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...
High-tech US stealth ship breaks down in Panama Canal
America´s newest warship, the super high-tech USS Zumwalt, broke down in the Panama Canal just a few weeks after the vessel was commissioned, the Navy and reports said Tuesday. The guided missile destroyer, whose stealth capabilities give it a strikingly angular shape, needed to be towed Monday to a... Read more
Germany’s Lufthansa cancels nearly 900 flights
Germany’s flagship carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel nearly 900 flights on Wednesday because of a strike by pilots, causing travel disruptions for tens of thousands of passengers in the latest escalation of a long-simmering pay dispute. The 24-hour stoppage, called by the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit, will start... Read more
Kanye West hospitalized
Rapper Kanye West was hospitalized on Monday and reported to be suffering from exhaustion hours after he abruptly canceled the remainder of his tour following a week of no-shows, curtailed concerts and rants about politics. A source told People that West was “exhausted and currently dealing with sleep deprivation”... Read more
Trump won’t push Clinton investigation
President-elect Donald Trump will not push for further investigation of Hillary Clinton related to her private email use and the Clinton Foundation, a close adviser said Tuesday, breaking with a key campaign theme. Trump triggered consternation — and widespread condemnation — when he made an unprecedented campaign threat to... Read more
PPP appoints Dr. Asim as PPP President Karachi
The Pakistan People’s Party has appointed former minister for petroleum Dr. Asim Hussain as the party’s president in Karachi.  Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a high level party meeting in Lahore appointed Dr. Asim as PPP President Karachi. Senator Saeed Ghani has been appointed as General Secretary, while Deputy Speaker... Read more
Turkey withdraws child sex bill after protests
The Turkish government on Tuesday withdrew a controversial bill that could overturn men’s convictions for child-sex assault, after an angry public backlash that saw thousands take to the streets. Critics had said the bill — which would allow the release from jail of sex assault convicts if they marry... Read more
TV Cable operators suspended services in Pakistan
Tv Cable operators’ has suspended services across the country following a strike call after refusal from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to postpone the auction of Direct-to-Home (DTH) service licences. Following PEMRA refused to nudge on the auction of DTH service licences on November 23 the cable services... Read more
Army chief confirms death sentences of 10 terrorists
Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences awarded to another 10 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, slaughtering of Captain Jonaid Khan, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, Naik Shahid Rasool and Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed of SSG. According to Inter... Read more
IDEAS 2016 opens in Karachi
Pakistan’s biggest defence exhibition IDEAS 2016 kicked off  at the Expo Centre, Karachi. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the IDEAS 2016. Earlier today, the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain arrived at the... Read more