North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Bubble trouble? Bitcoin tops $11,000 after $1,000 surge in 12 hours
Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 (£8,185.50) to hit a record high for the sixth day in a row on Wednesday...
Toyota showcases humanoid robot that mirrors user
Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user’s movements, a product it says...
PTI’s Barrister Sultan wins AJK by-elections
Barrister Sultan Mahmood of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) yesterday won the by-election in Azad Kashmir. According to unofficial results, Barrister Sultan secured 15, 691 votes against PPP candidate Chaudhry Ashraf, who got 12, 811 votes. PTI Chairman Imran Khan said that he was happy for the first victory in Azad... Read more
Foreign office claims over 400 Pakistanis evacuated from Yemen
The Foreign Office said that spacial PIA flights have evacuated more than 400 stranded Pakistanis from Hodeidah city of Yemen earlier yesterday.. In a twitter message, FO spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said no further evacuation is as yet required from the city. She said fighting is going on in Aden... Read more
Colonel Tahir killed in Hayatabad
Peshawar: Colonel Tahir Azeem gunned down by unidentified gunmen in Hayatabad, Peshawar. According to police, the incident took place when Colonel Tahir was moving in his vehicle from a Mosque to his residence. The unknown assailants opened fire on his vehicle, leaving him critically injured. Colonel Tahir was rushed to hospital... Read more
Australia win fifth ICC World Cup
Michael Clarke hit 74 in his last one-day international to lead Australia to their fifth World Cup title with a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in a disappointing final on Sunday. A record crowd of 93,013 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground saw power-packed Australia bowl out the Black Caps... Read more
Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets to win World Cup
Melbourne: Australia comfortably defeated rivals New Zealand by seven wickets to win the ICC World Cup in Melbourne. New Zealand  batted first but were all out for just 183 as captain Michael Clarke helped his country lift the trophy for the first time since 2007. Australia’s captain managed 74 before... Read more
PIA Aircraft, naval vessel depart for Yemen
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft and a Pakistan Naval vessel departed on Sunday morning to get back Pakistani expatriates from the war-torn country. The flight is expected to carry around 550 stranded Pakistanis from Al-Hudaidah to Pakistan and will arrive back home at 6pm. According to unofficial estimates, 600 Pakistanis... Read more
Anushka and Kohli arrive holding hands from Australia
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma arrived hand in hand from Australia. On Thursday,  in the first semi-finals India lost from Australia by 95-run. Following the defeat, Indian media and cricket fans put all blame on Kohli’s girlfriend Anushka for the country’s unceremonious exit from the World Cup.... Read more
New Zealand 183 all out in World Cup final
Melbourne (AFP) – New Zealand were bowled out for 183 in 45 overs after winning the toss against Australia in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Grant Elliott top-scored with 83, with Mitchell Johnson and James Faulkner taking three wickets each. (AFP) Read more
By-polls: Voting underway for AJK assembly seat
Mirpur: Azad Jammu and Kashmir by-election on Legislative Assembly seat, LA-III polling underway here today (Sunday) in Mirpur. A close contest is expected between PPP’s Chaudhry Ashraf, PTI’s Barrister Sultan Mahmood and an independent candidate Ejaz Raza. PML-N candidate Arshad Mahmood Ghazi withdrew in favor of Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf. Approximately 10... Read more
600 Pakistanis arrive safely in Hudaydah
Al Hudaydah: A group of at least 600 Pakistani arrived at Al Hudaydah after eight long hours journey from Yemeni city of Sana’a. A Pakistani while talking to media said the people will take rest at a local school here to be airlifted by national flag carrier at 11am (local... Read more
Starc bowls McCullum for duck
Melbourne: Mitchell Starc struck a huge blow for Australia with the prized wicket of New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum for a duck in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Starc struck with the fifth ball of the opening over, bowling the Black Caps skipper... Read more
New Zealand win toss and bat in World Cup final
Melbourne, Australia: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Australia are bidding to be crowned world champions for a fifth time, while New Zealand are playing in their first World... Read more
London: Hughes extends Stoke contract
London: Mark Hughes has extended his contract as Stoke City manager until 2019, the English Premier League club announced late on Friday. The former Wales and Manchester City manager has been at Stoke since May 2013 and has guided them to 10th in the Premier League this season. Hughes... Read more
UN staff flee Yemen while Pakistanis are still stranded in the war-torn zone
Sana: The United Nations evacuated staff from war-torn Yemen on Saturday as Russia warned Saudi-led air strikes on Iranian-backed rebels were affecting crunch nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran. According to unofficial estimates, 560 Pakistanis are stranded in the besieged Yemeni capital of Sanaa. Pakistan’s foreign ministry officials... Read more