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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Iraqi police use batons to disperse protesters outside Zubair oilfield

BASRA: Iraqi police wielded batons and rubber hoses to disperse about 250 protesters gathered at the main entrance to the Zubair oilfield near Basra on Tuesday as unrest across southern cities over poor basic services gathered pace. Since demonstrations began nine days ago, protesters have attacked government buildings, branches of political parties

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Iran school official jailed over abuse of boys

TEHRAN: A supervisor at a Tehran boys´ high school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 80 lashes for sexual abuse of minors, Iran´s semi-official ISNA news agency said Sunday. Reports of assaults against several dozen pupils at a private school in the west of the capital sparked outrage in the Iranian press when they emerged in late May. The scandal

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Brathwaite, Hetmyer put WI in command

KINGSTON: Kraigg Brathwaite’s second consecutive century helped West Indies establish early dominance on the opening day’s play here in Kingston. West Indies went to stumps comfortably-placed at 295 for 4, having accumulated runs at 4.85 per over in the post-tea session: a significant jump from 2.25 and 2.83 in the first two sessions respectively. Brathwaite 4

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Ill-planned’ Haj flight operation PIA feared to suffer huge loss

PESHAWAR: The crisis-hit Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) may suffer a huge loss due to 'ill-planning' of the management for the forthcoming Haj flight operation, sources said. The PIA did not acquire planes on lease for the Haj flight operation to be started shortly. "And now the national flag carrier is going to cancel/reschedule flights for Europe 2

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Mashrafe likely to miss one-day series against WI

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Bangaldesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza is unlikely to travel to the West Indies for the one-day series that begins on July 22 due to his wife’s illness. However, Bangladesh’s selectors will wait until Friday (tomorrow) to name his replacement.“Mashrafe’s involvement in the ODI series is in doubt,” chief selector Minhajul Abedin told ESPNcricinfo 3

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM PCB committee declares 44 Pindi clubs active

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) scrutiny committee has given the voting rights to 44 Rawalpindi Clubs following through scanning conducted recently.The committee headed by Wisal Durrani has declared 44 clubs active having the status to vote in coming Rawalpindi District Cricket Association elections. These clubs are: Abbasi Club, AKS County Club Taxila

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Rubel likely to be axed from BD ODI squad

DHAKA: Seamer Rubel Hossain’s tour of West Indies is likely to be cut short after his below-par performance in the first Test in Antigua. He failed to pick up a wicket as Bangladesh slipped to a loss by an innings and 219 runs in three days. The pacer was named in the Test squad as well as the One-Day International squad but is set to fly back after

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Kraft, Varner share Greenbrier lead with Watson lurking

WASHINGTON: Harold Varner birdied four of the last eight holes to fire a four-under par 66 and seize a share of the lead after Saturday’s third round of the US PGA Greenbrier Classic. Varner’s bogey-free round left him alongside fellow American Kelly Kraft on 14-under 196 for 54 holes at the mountain resort course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM MQM leader Saleem Shahzad passes away in London

LONDON: Former founding member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Saleem Shehzad passed away here on Sunday. Family sources informed Geo News that he passed away at 3:30am GMT and will be buried in London. Shahzad, who was suffering from cancer, was admitted to a London hospital after his condition deteriorated two days ago. He had been suffering

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM Kraft leads Lahiri, Simpson at Greenbrier Classic

WASHINGTON: Kelly Kraft, seeking a first US PGA Tour title, fired a seven-under par 63 on Friday to take a one-shot lead over Anirban Lahiri and Webb Simpson at the Greenbrier Classic. India’s Lahiri had set an early target with a nine-under par 61 on the mountain resort course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. That propelled the 31-year-old world