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  UN panel: 8 reasons to worry about global warming

YOKOHAMA: If you have already read "12 Pieces of Practical Advice from Housecats," now you can move on to "8 Reasons to Worry about Global Warming." A United Nations panel of scientists is joining the list craze with what they call eight "key risks" ...

  Former Australia defence boss to head MH370 search

SYDNEY: Former Australian defence chief Angus Houston will take over coordination of the international search effort for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, reports said Sunday. The retired air chief marshal will head a new joint agency coordinat...

  Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES: A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered south of Los Angeles shook residents throughout Southern California and sent bottles and cans tumbling off shelves in stores, produced a rock slide that closed a road and forced a brief shutdown of rid...

  Yuvraj lifts India to 159-7 vs Australia

MIRPUR: Yuvraj Singh struck a fine half-century under pressure to help India reach 159-7 against Australia in their World Twenty20 Group 2 game on Sunday. The left-hander struck 60 off 43 balls and added 84 for the fifth wicket with captain Mahendra ...

  Pakistan to bat against Bangladesh

DHAKA: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez won the toss and elected to bat against hosts Bangladesh in the World Twenty20 Super-10 group two match in Dhaka on Sunday.Pakistan, who have two points from as many matches, must beat both Bangladesh and the W...

  England go down fighting by 3 runs against South Africa

CHITTAGONG: South Africa recorded a three-run narrow win in an exciting match against England in the Group-1 match of the Super-10 Series in the World Twenty20 here at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Saturday. This win takes South Africa into th...

  South Africa pile up 196-5 against England

CHITTAGONG: South Africa set a huge target of 197 runs for England in a day/night match of Group-1 in the Super-10 Series of the World Twenty20 here on Saturday. After being sent into bat by England captain Stuart Broad, openers Hashim Amla and Quito...

  Pakistan crushed by Aussies in Women’s World T20

SYLHET: The poor performance of Pakistan continues in the Women’s World Twenty20 as they lost to Australia by a big margin of 94 runs here at the Sylhet Divisional Stadium on Saturday. This was third consecutive defeat of Pakistan Women and now they ...

  Live Updates: Pakistan win by 50 runs against Bangladesh

DHAKA: Pakistan win convincingly against Bangladesh at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Mirpur in a group 2 match on Sunday. Pakistan restricted Bangladesh to 140/7 winning this important fixture by 50 runs. Pakistan looked in command from the start of the Ban...

  Shehzad ton takes Pakistan to 190-5 vs Bangladesh

MIRPUR: Opener Ahmed Shehzad produced a superb maiden century Sunday to help Pakistan score an imposing 190-5 against Bangladesh in a World Twenty20 Group 2 match. Shehzad, who had a previous highest of 98 not out in Twenty20 internationals, scored a...

  Australia field first after winning toss

DHAKA: In the second match of the day at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Mirpur, Australia won the toss and invited India to bat first. Australia will be playing for a consolation win as the result of this match will have no impact on the tournament. India ha...

  India beat Australia in World Twenty20

DHAKA: India defeated Australia by 73 runs in Dhaka on Sunday to end the Super-10 round of the World Twenty20 with four successive wins. India, who had already qualified for the semi-finals, scored 159-7 after being sent in to bat and then bowled out...

  Shehzad ton sets up easy win for Pakistan

MIRPUR: Opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a superb maiden century Sunday as Pakistan scored an easy 50-run win over Bangladesh in World Twenty20 Group 2 game. Shehzad, who had a previous highest of 98 not out in Twenty20 internationals, scored an unbeaten ...

  Netherland set 152 for New Zealand

CHITTAGONG: The Netherlands made 151 for four wickets in 20 overs against New Zealand in their super 10 Group One match of the World Twenty20 in Chittagong on Saturday. After being sent into bat by New Zealand, the Netherlands batted steadily to reac...

  England win toss, put South Africa into bat

CHITTAGONG: England captain Stuart Broad won the toss and asked South Africa to bat first in their Group-1 match of the Super-10 stage in the World Twenty20 here at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Saturday. AB de Villiers is leading South Africa...

  Searchers checking latest objects for link to MH370

PERTH: Searchers scoured a new area of the Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Saturday hoping to salvage possible debris from the doomed jet after several hopeful sightings. But despite having access to considerable assets, Australian Pr...

  Govt. plans literacy movement: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday unveiled his government’s plan to launch a countrywide literacy movement to ensure enrollment of every child in the school, by introducing a package of incentives. He said “Our effort is to ach...

  Refreshed Pakistan eye World T20 semi-finals

DHAKA: Pakistan will return to World Twenty20 action after a week's break on Sunday charged up to make a move for the semi-finals by winning their two remaining games in the Super-10 round in Dhaka. Mohammad Hafeez's men, who lost their opening group...

  Nadal advances to Sony final; Berdych withdraws

KEY BISCAYNE: No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point on Friday. Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left Nadal and Djokovic to pl...

  New Zealand put the Netherlands into bat

CHITTAGONG: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to bowl in the World Twenty20 Super-10 Group One match against the Netherlands in Chittagong on Saturday. New Zealand brought in paceman Trent Boult and allrounder Jimmy Neesha...


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Feature / Analysis

  • Conflict, Violence Harsh on Afghan, Pakistani Women

    ISLAMABAD: Prolonged conflicts in Pakistan and Afghanistan have had a ...

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  • Feature: Afghan women still suffer from discrimination and poverty

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan: Although women's rights have seen conside...

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  • Afghanistan: Building a Vision Of Hope and Change

    Afghanistan is creating a positive future for itself. Sixty per cent o...

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  • Analysts See Promising Trends From Afghan Election

    WASHINGTON: While uncertainty remains over the outcome of the Afghan e...

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Opinion

  • Detention of Taliban commander by UAE disrupts Afghan peace talks

    KABUL: A former Taliban commander involved in peace negotiations with ...

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  • In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

    It's estimated that at least a quarter of Afghan children work, despit...

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  • America’s Last Task in Kabul

    WASHINGTON: Until now, fighting the Afghan war has been an American pr...

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  • ‘The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014’ by Carlotta Gall

    In 2012, I rode in a white Toyota Corolla past upscale villas and cafe...

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