North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Pak Army’s role in focus as protestors end Faizabad Dharna
When protestors of a religious party signed an agreement with the government on Monday to end a crippling blockade...
US strongly condemns Shah Noorani suicide attack
The United States of America has strongly condemned suicide attack at the shrine of Shah Noorani in the Khuzdar district of Balochistan. In a media briefing, Elizabeth Trudeau, Director, Press Office, said “US condemns in the strongest terms the attack on a Sufi shrine in Balochistan that killed 52... Read more
WhatsApp adds secure video calling amid privacy concerns
One of the world’s most popular means of communication, Facebook’s (FB.O) WhatsApp, is adding fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app on Monday, a move that comes as privacy advocates worry about the potential for stepped-up government surveillance under a Trump administration. WhatsApp, which boasts more than a... Read more
Bilawal urges to discourage intolerance on the International Day for Tolerance
On the International Day for Tolerance Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari urged world leader that tolerance was diminishing from human society as narratives based on hatred and discrimination are being consumed by more and more people in the world. In his message on the International Day for... Read more
British PM looking forward to visiting Pakistan
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said she was looking forward to visiting Pakistan in the first half of 2017. The British Prime Minister expressed these views as she walked into a meeting of Minister for Interior Chaudhry NisarAli Khan with National Security Adviser (NSA) Sir MarkLyall Grant... Read more
‘The Rock’ talks a future in politics, including potential White House run
After parleying a professional wrestling career as “The Rock” into leading roles in Hollywood, Dwayne Johnson is entertaining the idea of jumping into the political ring, including perhaps even a run for the White House someday. Johnson, 44, who stars in the upcoming Disney animated film “Moana” as the... Read more
South Afric thrash Australia to win Test series
South Africa thrashed Australia by an innings and 80 runs in Hobart Tuesday to take their third consecutive Test series Down Under. The Proteas demolished the hapless hosts for 161 in 60.1 overs, taking the last eight wickets for 32 to win the Test before lunch on the fourth... Read more
COAS to visit North Waziristan today: ISPR
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif will visit south and north Waziristan areas today (Tuesday). According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Army Chief will go north and south Waziristan areas today. Director General ISPR Lt-General Asim Salim Bajwa tweeted on Twitter that General Raheel Sharif will visit Waziristan... Read more
Hate crimes against Muslims up by 67pc in 2015: FBI
Reported hate crimes against Muslims rose in 2015 to their highest number since the aftermath of the Sept 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) statistics released Monday. Overall, the number of hate crimes reported by law enforcement agencies to the FBI increased 6.7 per... Read more
SC to resume hearing of Panama Leaks case today
The Supreme Court of Pakistan will resume hearing of the petitions seeking a probe into the PanamaLeaks and disqualification of Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. On Monday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s children Maryam, Hassan and Hussain Nawaz had replaced their lawyer Salman Ahmad Butt with Akram Sheikh. PTI... Read more
Obama says Trump soon to face sobering ‘reality’ check
President Barack Obama cautioned against dire predictions for Donald Trump’s presidency Monday, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises. The outgoing Democratic leader made his comments at a wide-ranging news conference before he embarks on a farewell visit... Read more
LEAs detain PPP Mushtaq Bhutto
The law enforcement agencies (LEAs) have detained Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Mushtaq Bhutto during the search operation in Karachi. According to LEAs sources, the law enforcers detained PPP’s Mushtaq Bhutto during the search operation in Gulistan-e-Johar area of Karachi on late Monday night. Mushtaq is a close aide of... Read more