England were 247/6, needing a further 284 runs to win or to bat through Monday to save the Test.
Moreover, the official results of Balochistan's LG polls held on December 7 would be announced on December 10.
Bangkok is bracing for another major anti-government demonstration on Monday.
Earlier on Saturday, shootings targeting liquor stores in the capital and other attacks killed at least 15 people.
The nationwide day of prayer marked the formal start of a week-long state funeral for the former president.
The president incensed the opposition further by meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a possible treaty.
Early tallies, broadcast on television, showed the BJP was ahead of Congress in 12 of Delhi's 70 assembly seats.
Militants who launched an assault on the Yemeni defence ministry were mostly Saudis, investigators said.
Egyptian appeals courts reduced harsh sentences of 21 opposition protesting women and girls, that had sparked outrage.
PTI leader Imran Khan says open talks between India and Pakistan run the risk of being subverted by vested interests.
“Only six persons have been identified,” Attorney General Muneer A. Malik said after attending in-camera proceedings.
Chuck Hagel said he had received assurances that a long-delayed deal would be signed “in a timely manner”.
Manchester City, meanwhile, slipped one place to fourth after being held 1-1 at Southampton.
The prime minister also blamed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s nationalization policy for current economic woes of Pakistan.
If thrown out, it would be the first country to be expelled after South Africa was kicked out over 40 years ago.
“We will definitely not take Afghanistan lightly because they are a dangerous side and the shortest format suits them.”
The party was protesting the killing in Lahore of its Punjab president, refusing to bury the body of the slain leader.
Though falling short of expectations, the accord marks the first global agreement struck by WTO since its 1995 founding.
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel in a speech to Gulf allies said “we know diplomacy cannot operate in a vacuum”.
S. Africa began preparations to welcome world leaders to pay their respects to Mandela during 10 days of mourning.
Marie Harf said Bangladeshi political parties must come together immediately to halt a spate of violence.
Sustained buying from spinners and exporters pushed cotton prices higher.
Stocks carried on the northwardly journey on Friday, with KSE-100 index up 69.86 points to close the week at 24,870.55.
Weekly inflation for combined income group witnessed a decline of 1.04 per cent for the week ended on Dec 5.
Sugar production suffers as growers & millers are locked in a price war despite Sindh govt announcing a minimum price.
As the banking system remained short of liquidity for 2nd consecutive week, SBP injected money at a higher rate.
The govt has decided to revamp flagship BISP and merge some of its major initiatives to plug leakages and loopholes.
Congressman Steve Chabot also believes that the United States and Pakistan should “maintain a long-term relationship”.
Spain will begin their defence of the World Cup with a rematch of the 2010 final against the Netherlands.
The benchmark index rose 0.28 per cent, or 69.86 points, to close the day at 24,870.55 points.
Remittances from Pakistanis abroad rose 6.27 per cent in the first four months of the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Foreign ministry says Pakistan's case for GSP plus status could be weakened if it does not abolish capital punishment
"More than the death bowling I was disappointed with our new ball bowling. It was not a 350 wicket."
Al Qaeda said it attacked the defence ministry after the mujahideen proved that it accommodated drone control rooms.
Asian markets fell after latest US growth data increased expectations that Fed Res will wind down its stimulus program.
Australian carrier Qantas' credit rating was downgraded by S&P after the airline issued a shock profit warning.
40-year-old Irfan Khan filed a lawsuit, saying he was a victim of ”over zealousness” in the US war on terrorism.
Pakistan will hosts the 6 Reds and World Team Championships in 2015, the IBSF announced.
The cash-strapped hockey federation claims it has only a meagre amount of Rs600,000 left in the kitty.
Banks supplied $5m to the open market on Thursday causing immediate recovery of rupee which gained 1.8pc in just 2 days.
FBR on Thursday announced an audit amnesty for those taxpayers who declare 25pc more income during the tax year 2013.
The govt is seeking expedited disbursement of funds from US & ADB to rein in fast depleting forex reserves.
The winners taking home $35m, the runners-up will pocket $25m, while the third-placed team will get $22m.
Witnesses and aid workers say at least 98 people are dead after a day of clashes in the Central African Republic.
South Africa crushed world champions India to win the first one-day international at the Wanderers.
Denied entry to the UAE, the fast bowler has been asked to stay at a hotel inside Dubai airport to wait for a new visa.
"I will personally talk to the public when I am able to. Please respect me and my family's privacy until such time."
A disciplined England shrugged off the challenge of a bland Adelaide Oval wicket to limit Australia to 273/5.
The ICC's anti-corruption unit is investigating possible match or spot fixing by New Zealand cricketers.
Former players have accused the management of overworking Irfan, who bowled a total of 117 overs against South Africa.