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Chris Lewis, Cricket Star, "Carried Cocaine Into Britain Thinking It Was Fruit Juice"

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chris Lewis, the former England cricketer, smuggled cocaine into Britain thinking it was fruit juice, he told a court today. ...

Why Obama Is Reading "Netherland" (And Why You Should Too)

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ariel Gonzalez

After having finished Netherland, I can see why President Obama added it to his reading list. Aside from being extraordinarily well-written, it's...

World In Photos: May 1, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. This Huffington Post World feature is available Monday t...

Pakistan Loses 2011 Cricket World Cup Hosting Rights Due To 'Uncertain Security Situation'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pakistan has been stripped of hosting rights for the 2011 World Cup because of the "uncertain security situation" in the country, the International Cr...

Afghan Cricket Team Close To Qualifying For World Cup

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghanistan beat Bermuda by 60 runs a day after defeating Denmark in their opening game of the World Cup qualifying tournament in South Africa. The e...

My Visit to South Africa Part 2

Queen Rania of Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Queen Rania of Jordan

What did I take away from my visit? That reconciliation is achievable and deep-rooted hatreds can be addressed.

Athletes Increasingly Caught Up In Global Strife

GlobalPost | Mark Starr | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There were two particularly distressing events in international sports last week. The first was the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team,...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Pakistan's Civil War? Facts: Gunmen attack the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday and...

It's Not Cricket -- It's War

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Sport can bring out the best, but also the worst in mankind.

Cricket Attack: Suspicions Grow That Ambush Was An 'Inside Job'

Huffington Post | Omar Waraich in Lahore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dramatic footage showing the alleged perpetrators of Tuesday's audacious attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team making their getaway was released by a ...

Behind the Ambush on the Sri Lankan Cricket Team

Tom Gerety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Gerety

It may seem sad that it takes an attack on a sports team to turn Pakistani nationalist opinion against terror. Yet there's real cause for hope in the sad news from Lahore.

Pakistan Cricket Attack: New Video Shows Gunmen Casually Leaving Ambush Scene With No Fear Of Pursuit (VIDEO)

AP | RIZWAN ALI and CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan — A day after the ambush of the Sri Lankan cricket team, Pakistanis asked Wednesday how terrorists managed to attack such a hig...

Pakistan Attacks On Sri Lankan Cricket Team Leave At Least 6 Dead, Stun Region

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
GroundReport

Published by GroundReport.com, a global citizen news platform with over 4,000 international reporters. By Imran Schah LAHORE- Unknown assailants ope...

Allen Stanford's Girlfriend Gaffe: Caught On Camera With Wives, Girlfriends Of English Cricketers

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

R. Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire who has Antiguan citizenship, was charged Tuesday by the SEC for allegedly trying to bilk some 50,000 custome...

Obama Must Learn to Play Cricket

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Frankie Martin

Americans began to understand tribal culture and tribal codes of honor and hospitality. And they realized that organizations like Al-Qaeda were antithetical to traditional culture.