World must prevent terror ‘madmen’ from getting nukes, says Obama

Courtesy Dawn News WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama told a global nuclear security summit on Friday that more cooperation was needed to prevent “madmen” from groups like the Islamic State from acquiring a nuke or “dirty bomb”. Obama told world leaders gathered in Washington that Islamic State’s video surveillance of a Belgian nuclear scientist and use…

India protests China’s move to block UN blacklisting of Jaish chief Masood Azhar

Courtesy Dawn News WASHINGTON: India protested Friday against the blocking of its latest bid to have Jaish-i-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar put on a United Nations terror blacklist following a deadly attack on an Indian air force base. New Delhi wants the UN Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against Al Qaeda, the militant Islamic State (IS)…

Elliott quits one-dayers

Courtesy Dawn News AUCKLAND: A year after he created what has been considered New Zealand’s most memorable cricketing moment, all-rounder Grant Elliott has retired from ODI cricket. Elliott, 37, hit a six from the penultimate ball off South Africa’s Dale Steyn in the World Cup semi-final last year to propel New Zealand to their first…