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March, 2011

  • 30 March

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: India Beat Pakistan to Reach Home Final

    India squeezed past their cricketing rivals, Pakistan, in the Semi Final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 on Wednesday 30th March 2011 at Mohali, India. Despite being held to what looked like a slightly low 260 for 9 from their 50 Overs, India picked up vital wickets at vital moments, holding Pakistan to 231 All Out from 49.5 Overs, …

  • 24 March

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Pakistan Demolish West Indies in Quarter Final

    Pakistan blew away the West Indies in the first Quarter Final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, winning by 10 wickets at Mirpur on Wednesday 23rd March 2011. West Indies won the toss and elected to bat, but were removed for just 112 All Out from 43.3 overs. Pakistan lost no wickets in hitting the 113 runs required to …

  • 21 March

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group A & Group B Tables

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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”

    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 …