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...
US spy agency hacked Pakistani cellular networks: Wikileaks
The National Security Agency (NSA) infiltrated the servers of a major Pakistani cellular service provider. According to Wikileaks, NSA hacked into the Pakistani mobile network servers . Wikileaks claimed that data includes the massive dump of encrypted data, which is still being analysed by network security researchers, divulges how NSA used the... Read more
United passenger dragged off overbooked flight
United Airlines found itself in the middle of a social media storm on Monday, after the US carrier forcefully removed a passenger from a flight due to overbooking. The airline said it had asked for volunteers to give up their seats on a Sunday flight bound for Louisville, Kentucky,... Read more
Field Court Martial awards death sentence to Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Yadav
Indian  RAW agent Kulbhushan Yadav has been awarded death sentence through the Field Court Martial General (FCGM) under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA) for espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian RAW Agent / Naval officer 41558Z Commander Kulbushan Sudhir Jadhav alias Hussein... Read more
CTD kills terrorist, recovers explosives in Sukkur
Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel in a encounter killed one terrorist in Sukkur late Sunday. One terrorist was killed, while two others managed to flee during an encounter  during snap checking on Sukkur-Shikarpur link road. According to  SP CTD, three men riding on a motorcycle were asked to pull over,... Read more
First ´Silk Road´ train from Britain leaves for China
The first-ever freight train from Britain to China, laden with whisky, soft drinks and baby products, started its mammoth journey on Monday along a modern-day “Silk Road” trade route. The 32-container train, around 600 metres (yards) long, left from the vast London Gateway container port on the River Thames... Read more
France to close its oldest nuclear plant by April 2020
France’s oldest nuclear power reactor will stop electricity production by April 2020, once a new generation EPR reactor in Flamanville is operational, according to a government decree issued on Sunday. The closure of Fessenheim, in northeastern France, was a 2012 electoral promise by French President Francois Hollande, who promised... Read more
Amjad Sabri’s family decides to leave Pakistan
Family of late  Qawwal Amjad Sabri’s family has decided to leave Pakistan due to security reasons. Brother of Amjad Sabri, Azmat Sabri while talking to local news channel “ARY News’ said all his family wanted to shift to London for protection of their lives. Azmat Sabri further added that... Read more
NASA’s Peggy Whitson takes command of space station
NASA’s Peggy Whitson, soon to become the most experienced U.S. astronaut in terms of time spent in space, assumed command of the International Space Station on Sunday as two Russian crew members and an American prepared to fly back to Earth. For Whitson, 57, it was her second stint... Read more
No income taxes for Saudi citizens: Saudi finance minister
Saudi Arabia’s finance minister said on Sunday that citizens would not pay taxes on income and Saudi companies would not see their profits taxed under sweeping economic reforms being introduced in the oil-rich kingdom. The collapse in oil prices after mid-2014 has pushed Saudi Arabia to contemplate a radical... Read more
Babar, Hasan lead Pakistan to 74-run triumph against West Indies
Babar Azam’s hundred and Hasan Ali five wickets against the West Indies lead Pakistan won the second one-day international by 74 runs at the National Stadium in Guyana on Sunday. Put in by West Indies captain Jason Holder, Pakistan totalled 282 for five and then dismissed the hosts for... Read more
‘Boss Baby’ beats up on ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’
The Smurfs may be feeling kind of blue. The cuddly creatures’ once-promising film franchise is looking awfully creaky after “Smurfs: The Lost Village” stumbled at the domestic box office this weekend. The Sony release opened to a negligible $14.1 million. The film was an attempt to reinvigorate the series... Read more
Imran Khan attends nephew’s wedding
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan along with his sons reached Lahore on Sunday evening and attended his nephew Shiraz’s wedding ceremony. The wedding ceremony was attended by PTI senior leaders, close family members and friends of the bride and groom. Some much needed family time; @ImranKhanPTI plays host like a proud Maamu... Read more