England and Belgium drawn in same World Cup group
England were placed alongside Belgium in the draw for the World Cup on Friday, with the 1966 winners’ first...
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...
Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with...
Saudi Arabia arrests 46 militant suspects over Medina attack
Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city of Medina last summer widely blamed on Islamic State. The suspects, which included foreign and Saudi citizens, were detained in... Read more
Individual who offered Rs. 10 billion lives in Lahore, Imran hints
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has revealed that the person who offered him Rs. 10 billion to withdraw from Panama Case lives in Lahore. Imran Khan speaking to media after arrival at Karachi Airport said that the person who offered 10 billion rupees hails from Lahore and has links... Read more
Prices of petroleum products to remain unchanged for May 2017: Dar
The prices of petroleum products for the month May 2017 will remain unchanged. Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar while speaking to the media on Sunday said “The government will give subsidy to keep the prices unchanged,” he said. “We will also not charge sales tax.” These products are used on... Read more
Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies after fall, preparing for Mount Everest ascent
An experienced Swiss climber died on Sunday after he fell in the Everest region of Nepal during preparations to climb the world’s highest mountain, the first to perish in the current climbing season, officials said. Ueli Steck, 40, died after falling to the foot of Mount Nuptse, a smaller... Read more
JI stages protest over load-shedding, over-billing at Sindh Governor House
Jamaat-e-Islami has staged sit-in on Sunday outside Sindh Governor House  on load-shedding and over-billing by the Karachi Electric. JI Karachi Ameer Naeem-ur-Rehman said while talking to local news channel ‘Geo News’ said “We want the authorities to make up for the losses borne by Karachi.Load-shedding can... Read more
Violence in IoK is Indian state-sponsored terrorism: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday was briefed on the situation along the LoC and ceasefire violations by Indian troops. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that COAS visited the Line of Control (LoC) at Haji Pir sector, where he was... Read more
Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic
Britain´s Anthony Joshua defeated veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight epic in front of 90,000 people at Wembley on Saturday, taking victory on an 11th round stoppage. Joshua added the WBA title to his IBF belt but only after being knocked to the canvas by... Read more
Hot earnings to keep fire under growth-stock rally
Don’t look for the outperformance of growth stocks to fade anytime soon, as long as corporate earnings continue to improve and hopes remain for stronger economic growth. The Russell 1000 Growth index, which tracks such shares, is up 10.9 percent so far this year, outpacing the US benchmark S&P... Read more
Toned-down White House press dinner continues Trump-less
The White House press corps gathered on Saturday for its annual black-tie dinner, a toned-down affair this year after Donald Trump snubbed the event, becoming the first incumbent US president to bow out in 36 years. Without Trump, who scheduled a rally instead to mark his 100th day in... Read more
Google’s search for non-ad revenue puts spotlight on cloud, Pixel
Alphabet Inc’s non-advertising business, which houses its cloud unit, Pixel smartphones, and the Play store, has long been sandwiched between Google’s advertising juggernaut and it’s moonshot ventures that have captured the popular imagination. Not anymore. The business, categorized as “Other Revenue” in its earnings report, posted a 49.4 percent... Read more
Cast of ‘The Godfather’ reunite for emotional 45th anniversary
Al Pacino was considered too short, Marlon Brando was required to do a screen test, and director Francis Ford Coppola was almost fired. The director and cast of The Godfather reminisced on Saturday in a 445th-anniversaryreunion in New York about the trials, perseverance, and inspiration that resulted in the... Read more
Imran Khan to lead PTI’s ‘Huqooq-e-Karachi’ rally today
Chief Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, to lead ‘Huqooq-e-Karachi’ rally in Karachi today (Sunday). In a video message  in Twitter, Imran Khan urged the people of Karachi to join in the march to protest for their rights. In a video message posted from the Twitter account of Imran Khan... Read more
11 killed as bus plunges into ravine near Upper Dir
At least 11 people were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine on Sunday morning near Upper Dir. According to the police, 11 killed, out of 10 had died on the spot, when a bus enroute to Chitral fell into ravine near Lowari Top. Rescue team and locals... Read more
Watch Live: 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner
The White House Correspondents Association holds its annual awards dinner in Washington, D.C. The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj provided the entertainment. Neither President Trump nor members of his administration will attend the event. Read more