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Edgbaston Test: Misbah sends England in to bat after winning toss

BIRMINGHAM: Misbah-ul-Haq on Wednesday elected to bowl first against Alastair Cook-led England in the third of the four-Test series here. Coming into the match after a 330-run drubbing at Old Trafford, the Pakistan Test skipper has made two changes in the line-up. Twenty-year-old opener Sami Aslam replaces Shan Masood and ...

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Kashmiris hold fresh protest after civilian killings

Protests have once again erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir after two civilians were reportedly shot dead by government forces amid a curfew in the region. Police said thousands of people took to the streets in the Pampore area and a neighborhood in Srinagar, the region’s main city, on Wednesday, and chanted anti-India ...

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Australia mistreats refugees as deterrent: Amnesty, HRW

Australia is following the intentional inhumane policy of mistreating asylum seekers held on the South Pacific island of Nauru in a bid to deter others from attempting to sail to Australia, two prominent human rights groups say. According to a lengthy joint report by the Amnesty Internationaland Human Rights Watch (HRW) ...

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Burundi rejects UN deployment of police force

Burundi has rejected the deployment of a United Nations police force to the violence-wracked African nation, saying the France-drafted resolution authorizing the security contingent was made without Bujumbura’s consent. “The government of Burundi rejects every aspect of this resolution linked to the deployment of any force on its territory,” spokesman ...

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Egyptian Muslim Nobel laureate Zewail dies at 70

Egyptian Muslim chemist Ahmed Zewail, who won the Nobel Prize for his trailblazing contribution to chemistry, has died in the United States at the age of 70. He passed away on Tuesday, reported the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), for which he had been working for more than four decades. ...

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Clinton overtakes Trump by 8 points: Poll

A new poll shows that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has taken an eight-percentage point lead over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, in the run-up to the 2016 US presidential race. According to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday, the former secretary of state has 43 percent of the votes ...

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US warns North Korea over ballistic missile test

The United States has issued a stern warning over North Korea’s new ballistic missile test, saying it was prepared to “defend ourselves and our allies.” On Wednesday, North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its western region into the sea off its east coast in what is believed to be ...

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Trump: I don’t regret remarks on Khan family

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he does not regret his comments on the family of Captain Humayun Khan, a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq in 2004. Trump belittled the parents of Khan, whose father addressed the Democratic National Convention last Thursday night after he denounced the business mogul as unpatriotic ...

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Obama says new Libya airstrikes in US interest

US President Barack Obama says the new bombing campaign in Libya is critical to US national security interests, as the American military targeted Daesh positions in the North African country for a second day. The airstrikes were undertaken to help Libyan forces “finish the job” and drive the terrorists out ...

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