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PM felicitates Shavkat Mirziyoyev on re-election as Uzbek president

ISLAMABAD, Oct 25: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday congratulated incumbent President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan on the ”impressive victory” in the presidential election. “Heartiest congratulations to my friend President Shavkat Mirziyoyev (of Uzbekistan) on impressive victory in Presidential elections. People of brotherly Uzbekistan have again reposed their trust in his able leadership,” the prime minister said on Twitter. The prime minister said he looked forward to continued productive engagement between Pakistan and Uzbekistan. According to Uzbek media, around 16.21 million citizens took part in the voting, which is 80.4% ofRead More


Mujeeb stars as Afghanistan thrash Scotland

DUBAI, OCT 25: Afghanistan delivered a remarkable performance against Scotland, beating them by 130 runs thanks to a magical bowling display from Mujeeb Ur Rahman. After winning the toss, Mohammad Nabi opted to bat first which proved to be a great decision as Afghanistan’s openers got them off to a blazing start with a quick-fire 50-run partnership. Mohammad Shahzad (22) was the first one to be dismissed as Safyaan Sharif got the breakthrough. His opening partner, Hazratullah Zazai kept the pressure on from the other end and ended up with 44 runsRead More


Mujeeb stars as Afghanistan thrash Scotland

DUBAI, OCT 25: Afghanistan delivered a remarkable performance against Scotland, beating them by 130 runs thanks to a magical bowling display from Mujeeb Ur Rahman. After winning the toss, Mohammad Nabi opted to bat first which proved to be a great decision as Afghanistan’s openers got them off to a blazing start with a quick-fire 50-run partnership. Mohammad Shahzad (22) was the first one to be dismissed as Safyaan Sharif got the breakthrough. His opening partner, Hazratullah Zazai kept the pressure on from the other end and ended up withRead More


Not a good time to talk about improving Pak-India ties after World Cup thrashing: PM Imran

RIYADH, OCT 25: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday highlighted the need for improving ties with India, but cheekily said that after Pakistan’s emphatic win against the latter in the T20 World Cup it was “not a good time” for such a conversation. Addressing the Pakistan-Saudi Investment Forum in Riyadh, the premier spoke about Pakistan’s growth potential and highlighted the country’s youth and strategic location. “We have two of the biggest markets in the world neighbouring us, through Afghanistan we have [access] to Central Asian markets. “We have excellent relations withRead More


Poland tells EU not to start ‘Third World War’ over judicial fight

With a dispute raging between Poland and European Union leaders over judicial reforms, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has strongly warned the EU not to withhold promised coronavirus funds for his country. “What is going to happen if the European Commission will start the Third World War? If they start the Third World War, we are going to defend our rights with any weapons which are at our disposal,” he told the Financial Times in an interview, when asked if Poland could veto legislation such as the EU’s landmark climate package. The background to the current dispute is aRead More


Mohammed Shami ‘horribly abused’ online after Pakistan win

NEW DELHI ,OCT 25 : A torrent of social media abuse was aimed at India s only Muslim player, the bowler Mohammed Shami, after his side were thrashed by arch rivals Pakistan at the cricket T20 World Cup. Violence against Muslims in India was also reported after the emphatic 10-wicket win on Sunday, Pakistan s first against India at any World Cup. Cricket clashes between Hindu-majority India and Muslim Pakistan frequently heighten tensions between the neighbours, who have fought three wars since their independence in 1947. The 31-year-old Shami becameRead More