Japan superstar Kitajima fumes after Rio flop

TOKYO: Japan swim king Kosuke Kitajima was furious at himself on Tuesday after failing in his bid to qualify for this summer’s Rio Olympics in the men’s 100 metres breaststroke. The 33-year-old, who won double gold in the 100 and 200m breaststroke at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Games, had been expected to qualify for his fifth Olympics. But More...

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Barca take on Atletico Madrid, City face PSG test in Champions League quarters

PARIS: Holders Barcelona will seek to overcome their defeat in El Clasico when they host Atletico Madrid on Tuesday in an all-Spanish Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the Camp Nou. On a night when Barca More...

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West Indies women stun Australia to take World T20 title

KOLKATA: Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews and skipper Stafanie Taylor fired the West Indies to their maiden women’s World Twenty20 crown in a thrilling last-over win against Australia in Sunday’s More...

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Iran oil exports surpass 2m barrels per day: minister

TEHRAN: Iran’s oil exports have surpassed 2 million barrels per day following the lifting of sanctions under its nuclear deal with world powers, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday. “Iran’s More...

By admin On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Pakistan’s enemy is Britain’s enemy, says Cameron

WASHINGTON: British Prime Minister David Cameron while expressing grief over terrorism in Lahore, said Pakistan’s enemy is also Britain’s enemy. Cameron said this in a meeting with Special Assistant to the Prime More...

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Modi’s Saudi visit part of push to ‘de-hyphenate’ India from Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi´s visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday is part of a diplomatic effort to put pressure on arch rival Pakistan by forging ties with some of Islamabad´s closest allies, Indian More...

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‘­Pakistan attaches great importance to nuclear security’

WASHINGTON: Pakistan attaches great importance to strengthening global nuclear security and fully shares global concern that nuclear materials and facilities must never fall into the wrong hands, Syed Tariq Fatemi, More...

By admin On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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‘Pakistan’s nuclear program is a cause of stability in South Asia’

WASHINGTON: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry on Thursday said Pakistan’s nuclear program is a cause of stability in South Asia. Speaking at Pakistan’s Embassy in Washington ahead of Nuclear Summit, he said basic More...

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At least 23 dead in air strikes near Damascus

BEIRUT: At least 23 people were killed and dozens wounded in Syrian government air strikes on a rebel-held suburb of Damascus on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. The strikes More...

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It took us 30 years to recognize the ‘devil’: Kamal

MIRPURKHAS: Former Karachi mayor and leader of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Mustafa Kamal Thursday said it took him and others like him 30 years to recognize the ‘devil’. Addressing his supporters here, Mustafa More...