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Hafeez century spurs Pakistan to 281-3 against NZ on day one of 3rd test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -- Mohammad Hafeez carried his bat through the first day in smashing an unbeaten 178 ...

Image of Asia: On the anniversary, guarding site of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, Indian police officers guard the Chhatrapati Shivaji train station in Mumbai on the ...

Hafeez ton anchors Pakistan to 186-3 vs NZ at tea on day 1 of 3rd test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -- Fit-again Mohammad Hafeez hit an aggressive century in anchoring Pakistan to 186-3 at tea ...

Hafeez ton anchors Pakistan to 186-3 vs NZ at tea on day 1 of 3rd test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -- Fit-again Mohammad Hafeez hit an aggressive century in anchoring Pakistan to 186-3 at tea ...

Anamul 95 leads Bangladesh to 297-6 vs Zimbabwe in 3rd ODI

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Opener Anamul Haque struck 95 to steer Bangladesh to a respectable 297-6 against Zimbabwe in the ...

Anamul 95 leads Bangladesh to 297-6 vs Zimbabwe in 3rd ODI

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Opener Anamul Haque struck 95 to steer Bangladesh to a respectable 297-6 against Zimbabwe in the ...

England wins toss and sends Sri Lanka into bat in opening one-dayer

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and sent Sri Lanka into bat in the ...

England wins toss and sends Sri Lanka into bat in opening one-dayer

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and sent Sri Lanka into bat first in ...

Gunmen kill 4 polio vaccination workers, US drone kills 4 militants in Pakistan, say officials

By Abdul Sattar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS QUETTA, Pakistan -- Gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team Wednesday, killing four health workers, while a suspected ...

Pakistan makes steady start of 82-1 at lunch on day 1 in Vettori s comeback test for NZ

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -- Pakistan progressed steadily to 82-1 at lunch after New Zealand veteran Daniel Vettori made ...

India s largest state-owned bank to launch Sharia-compliant equity fund

By Nirmala George THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI -- India's largest state-owned bank will launch an Islamic equity fund next month aimed mainly ...

Pakistan makes steady start of 82-1 at lunch on day 1 in Vettori s comeback test for NZ

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -- Pakistan progressed steadily to 82-1 at lunch after New Zealand veteran Daniel Vettori made ...

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