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Morocco make history with shock World Cup win over Spain

Atlas Lions edge past Spain on penalties to book a quarter-finals spot, with Portugal or Switzerland awaiting next. DOHA – Morocco have booked their place in the World Cup’s quarter-finals after a sensational penalty shootout win against Spain. The Atlas Lions’ Spanish-born superstar wing-back Achraf Hakimi brought the curtain down on Tuesday’s last-16 clash at the Education City Stadium, notching the winner from the spot to make it 3-0 on penalties and sending the tens of thousands of raucous Moroccan fans in attendance into rapture. Morocco will next face eitherRead More


Japan depart with big wins but quarter-final dream unfulfilled

DOHA – Japan will have much to remember from the World Cup, not least stunning upsets of Germany and Spain in the group stage, but ultimately they fell short of their cherished goal of making the quarter-finals for the first time. The heartbreaking loss on penalties to Croatia on Monday will not entirely erase the memory of beating two former world champions for the first time but another loss in the last 16 will hurt a team who had been looking to make history. The Samurai Blue had been toRead More


Ayeza Khan mesmerises admirers in exquisite photoshoot

LAHORE – With so many ways to astound her fans, superstar Ayeza Khan may have accomplished almost everything in the worlds of fashion and acting. Perhaps this is one of the secrets to her enormous popularity. The “Mehar Posh” star, who uses social media frequently, came up with another catchy series of photoshoots in which the diva once more successfully stole the show. She recently shared snippets from her elegant photo shoot.  She is portraying eastern culture in the photographs by donning a traditional pinkish outfit accessorized with luxurious jewelsRead More


Disappointed Raja asks team to pull up their socks

LAHORE – After England defeated the host team Pakistan in the opening clash at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja expressed his disappointment over losing the Test match and instructed the national team to play aggressively. Sources say Mr Raja had expressed his annoyance and said Pakistan could win the first Test against England. He added that had the players pushed harder, the result would have been different. He also asked the team that they should have played the better game against England. The PCBRead More


Independence Day of Finland celebrated

ISLAMABAD, DEC 6 /DNA/ – Ambassador of Finland Hannu Ripatti hosted a simple but impressive reception to mark the 105th Independence Day of Finland. Ambassador of European Union Riina Kionka cut the cake along with the spouse and daughter of Ambassador Ripatti. Finland has re-opened its embassy in Pakistan. The reception was attended by diplomats, media and members of the civil society. It was Ambassador Ripatti’s first reception after his arrival in Pakistan almost two months ago. During his speech he desired to expand relations with Pakistan. DNA


FIR lodged against Gill in Karachi for ‘inciting’ public against institution

KARACHI: A first information report (FIR) was registered against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shahbaz Gill for inciting the public against a state institution in the metropolis — the latest in the series of cases lodged against him. A citizen, Muhammad Saeed, lodged the FIR against the PTI leader at the Brigade Police Station in the metropolis. As per the FIR, a copy of which is available with Geo News, Gill, during an address, held the former chief of army staff General (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa responsible for having PTI Senator Azam Swatistripped and torturedRead More