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Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Ankara bomb

ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for a suicide car bombing that killed 28 people in the capital Ankara, and he vowed retaliation in both Syria and Iraq. A car laden with explosives …

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Rs638.276 million spent on PM Nawaz’s foreign trips

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spent a whopping Rupees 63.8 crore on his foreign trips and living at least every fifth day of his tenure out of the cash-strapped country. The information was provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the National Assembly …

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Pak Defence Day sports festival will be held on Sept6

KARACHI-UNS: Sindh Olympic Association is holding Sports Festival on 6th, 7th, & 8th September 2013 at Karachi to commemorate “Defence of Pakistan Day” 21 male & 10 female Games are included in the Sports Festival, which will be held at various venues.

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KP: OGDCL Football Tour from today

PESHAWAR: Oil and Gas Development Corporation Limited Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inter-Club Football Tournament will commence from today,at Kohat Sports Complex . Talking to media, Mohib Ullah Khan, Secretary Kohat Football Association, said teams from all across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are taking part in the tournament organized with …

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Nat T20: Lions, Stallions,Stags, Wolves in semis

Lahore Lions, Sialkot Stallions, Bhawalpur Stags and Faislabad Wolves have qualified for semi finals in the National Twenty20 tournament. Multan, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Bhawalpur, Faisalabad and Islamabad teams succeeded on the sixth day of the tournament. Faisalabad Wolves beat Karachi Dolphins by two wickets. Misbah-ul-Haq played …

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Inter School tournament held in flood hit district

From Nazir Siyal LARKANA: Inter School Tournament (IST) was held by UNICEF funded Right To Play (RTP) organization here in the rain and flood hit district of Kamber-Shahdadkot. Government Girls Middle Secondary School children in Arzi Bhutto Sijawal taluka conducted an activitiy and event organized …

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T20 event shows Pak ready for int’ls

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan is ready to host international cricket matches once again after a three-year break, authorities said Monday after the successful staging of a domestic Twenty20 event. International cricket has been suspended in Pakistan since gunmen opened fire on the Sri Lanka team bus on …

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17th Tour de Pakistan cycle race postponed

KARACHI: The 17th Tour de Pakistan Cycling Race has been postponed since Pakistan Sports Board has not yet issued a declaration in this regard. The race also known as the ‘longest race in Asia’, was to set to start from Karachi on March 23. According …

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Snooker: Asif beat India s Yaseen Merchetla

Mohammad Asif beat former Asian champion from India Yaseen Merchetla and sailed into the semi final of seven-nation International Snooker Championship. Asif was among 3 Pakistani players who have qualified the quarter final rounds of the Championship. In the first quarter final world champion Hussain …

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Vafaei, Nooh, Noppon storm in 7-nation Snooker quarters

KARACHI: Favorites Hossein Wafaei Ayouri of Iran and two Thailand cuemen Thepachaiya Un-Nooh and Noppon Saengkham stormed into the quarterfinal after seizing their third win in the 7-nation International Snooker Championship at Hotel Pearl Continental on Tuesday. Top seed and Reigning World Champion Ayouri thrashed …

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