North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Pak Army’s role in focus as protestors end Faizabad Dharna
When protestors of a religious party signed an agreement with the government on Monday to end a crippling blockade...
Gullu Butt claims to be govt negotiator
The ‘vandal extraordinaire’, Gullu Butt, who shot to notoriety after leading a large contingent of police storm troopers while yelling “shair aya shair aya (The lion is coming), as they stormed Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri’s house in Lahore, Wednesday turned out to be a government negotiator, news channels reported. “I went... Read more
Terrorists in almost total control of Iraq’s largest oil refinery
Terrorists  battled their way into the biggest oil refinery in Iraq earlier today and the president of neighbouring Iran raised the prospect of intervening in a sectarian war that threatens to sweep across Middle East frontiers. ISIL fighters were in control of three quarters of the territory of the... Read more
“We were only following orders” – Punjab police
Punjab police officials blew the whistle on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led provincial government’s orders to victimize Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) protestors in Lahore. “They ordered us to teach them a lesson. We were told to go in with no holds barred, bulldoze all the barriers,  give them a... Read more
Imran Khan demands resignation of Punjab Chief minister Again!
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan again called for the resignation of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Law Minister Rana Sanaullah for yesterday’s brutal police action in Lahore, which killed at least 11 people with another 90 injured. “Why hasn’t Shahbaz Sharif resigned yet? Where was he when... Read more
Tahir ul Qadri rejects judicial commission
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) head Dr. Tahir ul Qadri on Wednesday rejected judicial commission set up by the Punjab government to open a probe into deaths of eight people in Lahore yesterday. “I appeal to the judge to distance himself from the commission. Those who carried out murders lodged an FIR... Read more
Dar vows justice for victims of Lahore violence
Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar pledged that stern action would be taken against those found responsible for the deaths of eight people in Lahore. “I assure that judicial commission will not be confined to Gullu Butt or “Ullu” Butt. Those found guilty will be brought to justice,” he assured,... Read more
Altaf Hussain prays for recovery of MNA Tahir Asif
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) head Altaf Hussain  prayed for the recovery of party MNA Tahira Asif, who was shot multiple times in Lahore. Altaf  Hussain said that he himself spoke to doctors involved in Tahira Asif’’s treatment. “Doctors are trying to save her life. She has been transfused with... Read more
YouTube to launch paid music service may block artists who don’t sign up
Google’s music streaming service YouTube said on Tuesday that it plans to launch a paid streaming music service, amid criticism that its existing, free video website might block the music videos of labels that do not agree to its terms. YouTube has partnered with “hundreds of major and independent”... Read more
Qadri’s son among 3000 PAT workers booked in FIR
Police on Wednesday registered the case of Lahore violence against 3,000 workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek, including PAT chief Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri’s son, Hussain Mohiuddin. Eight people were killed and nearly 100 injured in Tuesday’s clash between PAT workers and police over removal of security barriers outside Dr. Qadri’s residence... Read more
MQM MNA Tahira Asif injured in firing near Gujranwala
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Begum Tahira Asif was shot and injured by unidentified armed men near Gujranwala  Begum Tahira was on her way from Lahore to Islamabad when gunmen attacked her vehicle. She received two bullets and was being rushed to Shaikh Zaid hospital Lahore. Read more
Twitter restores access to blocked content in Pakistan
Twitter has restored access inside Pakistan to dozens of tweets and accounts, after blocking them last month following official complaints about “blasphemous” content, in a move hailed by free speech activists. The microblogging site said it had changed its May 18 decision – to restrict access to the material... Read more
Movie Review: Tamanna not meant for the big-screen
In Tamanna, the neo-noir adaptation of Anthony Shaffer’s play Sleuth, a kooky old film director invites his wife’s lover over to his grand old house in the country for an intellectual game of cat and mouse – or so the characters in the movie played by actors Salman Shahid... Read more
Putin to attend World Cup in Brazil
Russian President Vladimir Putin will fly to Brazil next month to take part in a handover ceremony at the end of the World Cup finals, with Russia all set to host the next championship. Putin will attend an event following the July 12 final in Rio de Janeiro where... Read more
Ukraine president to order unilateral ceasefire ‘shortly’
Ukraine´s new President Petro Poroshenko said earlier today  that he would soon order a unilateral ceasefire in the separatist east as part of a broader plan to end the 10-week insurgency. “The peace plan begins with my order for a unilateral ceasefire,” the Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted the Western-backed... Read more