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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.

Cricket revolution as counties plan inter-city cup

Exlusive: Floodlit tournament could go international

Books: A longing to dance naked in Torquay

Rudyard Kipling by Andrew Lycett Weidenfeld pounds 25

Why are the famous? Jemima Khan

Main claim

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

The passage across India is a journey everyone must make, writes Jeremy Atiyah

Media: My feudal lords

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

Notebook: Big-hitting premier puts his spin on a war that never was

In Pakistan, it is safest not to probe too hard beneath the benign surface

Embattled editor defies Pakistan spies

Week in the Life NAJAM SETHI

Editor denied right to travel

Editor denied right to travel

Letter: Pakistan arrest

Pakistan arrest

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

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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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

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