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Cricket security officials will gather in Bangladesh later this week to decide whether it is safe to stage the World Twenty20 there. They may decide on a last-ditch switch to another country, possibly Sri Lanka, if there are enough concerns that it will be dangerous to run a tournament in the cities of Dhaka and Chittagong, where there has been severe civil unrest recently.

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Travel: All the repose of 1,000 miles in a city square

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Media: My feudal lords

Amnesty honoured him with its Journalism Under Threat award, but in Pakistan Najam Sethi is still persecuted.

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Embattled editor defies Pakistan spies

Week in the Life NAJAM SETHI

Editor denied right to travel

Editor denied right to travel

Monitor: India and Pakistan comment on the airstrikes against guerrillas in Kashmir

All the News of the World: Indian and Pakistani comment on the airstrikes against guerrillas in Kashmir

Letter: Pakistan arrest

Pakistan arrest

Editor feared dead in Pakistan

A PROMINENT Pakistani journalist seized by police in Lahore on Saturday, is still being held in an unknown location. A High Court judge has asked the government to reveal his whereabouts by today, but rejected a writ of habeus corpus brought by Najam Sethi's lawyer, Asma Jahangir.

Cricket: Lloyd takes heart at form of Flintoff

AS ENGLAND arrived here after a troubled journey from Pakistan, their tour manager, David Lloyd, was talking up the prospects of a player who appears to be coming into form at precisely the right time.

Cricket: Stewart: We're not money-grabbers

THE ENGLAND captain, Alec Stewart, yesterday insisted his World Cup squad were not "money-grabbers" and would not hold Lord's to ransom over the contract wranglings that are threatening to disrupt their preparation for the tournament.

Cricket: Atherton pulls out of World Cup

ENGLAND SUFFERED their first World Cup casualty yesterday when Michael Atherton withdrew from the 15-man squad following the recurrence of a long-standing back injury. His future as a reliable opener at Test level must now be seriously in doubt, compromised as it is by an increasingly unreliable back.
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