Four killed, dozens injured in stampede at Honduran soccer match
At least four people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when hundreds of fans tried to break...
German Hollywood star Kruger ditches glamour to win at Cannes
German-born Hollywood star Diane Kruger cast her glamorous image and returned to her roots to win best actress at...
Man, 19, arrested in connection with Manchester attack, bringing total to 15: GM Police
British police arrested a 19-year-old man on Sunday, the 15th person to be taken into custody in connection with...
Altaf Hussain “Okays” PTI’s Karachi protest
Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain said that holding a peaceful protest  is the basic and democratic right of Tehreek-e-Insaf  or any other party. In a statement issued from MQM secretariat London“Imran Khan can stage a rally, a sit-in, or a public meeting in Karachi as he pleases,”... Read more
“Oceans laden with 269,000 tons of plastic”: International study
MIAMI: The world´s oceans are laden with nearly 269,000 tons of plastic pollution, international researchers said on Wednesday after a six-year study of conditions across the globe. The findings in the journal PLOS ONE show that larger plastic debris usually lingers around the coast, but gets churned into tiny... Read more
6.1 Magnitude quake shakes Taiwan coast: USGS
A strong, 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northeast off the island of Taiwan earlier today, the U.S. Geological Survey stated. It said the quake struck at 5:03 a.m. today ) at a depth of 158.1 miles (254 km) below the seabed, which would have lessened its impact. The epicenter was 66... Read more
US says it does not have any detainees in Afghanistan
The United States has pulled out of all prisons in Afghanistan and no longer holds any detainees, a US official said yesterday Asking not to be named, the official confirmed to the media that after a careful review by the Pentagon and the State Department, the last “third-country nationals”... Read more
Taliban suicide attack in Kabul: 6 Afghan soldiers die
A suicide bomber killed at least six Afghan soldiers in the suburbs of Kabul early morning today, police said, the latest in a spate of Taliban attacks in the capital. The bomber who was on foot targeted a bus carrying Afghan troops in Tangi Tarakhil on the outskirts of... Read more
Al-Qaeda’s Yemen franchise blames US. president Obama for hostage deaths
Al-Qaeda blamed US President Barack Obama for the deaths of two hostages — an American photojournalist and a South African teacher — during a failed rescue attempt over the weekend, in a video message released earlier today. “Obama made the wrong decision, and signed the death warrant for his... Read more
7 Somali women killed in tit for tat ‘barbaric’ attacks
At least seven women have been killed in “barbaric” attacks in Somalia after Shebab insurgents beheaded a soldier´s wife, prompting revenge executions of women close to the Islamists, elders said Thursday. The Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab earlier this week snatched two women — a soldier´s wife and a chef for the... Read more
Lagendary Saraiki singer Mansoor Malangi expired yesterday
Mansoor Malangi, the great Seraiki voice which sang ‘Ik Phul Motia da Mar ke Jaga Sohnie’ died of a heart attack in his native town of Garh Mor in Jhang district. He was 66. Wasif Malangi, one of his several disciples, told the media late on Wednesday night that... Read more
Woman arrested in connection with murder of MQM worker
A woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) district vice president Bao Muhammad Anwar. The unidentified woman was arrested from Lahore after her number was retrieved from Anwar’s cellular records. Anwar was shot dead late on Tuesday in Sialkot by three unidentified men on... Read more
Explosion in Sibbi leaves 3 hurt
At least three people were injured in an explosion that took place at Tareen Chowk of the city on Thursday. According to police, the explosive material was planted in a motorcycle. Rescue workers reached at the scene soon after the incident and shifted the injured people to a hospital... Read more
Election tribunal orders vote recount in PP-81
The Election tribunal Thursday ordered recounting of votes in a Punjab Assembly seat of PP-81 Jhang. The tribunal issued verdict on the application filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Candidate Taimur Khan. It is pertinent to mention here that ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Muhammad Khan had stood victor... Read more
PTI devises strategy for Karachi ‘shutdown’
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Thursday has prepared a strategy to hold protest in Karachi, demanding probe into last year general elections. Roads would be blocked for traffic at more than 15 places including Super Highway, National Highway and Hub River Road in the metropolitan city. PTI would also stage protest... Read more
Hockey: Pakistan beat Netherlands in Champions Trophy quarter finals
Pakistan’s hockey team beat Netherlands on Thursday in the quarter final round of the Champions Trophy taking place in Bhubaneswar, India. Netherlands lost 4-2 in the quarter-final and Pakistan will now have to wait to find out who they will face in the semi-final round as there are three other... Read more
Kinno (Oranges) export target set at 325k tones
Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Ex­­por­­ters, Im­­porters and Mer­­chant Association (PFVA) has fixed the kinno export target at 325,000 tonnes for this season and they are  expecting to earn $200 million. The country fetched $175m last season from the export of 300,000 tonnes of kinno. During this season, the production... Read more