In a day, 2nd fire erupts in Karachi
In a day second fire incident erupted inside a building located on Karachi’s I.I. Chundrigar Road late Saturday. Early on...
Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash
A plane crash in western Cuba on Saturday killed eight military personnel, the ministry in charge of the island´s...
20 die in Colombia building collapse
Twenty people died in the collapse of a residential building in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena, the mayor...
In a day, 2nd fire erupts in Karachi
In a day second fire incident erupted inside a building located on Karachi’s I.I. Chundrigar Road late Saturday. Early on Saturday, the fire had engulfed 17 and 19 storeys of the building, which was doused after 12 hours of intense efforts. However, the blaze has once again caught 15th storey... Read more
Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash
A plane crash in western Cuba on Saturday killed eight military personnel, the ministry in charge of the island´s armed forces said. The Russian-made AN-26 aircraft crashed in a mountainous region of western Artemisa province, killing all eight on board including the plane’s crew, the Revolutionary Armed Forces ministry... Read more
20 die in Colombia building collapse
Twenty people died in the collapse of a residential building in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena, the mayor said on Twitter Saturday after a two-day rescue operation. The tragedy occurred Thursday, when the six-story building came crashing down for reasons that are being investigated, the Red Cross told... Read more
Trump marks tough first 100 days, facing sober realities
Donald Trump marked his 100th day in the White House on Saturday facing the sober realities of a presidency stamped by disruption, confusion and a struggle to convert campaign promises into tangible achievements. That hasn´t stopped the president — who has both hyped and dismissed the significance of the... Read more
Mourinho thanks Van Gaal for United spirit
Jose Mourinho’s depleted Manchester United side face Swansea at Old Trafford on Sunday with the manager praising the spirit shown by his exhausted squad. Louis van Gaal, Mourinho’s predecessor as United manager, is not remembered with any fondness by the majority of the club’s supporters. But Mourinho believes the... Read more
Pakistan Army rejects govt notification on Dawn Leaks
The Pakistan Army has rejected the notification on Dawn Leaks  issued by the Prime Minister Secretariat on Saturday. The DG Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a Twitter message termed the notification  incomplete and not in line with the recommendations by the inquiry board.  DG ISPR Major-General Asif Ghafoor in... Read more
Amazon’s moves beyond retail get Wall Street thumbs up, for now
Amazon.com Inc’s ventures far beyond online retail, from cloud computing to movie making, are raising questions among corporate strategy experts about its focus. The Seattle-based company wowed Wall Street again this week with a 23 percent jump in sales, pushing its shares to an all-time high. But there are... Read more
Indian model Sonika Chauhan dies in car crash
Indian tmodel and TV prime time host, Sonika Chauhan was killed while fellow actor Vikram Chatterjee was seriously injured when the SUV met with an accident in south Kolkata today. Indian Police said the SUV mounted the pavement while trying to avoid an approaching car from a nearby lane... Read more
Da’ish kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Peshawar
Islamic State killed a senior Afghan Taliban official in Peshawar, the Afghan militants said on Saturday, in a rare clash between the rival groups inside Pakistan. Afghan Taliban sources told Reuters Maulvi Daud was killed on the outskirts of Peshawar with two other men on Thursday. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah... Read more
North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure
North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile Saturday in apparent defiance of a US push for tougher international sanctions to curb the Asian country’s nuclear threat. “North Korea fired an unidentified missile from a site in the vicinity of Bukchang in Pyeongannam-do (South Pyeongan Province) early this morning,” the South... Read more
Car bomb blast kills three in central Baghdad: medics
A car bomb attack on a traffic police compound in central Baghdad Friday killed at least three people and wounded seven, security and medical sources said. The blast took place in Karrada, a neighbourhood that has been repeatedly targeted in recent years. “At least three people were killed and... Read more
Woman shot by police in London anti-terror raid
A woman was shot by police in London during an anti-terror raid on Thursday following an intelligence operation, the city´s Metropolitan Police said. The woman in her twenties was shot at an address in north-west London during an “ongoing counter terrorism investigation”, police said in a statement. She was... Read more
Fellaini sent off as Man Utd, Man City draw blank
Marouane Fellaini was sent off for brainlessly headbutting Sergio Aguero in an otherwise forgettable 0-0 draw between Champions League qualification rivals Manchester United and Manchester City on Thursday. Booked for tripping Aguero in the 84th minute, Fellaini fouled him again seconds later and then blatantly butted the Argentinian, leaving... Read more
Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna had roots in Peshawar
Veteran Indian actor Vinod Khanna, who died on Thursday at the age of 70 in Mumbai due to protracted illness, had roots in Peshawar. “Late Vinod Khanna was the son of Mehr Chand Khanna, a prominent businessman and former minister in Congress party. He was born in Peshawar on... Read more