Pak Army issues formal statement on Parachinar aftermath
Army is closely following the sectarian and ethnic colour being deliberately given to recent spate of incidents in the...
Ravi Shastri to apply for India coach job
Former captain Ravi Shastri will apply to become India´s head coach after the national cricket board extended the application...
Demonetisation 2.0: Indian businesses brace for biggest-ever tax reform
Businessman Pankaj Jain is so worried about the impending launch of a new sales tax in India that he...
Clinton leads Trump by five points, swing states tighten
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by 5 percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released on Friday, keeping her advantage in a national survey while races tighten in several swing states. The Oct. 30-Nov. 3 opinion poll showed that 44 percent of likely voters... Read more
Wana market dynamited as punishment for major’s killing
Local authorities on Friday dynamited a market in Rustam Bazaar of South Waziristan’s headquarters Wana under local laws as a punishment for an explosion which killed an army officer and injured many others earlier this week, officials and local residents confirmed. Political Agent in South Waziristan Agency Zafarul Islam... Read more
U.S. authorities warn of al Qaeda threat to election
Federal officials have warned authorities in New York City, Texas and Virginia about an unspecific threat of attacks by the Al-Qaeda militant group around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert the weekend before Tuesday’s vote, officials said on Friday. A U.S. government source in Washington said some... Read more
Imran urges KPK govt not to deport ‘Nat Geo Girl’ Sharbat Gula
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has urged the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and its Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to not deport National Geographic’s famous ‘Afghan Girl’ Sharbat Gula.  Khan conveyed his request to the government and Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa via a tweet on micro-blogging site Twitter.... Read more
LEAs arrest former senator Faisal Raza Abidi
Law enforcement agencies detained former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi in Karachi late on Friday at his residence and shifted to an undisclosed location for further interrogation.  According to sources, Faisal Raza Abidi was taken into custody from his residence located in Karachi’s New Rizvia Society late Friday night. Law enforcement... Read more