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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Iraqi parliament postpones election date

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s parliament failed on Saturday to approve May 12 as the election date, as suggested by the government, as Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers demanded a delay to allow hundreds of thousands of war-displaced people to return home. Politicians, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, insist on holding the election as planned on May 12, saying 1

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Fury moves closer to Joshua showdown

LONDON: Controversial boxer Tyson Fury moved closer to his dream all-British world heavyweight showdown with Anthony Joshua when he was told on Friday that he will get his licence back if he passes a medical. The 29-year-old — who has not fought since his shock win against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the undisputed heavyweight world

January 15, 2018 5:58 PM Our police system is obsolete, needs reforms: Bilawal

KARACHI: Chairperson Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto said that the police system in our country has gone obsolete and it needs to be reformed. Bilawal Bhutto said that awareness and education are very important to fight the menace of child abuse. “We cannot fight child abuse if our children don't know how to protect themselves," he said. "All political 3

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 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 4

January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Najeebullah wins laser radial title in National Sailing

KARACHI: Najeebullah Khan of Navy won laser radial title of the National Sailing Championships which concluded here near Bundle Island, Korangi Creek, on Tuesday. The mistral gold went to Irfan of Pakistan Air Force (PAF). In the enterprise class the team of Navy’s Akram Tariq and Riaz Khan secured gold.The event was hosted by PAF Yacht Club, Korangi

January 8, 2018 12:00 AM National Badminton Championships: WAPDA clinch men’s, women’s team event titles

KARACHI: WAPDA were crowned champions of both men’s and women’s team events of the National Badminton Championships being held in Lahore on Sunday. In the men’s team event final, WAPDA defeated National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) 3-2, while in the women’s team event decider, WAPDA crushed Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) in straight games 3-0. The men’s

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Over 2,000 Afghans sent by Iran killed in Syria’

aTEHRAN: More than 2,000 Afghans deployed by Iran have been killed fighting in Syria on the side of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, an official in the volunteer force told Iranian media. The Fatemiyoun Brigade of Afghan "volunteer" recruits has been fighting in Syria for five years, said Zohair Mojahed, a cultural official in the brigade. "This brigade 2

January 6, 2018 12:00 AM Ankara-Paris partnership ‘vital’ for peace: Erdogan

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said that a strong partnership between Ankara and Paris was vital for world peace as he headed on a key visit to France. Erdogan’s one-day visit to Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron is his most significant trip to an EU state for bilateral talks since the failed 2016 coup bid in Turkey 3

January 5, 2018 12:00 AM Wenger rages at ‘farcical’ penalty, vows to fight charge

LONDON: Arsene Wenger slammed the “farcical” penalty decision that cost Arsenal in their thrilling 2-2 draw against Chelsea and vowed to fight a Football Association charge in his latest furious attack on the authorities. Wenger was seething after referee Anthony Taylor awarded a penalty for Hector Bellerin’s challenge on Eden Hazard in the second half of Wednesday’s 2