Banner
"Pakistan" tag
Pakistani security officials escort a mourning procession of Shi'ite Muslims, a day ahead of Ashura, the tenth day in the month of Muharram, in Peshawar, Pakistan

Pakistan on high alert after blast

Pakistan was on high alert yesterday  for the mourning processions of Ashura, a flashpoint for sectarian violence, a day after the country’s deadliest bombing in more than a year killed 55 people.

Supporters of opposition party Pakistan People Party (PPP) cut a celebratory cake as they congratulate Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, in Islamabad, Pakistan, 11 October 2014. Teen education advocate Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi of India shared the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for combating child oppression and the right to education, the Norwegian Academy announced 10 October 2014. Malala has received praise in Pakistan for becoming the youngest-ever Nobel Peace laureate, with all major newspapers running front page stories on her achievement. EPA/SOHAIL SHAHZAD

‘Pride of Pakistan’ seen as Western agent

MALALA Yousafzai may have won the Nobel peace prize, but she remains an object of hate for many Pakistanis who view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country.

PAKISTAN-UNREST-KARACHI-AIRPORT

28 killed in attack at Pakistan airport

TWENTY-EIGHT people were killed as Pakistan’s military fought an all-night battle yesterday with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests, leaving a nascent peace process in tatters.

AND IT CAME TO PASS: Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez sees the ball go through to Proteas wickekeeper, AB de Villiers duirng his innings of 86 during the second Twenty20 international  played at SuperSport Park yesterday. Pakistan won the match by 95 runs and the series 1-0 Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Proteas plotting the downfall of high-riding India

FOR the first time in 25 consecutive matches stretching back to February, South Africa are not thinking about how to beat Pakistan.

Picture: The Gaurdian

US drone strike kills six in Pakistan

Attack targets religious seminary belonging to Haqqani network. US drone killed six people in northwest Pakistan yesterday in only the second such strike outside the country’s lawless tribal districts, threatening to inflame tensions between Washington and Islamabad.

Quinton de Kock of South Africa hits a boundary during the 1st T20 International match between South Africa and Pakistan at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on November 20, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Proteas win again

SA maintained their grip on Pakistan’s throat just firmly enough to claim another victory over their perennial opponents at the Wanderers last night.

Cricket131211.jpgFI

Brilliant AB uses licence to thrill in hot Sharjah

THE brilliance of AB de Villiers shone through the irrelevance of the fifth one-day international between Pakistan and South Africa in Sharjah last night.

131023-hash.jpgFI

Crunchtime for Desert Storm Test

Without Amla and Steyn heat will truly be on. NEITHER Graeme Smith nor Misbah-ul-Haq wanted to dwell on the implications of Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn missing the second Test between Pakistan and SA in Dubai today.

DispatchLIVE © 2014 All Rights Reserved

DispatchLIVE | Times Media Group

Times Media GroupDMMA Member