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India break New Zealand jinx to qualify for World Cup final

India break New Zealand jinx to qualify for World Cup final

India broke New Zealand’s jinx to qualify for the finale of the World Cup 2023, inflicting a 70-run defeat on the Kiwis in a semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday.  The Blues will now lock horns with the winner of the second semi-final between South Africa and Australia on November 19 in Ahmedabad. Virat Kohli scored a record-breaking 50th one-day international hundred and Mohammed Shami took seven wickets. Kohli made 117 to surpass the ODI century record he had shared with India great Sachin Tendulkar, and ShreyasRead More


Babar Azam steps down as all-format captain

Babar Azam steps down as all-format captain

LAHORE, Nov 15 (DNA): Babar Azam has decided to step down as all-format captain of the Pakistan Men’s cricket team in the aftermath of the poor performance of team in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India under his command. According to a PCB press release on Wednesday, Babar Azam was offered to continue as Test team captain by the Chairman PCB’s Management Committee to which the maestro batter declined and expressed his desire to continue to serve as a batter in all formats for the team. TheRead More


Israel raids Al Shifa Hospital

Gaza gets limited fuel supply, but Israel bans use for hospitals and water purification

GAZA: The Israeli military said it was carrying out a ‘raid’ on Wednesday against Hamas fighters in Al Shifa Hospital, having urged them to surrender with thousands of Palestinian civilians still sheltering inside Gaza Strip’s biggest hospital. Medical officials in Gaza say more than 11,000 people are confirmed dead from Israeli strikes, around 40% of them children, and countless others were trapped under rubble. Dr. Munir al-Bursh, director-general of the Gaza health ministry, told Arab news channel that Israeli forces had raided the western side of the medical complex. “ThereRead More


Western media defending Israeli atrocities: Kakar

Western media defending Israeli atrocities: Kakar

PM reprimands “bizarre” justifications, narrative on killing of Gaza children by Israel Ansar M Bhatti/DNA ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Wednesday calling Israeli barbarism in Palestine unparalleled even in the medieval era, reprimanded the world’s double standards on war ethos and its “bizarre and surreal” rationalization of the killing of children in Gaza. The prime minister, addressing the annual Margalla Dialogue 2023 conference held by Islamabad Policy Research Instituteon “Evolving World Environment: Charting the Course for Our Future,” said Israeli forces were targeting vulnerable people in hospitals andRead More


40th anniversary of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus celebrated

40th anniversary of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus celebrated

DNA ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Defence Committee Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Senator Shahzad Waseem, Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, DG Ministry of Foreign Affairs Imran Haider, and TRNC Representative Dilsad Senol joined in a cake-cutting ceremony at Islamabad Serena Hotel to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus proclamation. The event brought together dignitaries to mark this significant milestone.=DNA


The Turks of Cyprus deserve to live in peace

How UN failure led to demand for two states in Cyprus

Ishtiaq Ahmad The Cyprus dispute has positioned the Turkish Cypriot people as significant victims, entangled in a conflict rooted in historical tensions. The island’s division has exposed them to multifaceted challenges, including political marginalization andeconomic hardships. The lack of international recognition for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has isolated Turkish Cypriots, impeding economic opportunities and global interactions. Economic struggles are evident in limited trade and investment, contributing to a lower standard of living compared to their southern counterparts. Political dynamics in Cyprus have likewise exacerbated Turkish Cypriot marginalization. TheRead More