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Messi in middle of Israel-Palestinian spat over scrapped match

JERUSALEM (AFP) – The Israeli and Palestinian football associations traded accusations Wednesday over the cancellation of a World Cup warm-up match between the Jewish state and Argentina in the disputed city of Jerusalem. Israel accused the Palestinians of “football terror”, saying their threats saw Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and his ...

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Hazard hones World Cup form in 3-0 friendly win over Egypt

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Eden Hazard scored once and assisted another goal in a 3-0 pre-World Cup friendly win over Egypt on Wednesday that gave worried Belgium fans hope of a promising World Cup campaign. Drawn in Group G containing England, Tunisia and tournament debutants Panama, Belgium are expected to cruise ...

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Holder, Dowrich rescue Windies in Sri Lanka opener

PORT OF SPAIN (AFP) – West Indies rode their luck through a challenging first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka to reach 246 for six at stumps at the Queen s Park Oval in Trinidad on Wednesday. A 90-run sixth-wicket partnership between captain Jason Holder and wicketkeeper-batsman Shane ...

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CEC summons meeting to nominate caretaker CM Punjab

LAHORE (Muslim Times) – Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has summoned a meeting of Election Commission today (Thursday) to nominate caretaker chief minister Punjab. Chief Election Commissioner will preside over the meeting. According to Election Commission, Speaker Punjab Assembly has forwarded four names to the commission for the slot of caretaker ...

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SC to take up Nandipur Power Plant corruption case today

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – A three-member bench of the Supreme Court will resume hearing of the Nandipur Power Plant corruption case today (Thursday). The three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will take up the corruption case today. Notices have ...

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