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...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
Pink Floyd picks up exactly from where they left off
British progressive rock band, Pink Floyd has picked up from exactly where they left, as the band, which released its first studio album in nearly 20 years, has reached the top of the British album charts. The album titled The Endless River has already become the third fastest-selling album... Read more
4 Israelis killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack
Two persons armed with a gun and axes burst into a Jerusalem synagogue earlier today and killed four Israelis before being shot dead, in the deadliest attack in the city in years. The attack came as months of unrest gripped the city´s annexed Arab eastern sector. But none was... Read more
Thai military helicopter crash: 9 dead
BANGKOK: Rescue workers have retrieved the bodies of nine soldiers including a senior regional commander after an army helicopter crash in northern Thailand authorities said Tuesday. The bodies, some charred, were recovered late Monday several hours after the chopper went down in northern Phayao province killing everyone on board.... Read more
Dubai Test: Kiwis go past 300 on 2nd day of 2nd Test match
New Zealand went past 300 runs while they lost three wickets on the second day of the Dubai Test match today. The Kiwis started the second day’s play at 243/3 with Tom Latham and Corey Anderson batting at 137 runs and 7 runs respectively. The green shirts got the first breakthrough... Read more
Air raids in Tirah valley kill 6 suspected militants
Earlier today at least six suspected militants, including an alleged key commander, were killed in military airstrikes in Malikdin Khel area of Khyber tribal region’s Tirah valley  Military jets targeted suspected militant hideouts in various areas of the region killing six people and wounding several others. The identity of... Read more
Five die as van overturns near Hub
A passenger coach turned turtle close to the city of Hub, near National Highway, killing at least five people including children and women. Pakistan Coast Guard officials confirmed the incident. Fifteen people were also injured in the tragedy. All the injured and dead persons were moved to a hospital.... Read more
Pakistan ranked 3rd in global terrorism index
Pakistan ranks third in the most terrorism affected country of the world according to a report by Global Terrorism Index. According to the report by Global Terrorism Index, 2,345 people were killed in 1,933 terror attacks in the country whereas 5,045 people were injured. The report further states that the ratio... Read more
Suicide blast: 2 guards die at foreign camp in Kabul
A Taliban suicide truck bomb struck at the entrance of a foreign-run compound in Kabul earlier today, killing two Afghan guards. Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the early-morning blast. After the initial explosion, two other militants were shot dead as they tried to storm the compound. “It was a... Read more
Blaze in Cambodian nightclub:  5 dead
Five people, including a foreign holidaymaker, died in a fire at a nightclub in Cambodia´s northwestern tourist hub of Siem Reap late yesterday night, according to police sources. The blaze broke out at the Hip Hop nightclub in Siem Reap city at around 2am (1900 GMT) due to an... Read more
UK scientists’ team teach computer to ‘create’ magic tricks
British scientists working on artificial intelligence have for the first time ever taught a computer to (actually)  create magic tricks. Researchers working at Queen Mary University of London gave a computer program the outline of how a magic jigsaw puzzle and a mind reading card trick work, as well... Read more
State of emergency declared in town in US state of Missouri
The governor of the US state of Missouri declared a state of emergency Monday and activated the National Guard ahead of a grand jury decision in the case of a black teenager shot dead by a white policeman. There are fears of a renewed outbreak of violence if the... Read more
‘Pakistan’s fight against terrorism not acknowledged globally’ complains Ch. Nisar
Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan complained that the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan for eradication of terrorism were not acknowledged globally. “We want peace in the country. We gave immense sacrifices for stamping out terrorism from our soil,” said the minister while talking to UK’s special representative on anti-terrorism in Islamabad. The... Read more
Musharraf warns of proxy war with India
The departure of NATO combat forces from Afghanistan could push India and Pakistan towards a proxy war in the troubled state, Pakistan’s former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf warned in an interview with AFP. As Pakistan’s ruler, Musharraf was a key US ally in its “war on terror”, but... Read more
Ghazi Fabrics plans 8.1MW power plant
Ghazi Fabrics International Limited, a listed company, has decided to set up 8.1 MW heavy fuel oil based captive power plant at budgeted cost of Rs130 million. Ghazi Fabrics said in a statement: “Although the company has a gas based captive power plant, due to the shortage of gas... Read more