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  • Canadian PM Trudeau renews calls for Saudi blogger’s release

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  • Pakistan’s exports will hit record-high this year: Razak Dawood

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  • Pakistan face South Africa in first ODI at Port Elizabeth today

    January 19, 2019

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    PORT ELIZABETH : Pakistan face South Africa in the first of five one-day internationals (ODI) at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth today (Saturday). The tourists were mauled in the Test series, with none of the three matches going beyond lunch on the fourth day, but have reason to be optimistic in the 50-overs game […]