WICB officials insisted that duo's withdrawl was not sparked by current pay dispute engulfing the team.
President Enrique Pena Nieto welcomed Pope Francis at the airport while a mariachi band played.
Medvedev criticised the expansion of NATO and EU influence deep into formerly Soviet-ruled Eastern Europe since the end of the Cold War.
Wahidi was going to a restaurant in the market with his grandson when he was abducted by unidentified men.
Scientists gave up on Friday trying to contact robot lab Philae, stubbornly silent on the surface of a comet streaking through space, closing a captivating chapter in an historic quest.
Crimean Tatars, a minority Muslim group opposed to Russian annexation, on Friday condemned a new wave of repressions after Russian security forces raided homes and charged four with terrorist offences
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a “long time,” in an interview that comes as international pressure grows for a ceasefire.
Hundreds of Iraqi soldiers have arrived at a northern base over the past 24 hours to prepare for operations to retake the city of Mosul from jihadists, officers said Friday.
South Africa level the series after winning a thriller at Wanderers.
Pentagon report also said N Korea is continuing to sell weapons to other countries, circumventing sanctions by using false documents.