‘Shocking’ aftermath of Pakistan’s T20 World Cup demolition

Pakistan made history in the T20 World Cup on Sunday, but the shock triumph over India has heightened tensions between the nations. Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami was subjected to “shocking” and “disgusting” online abuse following Sunday evening’s shock loss to Pakistan in the Men’s T20 World Cup. Pakistan captain Babar Azam and wicketkeeper Mohammad … Read more

‘Lawfare’ and the CIA’s drone war worries

American journalist Spencer Ackerman, in collaboration with documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras, just released a document related to the US drone operations leaked by National Security Agency whistleblower, Edward Snowden. The document is an article on Intellipedia, a secretive US data site where the US intelligence agencies share the material they mine on us all across … Read more

Afghanistan hurtling toward collapse, Sweden and Pakistan say

Afghanistan plunged into crisis after the hardline Islamist Taliban movement drove out the Western-backed government in August triggering the abrupt end of billions of dollars in assistance to its aid-dependent economy. “The country is on the brink of collapse and that collapse is coming faster than we thought,” Swedish development minister Per Olsson Fridh told … Read more

Preview: Will Pakistan finally beat India at a cricket World Cup?

On Sunday, the two sides will meet in Dubai to get their T20 World Cup campaign underway. Pakistan and India launch their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign in Dubai on Sunday, the first time the two sides will lock horns since the 2019 World Cup league match in Manchester more than two years ago. The … Read more

Top 10 best martial arts movies of all time

With the new release of the G.I. Joe reboot, we’ve narrowed down 10 of the best martial arts movies of all time. With Snake Eyes getting his fu on in the new G.I. Joe reboot, what better time to look at the moments when Hollywood tried its hand at a five-finger death punch and jumped … Read more

California travel blogger among 2 killed in Mexico’s Tulum

A San Jose, California woman born in India was one of two foreign tourists killed in the apparent crossfire of a drug-gang shootout in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Tulum ByThe Associated Press October 23, 2021, 5:30 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — A San Jose, … Read more

‘World pain’: Consequence of China crisis

China’s property market is on the brink of collapse and if Beijing decides to take a particular route to recovery then Australia could benefit big time. For years analysts and economic commentators have been warning that China’s economy and property sector were effectively a house of cards, a debt binge driven economic growth story that … Read more

Russia and China hold first joint patrol in the western Pacific, Russian defense ministry says

The patrols involved a total of 10 warships, five from each nation, and lasted a week, from Sunday, October 17 to Saturday, October 23, covering 1,700 nautical miles, according to the Ministry. The objective of the joint patrol was to “demonstrate the state flags of Russia and China, maintain peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific … Read more

More clashes as banned TLP continues protest in Pakistan

The group said five supporters died in the clashes while at least two police officials were also killed. Thousands of supporters of the banned far-right Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) have departed the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore, clashing for a second straight day with police who lobbed tear gas shells into the crowd, a party spokesman … Read more