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 ...

Aug 21, 2015

India urges Pakistan against meeting separatists ahead of rare talks

India said Friday it has urged Pakistan against meeting Kashmiri separatist leaders ahead of rare weekend talks between the two countries’ top security advisers in New Delhi, hiking tensions between the archrivals. The foreign ministry said it would be inappropriate for Pakistan National Security ...

Pakistan says its airstrikes killed 65 militants near Afghan border

Aug 18, 2015

Pakistan says its airstrikes killed 65 militants near Afghan border

Pakistani airstrikes killed 65 militants on Monday in two tribal regions along the Afghan border, the army said, part of a yearlong campaign against insurgents in rugged areas where they have long sheltered. Strikes in two areas of North Waziristan killed 50 militants and ...