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Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

By News Desk On Friday night, Pakistani-American student Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious, lying in a pool of her own blood in the stairway of an apartment building in Perth, Yahoo7 News reported. Mehreen, who had moved to Australia two years ago to study primary school teaching, was allegedly bashed in the head by a guy […]

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Ayaan Hirsi Ali. PHOTO: AFP By: AFP SYDNEY: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born women’s advocate and leading critic of Islam, on Monday cancelled a tour of Australia and New Zealand at the last minute citing security concerns. She was due to appear on an Australian Broadcasting Corporation current affairs panel show on Monday evening before speaking […]

Australia beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in third ODI

Australia beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in third ODI

PERTH: Powered by a rapid hundred from skipper Steve Smith, Australia sailed to a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the third ODI on Thursday. Australia are up 2-1 in the five-match ODI series. Fast bowler Junaid Khan dismissed David Warner for 35 while Mohammad Amir trapped Usman Khawaja soon afterwards. However, Smith and debutant Peter Handscomb […]

Security increased for Pakistan, Australia Test after Melbourne terror arrests

Security increased for Pakistan, Australia Test after Melbourne terror arrests

Security has been increased at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for Monday’s Test between Australia and Pakistan following the arrest of seven people over a terror-related plot in the city. Those charged were allegedly planning to attack Melbourne’s Flinders Street train station, nearby Federation Square and St Paul’s Cathedral on Christmas Day. Chief police commissioner Graham […]

Amir expected to be fit for second Test against Australia

Amir expected to be fit for second Test against Australia

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir is expected to be fit for the second cricket test against Australia beginning Monday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after overcoming knee and thigh soreness. Amir was taken from the field during last week’s first test after digging his right knee into the Gabba turf in Brisbane. Batting later in […]

Misbah looks to make history in Australia

Misbah looks to make history in Australia

BRISBANE: The Pakistan team, six years in the making and armed with insider knowledge from coach Mickey Arthur, are poised to make history in Australia, veteran skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said Wednesday. Misbah, who exerts a calming influence on the mercurial Pakistanis, believes the side has developed into one that can finally deliver a series win after […]