Yasir spins Pakistan to clinical win against Windies in first Test
Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved...
Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday,...
Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows...
Pakistan-Iran pipeline not possible due to Western sanctions
ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan on Tuesday said that work on a pipeline to import gas from Iran cannot proceed because of sanctions imposed by the United Sates and the Eurpeon Union on Tehran. The Iranian side of the $7.5-billion project is almost complete, but Pakistan has run into repeated problems... Read more
Students slaughtered in Nigerian school attack
Suspected Islamic militants from the Boko Haram group in north-eastern Nigeria killed 29 students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian school, survivors said, setting ablaze a locked dormitory and shooting and slitting the throats of those who escaped through windows. Some were burned alive. Read more
Turkey’s credit card crackdown irks consumers
Turkish government is already facing protests over its clampdown on Internet sites and the media, new credit card restrictions are now adding shoppers and retailers to the list of angry citizens. Turkey’s banking regulator introduced new rules earlier this month to clamp down on the use of widely used... Read more
Sri Lanka rejects UN war crimes probe as more bodies found in mass grave
More than forty new bodies were found in a mass grave in Sri Lanka’s Tamil north, officials said on Tuesday, after the government rejected a UN call for an international inquiry into alleged war crimes. Read more
Misbah’s 73 went in vain, Pakistan lost opening match by 12 runs
Lahiru Thirimanne (102) and Lasith Malinga (5/52) helped Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in the first match of the Asia Cup in Fatullah. Read more
Interior Minister was criticized for inviting Taliban to play cricket match
Opposition parties and leaders pounded out at the Nisar for inviting TTP for Cricket Match.  Syed Khursheed Shah chaired a joint meeting of PPP, PML(Q) and ANP before the NA session.  Mr. Shah said that security forces were humiliated by extending an invitation to Taliban to play a cricket... Read more
KSE100 Index end lower on Tuesday
On Tuesday, KSE 100 index closed at 25,559.61 points. The market was down by 214.20 points (0.83%). During the day investors mainly focused on mid caped stocks. OGDC did well than as it was forecasted in December quarter . On Tuesday closing, OGDC fell to R.s 262 (0.67%) while Engro was... Read more
Former captain Latif likely to head PCB’s anti-corruption unit
Reliable sources in the PCB claimed that Latif was due to meet the Board Chairman Najam Sethi this week to discuss the position which would not only monitor domestic matches but also international matches of the Pakistan team.Latif has in the past been very vocal about corruption issues and... Read more
CIA chief made secret trip to Pakistan
United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief John Brennan flew to Pakistan on friday for a clandestine meeting with army chief general Raheel Sharif to discuss a possible military operation against militants in the country’s northwest. Relations between the Pakistani and US security establishments touched the lowest point after... Read more
PTI’s NATO blockade is illegal  – Peshawar High Court
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) declares NATO supply trucks stoppage from entering Afghanistan by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers to be illegal. The court said that the government should safeguard the right of freedom of movement along with other human rights. The Court was responding to a writ petition filed... Read more
Alex Salmond warned of jobs exodus over currency Plan B
Alex Salmond has faced warnings of a business exodus from an independent Scotland after stating the country would keep the pound even if the remainder of the UK refused to enter a currency union.Danny Alexander, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, predicted banks and other major financial institutions would... Read more
The State decides to strike back
A crucial federal cabinet meeting headed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stated that if the Taliban want to continue talks, they should announce and implement an unconditional ceasefire. According to local news sources Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar will be disclosing more details about the policy in the National Assembly... Read more
TPP: Malaysia continues to seek flexibility
SINGAPORE: Malaysia continues to seek flexibility and carve outs in the ongoing Trans Pacific Partnership to deal with its areas of concerns such as bumiputera issues, government procurement, environment, labour, intellectual property rights and state owned enterprises. Read more
Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in Jerusalem
Ramallah, Feb. 25  – A number of Palestinians were wounded after violent clashes on Tuesday between Palestinians and Israeli occupation forces in Al-Aqsa Mosque in response to Israeli police officers barging the holy compound in via the Al-Magharebah Gate. The clashes occurred after the Knesset declared its intention to... Read more