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January 15, 2019 1:43 AM US officials due today for talks on Afghan peace process

WASHINGTON: Two key US officials — special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Deputy Assistant to the US president Lisa Curtis — are expected in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks aimed at ensuring the success of a US-backed peace initiative for Afghanistan. The US Department of State announced last week that Mr Khalilzad is visiting India, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan 32

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Iran, Iraq power into Asian Cup knockout phase

ABU DHABI: Iran sank Vietnam and Iraq beat Yemen as the neighbours and arch-rivals powered into the Asian Cup round of 16 on Saturday ahead of their highly anticipated group decider next week. Sardar Azmoun struck both goals in Iran’s 2-0 win in Abu Dhabi, while teenager Mohanad Ali’s early solo strike kick-started Iraq’s 3-0 victory in Sharjah. Iran and Iraq will meet in Dubai 10

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM China weighs diversifying agro imports from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Friday said his country was seriously considering enhancing import of potato, cherry, wheat, besides increasing investments in other sectors of economy to strengthen business ties between the two countries. “Chinese government would also formally invite Pakistani experts to monitor the hybrid rice seed expertise 15

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM India sack hockey coach Harendra

NEW DELHI: Hockey India has sacked men’s national team coach Harendra Singh after a dismal showing at the Asian Games and their quarter-final exit as hosts in last month’s World Cup. The much-fancied Indian senior team had to settle for a bronze at the Asiad in Jakarta last year and were dumped out by the Netherlands in the World Cup in December 13

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM ‘SL war criminal’ named army’s second-in-command

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president has appointed a general accused by the United Nations of war crimes to the country’s second-highest army ranking, evoking outcry from rights groups. Major General Shavendra Silva, who commanded an army division accused of gross abuses against civilians during Sri Lanka’s civil war, formally assumed duties as Chief of Staff 11

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM Saadi set to begin journey towards Tokyo Olympics

KARACHI: Eyeing a seat in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Pakistan’s Dubai-based karateka Saadi Abbas is all set to begin his journey towards the world’s most prestigious spectacle as he features in the Paris Open later this month. “There are 14 events in the next few months. If I featured in them I would be able to move closer to Olympics. I intend to feature 15

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM Imran congratulates Indian team

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, who holds the distinction of leading Pakistan World Cup 1992 winning campaign in Australia, congratulated Indian captain Virat Kohli and his team on winning the first ever series in Australia. In his Tweet message, the prime minister congratulated Kohli for becoming the first South Asian team for winning the Test series 15

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM Imran greets Indian cricket team

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan who holds the distinction of leading Pakistan World Cup 1992 winning campaign in Australia, congratulated Indian captain Virat Kohli and his team on winning the first ever series Down Under. In his Tweet message, the PM congratulated Kohli for becoming the first South Asian team to win Test series in Australia 12

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM Lippi says China facing striker crisis

AL-AIN, United Arab Emirates: Marcello Lippi said an influx of foreign forwards had decimated China’s striking stocks and could damage their Asian Cup campaign after an unconvincing start in the United Arab Emirates. “This shows our situation in China. In China, nearly all the foreign players are forwards,” said Lippi, who led his native Italy to the 2006 World 9

January 2, 2019 12:00 AM Zia ul Mustafa, FCMA elected Vice President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA)

Zia ul Mustafa, FCMA elected Vice President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) Mr. Zia Ul Mustafa, FCMA, President of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan will serve as Vice- President of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), a forum of professional accountancy bodies committed to positioning, maintaining 5