Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince’s home after his death – reports
Mislabeled pills were seized at the home of musician Prince after his death from an overdose of the powerful opioid fentanyl, according to media reports on Monday. Prince died on April 21 at his home and studio outside Minneapolis, and investigators are trying to establish how he ingested fentanyl,... Read more
COAS visits troops in Kurram Agency
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited troops engaged in combing operations in Thall area of Khurram Agency. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Army Chief was briefed in detail about security situation in Kurram and progress of ongoing combing and Intelligence Based Operations (IOB) operations... Read more
MQM Pakistan leadership distances itself from Altaf Hussain
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) deputy convener Farooq Sattar and other party leaders have denounced anti-Pakistan slogans and attack on media houses. Addressing a press conference along with Nasreen Jalil and Khawaja Izharul Hassan, Farooq Sattar vowed such action would not be repeated in future. MQM leaders distanced themselves from... Read more
Ryan Lochte loses all his major sponsors after Rio incident, apology
U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost all four of his major sponsors on Monday, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren Corp, following his apology for an “exaggerated” story about being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Games. Lochte’s version of the incident embarrassed the host city, angered local officials... Read more
Rangers release Farooq Sattar, Khawaja Izhar
Rangers released Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s senior leaders Farooq Sattar and MPA Khajawa Izhar-ul-Hassan. According to MQM sources, Farooq Sattar may announce his party’s future course of action at a press conference today evening. Yesterday, Rangers arrested MQM’s top leadership in Karachi, including Farooq Sattar after the party workers attacked two... Read more
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike
The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk. Pulling off his shirt, they found a two-kilogram bomb strapped to his skinny frame. That was last Sunday. Less than a day earlier, Turkey was less fortunate:... Read more
Treason case registered against MQM chief and others: IG Sindh
Sindh AD Khowaja has confirmed that a treason case had been registered against MQM chief Altaf Hussain for his inflammatory and anti-Pakistan speech. According to details, AD Khowaja has confirmed that two First Information Report (FIRs) have been registered against the MQM. First FIR pertains to treason for Altaf Hussain’s anti-Pakistan... Read more
Turkey launches artillery strikes on IS, Kurdish PYD in north Syria
Turkish armed forces on Monday launched artillery strikes on separate targets of Islamic State (IS) jihadists and the Democratic Union Party (PYD) Kurdish militia in northern Syria, television reports said. Turkish army howitzers stationed inside Turkey fired on IS targets in the town of Jarablus and PYD targets around... Read more
MPA Khalid Bin Wilayat quits MQM, joins Kamal party
Muttahida Qaumi Movement Member Sindh Assembly Khalid Bin Wilayat has announced to quit his party and join the Pak Sarzameen Party hours after party chief Altaf Hussain  speech against Pakistan. Several MQM MPAs parted their ways with their party to join hands with Kamal. Altaf Hussain’s speech on Monday drew... Read more
Investigation after West Indies-India Test abandoned
The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board have launched an investigation after the fourth and final Test between the West Indies and India lasted just 22 overs due to a waterlogged outfield. No play was possible at the Queen’s Park Oval on Monday’s scheduled last day of the match, the... Read more
Scotland Yard confirms receiving calls from Pakistan demand action against MQM chief
Scotland Yard confirmed receiving calls from Pakistan demanding action from the Metropolitan Police department against the Chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in London. The London Metropolitan Police also told local news channel ‘Geo News’ that an investigation over alleged hate speech by MQM chief Altaf Hussain was still... Read more
Rangers sealed MQM headquarters, offices in Karachi after Altaf speech
Rangers sealed the headquarters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), after party chief Altaf Hussain delivered an anti Pakistan  speech to his party workers, instigating attacks on media houses. The Rangers and police have launched a crackdown against the party, sealing many offices in different parts of the city and arresting... Read more
Rangers detain top MQM leaders after provocative speech
Rangers and police launched a major crackdown on the MQM after enraged MQM workers stormed the offices of ARY News and other media houses At least one person was killed and several others were injured during violent clashes between protesters and police near Zainab Market, Saddar Area. Several vehicles were also torched by... Read more