Climate change, Iran sanctions, and worsening global poverty will also feature at the annual meeting of world leaders in New York this week.
Abrar was a typical youngster, spending most of his days playing tape cricket on the streets of Karachi. By Sarah Waris Abrar has just played 17 T20s, picking up 19 wickets at an average of over 25. The above numbers, including his economy rate of 7.63, are impressive without being standout, but the Pakistan selectors...
Pakistan Cricket Board announced a 15-member squad, which will be flying to Australia for the T20 World Cup 2022. By Tushar Mamgaain After ending as the runners-up of the Asia Cup 2022, Team Pakistan is all set for the upcoming T20 World Cup In Australia in October. Before flying to Australia, the Babar Azam-led side will...
Turkey’s flirt with the China-dominated Shanghai Cooperation Organization casts doubt on Ankara’s commitment to Euro-Atlantic integration. So far, Beijing has remained cautious, but it may decide that closer cooperation with Turkey is in its long-term interest.
A brutal heatwave has hit Pakistan. With daily temperatures hitting 50 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country, the scorching heat wave has transformed several cities into hell on earth. It has destroyed crops and icesheets much faster than previously anticipated. Officials have also warned of acute water shortage and the country is now staring at a major food crisis. Pakistan is now ranked the 6th most vulnerable country on the planet and its Ministry of Climate Change estimates that climate change could cost the country anywhere from $7 billion to $10 billion a year in disaster response alone, never mind the massive losses in economic activities caused by intense heat.
Russia has said that it carried out deadly strikes against Ukrainian forces in Ukraine’s southern Mykolaiv region and eastern Kharkiv region. According to Russian separatists, over 60 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in Luhansk in the last 24 hours. Ukraine said that the Russians attacked the civilian population using aircraft, rocket systems, artillery, and Grad and Uragan MLRS. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s deputy PM Iryna Vereshchuk said that the first train with evacuees from Donetsk had arrived in Kropyvnytsky.
Angry over U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit, China rolled out curbs on the import of fruit and fish from the Island Nation while halting shipments of sand. The trip by Pelosi, who is second in line to the presidency and the highest-profile elected U.S. official to visit Taiwan in 25 years, has ignited a diplomatic firestorm. China also summoned U.S. envoy in Beijing to rebuke him over U.S.' actions.