Asia cricket Cup final in Dubai today

66 ViewsThe organisers and broadcasters may have salivated at the possibility of three India-Pakistan matches in the Asia Cup but the third one, the final, is a non-starter. Instead, Bangladesh, ravaged by the injuries to their top players, have strode into their third Asia Cup final in the last four editions. Their dismantling of Pakistan […]

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Maldives election begins amid opposition cry of unfairness

54 ViewsHuge crowds flocked to closely guarded polling stations on Sunday to vote in the Maldives’ third multiparty presidential elections, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation’s young democracy. Both President Yameen Abdul Gayoom and the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, voted in the capital, Male, shortly after polls opened. More than 260,000 […]

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Pakistan EX-PM: Nawaz Sharif wife dies.

88 Views The 68-year-old former first lady was diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer in August 2017. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away in London on Tuesday after suffering from complications related to cancer. The 68-year-old former first lady was diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer in August 2017. She […]

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North Korea Celebrates 70th Anniversary — Without ICBMs

68 Views Kim Jong-un (c) appeared alongside visiting Chinese politican Li Zhanshu North Korea has marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country with a massive military parade, but it did not display its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) that have become the subject of international sanctions. Leader Kim Jong Un observed on September […]

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