Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

defeat

China lauds voters after defeat of Taiwan’s ruling party

TAIPEI: China on Sunday welcomed the defeat of Taiwan’s pro-independence ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) at local elections, saying it showed people wanted peaceful relations with Beijing. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, who faces re-election in a little more than year, on Saturday resigned as chairwoman of the DPP, taking responsibility for her party’s massive defeat at the mayoral and county elections. The DPP has now been left in control of only six of Taiwan’s cities and counties, compared with at least 15…

Imran vows to defeat those who do politics of personal gains

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Thursday said his party will defeat those who do national politics for personal gains, ARY News reported. "The final decision of destination of Pakistan will be announced on July 25 (the poll day). Lahore will decide (the election pattern) about Punjab and Pakistan," he said, pointing towards the dominant general perception about Lahore, while addressing his party workers of the NA-131 constituency in Lahore. Announcing launch of his party campaign in…

World Cup holders Germany crash to Mexico defeat

Defending champions Germany crashed to the first defeat in their opening game of a World Cup since 1982 as Hirving Lozano's clinical finish earned Mexico a shock 1-0 victory on Sunday. The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-attack at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Mexico beat Germany for just the second time in history. Germany's preparations for the tournament were plagued by poor results and controversy, and their problems were magnified in the Russian…

British PM avoids Brexit defeat in knife-edge parliament vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a major blow to her Brexit strategy Tuesday after MPs rejected a plan that would have given parliament a veto on the final deal negotiated with Brussels. The House of Commons voted 324 to 298 to defeat an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill which would have removed her government's power to unilaterally walk away from talks with Brussels. But in extraordinary scenes, ministers were forced to offer last-minute compromises to pro-European MPs before holding private…

England captain Root terms defeat “disappointing”

LONDON: England captain Joe Root on Sunday described the nine wicket defeat against Pakistan as "disappointing" and hoped his team will overcome the loss in the second Test at Leeds staring on Friday. Pakistan cleaned up England's four wickets in the space of just 18 balls for the addition of just seven runs and then wiped off the 64 needed for victory to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. Pakistan outplayed their more formidable and experienced opponents as they bowled them out for 184 and 243 with paceman…

Defeat at UAE’s hands knocks Zimbabwe out of World Cup qualification race

HARARE: A three-run defeat at the hands of United Arab Emirates has left Zimbabwe's hopes for World Cup hanging by the slimmest of threads. UAE entered their final game of the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier with little more than pride to play for, having lost all their games against the other Super Sixes sides up to this point. But they played as if there was much more at stake, beating Zimbabwe by three runs in a pulsating game that all but knocked the hosts out of qualification contention. Only an unlikely…

Sacrifices of soldiers strengthened determination to defeat terrorists: COAS

LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said sacrifices of soldiers had strengthened determination and will to defeat terrorists. "The supreme sacrifices rendered by our officers and jawans in the line of duty have strengthened our national will and determination that we cannot be deterred by cowardly acts of terrorists who shall be defeated no matter what the cost,” the COAS said while visiting the family of Major Muhammad Ishaq (shaheed) in Lahore. He offered Fateha on this occasion.…

Marriyum describes defeat of opposition motion in NA as victory of democracy

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has described the defeat of opposition motion in the National Assembly on Tuesday as victory of democracy. "The will of the people will remain supreme in Pakistan," said the information minister while talking to newsmen in Islamabad. She said that rejection of opposition's bill was a proof that choosing political leaders was the discretion of political parties and not anyone else. Read More: PML-N lawmakers should hang their heads in…