Posts Tagged ‘Cricket

04
Mar
09

Talking Points for 4 March

Mourners lay wreaths at the site

Mourners lay wreaths at the site

The Sri Lankan cricketers have returned home and the hunt is on for the gunmen. A reward has been offered for more information. If urdu and cricket were what really united a country as diverse as Pakistan, what happens now?

 

William Dalrymple paints a grim picture of the year since the elections.

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04
Mar
08

Do sanctions work?

On Monday, the United Nations Security Council voted to impose tougher sanctions on Iran because of its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment. The resolution imposes a freeze on certain Iranian assets held abroad, bans travel by five Iranian officials and bars the sale of equipment that could have a military use. Continue reading ‘Do sanctions work?’




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