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...
Mother Teresa declared saint by Pope
Vatican City: Mother Teresa, the nun whose work with the dying and destitute of Kolkata made her a global icon of Christian charity, was made a saint on Sunday. Her elevation to Roman Catholicism´s celestial pantheon came in a canonisation mass in St Peter´s square in the Vatican that... Read more
Pakistan suspends search for missing US climbers
The authorities have suspended a helicopter search Sunday for two American climbers who went missing six days ago while trying to summit a mountain in the country’s far north. Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson began their ascent of the 7,285-metre (23,900-foot) Ogre-II peak off the Choktoi Glacier in the... Read more
Afghan road crash inferno leaves 35 dead
At least 35 people were killed Sunday when a passenger bus collided with a fuel tanker and burst into flames in southern Afghanistan, in the latest road accident in the war-torn country. Many of the victims, including women and children, were burned beyond recognition in the accident in Zabul province,... Read more
Security forces on high alert after terror warning in Chaman
Security forces on high alert after authorities received information about three suicide bombers have entered the from Afghanistan. It is being said that three suicide attackers can target public places. Additional police contingents have been deployed at bus stations and markets for security reasons. Four persons were arrested in a... Read more
US Open: Serena speeds through as Wawrinka, Murray into last 16
Serena Williams sped past another milestone Saturday en route to the US Open fourth round as men’s contenders Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka clawed their way into the last 16. World number one Williams dominated Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-1 to surpass Martina Navratilova for most Grand Slam wins... Read more
IK vows to march Raiwind after Eid
Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has threatened to march towards Raiwind after Eid, if four questions were not answered by the government.  PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of having planned to win the 2018 elections, saying he would use billions of rupees he... Read more
Qadri vows not to give up on Model Town massacre
Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri vowed that he would never give up over the blood of the innocent  killed in the Model Town massacre. PAT chief while addressing PAT rally in Rawalpindi said “My supporters and workers are my life and my respect. I arrived in Rawalpindi bearing... Read more
5 killed, 8 injured fatal Bhalwal accident
Five people died in a fatal crash as a passenger bus collided with a truck in Bhalwal on Sunday morning. According to rescue sources, the passenger bus and truck collided on the motorway, resulting in a deadly crash. Police sources said that among the five killed, one was a woman.... Read more
My sun is about to rise and yours is about to set, Rasheed roars Nawaz
Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad challenged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to face him in ann election contest in Rawalpindi’s NA-55 and NA-56 constituencies. Addressing a rally in Rawalpindi alongside Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) chief Tahir-ul-Qadri, Sheikh Rasheed termed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a ‘coward’ politician. The... Read more
Bangladesh hangs Islamist party figure for 1971 war crimes
Bangladesh hanged a top Islamist party figure on Saturday for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, the law minister said. Mir Quasem Ali, 63, a key financier of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was executed at Kashimpur Central Jail on the outskirts of the capital, for murder,... Read more