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Tag Archives: pakistan

Pakistan’s Shah gets three month drug suspension: ICC – Cricket-related activities

DUBAI, Feb 7, (AFP): Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after pleading guilty for a failed dope test last year, the …

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Obama urges ‘serious’ action against Pak extremists – University attack suspects held

ISLAMABAD, Jan 24, (Agencies): Pakistani security agencies have arrested five men accused of helping organise Wednesday’s attack on a university in the country’s troubled northwest …

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Pakistan lifts ban on hunting of rare bird

ISLAMABAD, Jan 23, (RTRS): Pakistan’s Supreme Court lifted a ban on hunting a rare bird on Friday, after the government argued it hurt relations with …

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Bomber kills ten in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Jan 19, (AFP): A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people Tuesday in a rush-hour attack on a market on the outskirts of the …

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At least 15 dead in Southwest Pak blast

QUETTA, Pakistan, Jan 13, (AFP): A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a polio vaccination centre in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, …

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Top T20 ranking at stake for New Zealand, Pakistan – Fixing case is ‘warning’ for small teams, says Hong Kong boss

WELLINGTON, Jan 12, (AFP): New Zealand and Pakistan both have the opportunity to vault to the top of the Twenty20 world standings over the next …

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42 alleged IS supporters held in Pakistan

A Pakistani minister says counter terrorism officials in the country’s eastern Punjab province have arrested 42 militant suspects with alleged links to the Islamic State …

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Pakistan’s Shah suspended for doping: ICC – Test found to contain chlortalidone

DUBAI, Dec 27, (AFP): Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah was on Sunday provisionally suspended for failing a dope test by the International Cricket Council (ICC). “Shah …

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Pakistani minorities live in fear after mob killings – Blasphemy allegations unproven

KOT RADHA KISHAN, Pakistan, Dec 23, (AFP): Four-year-old Aliya’s life collapsed last year when her illiterate Christian parents were falsely accused of tossing out pages …

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Pakistan Taleban reject IS leader’s ‘caliph’ claim – US embassy warns of possible terror attac

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19, (Agencies): The US Embassy in Islamabad said it has received information on possible terrorist attacks in the Pakistani capital in late December, …

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