Thursday , 27 April 2017

Taliban urge Trump to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, as war has ‘failed’

The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday called on US president-elect Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, saying the war had “failed” and had harmed the US “both militarily and economically”. “Our message is that the Americans should draft a policy not to take away the independence and sovereignty of …

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Cuba announces military exercises after Trump elected US president

HAVANA: Cuba on Wednesday announced a week of pre-scheduled nationwide military exercises to prepare for “enemy actions”, the day after the United States elected as president Donald Trump who has threatened to unravel the US-Cuban detente. Cuba did not directly link the exercises to the victory of Trump, who has …

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Suarez in blockbuster Barcelona extension talks

BARCELONA: European Golden Shoe winner Luis Suarez said negotiations to extend his contract with Barcelona until 2021 were running smoothly. The 29-year-old, who claimed the award for a second time after finishing top scorer across Europe last season, originally joined Barcelona on a five-year deal from Liverpool in 2014. “Negotiations …

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Ton-up Root, unbeaten Ali help England start strong against India

RAJKOT, INDIA: England’s Joe Root hit a sparkling century and Moeen Ali was unbeaten on 99 as the tourists finished the opening day of the first Test against India in a strong position on 311-4. Root was out for 124 after putting on 179 for the fourth wicket with left-hander …

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Misbah discusses 50 matches as Test captain

Pakistan Test captain Misbahul Haq replied to a question regarding the feat of leading the Test side in 50 matches. Last month, Misbah became the country’s most-capped captain in the last Test against the West Indies, breaking the record of former legendary cricketer Imran Khan. He led the side for …

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Bale retains Welsh Player of the Year crown

LONDON: Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale was named Welsh Player of the Year for the fourth successive year and sixth time in seven years in Tuesday’s Football Association of Wales awards. Bale, 27, inspired Wales to a shock semi-final showing at Euro 2016, scoring three goals in the group phase, …

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NO indian guests to attend Faiz International Festival

LAHORE: Due to the ongoing political strife between India and Pakistan, no Indian guests will be participating in the upcoming Faiz International Festival, to be held in Lahore. Previously, the event has played host to veteran Bollywood actors such as Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri, both of whom have frequented …

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newspaper gets crucified over crass Trump tweet

Impulsive,immoderate and politically untested, Donald Trump did not exactly seem to fit the profile of a candidate for the most powerful job in the world. However, as publications worldwide shared news of Trump being elected as the 45th president of the United States, Indian publication Times of India went a …

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Let there be light: Daere Let there be light: Dark Room is a reel better left undevelopedrk Room is a reel better left undeveloped

Karachi The curtain opens. It takes a while before your eyes adjust to the dim light on the stage. You make out a table, a shelf and a red sheet instead of a door, behind which is the titular dark room. And it’s play time. On November 7, ‘Dark Room’, …

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At least one killed as London tram overturns

NEW YORK: Melania Trump brings poise and glamour to the presidency of her husband Donald Trump, and will become America’s first foreign-born first lady in two centuries. Elegant with a dazzling smile, the 46-year-old native Slovenian was at her husband’s side in New York early Wednesday when he declared victory …

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