Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
FBR extends tax filing date up to December 15
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date of filing of returns and statements for the tax...
Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Labour Party MP JO Cox: A profile
A British lawmaker and Labour Party MP JO Cox died after a shocking  daylight street attack, effectively throwing all  campaigning for the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union into disarray just a week before the crucial vote. Jo Cox, a 41-year-old mother-of-two from the opposition Labour Party,... Read more
UK: Labour MP Jo Cox killed in horrific shock attack
A British lawmaker died earlier on Thursday after a shocking daylight street attack, throwing campaigning for the referendum on Britain´s membership of the European Union into disarray just a week before the crucial vote. Jo Cox, a 41-year-old mother-of-two from the opposition Labour Party, was left bleeding on the... Read more
Five top fashion trends at Euro 2016 soccer tournament
With star footballers now doubling as fashion icons — led by Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo who has his own underwear label — These are the the top five trends at the Euro 2016 championships. Mohawk haircuts Nothing gets you noticed more than a wacky haircut. The hairdresser responsible for French... Read more
Euro 2016: Northern Ireland defeats Ukraine
Northern Ireland downed Ukraine 2-0 in Euro 2016 Group C earlier on Thursday thanks to goals from Gareth McAuley and Niall McGinn to keep alive their hopes of reaching the knockout phase at Euro 2016. A flying header from veteran West Bromwich Albion defender McAuley and McGinn’s injury-time strike at... Read more
Researchers detect gravitational waves from black hole merger once again
Scientists have observed gravitational waves produced by the collision of two black holes for the second time in three months, researchers announced earlier on Wednesday. Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves in his theory of relativity a century ago, and scientists have been able to detect the... Read more
Iran Air has been cleared to fly in EU
The Iranian flag carrier Iran Air has been taken off a safety blacklist and cleared to fly in the European Union, the European Commission stated earlier on Thursday. “Following my visit to Iran in April, a technical assessment was successfully carried out in May,” EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc... Read more
No need to fast in extreme conditions when life is at risk insists Tahir Ashrafi
Last summer, temperatures as high as 45 degrees Celsius led to more than 1300 heat-related deaths in Karachi. This year, as it prepares for the peak of summer heat, the city has opened 179 heatstroke centres to try to hold down the death toll. Officials have also trained scores of... Read more
TTP enjoys support of Afghanistan: Defense Minister Khawaja Asif informs Senate
The Defense Minister of Pakistan Khawaja Asif, while delivering a policy statement in the Senate on the recent tension in Pak-Afghan relations, has said TTP enjoys the support of the Afghan authorities. The minister said we won’t face allegations of backing Haqqani Group and Afghan Shura if 30 million... Read more
Layyah: Worker tied to tree, beaten for stopping feudal lord from teasing girl in Layyah
A labourer was tied to a tree and brutally beaten for stopping a feudal lord from teasing a young girl in Layyah earlier on Thursday. According to initial reports, a feudal lord, after tying the labourer to a tree, ordered children of the area to beat him with shoes and sticks for stopping... Read more
“Don’t make Muslims feel West hates them”, Obama asks Trump
US President Barack Obama has exhorted Republican politician Donald Trump not to make Muslims across the world feel the West hates them, as doing so would have very dangerous consequences. “It won’t make us more safe; it will make us less safe — fuelling ISIL’s notion that the West hates... Read more
Lucknow: Violent mob attack Kunal Khemu while shooting with Vartika Singh
Famous Bollywood actor, Kunal Khemu and runner-up Miss Grand International 2015, Vartika Singh were attacked by a violent mob during shooting for a song in Lucknow. A mob of people marched on the set, vandalised everything, and pelted stones at the cast and crew. During this attack, Kunal Khemu was injured and his... Read more
Dubai: Gay couple ‘humiliated’ by Emirates staff
A British gay couple were supposedly humiliated by Emirates staff at Dubai airport after being asked if they were brothers. Lee Charlton, 42, from Manchester claims Emirates check-in staff laughed at him and his partner when they confirmed they were a couple while travelling from Dubai to Durban with... Read more
Injured pugilist Amir Khan decides against representing Pakistan in Rio Olympics
British boxer Amir Khan has decided not to pursue the chance to represent Pakistan at the upcoming Rio Olympics, The Guardian reported earlier on Wednesday. The 29-year-old, who previously won a silver medal at 2004 Olympics in Athens, had earlier said he would “love” the opportunity to represent Pakistan. However,... Read more
Indian entry in NSG to break Pak-India nuclear balance: Chinese Media
Beijing: Chinese official media on Thursday reported if New Delhi is admitted into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) nuclear balance between India and Pakistan will be broken. Stating that India s entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will shake strategic balance in South Asia and even cast a cloud... Read more