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...
German Police kill movie theater assailant as up to 50 injured
A masked man with a gun and ammunition belt opened fire in a cinema complex in the small western German town of Viernheim, near Frankfurt, injuring between 20 and 50 people and barricaded himself inside, German media reported earlier yesterday. Bild daily and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported that... Read more
Afghan refugees should not to be labeled ‘terrorists’, insists UN refugee Chief
The United Nations refugee chief urged Pakistan not to blame Afghan refugees for terrorism in their country, amid growing public calls for their deportation along with ever  worsening relations between the two neighbors. Warning that the roughly 2.5 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan risked becoming a “forgotten” crisis, UN... Read more
Karachi: Famous Sufi Qawwal Amjad Sabri laid to rest  Paposh Nagar graveyard
Renowned Sufi singer Amjad Sabri has been laid to rest amid heartbreaking sobs and tears at Paposh Nagar graveyard in Karachi. Amjad Sabri has been buried next to his father Farid Sabri. Farid Sabri was also a leading qawwali singer, and  lead member of the Sabri Brothers. Sabri, aged around 45, was travelling... Read more
Bani Gala firing incident: Death toll increases to 5
Two more people succumbed to their wounds and died on earlier today after the Bani Gala firing incident, which caused the death toll to rise to five. According to details, police stated that Irum and her three-and-a-half year-old son were the latest to die in the hospital. During the... Read more
Pakistan lose to England in women’s ODI series
 England wrapped up the women’s One-day International against Pakistan with a resounding 212-run victory in the second game at Worcester earlier yesterday. After Pakistan opted to bowl first at the County Ground, openers Lauren Winfield and Tammy Beaumont both hit maiden ODI centuries as England posted a mammoth 378-5... Read more
Historical 1st, Dubai eases liquor rules during Ramazan
 Dubai, the Mideast’s desert party town, has just gotten even wetter this Ramazan. The city-state is breaking new ground with its decision to loosen rules prohibiting day-time alcohol sales during the holy month of Ramazan, a move that reflects how much Dubai’s rulers value the revenue both tourists and... Read more
Pakistan start-up leaves Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg impressed
Hassan Baig, the CEO of Club Internet, a Lahore-based tech start-up met Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg following the latter’s keynote address at a conference in California. The meeting took place right after Zuckerberg’s address at the Facebook F-8 Conference in San Francisco’s Fort Mason area. The meeting was convened to... Read more
Amjad Sabri received no threats from anyone insists brother
World famous qawwal Amjad Sabri’s brother earlier yesterday clarified he did not receive any threats from anyone. “My brother never received any threats,” Amjad’s brother Sarwat Sabri said while speaking to the media in Karachi. Sarwat arrived in Karachi from London earlier today to attend his brother’s funeral. Acclaimed... Read more
World left Pakistan alone to face terrorists: Bemoans ISPR Chief Gen. Asim Bajwa
Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lieutenant-General Asim Bajwa earlier yesterday regretted that fact that the world left Pakistan alone to face militants. “Pakistan fought the war for the entire world in that region but the world left Pakistan alone to face them,” Bajwa said during an interview with... Read more
CPEC: Gilgit-Baltistan to be declared free trade zone, says Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir
The federal government has decided to declare Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) ‘a free trade zone’ to promote business activities in the area, according to Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir. Talking to a group of journalists, the federal minister said G-B had paramount importance in making the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project... Read more
500km long trench dug at Pak-Afghan border: Curbing militancy
Pakistan has completed a 500 kilometre long trench along the porous Pak-Afghan border to stop the movement of smugglers, militants as well as other anti-social elements. Balochistan’s border with Afghanistan runs for 1,165km, and authorities plan to excavate a trench along its length, except at places where terrain is impassable.... Read more
Trump calls Clinton ‘world-class liar’
Donald Trump went on a big offensive against Hillary Clinton earlier yesterday, calling her a “world-class liar” who is unfit to run for president and savaging her record on trade, foreign policy and immigration. The Republican White House hopeful, who has denounced Clinton’s $42 million war chest as “blood money,”... Read more
Emergency declared in Sindh as province gears up to to face ‘heavy’ monsoon
 With a massive cloudburst predicted to be just around the corner, the provincial government has ordered relevant officials to reactivate flood relief control rooms and relief centres across Sindh as a precautionary measure to face the potential threat of flooding in Sindh’s urban and rural districts, it emerged earlier yesterday.... Read more
Tashkent: President Mamnoon meets Chinese counterpart
Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the occasion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and cordially thanked him for supporting Pakistan’s bid to join the Nuclear Supplier’s Group. President Mamnoon Hussain said that there was no place in Pakistan for the enemies of China. He... Read more