Toyota showcases humanoid robot that mirrors user
Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user’s movements, a product it says...
NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
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...
Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in cockpit
A Sunwing pilot was arrested Saturday after being found intoxicated in a plane he was about to maneuver out of Calgary airport in western Canada. The 37-year-old man was found drunk shortly after 7:00 am (1200 GMT) in the cockpit of the plane he was supposed to pilot to... Read more
Angelique Kerber enjoying No 1 pressure
Germany´s Angelique Kerber said Sunday she was enjoying the pressure of being the world´s top-ranked tennis player as she prepares to get her 2017 season underway. Speaking ahead of the Brisbane International, Kerber conceded she would be under more pressure in 2017 as the world number one but was... Read more
Nisar takes notice of Pakistani woman, daughter detained in Indian jail
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has taken notice of a Pakistani women and her daughter detained in Indian jails since 2012. Pakistani woman named Rubina had gone from Hyderabad (Sindh) to India along with her husband and her little daughter for treatment in 2012. But her husband left her in Delhi and... Read more
Istanbul nightclub attack sought to create chaos in Turkey
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday’s attack by an armed assailant who stormed a popular nightclub in Istanbul, killing 39 people during New Year celebrations, sought to create chaos in Turkey. “They are working to destroy our country’s morale and create chaos by deliberately targeting our nation’s peace and... Read more
UNSC rejects India’s anti-Pakistan proposal
The United Nations Security Council has rejected a India’s proposal seeking sanctions against Pakistan over terrorism, the Foreign Office said on Sunday. “UN Security Council’s 1267 Sanctions Committee related to Islamic State (IS) and al Qaeda has rejected a politically motivated proposal by India,” FO spokesperson Nafeez Zakaria said in... Read more
Shooter kills at least 11 and himself at Brazil New Year’s party
A gunman stormed a house party and killed at least 11 people and himself during New Year celebrations in the southeastern Brazilian city of Campinas late on Saturday. Police in the state of São Paulo said the shooter is believed to have been angry over a separation from his... Read more
New Year 2016 fireworks & Celebration around the world
Countries around the world are celebrated a new year as they welcome in 2017 Here is a video of New Year 2016 fireworks & Celebration around the world. Read: Australia kicks off global New Year party defying terror threat New Year’s Eve celebrations kicked off in various cities as midnight... Read more
Istanbul nightclub attacker dressed as Santa
CCTV footage from inside a nightclub in Turkey where a gunman killed nearly 40 people and wounding 40. A gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with New Year’s revelers early on Sunday, killing at least 40 people and wounding more than 40 in what the provincial governor... Read more
China’s Huawei sees slower revenue growth for 2016
China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, one of the world’s largest telecom equipment makers, said on Friday it expects 2016 revenue growth to slow slightly to 32 percent and forecast greater uncertainties next year. The Shenzhen-based company, which competes with Sweden’s Ericsson (ERICb.ST) for the top spot in the global... Read more
Apple to cut iPhone production in first quarter of 2017
Apple Inc will trim production of iPhones by about 10 percent in the January-March quarter of 2017, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Thursday, citing calculations based on data from suppliers. The company had slashed output by 30 percent in January-March this year due to accumulated inventory, the paper... Read more
Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher to be buried side by side
A joint memorial service and side-by-side burial are being planned for mother-and-daughter Hollywood stars Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died a day apart earlier this week in Los Angeles, the family said on Friday. Todd Fisher, son of Reynolds and younger brother to Carrie, said a glimpse he... Read more
Democrats Panel clean sweeps Karachi Press Club’s elections
The Democrats panel clean sweeped the annual elections of the Karachi Press Club for the year 2017. According to results, The Democrats panel’s candidate for the position of President Siraj Ahmed secured 464 votes and won the election, while his rival candidate from The Journalist panel Abid Hussain received... Read more
COAS wishes New Year to top Afghan president, Army Chief
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa wished New Year to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Army Chief General Qadam Shah Raheem on Saturday. Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor stated in a Tweet message “COAS called Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah... Read more
Rafael Nadal wins fourth UAE title
Rafael Nadal ended an injury-plagued 2016 on a high by lifting the Mubadala World Tennis Championship title for a fourth time on Saturday. The 30-year-old Spaniard defeated 11th-ranked Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) after world number one Andy Murray earlier ousted Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to... Read more