Texas set to execute serial killer
Texas was set Wednesday to execute a confessed serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered three girls and a...
Imam’s debut 100, Hasan’s five propel Pakistan to series-clinching win
A century on debut by opener Imam-ul-Haq helped Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the third one-day...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weeps as he pays tribute to Tragically Hip singe
The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and...
Rafa Nadal celebrates Rio triumph with Ronaldo
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal has been celebrating 2014 Rio de Janeiro victory along with former Brazil soccer star Ronaldo on Sunday evening. Nadal captures his 62md title in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. World No. 1 claimed his 62nd tour-level title on Sunday as he defeated Alexendr 6-3, 7-6(3). The victory in Rio de Janeiro earned... Read more
Gohar, Butt takes Pakistan into final
Pakistan 205 for 7 (Shakeel 45, Gohar 37*) England 204 for 7 (Rhodes 76*, Higgins 52)  Pakistan by three wickets Zafar Gohar and Amad Butt got Pakistan U19s over the line in a crucial semi-final against England U19s in UAE. When Gohar and Butt came in Pakistan were at 142 for 7... Read more
Pakistan clinch blind cricket series
KARACHI: Mohammad Jamil and Nisar Ali slammed brilliant half-centuries to power Pakistan blind cricket team to a four-wicket victory over visiting India on at the National Stadium on Sunday which helped them clinch the series 2-1. Read more
Eventually, PTI Chief backs surgical strikes
Imran Khan while talking to media today said action should be taken against those elements sabotaging peace talks.  PTI Chief backed operation against Taliban, who were involved in the decapitation of 23 FC personnel. He said “military operation should be done against those elements who are involved in acts... Read more
A Suicide bomber blew himself near Iranian consulate in Peshawar
A suicide bomber blew himself near the Iranian consulate in Peshawar, wounding at least three people and killing 2 FC personnel. Gunshots were heard after the blast.  Security forces have reached the scene and cordoned off the area. Rescue teams shifted the wounded to Khyber Teaching Hospital   Read more
China seeks support of other countries in dispute against Japan
Amid deepening conflicts with the Abe administration, China is enlisting the cooperation of countries from Asia to Africa to bolster its current position, in particular, neighboring South Korea. Read more
Nisar offers TTP for a cricket match
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar was speaking to media representatives after hitting a few shots from bat, where he was invited as chief guest. Amazingly, he invited the TTP to play cricket. Ch. Nisar believes that the outlawed group are enthusiastic viewers of the matches Pakistan played and like with India this approach will end... Read more
Third child dies from weekend of Thai protest violence
Thailand’s political turmoil took an appalling turn over the weekend with four people killed — three of them children.Gunmen jumped from two pickup trucks and opened fire on antigovernment demonstrations in eastern Thailand’s Trat province on Saturday, claiming the life of a 5-year-old girl who was apparently waiting by... Read more
France risks long stay after misjudging Central African Republic
PARIS/DAKAR (Reuters) – When France sent troops to halt violence between Christians and Muslims in Central African Republic, commanders named the mission Sangaris after a local butterfly to reflect its short life. Three months later, it is clear they badly miscalculated. Read more
Freed militant shot to death in Bangladesh
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) An Islamist prisoner who had been freed by gunmen was killed hours later in a gunfight between his accomplices and Bangladesh security officials, a police official said Monday. Read more
Peace talks with the Taliban are hollow – Sharjeel Memon
Information Minister Sharjeel Memon said while talking to journalists that the peace talks with the Taliban are a waste of time.  He said that the Taliban want to changes the constitution of Pakistan, which is impossible unless they come forward and contest elections, hence the talks are meaningless. Answering... Read more
AIG Shahid Hayat presents police report in SC
As per the instruction of the apex court, AIG Shahid Hayat presented the police report on Karachi and briefed the bench that 175 challans have been presented in the anti-terrorism court. The arrested have been accused of, target killing, kidnapping for ransom, extortion and other  heinous  crimes.  AIG further added that more... Read more
Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has demanded the authorities concerned to get industrial plots and coal mines belonging to influential people of Jamshoro District retrieved from illegal occupation. Abdul Qayoom Nusrat, Vice Chairman of Law and Order maintained that efforts of the HCCI to attract foreign investment in... Read more
1st U19 semi-final, England  won the toss and opted to bat
UAE: England won the toss and elected to bat in the first semi final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup against Pakistan. Read more