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March, 2011

  • 21 March

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group A & Group B Tables

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    The Group phase of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 has now completed, with the top four sides from Groups A and B now sure of their qualification, and the team that they are to play in the next round. In Group A, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand have all qualified. In Group B, the top four teams are …

  • 3 March

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Pakistan Beat Spirited Canada by 46 Runs

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    Pakistan beat an improved Canada side by 46 runs in their Group A ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 match on Thursday 3rd March 2011 in Columbo RPS. After posting a disappointing score of 184 All Out, Pakistan, again helped by a tremendous bowling effort from their captain, Shahid Afridi, who took five wickets in yet another World Cup 2011 match, removed …

February, 2011

  • 26 February

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Pakistan Defeat Sri Lanka by 11 Runs

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

    Exciting cricket took place in Columbo RPS in the day/night ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Saturday 26th February 2011. Pakistan set Sri Lanka a total of 277 for 7 from their 50 overs, to which Sri Lanka could only manage 266 for 9 in response, which meant that Pakistan won by 11 runs. …

  • 23 February

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Afridi 5-For Helps Pakistan Defeat Kenya by 205 Runs

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    Shahid Afridi, captain of Pakistan, helped his team to an opening ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 victory, by collecting 5 wickets for just 16 runs off his 8 overs. Pakistan beat Kenya by 205 runs. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat, and despite losing openers Mohammad Hafeez (9) and Shehzad (1) with just 12 runs on the board, …

January, 2011

  • 7 January

    Pakistan: MQM Party Rejoins Coalition After Fuel Price U-Turn

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    The ruling coalition in Pakistan once again includes the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) after a decision to reverse fuel price increases by the Prime Minister’s Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). In a move which threatened to destabilise the Pakistan Government, the MQM had quit the coalition earlier this week citing concerns over, among other things, the recent fuel price increase. However, …

  • 4 January

    Pakistan: PPP Member Salman Taseer Assassinated in Islamabad

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    Salman Taseer, a Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) member and governor of the Punjab region of Pakistan, has been assassinated in Islamabad. Mr Taseer was shot near a market by a member of his own security detail, before being taken to hospital, where he died from his injuries. Pakistan is currently experiencing political instability following the breakup of its governing coalition. …

  • 4 January

    Pakistan: Pakistan Muslim League Won’t Move Against PM

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    The chairman of the main opposition party in Pakistan, Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, or the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), has indicated that his party will not move against the Prime Minister, Yuzuf Raza Gilani, despite the coalition coming apart this weekend, in order to preserve stability in the country. Pakistan’s political system was shaken over the weekend when the Muttahida Qaumi Movement …

December, 2010

  • 15 December

    Terrorist Threat to Sweden Limited to “Less Than 200 Individuals”

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    A report released on Wednesday 15th December by the Swedish Security Services or Säkerhetspolisen revealed that the terrorist threat to Swedish society is extremely limited and involves less than 200 radicalised individuals. The SSS expects that there is no serious threat to society and government in the Nordic state and that measures to counteract violent groups should focus on preventive …

November, 2010

  • 10 November

    Considering Gender in Conflict Affected Populations: The Republic of Georgia

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    “Considering Gender in Conflict Affected Populations: The Republic of Georgia” as presented by Professor Edgren Schori to Adelphi University on Thursday, November 11th, 2010, at 3pm in Adelphi’s Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY and sponsored by the International Initiatives Committee (IIC). An IDP is someone who is forced to flee her or his home, due to conflict, …

October, 2010

  • 19 October

    Music: Annie Khalid Launches “Be My Baby” in collaboration with Judge Jules

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    Annie Khalid is best known for singing “Mahiya” the sound track to the Bollywood film Awarapan. Back in the UK to launch her debut English-language single, Annie has teamed up with Judge Jules to present a pop dance classic. Billed as Pakistan’s answer to Britney Spears, Annie was born in Lahore, but moved to the UK as a child. She …