Russia faces decision on Winter Olympics ban for doping
The International Olympic Committee meets from Tuesday to decide whether to bar Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics for...
Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart
Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week...
Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
More then 40 people die in accident near Sukkur
At least 41 people were killed and several others were injured Sunday morning in a bus-trailer collision on the National Highway in Sindh’s Sukkur district. The accident took place near Pano Akil area in Sukkur when a bus traveling from Dera Ghazi Khan to Karachi had  a  a head-on... Read more
Gas Balloons burn more then 40 people in Lahore
Gas balloons released during Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s inauguration of an overhead bridge near Walton Road exploded after landing in the area near Kamaha road on Sunday, resulting in burn injuries to at least 42 people nearby. Area residents shifted the injured to nearby hospitals Mean while Sharif... Read more
Pakistan, China begin ‘Peace Angel 2014’ exercise
A two week long Pak-China Joint military exercise called”Peace Angel 2014″ commenced on Sunday near the garrison city of Rawalpindi. An ISPR stated that the joint exercise aimed at sharing mutual experience and information in medical field through a comprehensive training programme in a near real time environment. Flags... Read more
Murdered ANP leader’s house attacked
Unknown gunmen attacked an outhouse (hujra) in the Badbher area on the outskirts of Peshawar and abducted three people. The hujra situated in the Mashokhel area of Badbher belongs to the slain Awami National Party (ANP) leader Mian Mushtaq. The three people who were abducted were reported to be... Read more
Umer Sharif celebrates 59th Birthday
Pakistan’s undisputed King of Comedy Umer Sharif celebrated his 59th birthday on Saturday. Sharif, a multi-faceted stage and television actor, drama writer, film director, poet and producer, has been widely acclaimed both at home and abroad for his outstanding work. Born on April 19, 1955 in Karachi, Sharif began... Read more
British filmmaker opens Moscow show under the shadow of the Ukrainian crisis
A huge multi-media exhibition in Moscow by British filmmaker Peter Greenaway has failed to escape tensions over the Ukraine crisis. The event, which showcases the short-lived but powerful Russian Avant-Garde movement of the late 19th-early 20th century, opened Monday — with British officials conspicuously absent. Greenaway, 72, celebrated worldwide... Read more
PFF lauds Hassan for winning the FIFA interactive World Cup 2014
The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) invited Hassan Nouman who played the main role for Pakistan to win the ‘FIFA Interactive World Cup 2014’ country challenge, season 5.P PFF secretary Lt (r) Col Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi lauded the lad and other prominent players Zohaib Mughal (Karachi), Zariq Mughal (Karachi),... Read more
IOC invites Pakistan Govt for dialogue to resolve National Olympic Committee suspension crisis
While giving no indication of reviewing its stance over suspending Pakistan in July for violating the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Charter, the IOC accepting the government request has proposed May 21 to continue the dialogue with the government, as per the agreed road map of October 2013. In a... Read more
‘Baby steps’ for first space station Robot
NASA develops robotic helpers for astronauts Robonaut, the first space humanoid, is finally getting legs! For three years, robonaut had to to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot — now stuck on a pedestal — is going mobile at the International Space... Read more
Violence Claims many Lives In Fallujah, Baghdad
At least 21 people were killed in Baghdad, Fallujah, and nearby areas on April 19 in bombings and months-long fighting between government forces and Al-Qaeda-linked militants. The highest death toll was reported in the town of Garma, northeast of Fallujah, where artillery fire and airstrikes killed 11 people and... Read more
US planning military drills in east Europe
The US plans to carry out small ground force exercises in Poland and Estonia in an attempt to reassure Nato’s eastern European members who are intensely worried about Russian expansionist ambitions. The moves are part of a broader effort by Nato to strengthen the alliance’s air, sea and land... Read more
Bouteflika wins yet another election in Algeria
A day after Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term, many young people in the oil-rich nation wonder if the next generation will ever have a chance to rule. Results announced on Friday by Interior Minister Tayeb Belaiz showed that Bouteflika, 77, won 81.53 percent of the... Read more
French journalists regain freedom in Syria after almost a year
Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media. President François Hollande’s office said in a statement Saturday that he felt “immense relief”... Read more
Drone In Yemen Kills At Least 9 Al-Qaida Members
A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians yesterday Yamani authorities said. The Strike is part of America’s ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network’s most dangerous local group. A Yemeni military official said the... Read more