Comedian John Oliver confronts Dustin Hoffman about sexual harassment claim
Comedian John Oliver confronted Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman on stage about a sexual harassment accusation, offering an audience in...
Wall Street wanes as tech rebound fades; copper dulls
Wall Street pulled back on Tuesday as a technology stock rebound lost steam and enthusiasm from a tax-cut proposal...
Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Real Madrid coach Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday as he backed the usually prolific...
Chinese company interested in setting up power plants
A Chinese company has expressed  interest in setting up coal based power plants with a total production capacity of 2,640 megawatts in Gadani, Balochistan China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) and the Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for developing three power... Read more
Catholic Priests protect helpless Muslims
As the Anti- Balaka militia have gone on a rampage in the Central African republic, state security forces, the African Union peace keepers as well as French peace keeping troops have often looked helplessly on.   There are not enough troops to protect the Muslim minority from is increasingly... Read more
Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams to record sound track of “Amazing Spider-Man 2”
 Alicia Keys will be collaborating with Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams to record soundtrack, ‘It’s On Again’, for the Amazing Spider-Man 2. She tweeted ‘I’m very excited to be a part of such a powerful collaboration’. ‘ Read more
Australia declares sanctions on key Russian and Ukrainian figures in response to Crimea crisis
Australia has joined the United States and Europe in freezing  asset  and issuing travel bans on targetted individuals over Russia’s alleged  interference in Ukraine.Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told Federal Parliament on Wednesday that 12 Russian and Ukrainian people who had “been instrumental in the Russian threat to Ukraine’s sovereignty”... Read more
Oscar Pistorius :Reeva’s mom started crying on description of fatal wounds
The mother of Reeva Steenkamp started crying while Paralympian Oscar Pistorius pressed his hands over his eyes when a ballistic expert detailed the fatal wounds suffered by the South African model who was shot to death. June Steenkamp began crying as the murder trial of Paralympian continued in the... Read more
US shuts Syrian embassy, consulates, orders diplomats to leave
The United States on Tuesday suspended operations of Syria’s embassy in Washington and its consulates and told diplomats and staff who are not US citizens or permanent residents to leave the country.However, State Department officials said while embassy and consular activities were affected, the United States was not severing... Read more
Two die one injured in news helicopter crash near Seattle Space Needle
A news helicopter crashed and burnt in downtown Seattle near the Space Needle on Tuesday, killing a pilot and a photographer on board and setting three cars on fire in the popular tourist area, according to officials. The chopper appeared to have fallen to the street as it attempted... Read more
Mick Jagger posts tribute to companion L’Wren Scott
Mick Jagger has posted a poignant tribute on Facebook to his late companion, L’Wren Scott, saying he is still struggling to understand her death and will never forget her.The rock star canceled a concert in Australia to fly to New York in the wake of Scott’s death, said the... Read more
The Malaysian Prime Minister has urged PK PM to assist in finding missing Malaysia Airline
Najib Razak the Malaysian Prime Minister has urged PM Nawaz Sharif  to assist in finding Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing on March 8 with 239 people. The Malaysian PM called Nawaz Sharif, earlier Tuesday and requested him to engage Pakistan’s maritime and aviation agencies into scouring all the... Read more
Israel attacked several Syrian military sites
On Wednesday, Israel attacked several Syrian military sites in response to a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday. The major targets were Syrian military headquarters, a training facility and artillery batteries. The strike was carried out at night Read more
Five people sustained injuries in a blast In Peshawar
At least five people sustained injuries in a blast In Peshawar early in the Morning on Wednesday. The blast  occurred  near Sarki Gate. Police and the bomb disposal unit reached the blast site quickly. The injured were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital. Sarki Gate is the city’s main commercial... Read more
Government to cut load shedding in summer
The federal government is reportedly planning to reduce load-shedding this summer by running all its power plants at full capacity It  will also try to add 1,172 megawatt to the national grid through two new plants. As a consequence, the country’s maximum power generation could now cross to 17,000MW... Read more
President Mamoon says aid from ‘friends not smugglers’
President Mamnoon Hussain  defended  the government’s decision of accepting 1.5 billion dollars aid from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  and expressed the hope that it would help overcome the prevailing economic crisis. “The aid has not been received from a smuggler but from a friendly country and it will... Read more
King of Bahrain on Pakistan visit
King Al-Khalifa of Bahrain  is on a three-day official visit to Pakistan hold talks with the goverment on bilateral, regional and international matters of ‘mutual interest’ six agreements related to  establishment of joint ministerial commission for bilateral cooperation, promotion and protection of investment, cooperation in food security, air services... Read more