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...
Mars isolation experiment in Hawaii ends
The six people who went into isolation for a year in Hawaii to help NASA plan for a mission to Mars emerged Sunday, happy to breathe fresh air and meet new people. The team was based on a barren, northern slope of Mauna Loa, living inside a dome that... Read more
Two Indian nationals arrested in Karachi
Intelligence agencies have arrested two Indian nationals in two separate actions in Karachi. According to initial information, the arrests were made in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Saddar areas. Indian passport and documents were recovered from the possession of arrested Indian citizens. Both Indian citizen were living in Karachi since last eight years. The suspects have... Read more
106 Afghan students detained in raid on Quetta madrassa
Police raided a madrassa in the restive southwestern city of Quetta and detained 106 illegal Afghan students, officials said Monday, as the government stepped up a campaign to rein in rogue religious schools. The detentions were made Saturday, and the students, aged between 14 to 18 years — who... Read more
US drone enters Iran’s airspace, leaves after warning
Iran’s military detected a US drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and issued a warning for it to leave, which it subsequently did, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported. “Iran’s army air defence detected and warned an American drone in the eastern airspace of the country. It was coming from... Read more
PTI files petition in Supreme Court to place names of Nawaz, Family on ECL
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf  (PTI) filed a petition at the Supreme Court against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  demanding Sharif and his family’s names be placed on the exit control list (ECL).  In the petition PTI has claimed that Nawaz Sharif and family has had sent billions of rupees abroad, which belonged... Read more
Suicide bombing kills 60 at Yemen army camp
A suicide car bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen´s second city of Aden killed at least 60 people on Monday, medical sources said. A security official told AFP that the attacker drove his vehicle into a gathering of new recruits at the camp in northern Aden.... Read more
Supreme Court rejects appeals of 17 military court convicts
Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals of 17 military court convicts against death sentences awarded under 21st amendment of the constitution. A five-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali completed the the proceedings of the case on June 20 and had reserved the... Read more
Rain washes out India run chase against West Indies in 2nd T20
Heavy rain forced the second Twenty20 international between West Indies and India at the Central Broward Regional Park on Sunday to be abandoned as a no-result. After dismissing the world champions for 143, India were 15-0 in two overs when the rain came. Ninety minutes later, and with the... Read more
Six dead after monsoon rain hits Karachi
At least six people were killed and nearly 70 wounded in rain-related incidents in Karachi on Sunday. Two men were killed separately when walls of houses in Civil Lines and Manghopir fell on them. Two others were electrocuted in New Karachi and Gulshan-e-Maymar areas in separate incidents. Five domestic flights... Read more
PIA carries out first ever Check-C on Airbus
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Sunday successfully accomplished the first ever Check-C of Airbus A320 at airline’s engineering base at Karachi. According to the Spokesman of the airlines, during this maintenance exercise, carpet and seat covers of aircraft AP-BLC have been changed along with deep cleaning of the entire... Read more
Iran deploys long-range missiles to Fordo nuclear site
Tehran has deployed a recently delivered Russian-made long-range missile system to central Iran to protect its Fordo nuclear facility, state television said Sunday. Protecting nuclear facilities is paramount “in all circumstances” General Farzad Esmaili, the commander of Iran´s air defences, told the IRIB channel. “Today, Iran´s sky is one... Read more
Turkey ramps up Syria offensive with deadly bombings
Dozens of people were killed in Turkish bombardments in Syria on Sunday as Ankara ramped up its unprecedented offensive against the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants. Ankara said it had killed 25 Kurdish “terrorists” and insisted the army was doing everything possible to avoid civilian casualties. But the... Read more