Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: authorities
A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying...
India refuse to name Champions Trophy squad amid ICC row
 India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of...
Nominations for JIT submitted to SC: sources
The nominations for the Joint Investigation Committee (JIT) to probe the Panama Case has been submitted to the registrar...
Pakistan questions Facebook ‘credibility’ on Kashmir issue
Pakistan has expressed concern over reports that reports about Indian atrocities against Kashmiris are being blocked by the Facebook. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria, at the weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, said employees of Facebook from Indian or other Indian nationals might be manipulating the situation thereby... Read more
ECP asks political parties to declare assets
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday asked all political parties to file with it details of their assets on or before August, 29. The ECP said that under Article 13 of the Political Parties Order, 2002, every political party was bound to submit to the Election Commission within... Read more
Era of iconic Boeing 747 could come to an end
Boeing Co. could end production of the iconic 747 aircraft as the world’s biggest plane maker fights falling orders and pricing pressure on the plane, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday. Boeing also canceled plans to increase production of the 747 to one plane per month from 2019,... Read more
Getting pumped and pampered in hard-times Gaza
Sparkling Mediterranean beaches, expensive restaurants and state-of-the-art health clubs do not readily spring to mind when it comes to the Gaza Strip. But with their borders tightly restricted by Israel and Egypt, Palestinians in an enclave known for economic hardship and war have no choice but to find some... Read more
Target killers in Karachi being funded from South Africa, Thailand and UK: Rangers
The Rangers authorities revealed on Wednesday that target killers in Karachi are receiving financial assistance from South Africa, Thailand and the United Kingdom. While briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights, the Rangers authorities informed the committee that 7,950 operations had been conducted across the metropolis since September... Read more
MQM decides not to be part of Sindh CM election
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced not take part in the election of new Sindh Chief Minister. Senior MQM leader Sardar Ahmed while talking to the media said “We will neither support nor oppose the election of Murad Ali Shah as the Chief Minister of Sindh,” Opposition Leader in... Read more
Election Commission in Sindh announces schedule for Karachi mayor election
The Election Commission  Sindh (ECS) has announced schedule for the election of  Karachi mayor and deputy mayors on August 24 ECS has also announced to hold the third phase of Local Government Elections next month. The commission has asked candidates to submit their nomination papers on August 6. After a week of the third... Read more
Pope Francis falls in Poland, escapes injury
Pope Francis fell on Thursday after stumbling down a step on an altar during a visit to Poland but quickly got back to his feet, seemingly without injury. Polish media broadcast images of the 79-year-old Argentine pontiff stumbling, then falling down out of view before being helped to his... Read more
Rajinikanth’s Kabali breaks Dhoom 3, Sultan records
Rajinikanth and Radhika Apte-starrer Kabali’s box office collections have been destroying Bollywood records every day. The movie not only got a bumper opening on Friday and a completely booked weekend at Bollywood Box Office, it continued with its winning spree on weekdays as well. According to reports, Kabali earned... Read more
Harry Potter, James Bond studios to be sold for $426 million
Britain’s Pinewood Studios, where Harry Potter and James Bond movies were filmed, could be sold to a property company for $426 million (£323 million, 384 million euros) under a draft deal revealed on Thursday. Pinewood “announces that it has reached agreement… on key terms of a possible cash offer... Read more
PTI candidate Khurram Sher Zaman files papers for Sindh CM election
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Khurram Sher Zaman has also filed nomination papers for the new Chief Minister of Sindh to contest the elections scheduled to be held on Friday (tomorrow). Ruling Pakistan People’s Party’s Syed Murad Ali Shah has also filed nomination papers for the election. Pakistan Muslim League-Functional and Pakistan Muslim... Read more
Indonesia rejects appeal to halt execution of Pakistani national
Indonesia Thursday rejected appeals from the United Nations and European Union to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts including a Pakistani national and other foreigners. The group, including foreigners from Nigeria, Pakistan, India and Zimbabwe as well as Indonesians, have been placed in isolation on a prison island... Read more
WikiLeaks releases audio from Democratic Party hack
WikiLeaks released audio recordings on Wednesday apparently hacked from the Democratic National Committee’s servers, including a message from an irate Hillary Clinton supporter demanding the party stop “bending over backwards” for Bernie Sanders. Links to the 29 recordings were posted on Twitter a few hours before US President Barack... Read more
‘I have nothing to do with Russia,’ Trump tells voters
US presidential candidate Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that he had “nothing to do with Russia” after Democrats accused Moscow of trying to help the Republican nominee win the November general election. “I have nothing to do with Russia,” he told reporters just outside Miami. “I said (Russian leader Vladimir)... Read more