Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: authorities
A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying...
India refuse to name Champions Trophy squad amid ICC row
 India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of...
Nominations for JIT submitted to SC: sources
The nominations for the Joint Investigation Committee (JIT) to probe the Panama Case has been submitted to the registrar...
Turkish strikes on IS bastion ´kill 47 civilians´
Turkish air strikes on an Islamic State group bastion in northern Syria on Thursday killed at least 47 civilians including 14 children and nine women, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes were carried out on the flashpoint town of Al-Bab, which Turkish... Read more
Russian minister compares UK army with Nazi Germany
Russia´s defence minister on Thursday accused the British army of using Russian insignia to designate the enemy during training, a method he said was employed by Nazi Germany during World War II. Minister Sergei Shoigu said that British troops at the Salisbury Plain training facility “have started to use... Read more
Karachi traffic police announces alternative routes on Zardari arrival in Karachi
Karachi Traffic Police has issued traffic advisory for alternative routes for December 23 on return of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari. According to the press release issued by the office of Deputy Inspector General of Traffic Police, the commuters have been forewarned to avoid going to the venue... Read more
PAF acts as front-line force to deal with challenges: Air Chief
Chief of Air Staff  (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman Thursday said in all types of crisis, the PAF always acted as front-line force whether it was threat on our eastern border or counter terrorism operations. Addressing the Graduation Ceremony of 47th Combat Commanders’ Course at Combat Commanders School... Read more
Chinese consortium top bidder for 40pc stake in Pakistan Stock Exchange: official
A Pakistan Stock Exchange official said on Thursday a consortium consisting of the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange has offered 28 rupees ($0.2672) per share to buy a 40 percent stake. “All I can say … is the Chinese consortium is the top bidder,” PSX Managing Director... Read more
Seven Pakistanis killed in rocket attack on cargo ship off Yemen coast
At least seven Pakistanis killed in a rocket attack on a cargo ship off Yemen coast. All the members of crew of the Iranian ship were Pakistani nationals and an officer identified as Kabir is said to have rescued his life by jumping off the vessel as it started... Read more
Taher Shah leaves Pakistan following death threats
Singer Taher Shah, who who got fame for his songs Eye to Eye and Angel, has left the Pakistan on Wednesday, fearing for his life after he received a couple of death threats.  Shah’s manager told local newspaper ‘The New’, that Shah had received death threats and since the government failed to... Read more
US fines Goldman Sachs $120 mn in rate-rigging scandal
US regulators fined Goldman Sachs $120 million Wednesday for attempting to manipulate a widely-used global interest rate benchmark to benefit its trading positions. Goldman Sachs traders between 2007 and 2012 deliberately timed and priced trades to influence the published price of the benchmark interest rate, the US Commodities Futures... Read more
Misbah wins ICC Spirit of Cricket Award
Pakistan Test cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq awarde the ICC’s Spirit of Cricket Award for his contribution in lifting team Pakistan from its number four ranking in Test cricket to number one.  Misbah was adjudged the winner for enabling his side to play the game in its true spirit as well as... Read more
Trump after Berlin, Turkey attacks: ‘I’ve been proven to be right’
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday that attacks this week in Berlin and Ankara proved he was correct to propose curbing Muslim immigration to the United States. “What’s going on is terrible, terrible,” Trump told reporters, when asked about the truck attack that killed 12 people at a... Read more
US charges Axact executive in fake degree scam
The executive of a Pakistani company Axact was charged in a US federal court on Wednesday for his part in an alleged $140 million “fake-diploma mill” scheme, the latest step in a global crackdown touched off by arrests in Pakistan last year. Umair Hamid, 30, was charged in a... Read more
Battle for Syria’s al-Bab intensifies, 14 Turkish soldiers killed: army
Clashes between Turkish-backed Syrian rebels and Islamic State militants intensified around the northern Syrian town of al-Bab on Wednesday, killing 14 Turkish soldiers and 138 jihadists, the army said. The fighting, in which 33 Turkish soldiers were also wounded, is some of the deadliest yet in Turkey’s nearly four-month-old... Read more
Pakistan Gate on Pak-Iran border at Taftan inaugurated
Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz inaugurated Pakistan Gate on Pak-Iran border at Taftan. The facility is equipped with CCTV cameras, CNIC and related documents verification system of NADRA, customs and FIA immigration offices coupled with multi- layered security apparatus. Lt General Amir Riaz said Quetta-Taftan road will... Read more