an unbroken 100-run stand with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to anchor India’s chase after a stunning batting collapse as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by three wickets in the rain-affected second One-day International to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Thursday (partly reported in Friday’s edition)...

    Then rain at the interval revised India’s target to 231 off...

  • Thakur replaces Kumar in India squad for final NZ Test

    Paceman Shardul Thakur could make his debut for India after he was called up as a replacement for seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the final match of the three-Test series against New Zealand, the country's board (BCCI) said on Thursday...

    Kumar, who suffered a back strain during the second Test, played a pivotal role in last week's 178-run win in Kolkata, taking six wickets in the match as India opened an unassailable 2-0 series lead... ...

  • Kumar rips through SA to lead India to victory

    JOHANNESBURG: Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar took career-best figures of 5-24 to help India ease to a 28-run victory over South Africa in the opening Twenty20 International of their three-game series at the Wanderers on Sunday...

    Having been sent in to bat, India plundered 203 for five from their 20 overs on a flat batting wicket as opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a superb 72 from 39 balls...

  • Rivals wary of India's all-surface attack, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    Batting has traditionally been India’s strength but their World Cup rivals will also be wary of their all-surface pace attack, swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has said...

    Kumar’s ability to move the ball offsets his lack of pace and like any other swing bowler, he is looking forward to making the most of the English conditions that encourage his craft...

  • India's Kumar eyes Lord's return for World Cup final

    Indian seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar holds a special affection for Lord's and hopes his team can return to the home of cricket for the World Cup final on July 14...

    The 29-year-old's name was etched on the Lord's honours board in 2014 after his spell of 6-82 along with a half-century with the bat engineered a memorable test victory for India over England...

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