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.
FOR the first time in 25 consecutive matches stretching back to February, South Africa are not thinking about how to beat 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.
SA maintained their grip on Pakistan’s throat just firmly enough to claim another victory over their perennial opponents at the Wanderers last night.
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.
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.
Proteas stunned after losing Test by seven wickets. PAKISTAN will go for SA’s jugular in the second Test in Dubai next week, Misbah-ul-Haq confirmed yesterday.
THE start of South Africa’s one-day international series against Pakistan in Bloemfontein yesterday was written up as the return of the big guns.