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January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Officials seek to forge ahead with TPP even as Canada wavers

TOKYO: As trade officials gather in Tokyo this week to try and forge ahead with a trade pact that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned last year, the new 11-member club risks getting bogged down by resistance from Canada. The member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTTP), also known as TPP 11, reached 1

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM White House urges Pakistan to expel Taliban leaders

WASHINGTON: The US urged Pakistan once again on Monday to expel Taliban militants from its territory. Addressing the daily press brief, the president's press secretary Sarah Sanders called on Pakistan to take action against militants hurting the US personnel in Afghanistan. The US believes that Pakistani authorities provide sanctuaries to terrorist organisations 1

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Emerging economies: WEF ranks Pakistan better than India

ISLAMABAD: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Pakistan ahead of India in terms of emerging economies of the world. The WEF ranked India at 62nd position in the list of emerging economies, while China and Pakistan were ranked at 26th and 47th position respectively. According to the Inclusive Development Index shared by the WEF, Norway continues 1

January 20, 2018 5:14 PM India beats Pakistan by 2 wickets to claim Blind Cricket World Cup title

India beat Pakistan by two wickets to win the Blind Cricket World Cup for the second time after a thrilling match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Hosts Pakistan had set India a target of 308 runs at a loss of eight wickets in their allotted 40 overs after they were put into bat. India conquered the modest target in the 39th over, with two balls

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to field four shuttlers in CW Games

KARACHI: Pakistan will field four shuttlers in the Commonwealth Games slated to be held at Gold Coast, Australia, from April 4-15. National champion Murad Ali, former national champion Hafiz Irfan Saeed, reigning national champion Mahoor Shehzad and former national champion Palwasha Bashir will be part of Pakistan’s touring party. Pakistan Badminton

January 15, 2018 12:00 AM Europe fight back to beat Asia in EurAsia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Europe came from behind to defeat Asia 14-10 and retain the EurAsia Cup title Sunday, in a boost for captain Thomas Bjorn as he gears up for the Ryder Cup. Bjorn’s side entered the final day of the tournament in Malaysia trailing Asia by one point but put on a masterclass in the singles, winning eight out of 12 matches.It was a disappointment 3

January 15, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to play in 3-nation event in Oman in February

KARACHI: Pakistan senior hockey team will participate in a three-nation tournament in Oman, Masqat, from February 13-20. The other two teams will be hosts Oman and Japan, ‘The News’ has learnt. Informed sources in PHF said that the three-nation event would be the starting point of Pakistan’s preparation for important international competitions this year such as Asian 2

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM Asia fight back to lead Europe in EurAsia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Asia staged a dramatic comeback against defending champions Europe to hang on to a one-point lead Saturday in the second day of the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia. The result in the foursome matches sets up a tense showdown for Sunday’s singles, with Indian captain Arjun Atwal’s team fighting for Asia’s first ever victory in the Ryder Cup-style 5

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Asia take surprise lead over Europe in EurAsia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Asia got off to a stunning start to take a one-point lead over their more fancied European opponents on Friday on the rain-soaked opening day of the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia. The team, captained by Arjun Atwal of India, won three of the six fourball matches and halved their final game to take a 3 1/2 to 2 1/2 lead over the European side skippered 10

January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Women who work nights face ‘cancer’

MIAMI: Women who regularly work the night shift may face a 19 percent higher risk of cancer than those who work during the day, said a study on Monday. These heightened risks were not apparent among female night-shift workers in Australia and Asia, said the meta-analysis in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. "Our study indicates 1