Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who became the youngest ever captain of India’s national cricket team at age 21, died in a New Delhi hospital where he was being treated for a lung infection. He was 70.
Taliban fighters who attacked Karachi’s international airport were armed with rocket launchers and planned to take hostages, Nisar Ali Khan, Pakistan’s Interior Minister, told reporters today.
The Pakistani Taliban’s attack on the country’s biggest airport that killed 36 people risks claiming another casualty: Peace negotiations between the militant group and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Nawaz Sharif, the two-time Pakistan prime minister seeking a return in next week’s election, will prioritize quelling militancy ravaging the country should he win power, according to one of his party’s top officials.
"Dubai is pricing in earnings."
- Ali Khan on Jul 25, 2010