Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

World 03/18/19, 01:31

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Some information on the victims who were lost:HUSNA AHMEDFarid Ahmed refuses to turn his back on his adopted home, despite losing his 45-year-old wife, Husna Ahmed, in the Al Noor mosque attack. They ...

Quetta wins 1st PSL title, beats Peshawar in final

Sports 03/17/19, 14:30

Quetta Gladiators won its first Pakistan Super League Twenty20 title on Sunday with a thumping eight-wicket victory over 2017 champions Peshawar Zalmi in the final.Darren Sammy-led Peshawar, playing in its third straight PSL final, was restricted to 138-8 with improving paceman Mohammad Hasnain claiming 3-30 from his four overs.Ahmed Shehzad ...

Puyol among thousands to watch PSL final

Sports 03/17/19, 10:06

Legendary Spanish footballer Carles Puyol was among thousands of cricket fans at the National Stadium to witness the Pakistan Super League twenty20 final on Sunday.Puyol, a former Barcelona defender, is in the southern port city of Karachi to promote next month's exhibition matches in Pakistan.Brazilian Kaka will be among a ...

Peshawar through to 3rd successive PSL final

Sports 03/15/19, 13:49

Kamran Akmal's blistering half century propelled 2017 winner Peshawar Zalmi to its third straight Pakistan Super League final with a convincing 48-run victory over defending champion Islamabad United on Friday.Peshawar will take on Quetta Gladiators on Sunday in a repeat of the final two years ago.A minute's silence was observed ...

Karachi set to watch top cricketers in PSL T20 finals

Sports 03/09/19, 01:09

Pakistan's biggest city is set to witness some of the biggest stars in international cricket over the next nine days as the last leg of Pakistan Super League begins on Saturday.Shane Watson of Australia, Kieron Pollard and Darren Sammy of the West Indies will be the star attractions in the ...

Pakistan building collapse kills 2 in Karachi, traps others

World 02/25/19, 13:32

A Pakistani rescue official says at least two bodies have been recovered from a three-story building that collapsed in a suburb of the southern port city of Karachi.Mohammad Shaukat says the small residential building collapsed as construction work was underway next to it in the city's Malir neighborhood on Monday ...

West Indies women beat Pakistan in Super Over in Twenty20

Sports 02/01/19, 07:59

The West Indies women's team defeated Pakistan in a Super Over tiebreaker on Friday to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match Twenty20 series.The Pakistan Cricket Board is staging the series in a bid to showcase its ability to host international matches following a deadly 2009 terrorist attack against ...

Pakistan protests over acquitted Christian woman fizzle out

World 02/01/19, 06:48

Pakistani police have fired tear gas and wielded batons to disperse a rally by Islamic radicals in the southern port city of Karachi against the acquittal of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy.But despite the Karachi violence, nationwide rallies the extremists had called for on Friday against Aasia ...

West Indies women win 1st match in Pakistan without problems

Sports 01/31/19, 07:22

The West Indies women's first cricket match in Pakistan was a 71-run victory that passed without incident on Thursday.Pakistan has staged only short limited-overs series against Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, a World XI, and the West Indies since a deadly terrorist attack in March 2009 against the Sri Lanka test team ...

West Indies women’s team in Pakistan for cricket series

Sports 01/30/19, 08:06

The West Indies women's team arrived in Karachi on Wednesday to play three Twenty20 matches as Pakistan once again bids to showcase its ability to host international cricket.There was a heavy security presence between the airport and the team hotel, and traffic on one of Karachi's busiest roads was halted ...

Kaka and Figo in Pakistan to launch World Soccer Stars event

Sports 01/10/19, 10:07

Soccer greats Luis Figo and Kaka arrived in Pakistan on Thursday to launch the World Soccer Stars event in a country more known for its cricket.A private England-based group, Touchsky Group, will organize the event in late April in Karachi and Lahore with an aim toward portraying a softer image ...

Explains: China’s megaprojects fuel unease in Pakistan

World 11/25/18, 08:51

The assault on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi was the latest in a series of attacks on China's growing influence in Pakistan, where Beijing is financing tens of billions of dollars' worth of megaprojects that critics fear will plunder the country's resources and leave it with crippling debt. Friday's attack, which ...

After attack on Chinese consulate, Pakistan points to India

World 11/24/18, 10:56

Pakistani police say the suicide bomber that struck the country's Chinese consulate used foreign-made C-4 plastic explosive and suggested the attack was orchestrated in India.Counter-terrorism officer Umar Khitab said Saturday that authorities are investigating whether Baluch separatist commander Aslam Achhu, who they believe masterminded the attack, is in India. The ...

Pakistani market bombing at Chinese Consulate kills 12, wounds 50

World 11/23/18, 02:16

The Latest on the attack on the Chinese Consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi (all times local): 12: 10 p.m. Pakistani police say a powerful bomb at an open-air food market in the country's northwest has killed at least 12 people, an attack just hours after armed separatists stormed the Chinese ...

03 gunmen storm Chinese Consulate in Pakistani city of Karachi

World 11/23/18, 01:41

Three gunmen stormed the Chinese Consulate in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Friday, triggering an intense, hour-long shootout during which two police officers and all the assailants were killed, officials said. All the Chinese diplomats and staff at the consulate were safe and were not harmed during the assault ...

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