Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
First mercy killing of minor in Belgium
A terminally ill child has become the first minor to be euthanised in Belgium since age restrictions on such mercy killings in the country were lifted in 2014, a newspaper reported Saturday. The head of the federal euthanasia commission gave no details of the minor beyond saying it was... Read more
Del Potro sinks Murray in Davis Cup
Juan Martin del Potro delivered a huge blow to Britain’s hopes of retaining the Davis Cup when he beat Andy Murray 6-4 5-7 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 in a five-hour thriller as Argentina grabbed a 2-0 lead in their world group semi-final on Friday. World number two and Wimbledon champion... Read more
Samsung to resume Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Korea on September 28
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it would resume selling new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to South Korean customers from Sept. 28, as it rushes to complete the costly recall and salvage second-half sales for the device. Analysts have cut their earnings expectations for the South Korean tech... Read more
IS sex slavery survivor named UN goodwill ambassador
Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a young Iraqi woman who survived rape and abuse as a sex slave of Islamic State fighters on Friday became a UN goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking. The 23-year-old Yazidi woman, called for justice for the victims of the jihadist... Read more
Rolling Stones premiere Cuba concert documentary in Toronto
Keith Richards returned to the Toronto International Film Festival for a second straight year on Friday, joining band mate Ronnie Wood at the premiere of a documentary of their recent Latin America tour that culminated in an historic Cuban concert. The film ‘The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé! :... Read more
Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier in West Bank, shot dead
A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier Saturday in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron before he was shot dead, the army said, in the fourth attack on Israelis in less than 24 hours. A military statement said the attacker drew a knife during a routine security check in... Read more
LEAs decide to demolish People’s Aman Committee offices
Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have decided to demolish illegal offices of People’s Aman Committee, illegally constructed in different areas of Karachi. According to sources, the details of illegal offices of the Lyari Aman Committee have been collected. Illegal offices of the Aman Committee are constructed in Lyari, Yousuf Goth, Malir,... Read more
Coalition air strike kills senior Islamic State operative: Pentagon
A coalition air strike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State operative considered the group’s information minister, a week after another raid eliminated a top IS strategist, the Pentagon said Friday. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said that Wa’il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, also known as “Dr. Wa’il”, was... Read more
FIA Kicks off probe into corruption of PIA’s Revenue Management Department
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has officially started investigation into corruption of Pakistan International Airline (PIA)’s Revenue Management Department. FIA management has decided to get court’s show cause orders issued for the officers who are avoiding appearance before the investigation agency. In a notification issued from FIA Commercial Banking Circle had... Read more