Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
French fashion designer Sophie Theallet refuses to dress Melania Trump
There’s no doubt which side the fashion world supported during the US presidential campaign. For years, First Lady Michelle Obama and Democrats’ vanquished presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have been favourites with fashion designers who dressed them in clothes aimed at evoking their values. But New York-based French designer Sophie... Read more
Militants kill three Indian soldiers in Indian state of Assam
Heavily armed militants ambushed an army convoy on Saturday, killing three soldiers and injuring four others in India’s restive north-eastern state of Assam, police said. The two-vehicle convoy was on its way to the oil refinery town of Digboi in Tinsukia district when it came under attack from the... Read more
Pakistan-Turkey Joint naval exercise begins today
Joint Pak-Turkey Naval Exercise Mavi-Balina-16 begins in Turkey on Saturday. Pakistan Navy Ship PNS ALAMGIR will participate in the exercise. The exercise will continue till 1st of next month. Pakistan Naval ship`s participation in the exercise will further strengthen existing bilateral relations of Pakistan Navy with the Turkish Navy.... Read more
IK to pick new legal counsel in Panama Papers case on return
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan decides  form a new legal counsel for proceedings of the Panama Papers case in the Supreme Court after his return from London. IK talking to media upon his arrival in Manchester along with Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rasheed, Khan said his... Read more
Trump’s national security adviser vows to tackle N. Korea nuclear threat
US President-elect Donald Trump’s national security adviser says North Korea’s nuclear programme would be given a high priority under the new administration, a South Korean official who held talks with him said on Saturday. Michael Flynn, one of Trump’s closest advisers, also said he would work to strengthen the... Read more
Dollar strongest in 13 years; bond yields rise
The U.S. dollar climbed on Friday to its highest level since 2003 on continued bets on faster inflation and higher interest rates, while Treasuries resumed a selloff that left yields at their highest levels of the year. A growing perception that the economic policies of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump... Read more
Cautious Pakistan nibble away at deficit
Pakistan painstakingly chipped away at their 67-run deficit against New Zealand to have the first Test evenly poised at tea on the third day at Hagley Oval on Saturday. After New Zealand resumed the day in a commanding position at 104-3, their advantage rapidly eroded as Pakistan took the... Read more
Arab coalition declares 48-hour Yemen truce
A Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen’s government against Iran-backed rebels declared a 48-hour ceasefire to begin in Yemen Saturday, it said in a statement on the kingdom’s SPA news agency website. “It has been decided to begin a 48-hour ceasefire from 12:00 noon in Yemen’s timing (0900 GMT) on Saturday,”... Read more
973rd Urs of Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh begins today
Three-day celebrations of the 973rd annual Urs of Hazrat Ali bin Usman Sheikh Ali Hajveri, known as Data Ganj Bakhsh will begin in Lahore on Saturday. Punjab government says it is providing best possible facilitates to the visitors. Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh Ali Bin Usman Sheikh Ali Hajveri was... Read more