Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
529 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death in Egypt
An Egyptian court has sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on a range of charges including murder, a defence lawyer said.The death sentences are a sharp escalation of a crackdown on the movement.Most of those sentenced were arrested during clashes that erupted in the southern... Read more
25th Arab League Summit to focus on unity
Arab Foreign Ministers wrapped up their preparatory meeting for the 25th Arab Regular Summit to be hosted by Kuwait from Tuesday. Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, The Kuwaiti Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, chaired the meeting of the Sultanate’s delegation set to participate in the Kuwait event. Alawi told... Read more
Teen science-fiction thriller debuts with S$72 million
“Divergent”  is Lionsgate’s third franchise of young-adult bestsellers The teen science-fiction thriller starring Shailene Woodley debutted with US$56 million (S$72 million) over the weekend, according to studio estimates yesterday (March 24). The opening, while less than some anticipated, launches Lionsgate’s third franchise (along with Twilight & The hunger Games)... Read more
John Lennon’s drawings and manuscripts set to be auctioned
A collection of John Lennon`s drawings and manuscripts is set to go up for auction. Reportedly, A manuscript from 1965 called `The Singularge Experience of Miss Anne Duffield` will be auctioned at the ` You Might Well Arsk ` sale on New York, and is expected to fetch... Read more
UN Scientists may report ‘frightening consequences’ of Climate Change
Scientists for the United Nations will soon release a report that predicts floods, drought, economic problems and war. These are just some of the scary consequences if carbon emissions remain in its all-time high.Scientists and government representatives will unveil a 29-page report on March 31 in Yokohama, Japan.”We have... Read more
Russian troops take Ukraine marine base in Crimea
Russian troops forced their way into a Ukrainian marine base in the Crimean port city of Feodosia early on Monday, overrunning one of the few symbols of resistance left after Moscow took control of the  peninsula from Ukraine.The Russians used stun grenades and fired automatic weapons as they charged... Read more
I can neither confirm nor deny the reports of MQM’s joining the PPP in provincial Govt. – Sharjeel Memon
Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon did not give any comments on reports of accommodating MQM in the Sindh government by awarding 5 ministries. While talking to media on Monday he said “I can neither confirm nor deny the reports of MQM’s joining the PPP led provincial government”. He... Read more
At least 8 killed in Washington landslide
There have been multiple casualties in a huge landslide that buried cars and houses in mud and debris in Rural Washington State in USA.Eighteen people were still missing on Sunday after rain-soaked embankments along State Route 530 near Oso, about 90km northeast of Seattle, gave way a day earlier... Read more
Nadal crushes Hewitt while Serena and Sharapova scrape through
World number one Rafa Nadal launched his bid for one of the few titles that don’t adorn his shelf by inflicting a heavy defeat against Australian Lleyton Hewitt 6-1, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the third round of the Sony Open in Miami.The Spaniard has won 62 titles, including... Read more
Dreaded Ebola Virus spreads in Guinea
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in south east Guinea has now reached the capital Conakry .Fifty-nine people have died from the virus which causes internal and external bleeding along with diarrhoea and vomiting.The virus typically  has a 90 percent fatality rate of Isolation units and protective gear... Read more
Afghanistan alleges foreign ‘intelligence’ behind attack
Afghanistan says its spy agency believes a foreign intelligence service – rather than militant groups – was behind the attack on a Kabul hotel that killed nine people, including four foreigners and two children. The agency said neither the Taliban nor the Haqqani group, a network believed responsible for... Read more
Mass protest against Spanish austerity drive ends in rioting
Tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday in the country’s biggest anti-austerity protest of the year – but the closing moments of a largely peaceful demonstration were tarnished by rioting, ending with 24 arrests and about 100 people injured.Among the injured were 55... Read more
Turkey shoots down Syrian warplane that allegedly violated Turkish air space
The Turkish air force shot down a Syrian plane on Sunday that Ankara said had crossed into its air space in an area where Syrian rebels have been battling President Bashar al-Assad’s forces for control of a border crossing.”A Syrian plane violated our airspace,” Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan told... Read more
Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Hague to attend Nuclear Security Summit
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived in  Hague to attend the  2 days Nuclear Security Summit starting from today. Leaders of 53 countries will attend the summit. On the first day of the summit,  the Prime Minister will dilver an address. The third bi-annual NSS is aimed at preventing... Read more