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India women cricketers blast opening stand record

India women cricketers blast opening stand record

By AFP NEW DELHI:  India openers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut put on a record one-day international 320-run partnership as their country routed Ireland. The mammoth stand was the best in women’s cricket and surpassed the men’s ODI record for an opening partnership of 286 between Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga against England […]

LIVE: 12 killed, dozens injured as blast rocks Parachinar

LIVE: 12 killed, dozens injured as blast rocks Parachinar

By Our Correspondent / Reuters Political administration has declared emergency in all markets and hospitals in nearby areas. AN EXPRESS NEWS SCREENGRAB At least 12 people were killed and scores injured in a blast outside an Imambargah, at  Shendak bazaar on Friday, said a local government official. Initial information revealed that the blast took place outside the […]

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office By Agency Police outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices where an envelope exploded in Paris, France, March 16, 2017. PHOTO: AFP PARIS: A letter bomb exploded at the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, injuring a secretary who suffered burns to her […]

At least 25 killed, over 30 injured in Parachinar market blast

At least 25 killed, over 30 injured in Parachinar market blast

PARACHINAR: At least 25 people were killed and over 30 injured early Saturday when a powerful explosion ripped through a crowded marketplace in the northwestern city of Parachinar in Kurram tribal agency, officials said. The political administration in Kurram tribal agency confirmed the death toll and said the injured were shifted to the Agency Headquarters […]

At least 31 dead, 72 injured in Mexico fireworks market blast

At least 31 dead, 72 injured in Mexico fireworks market blast

TULTEPEC: A massive explosion gutted Mexico’s biggest fireworks market on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and injuring 72, the authorities said. The conflagration in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec set off a quick-fire series of multicolored blasts that sent a vast cloud of smoke billowing over the capital. The market had been packed […]

‘Low-intensity’ blast targets Chinese engineer’s convoy near Rohri, one injured: police

‘Low-intensity’ blast targets Chinese engineer’s convoy near Rohri, one injured: police

At least one person was injured as a ‘low-intensity’ blast targeted a Chinese engineer’s vehicle near Rohri, police said. The engineer remained unhurt in the explosion. “Unknown accused attacked a Chinese engineer’s vehicle near Rohri. Rescue teams moved [to the location],” said a police statement. Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Rohri Masood Mahar said, “Today at […]