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Mohammad Amir's 6-44 helps Pakistan bowl out Windies for 286

To clarify the confusion, the 39-year-old released the video. "I will be retiring". There is no truth to this. Younis, 39, had announced his decision to retire from worldwide cricket on April 8. Younis' statement around the possibility of reconsidering his retirement raised a number of eyebrows in Pakistan , a country familiar with hard and prolonged retirements; only two weeks ago he had announced his decision to end his career.


Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan

Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital. President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif have strongly condemned the attack on passenger van at Kurram Agency. A bomb went off near a passenger van in Gudar area of Central Kurram Agency on early Tuesday morning. The area has always been the scene of sectarian violence.



French candidates pledge to fight terror in cliffhanger election

However a possible run-off between Le Pen and Mélenchon remains a major concern for Euro investors as the "nightmare scenario" would see two Eurosceptic candidates go head to head, with both promising to hold a referendum on European Union membership should they be elected.


Netanyahu gives German FM 'ultimatum' over meeting with NGOs

Netanyahu gives German FM 'ultimatum' over meeting with NGOs

Gabriel arrived in Israel yesterday evening following a visit to Jordan. Netanyahu is threatening to scrap Tuesday's meeting with Gabriel if he meets members of Breaking the Silence and B'Tselem. A similar incident occurred in February, when visiting Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was asked to desist from contact with such groups, who Netanyahu believes are harming Israel.



France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoff

The French political and business establishments rallied behind Macron following his first-round victory, with President Francois Hollande joining two vanquished candidates to urge support for the first-time candidate. "All of the left is going to vote for Macron, and also a lot of the right, but we won't know for sure until it happens". She has said she embodies "the great alternative" for French voters.