Test cricket returns to Pakistan as Sri Lankans arrive

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Updated 10 December 2019

Test cricket returns to Pakistan as Sri Lankans arrive

December 10: Colombo Gazette states that the weather in Rawalpindi on Monday was on the hazy side with the breeze making the atmosphere chilly just as Pakistan players got engaged in their first practice session at a new-look Pindi Cricket Stadium, the venue for the opening clash of the landmark two-Test series against Sri Lanka.

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Illegal constructions caused nullahs to overflow in Islamabad's E-11

Updated 29 July 2021

Illegal constructions caused nullahs to overflow in Islamabad's E-11

July 29: Dawn reported that weak regulatory check on housing societies by the civic agency and district administration was the cause of the tragic incident in E-11 where two people died due to urban flooding while three cars and several motorcycles were washed away.

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Saudi Arabia assures Pakistan of unflinching support

Updated 29 July 2021

Saudi Arabia assures Pakistan of unflinching support

July 29: The Nation reported that Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, Foreign Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

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PM fears: Pakistan may be sucked into Afghan civil war

Updated 29 July 2021

PM fears: Pakistan may be sucked into Afghan civil war

July 29: The News reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan has said a civil war in Afghanistan would be the worst-case scenario, because it will flow into Pakistan.

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Taliban collecting taxes in Spin Boldak, Wesh

Updated 29 July 2021

Taliban collecting taxes in Spin Boldak, Wesh

July 29: Pajhwok reported that Taliban have started collecting taxes on goods coming into Afghanistan or going to Pakistan in two border towns of southern Kandahar province. 

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China paying close attention to gun attack in Pakistan: Chinese FM

Updated 29 July 2021

China paying close attention to gun attack in Pakistan: Chinese FM

July 29: Global Times reported that China is paying close attention to Wednesday's gun attack in Pakistan in which at least one Chinese national has been wounded. The case is under investigation and China has full confidence in Pakistan's protection of Chinese citizens and property, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. 

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