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Smith wary of pink ball Test against Pakistan at Gabba

MELBOURNE: Australia captain Steven Smith has no qualms about playing another day-night Test at Adelaide Oval but is wary of how the pink ball will perform in the humid conditions expected at Brisbane later this year. Australia play Pakistan in the first Test under lights at the Gabba on Dec15, ...

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PPP seeks debate on drone strike that killed Mullah Mansour

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) moved the Senate on Monday to discuss the implications of the US drone strike that killed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in Balochistan. Senator Farhatullah Babar submitted an adjournment motion in the house to discuss the ‘security calculus in the region and implications ...

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BISP embezzlement case: NAB summons PPP’s Farzana Raja

KARACHI (Web Desk) – In the ongoing anti-corruption crackdown, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Farzana Raja in connection with embezzlement in Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) funds. According to sources, the anti-corruption watchdog has formally launched investigation into alleged Rs.3 billion embezzlement in ...

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I will not apologize for Hiroshima, Nagasaki atomic bombings

US President Barack Obama says he will not apologize to Japan over the 1945 US atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, emphasizing that improving mutual ties will instead be the focus of his upcoming trip to the country. This Friday, Obama will become the first sitting US president to ever tour ...

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US wary of ‘rising threat’ from Russian, Chinese jets

Russian and Chinese warplanes have become one of the major concerns of US Air Force commanders, says one of the force’s top combat officers. “Our concern is a resurgent Russia and a very, very aggressive China,” Air Force General Herbert Carlisle was quoted by the USA Today as saying on ...

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Clinton set to negotiate with Sanders ‘when he’s ready’

US Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton says she will negotiate with rival Bernie Sanders “when he’s ready to talk.” “Well, certainly, we’re going to talk with him when he’s ready to talk, and listen to him. And we will take into account what he is asking for,” Clinton said told ...

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