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Wednesday, November 10th, 2021


NZ humiliate England to reach T20 Final

Kiwis defeat Cup aspirants in a thriller; Pakistan take on Australia today ABU DHABI: Daryl Mitchell smashed an unbeaten 72 as New Zealand beat England by five wickets with an over to spare to reach the Twenty20 World Cup final on Wednesday. Chasing 166 for victory, New Zealand were in trouble at 13-2 and 107-4 when Jimmy Neesham hit an 11-ball 27 and Mitchell finished it off with a boundary. New Zealand will be in their first ever T20 World Cup final where they will face either Australia or Pakistan.Read More

Pakistan values UK’s role in global and regional affairs: COAS

RAWALPINDI, NOV 10: Christian Turner, British High Commissioner called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ.During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including the recent developments in Afghanistan were discussed. COAS said that Pakistan values UK’s role in global and regional affairs and we look forward to enhance our bilateral relationship. COAS reiterated the need for global convergence on Afghanistan for avoiding humanitarian crisis and coordinated efforts for economic uplift of the Afghan people. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role in AfghanRead More

Shusha – the fairyland of Azerbaijan (Part-1)

Ansar M Bhatti Shusha, or Susa, is well known for its cultural as well as tourist attractions. It used to serve as a key tourist resort even in the Soviet era. Situated at an altitude of 1,400–1,800 metres (4,600–5,900 ft) in the Karabakh Mountains, the city has a lot to offer to the visitors. Most sources date Shusha’s establishment to the 1750s by Panah Ali Khan, founder of the Karabakh Khanate, coinciding with the foundation of the fortress of Shusha, attributing this to an alliance between Panah Ali Khan andRead More

Webinar – “Conversations on Afghanistan: Middle East’s Perspectives”

The Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies (ISSI) in collaboration with the Middle East Monitor (MEMO), UK held a webinar on “Conversations on Afghanistan: Middle East’s Perspectives” on November 10, 2021. The distinguis hed speakers included: Ambassador Ali Awadh Asseri, Former Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Dr. Daud Abdullah, Director Middle East Monitor (MEMO), Mr. Hashmat Moslih, independent political analyst with special focus on Afghanistan and Mr. Ahmad Shah Durrani, author of An Outside the Box Look at Afghanistan: New IdeasRead More

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet calls for de-escalation to migrant crisis at Belarus-Poland border

“Appalled” by the migrant crisis at the Belarusian-Polish border, the UN human rights chief Wednesday called on the concerned sides to de-escalate situation. “I urge the states involved to take immediate steps to de-escalate and resolve this intolerable situation in line with their obligations under international human rights law and refugee law,” said Michelle Bachelet. “I am appalled that large numbers of migrants and refugees continue to be at the Belarus-Poland border,” she expressed. Strong “security-focused” and “politically charged responses” on both sides, including the increased deployment of troops and “accompanying inflammatory rhetoric,” exacerbates the vulnerabilityRead More

Malik, Hafeez, Gayle, picked in LPL 2021 players’ draft

KARACHI , NOV 10 : The franchises of the Sri Lanka Premier League confirmed the make-up of their squads for the Lanka Premier League 2021 in the players draft held on Tuesday. Each of the five franchises which include Colombo Stars, Dambulla Giants, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Kings and Kandy Warriors have packed their teams with a host of explosive and international cricket stars. The Galle Gladiators have acquired Mohammad Hafeez, Isuru Udana, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kusal Mendis, Mohammad Amir, Samit Patel, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Anwar Ali,Read More