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June 23, 2017 9:55 PM What's on the agenda (and what might be avoided) when Trump meets India's prime minister

When President Trump hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on Monday, the two leaders will share much in common. Both are political outsiders who champion a muscular, country-first nationalism. They enjoy feverish support from their vote bases while their governments assail critics and ignore — or encourage — hostility toward minority 2

June 22, 2017 9:28 PM Pakistan Cricket: back to its roaring best

The Pakistani team seems to have finally discovered a combination that should fetch more victories in months and years to come What an eventful week it has been for Pakistan. Roads, avenues, markets, offices, the rustic rural, and the plushy upscale urban; the entire country and all its ‘galimuhallahs’ are a scatter of celebrations. All major tabloids 3

June 22, 2017 1:10 PM The good, bad and ugly of Champions Trophy after Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in final

ON Sunday a resurgent Pakistan outfit completed their inspirational turnaround, trashing archrivals India to the tune of a 180-run demolition to claim the 2017 Champions Trophy title. It was a clinical yet awe-inspiring performance from a young side under the guidance of former Australian coach Mickey Arthur to return the favour against an opposition 5

June 21, 2017 4:51 PM Confederations Cup: Joachim Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight

Joachim Loew has left several key players at home to give them a longer summer break as he looks ahead to their World Cup title defence next year and he is eager to give younger players tournament experience. Germany coach Joachim Loew has promised to rotate his players against Chile on Thursday in their second Confederations Cup Group B match, as he eyes his 100th victory 3

June 21, 2017 10:10 AM Karen Handel, Uber, Saudi Arabia: Your Wednesday Briefing

His exit after a shareholder revolt caps months of questions over leadership at Uber, which has become an example of start-up culture gone awry. President Trump said on Tuesday that China had not succeeded in getting Pyongyang to curb its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The president now faces a range of unattractive options in dealing with what he has called 10

June 21, 2017 12:00 AM Maradona prefers Messi, but dubs Ronaldo ‘incredible’

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: Argentinian footballing legend Maradona said Monday that he preferred compatriot Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo all the while dubbing the Portugal captain an “incredible” player. “I can’t remember having seen Lionel Messi play badly,” Maradona told TyCSports. “I prefer Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo but I acknowledge that the latter 2

June 20, 2017 11:52 PM Red carpet welcome for victorious cricketers

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced Rs10 million for each player of Pakistan cricket team for their magnificent and historic performance in the Champions Trophy tournament. This was stated by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb here on Tuesday.The Pakistani team made the nation proud by becoming the cricket champions 7

June 20, 2017 10:53 PM Brussels train station ‘terrorist’ bomber shot dead

Brussels: Belgian soldiers shot and killed a suspected “terrorist” bomber after an explosion rocked a central Brussels train station Tuesday in the latest attack to hit Europe. Witnesses said the suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) before setting off the blast, which triggered a small but intense ball of flames in the station hall. There 1

June 20, 2017 1:54 AM Sarfraz named captain of 'Champions Trophy Team'

London - Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is named as captain of 'Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017' on Monday. The side was selected by a jury of cricket experts, which included former captains Michael Atherton of England, India’s Sourav Ganguly, Ramiz Raja of Pakistan as well as Lawrence Booth (Editor, Wisden Almanack and cricket writer, The Mail) 6

June 19, 2017 2:07 PM Hardik Pandya Rants About Team India On Twitter After Shambolic 180-Run Loss To Pakistan

Labelled as one of the top contenders to win the ICC Champions Trophy title, the Indian cricket team fell flat on its face after a shambolic 180-run loss against Pakistan - who were not only ranked the lowest of all the sides playing in the tournament, but also happen to be their arch-rivals. On a day when literally nothing worked in their favour, Virat 5