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...
Five people killed as building collapses in Poland
At least five people were killed including two children when an apartment building collapsed in Poland on Saturday, possibly due to a gas explosion, according to officials. Four others were injured and rescued from the rubble in the town of Swiebodzice, western Poland, before being rushed to hospital. “Right... Read more
Bahria Town laid sewage line at Karachi’s Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim: Mayor Karachi
Karachi Mayor, Waseem Akhtar, alleged that Bahria Town had established a sewage line at Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim. Karachi Mayor, speaking during Geo News’ program ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath’, Akhtar claimed that the real estate developer through a successful bid attained the right of maintenance of Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim for a 12-month... Read more
Axact executive Umair Hamid pleads guilty, may face 20 years in U.S. prison
An executive of Axact,Umair Hamid, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with an international “diploma mill” scheme. The press release of U.S. Department of Justice read ‘Hamid, 31, of Karachi, Pakistan, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy... Read more
Younis Khan announces retirement from International Cricket
Veteran Pakistan batsman and former captain Younis Khan announced on Saturday he will retire from international cricket after the upcoming Test series in the West Indies. The 39 year-old has captained Pakistan in all three formats, and in 2009 led them to their only World Twenty20 title in England.... Read more
Shahid Afridi joins Karachi Kings
Boom Boom Afridi has joined Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings. Karachi King announced on Friday the joining of  all-rounder Shahid Afridi. Afridi had recently part his ways with Peshawar Zalmi and indicated that he would join a new team. On last Friday Afridi on Twitter announced that he... Read more
Indian TV anchor reads out breaking news of her husband’s sudden death
Chhattisgarh’s private IBC-24 channel, Kaur kept her composure during Saturday morning’s live news bulletin as a reporter phoned in details of a fatal accident involving a Renault Duster at Pithara in Mahasamund district earlier in the day. The reporter said three of the five people travelling in the vehicle... Read more
Buzkashi: Traditional “goat pulling” sport outlasts Afghan wars, politic
A crash of horses and men deep in a mountain pass signals the start of another game of buzkashi, Afghanistan´s national sport. Buzkashi, which translates roughly as “goat pulling,” has been played for centuries across Central Asia and is one of the most enduring and iconic symbols of Afghanistan.... Read more