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...
Iran’s ‘fashion police’ stops Levi’s catwalk show
Iranian police cancelled a catwalk show set to mark the opening of an unofficial Levi’s store in a Tehran shopping centre. The event was cancelled by “a last-minute police intervention” just before male models were set to walk on stage before a crowd of about 150 on Wednesday night,... Read more
Google’s Madrid offices raided in tax probe
Google’s offices in Madrid were being searched in a tax probe Thursday, an internal source said, just over a month after police raided the Internet giant in Paris in a similar investigation. The US firm is one of several multinational corporations that have come under fire in Europe for... Read more
Euro 2016: Portugal’s Ronaldo kicks off quarter finals against Poland’s Lewandowski
The Euro 2016 quarter finals start Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo seeking a new step towards his first international title when Portugal take on Poland in Marseille. In the battle of Europe’s top strikers, Poland will be counting on Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski to deaden the Ronaldo threat by scoring... Read more
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa belongs to Afghans: Mahamood Khan Achakzai
Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party head Mahamood Khan Achakzai has said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa belongs to Afghans. Achakzai who leads the Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party in a statement published in Afghanistan Times said “If Afghans are harassed in other parts of Pakistan, they should come here to the Pakhtunkhwa province,... Read more
Contenders to be Britain’s new Prime Minister
On a day of high political drama in Britain on Thursday, five people put their names forward in the race to succeed David Cameron as prime minister and Conservative party leader after he resigned following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Following a series of ballots among Conservative... Read more
Pakistan condemns attack on Afghan National Police convoy
The government of Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul on Afghan National Police convoy killing 30 and injuring 40 others. “The Government and the people of Pakistan extend their heartfelt condolences to the brotherly government and people of Afghanistan over the loss of innocent lives. Our hearts go... Read more
Taliban attack police cadets in Kabul, killing 30
The Taliban on Thursday attacked a convoy of buses transporting police cadets in Kabul, officials said, killing at least 30 and wounding 40 in two powerful explosions. The incident, which was condemned as a “crime against humanity” by President Ashraf Ghani, comes little over a week after 14 Nepali... Read more
Petrolium prices remain unchanged
The federal government has decided not to increase the prices petroleum products for the month of July. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a press conference at Islamabad made the announcement. Dar said that the government would bear an additional burden of Res3 billion to facilitate people on the happy... Read more
Israeli Qawwal sings Ali Maula, Ali Maula at Israel Sufi Festival
Israeli Qawwal performing Ali Maula, Ali Maula at Israel Sufi Festival Read more
This 14-year-old Pakistani hacker made it to Google’s hall of fame
At the tender age of 14, most children see good grades in school as a big achievement. 14-year-old Muhammad Shahzad simply doesn’t conform to those lowly standards. Setting the bar really high for his peers, this security researcher and ‘ethical’ hacker from Lahore only recently discovered that Google had inducted... Read more
Sindh Govt to establish Amjad Sabri Sufi musical institute
Karachi: Senior minister of Sindh Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Thursday said that provincial government has decided to establish a Sufi musical institute in memory of Amjad Sabri. He announced this after visiting to slain Qawwal’s family in Liaqatabad along with other ministers Sharmila Farooqui and Dr. Qayyum Soomro. “We... Read more
Paramilitary forces launch crackdown against militants in Balochistan
Quetta: Paramilitary forces killed three militants at the start of a crackdown on sectarian militant group in Balochistan, officials said on Thursday, following a spate of attacks targeting security forces. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), whose roots are in Punjab province, claimed responsibility for gunning down four policemen on Tuesday and four... Read more
At least 27 killed in Kabul as two bombs hit convoy of Afghan police cadets
Kabul: Two Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 27 people and wounded around 40 in an attack on Thursday on buses carrying recently graduated cadets on the western outskirts of Kabul, officials said. Three buses were attacked as they approached the capital from neighbouring Wardak province, a police official... Read more
4 rockets fired near Khuzdar check-post
Khuzdar: Four rockets were fired at the Khuzdar security check-post on Thursday as fortunately no loss of life was recorded. The rockets, which were fired from an unknown direction, were fired near the security forces’ check-post. Levy sources also disclosed that the rockets were fired from an unknown location... Read more