Khamenei terms Saudis as America’s ‘milking cow’
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched a fierce attack against regional rival Saudi Arabia, saying it was being...
BlackBerry, Qualcomm decide on final amount to resolve royalty dispute
Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay the software maker $940...
Youm-e-Takbeer being celebrated today
Youm-e-Takbeer is being observed today to commemorate the historic nuclear tests Pakistan conducted on this day in 1998. Pakistan...
Two army personnel martyred in Karachi gun attack
Two Army personnel were killed by unidentified gunmen in Saddar area of Karachi. The attack took place near the Saddar Parking Plaza near Empress Market, one of the busiest markets in the metropolis. According to reports, the attackers on motorcycles managed to escape after they opened fire on the vehicle of the... Read more
Turkey govt to work with opposition on new constitution: PM
The Turkish government is ready to work with all the main opposition parties in drafting a new constitution, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Monday, after months of deadlock on the issue. “All the main parties are ready to start work on a new constitution,” Yildirim told reporters in... Read more
Pakistan urges Indonesia to delay execution of man convicted of drug smuggling
Pakistan on Monday urged the Indonesian government to stay the execution of one of its nationals convicted of smuggling drugs, citing concerns that his 2005 trial had been unfair. Indonesia, which is among Southeast Asia’s biggest markets for narcotics, has declared a “drug emergency” and vowed no mercy for... Read more
Harry Potter’s ‘Cursed Child’ story already a U.S. best-seller
Nine years after the publication of the seventh and last book in the best-selling boy wizard series, pre-orders for the script of a new, sold-out London play is the most pre-ordered book since 2007 in the United States, retail book sellers Barnes & Noble said on Monday. “Harry Potter... Read more
At least 19 dead in knife attack in Japan: reports
At least 19 people were killed and as many as 20 wounded by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in Japan early on Tuesday, Kyodo news agency reported. Police in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, west of Tokyo have arrested a 20-year-old suspect, Kyodo reported. Japanese media said... Read more