Australia crowned world champion for record 5th time
Observer ReportMelbourne—Michael Clarke hit 74 in his last one-day international to lead Australia to their fifth World Cup title with a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in a disappointing final on Sunday.
A record crowd of 93,013 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground saw power-packed Australia bowl out the Black Caps for 183 and then gallop to victory in the 34th over.
503 stranded Pakistanis arrive from YemenPM personally monitoring rescue operation
Staff ReportersKarachi/Islamabad—A PIA special flight dispatched to Al-Hudaydah to facilitate the evacuation of Pakistanis stranded in the Yemen conflict zone landed at Karachi airport, with 503 Pakistani nationals on board. A Boeing-747 jumbo jet of the Pakistan International Airlines was sent to Al-Hudaydah airport after being given clearance by Saudi aviation authorities.
A coup is not in the makingSituationer
M ZiauddinIF a picture is worth a thousand words, nothing depicts better the state of our civil-military relations and ascendancy of military in national affairs than the picture with the COAS in the middle, flanked on the one side by the elected Prime Minister of Pakistan and on the other the elected Chief Minister of Balochistan. The photo was taken on the occasion of the meeting to review progress on the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) in Quetta on February 18, 2015.