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Nawaz, Imran felicitate Pakistan Test team over historic win against WI

Nawaz, Imran felicitate Pakistan Test team over historic win against WI

Chase has moved up 21 places to a career-best 28th rank after innings of 69 and 101 not out, which were not enough to prevent Pakistan from completing its first ever test series win in the West Indies. But for a country who produce talent out of nowhere, another Younis or Misbah might just be waiting in the wings. "People say to me, you should've done more captaincy", he said.


Vladimir Putin's Piano Performance Caught on Camera

Vladimir Putin's Piano Performance Caught on Camera

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Putin with in April, followed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's meeting with Trump at the White House several weeks later. "It was pretty hard to play, even for me, and I just play with two fingers", Putin said, as cited by Interfax. I can not say I played, I was just pressing the keys with two or three fingers.



Macron to name PM on first day as French President

France's new Prime Minister Edouard Philippe took the job offered to him by President Emmanuel Macron because the country is in a "unique situation", he said on Monday hours after his appointment was announced. Senior US officials told AFP that the internationalist Macron and protectionist Trump would have a "lengthy lunch" on May 25 to "compare perspectives".


New Hong Kong-China bond trade link widens foreign access

New Hong Kong-China bond trade link widens foreign access

Central bank officials in Hong Kong and the mainland said Tuesday that the Bond Connect program will let investors trade bonds on each other's markets. The average yield on China's AAA rated corporate bonds due in five years has jumped 106 basis points this year to 5.01 per cent, around the highest since 2014.


President Trump defends 'absolute right' to share intel with Russian officials

President Trump defends 'absolute right' to share intel with Russian officials

Powell said Trump discussed "common threats" faced by Russian Federation and the U.S. But the Post and Times stories don't accuse the president of revealing sources, methods or military operations. His criticism has been followed by a steady stream of leaks to the media that have been damaging to him and exposed an FBI investigation into his associates' possible ties to Russian Federation.


Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

The New York Times , which later picked up the story , said the ally had previously shared information with the United States only to see it leaked, and had warned USA officials that it may cut off access to such information if it is shared too widely.