Oct 27, 2015

Pakistan defeats England by 178 runs in second test

Pakistan took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series against England after winning by 178 runs in the second test. England was chasing a record target of 491 on Monday at Dubai International Stadium for an unlikely win but was bowled out for 312 ...

Oct 23, 2015

Root defiant after Pakistan makes early inroads

Joe Root’s unbeaten half-century helped stuttering England reach 182 for three at the close on the second day of the second test on Friday after Pakistan’s seam and spin attack ran through the tourists’ top order. Pakistan, playing in its adopted United Arab Emirates ...

Oct 16, 2015

England targets 500 against Pakistan

England is aiming to score at least 500 in its first innings, a tired captain Alastair Cook said after his unbeaten 168 helped the tourists reduce Pakistan’s lead on Thursday, the third day of the first test. Pakistan, playing in the United Arab Emirates, ...

Team uses 3-D tech to log Pakistan relics

Oct 4, 2015

Team uses 3-D tech to log Pakistan relics

A team of Japanese and Pakistani archaeologists has launched a project to record three-dimensional images of antiquities, including Buddhist ruins at a World Heritage site in Pakistan. Creating 3-D images will aid restoration efforts. The antiquities in question are deteriorating quickly and the Pakistani ...

Sep 29, 2015

Pakistan executes man who was a juvenile when arrested

Pakistan executed a convict on death row before dawn on Tuesday, despite appeals by an international rights group that claimed the man was a juvenile at the time of his arrest in a murder case. The execution brings to 239 the number of convicts ...

Sep 18, 2015

U.S. frees Moroccan prisoner held over 13 years at Guantanamo

Another Guantanamo Bay prisoner has been released as part of the drawn-out U.S. effort to wind down and eventually close the detention center at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Younis Abdurrahman Chekkouri was sent to his native Morocco after more than ...