In Pictures: How Australia stunned Pakistan in the T20 World Cup

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – With a perfect record in the group stages – five wins out of five – Pakistan seemed destined to reach its third T20 World Cup final. It lost to India in the final of the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2007 but won the following edition in 2009. On … Read more

Austria is likely to order a lockdown for unvaccinated people, its chancellor warns.

New lockdown restrictions for Austria’s unvaccinated population are likely because reports of new coronavirus cases in the country are rising rapidly, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said on Thursday. Though such restrictions would be a “very harsh measure,” they appear to be necessary and “probably inevitable,” the chancellor said at a news conference. The Austrian national health … Read more

US ‘warns Europe that Russia could invade Ukraine’, as troops mass near border

The US has reportedly warned its European allies Russia could attempt to invade more Ukrainian territory less than a decade after it annexed Crimea. American officials briefed their European colleagues about a potential military assault, amid a large build-up of troops near the Russian-Ukrainian border, according to a Daily Telegraph report. Around 90,000 Russian troops … Read more

PSG’s Aminata Diallo released without charges, police still investigating attack on teammate | CBC Sports

French police released Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Aminata Diallo from custody Thursday without charge but are still investigating an attack on one of her teammates, prosecutors said. Diallo and one other person were detained for questioning Wednesday about an attack on teammate Kheira Hamraoui last week, according to the Versailles prosecutor’s office. Both were released Thursday … Read more

Russia, Western countries clash at UN over Belarus border crisis

Issued on: 11/11/2021 – 23:43 Russia traded barbs with Western members of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday over a crisis on the border between Belarus and Poland, with Russia’s deputy U.N. envoy suggesting his European colleagues have “masochist inclinations.” Estonia, France, Ireland, Norway, the United States and Britain raised the migrant crisis during a closed-door meeting of the 15-member … Read more

At US-Mexico border, asylum seekers maintain hope amid hardships

Maria fled violent drug gangs in Mexico’s Michoacan state with just three changes of clothes. The 38-year-old travelled 2,500km (1,500 miles) to the edge of the country, where she, her husband, two young children, and other family members have been waiting for a chance to claim asylum in the United States. Now that the US-Mexico … Read more

US, Russia, China and Pakistan meet to discuss Afghanistan as humanitarian crisis deepens

The representatives of those four countries — known as the extended troika — also “met with senior Taliban representatives on the sidelines” of that meeting in Islamabad, according to a 15-point joint statement released by Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The meeting comes weeks after a similar discussion was held in Moscow, which was not … Read more