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...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
PAT, PTI accept role of COAS as a mediator and guarantor
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Allama Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan have accepted the role of Chief of Army Staff as a mediator and guarantor in the current political impasse. Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri told the participants of  sit-ins here outside the Parliament House that in... Read more
COAS to mediate between govt and protesters
Prime Minister has formal requested to the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif  to play ‘positive’ role in the political crisis. According to Interior  Minister Chaudhary Nisar “The PM has urged the COAS to play a mediatory role between the government and the anti-government political parties” Chaudhry... Read more
Resignations will not provide justice : Bilawal Bhutto
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Cochairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on the microblogging site twitter said @BBhuttoZardari  “those responsible for rigging should be held accountable by courts and not a mob”. Read more
Dr. Qadri rejects FIR of Model Town massacre
Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr Tahirul Qadri has refused to accept the FIR of the Model Town tragedy, for it did not contain the terrorism clauses. Addressing PAT workers on Thursday, Dr Tahirul Qadri objected over the absence of terrorism clauses in the FIR. The PAT chief said... Read more
Headquarter of Radio Pakistan building vacated
According to sources, authorities have evacuated the Headquarter of Radio Pakistan and relocated all staff to the Rawalpindi office to avoid any mishap. The Radio Pakistan Headquarters is located opposite to the NADRA office, in the red zone. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) are nearly... Read more
Siraj, Kaira visit Imran Khan to end deadlock
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader, Qamar Zaman Kaira and Ameer of Jamat e Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq met Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan for ending deadlock with the government. According to sources, both the leaders visited the venue of PTI sit-in and a meeting is underway with the... Read more
Harsh Reality: Police kill TV crew member while filming reality show
The filming of the reality show “Cops” turned deadly when US police firing on a man suspected of robbing a restaurant hit a TV sound man and killed him, police said Wednesday. The suspect, later found to have a pistol that fired pellets, was also killed in the incident... Read more
PM, COAS agree on resolution of political crisis through dialogue
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif in Islamabad today. According to the sources, they both discussed the ongoing political crisis and agreed upon sorting out the prevailing tension through dialogue. Earlier, COAS General Raheel Sharif had called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz... Read more
Fresh deployment at Red Zone, buildings vacated
Fresh contingent of around 30,000 policemen and paramilitary forces has been deployed at Constitution Avenue where Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) continued their sit-in against the government. According to the reports, thirty thousand policemen have been lined up at Constitution Avenue as the PAT workers are observing “Youm-e-Inquilab” (day of... Read more
Model Town carnage FIR registered
The FIR of Model Town firing incident has been registered at Faisal Town police station of Lahore on court orders, on Thursday. Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif had directed the police to register the case of the Model Town incident. In June 17 bloody episode at least 17... Read more
US accuses Russia of ‘direct involvement’ in Ukraine fighting
The United States on Thursday accused Russia of being “directly involved” in fighting in war-torn east Ukraine, after rebels appeared to seize swathes of territory from retreating government forces. “An increasing number of Russian troops are intervening directly in fighting on Ukrainian territory,” US ambassador to Kiev Geoffrey Pyatt... Read more
Altaf appeals to Qadri to show patience
In an attempt to defuse the hostile environment between the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and the government, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain earlier today  established telephonic contact with PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri and appealed to the latter to show patience. The MQM chief reportedly said that Punjab... Read more
Thai court dismisses murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit
A Thai court on Thursday dropped murder charges against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody 2010 protest crackdown, months after a military coup tipped the balance of power in the politically divided nation. Relatives of the victims criticised the surprise decision to drop the case... Read more
Khan continues to harp on PM resignation mantra
Despite government’s appeal for flexibility, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan today continued to harp on his demand that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif quit before vote rigging investigations. Relying on his usual cricket clichés he said “Come to join me for a final match, it will be a decisive day today, we... Read more