Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
Bilawal Bhutto vows to feed Thar Drought affectees
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has vowed that he, along with his party workers, will donate their food to those affected by the drought in Tharparkar and will not rest until each and every person in the area is fed. Bilawal said that his party will... Read more
Iranian President’s entourage arrives in Oman
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Omani capital Muscat on Wednesday in his first visit to an Arab country as the Iranian president. Rouhani is expected to sign major joint-project deals in Oman. At the airport, he was greeted by Seyyed Fahad Bin Mahmoud Al Said, Minister of... Read more
Dollar falls further against Rupee
Dollar has further depreciated against Pakistani rupee and now it values 97.90 rupees in the interbank market today. According to State Bank of Pakistan‚ the country received foreign direct investment of 523 million dollars in the first seven months of current fiscal year with 106.9 million dollars in the... Read more
Mastermind behind Islamabad court attack has been arrested
Intelligence Agencies have traced the architect of the terrorist attack on a local court in Islamabad. Officials reported that the terrorist belongs to DI Khan. He allegedly bought the attackers and facilitated them for the court assault, adding that the attackers targeted the judge Rafaqat Awan on sectarian grounds.... Read more
Egypt closes Rafah border after three-day opening for Palestinian pilgrims
Egyptian authorities on Tuesday reclosed its Rafah border with Gaza, only three days after opening the crossing to allow Palestinian pilgrims in and out of the besieged strip. The borders will be closed indefinitely until authorities decide otherwise, reported Al-Ahram’s Arabic news website.   Egyptian authorities on Sunday reopened the... Read more
Putin’s loyal aids support Crimea adventure
Surrounded by faithful aides, President Vladimir Putin hears no opposition to his plans in Crimea, allowing him to drive Russia’s bid to reclaim Ukraine’s southern region guided by little more than his “inner voice”. That the seizure of Crimea, home to Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, could tip a faltering... Read more
Kiev will not use army to stop Crimea seceding, says Ukraine president
Oleksandr Turchynov says intervention would leave Ukraine exposed in east, where Russia has ‘significant tank units’ Ukraine’s acting president has said the country will not use its army to stop Crimea from seceding, in the latest indication that a Russian annexation of the peninsula may be imminent. The interim... Read more
Search for Malaysian jet spreads across Southeast Asia
The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover a swathe of Southeast Asia, from the South China Sea to India’s territorial waters, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board. Vietnam briefly scaled down search... Read more
Mock-up toilet set up for Oscar trial
A mock-up toilet cubicle was set up in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday, on the eighth day of Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial. The white square cubicle with a waist-high wall has a brown wooden door that looks like it has been repaired. Speculation was that it could... Read more
Turkey braces for protests over boy’s death
Turkey braces itself for more protests as the funeral for a teenage boy injured during last year’s anti-government protests is due to take place in Istanbul. The 15-year-old, Berkin Elvan was walking to buy bread when he was struck in the head by a tear gas canister during the... Read more
Indian Home Minister vows to take revenge for Chhattisgarh Naxal attack
Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today vowed to take “revenge” for yesterday’s Naxal ambush in which 15 security personnel and a civilian were killed in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, saying the attack could be an attempt to disrupt the Lok Sabha polls. “We will definitely take revenge,” he told reporters here.... Read more
Israeli drone falls into the hands of Hamas
An Israeli airstrike killed three in Gaza on Tuesday near an area where an unmanned Israeli surveillance aircraft crashed earlier in the day, a Gaza official said. The Israeli military said the Skylark drone experienced a technical malfunction and it was investigating what caused it to go down. Hamas... Read more
Caracas plaza is the epicenter of protests
 An elegant 1940s square in an affluent area of the Venezuelan capital has become a charred battleground at the heart of violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro’s government.  The protesters have made the Plaza Altamira square their base of operations, with a militant hard core battling security forces most... Read more
Lyari  Gang war 12 dead and 30 injured
On Wednesday morning, Two rival Lyari gangs  came across each other in a crowded market and exchanged fire and lobbed grenades at each other. At least 12 people including women and children were killed and more than 30 others injured . The dead and injured were shifted to civil... Read more