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...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Old Ravians Union awards Hamid Mir ‘Lifetime achievement award’
Old Ravians Union of Government College Lahore have awarded  ‘Lifetime achievement award’ to GEO News senior journalist and anchorperson, Hamid Mir. According to the Old Ravian Union, the award will be given for Mir`s outstanding journalistic career. The annual event will be held on April 15 in the premises... Read more
Saudi girl´s fear: ´They will kill me´
Activists expressed fear Friday for the safety of a young Saudi girl they say was returned to the kingdom against her will, in a case highlighting tight restrictions on women. Dina Ali Lasloom, 24, intended to flee to Australia to escape a forced marriage, Human Rights Watch cited a... Read more
Apple considers bidding for big stake in Toshiba chip business: report
Apple Inc is considering teaming up with its supplier Foxconn to bid for Toshiba Corp’s semiconductor business, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday – the latest twist in the sale of the world’s second-biggest flash memory chipmaker. The US technology giant is considering investing at least several billion... Read more
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
Actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner officially filed for divorce nearly two years after the Hollywood A-list couple split, the Los Angeles Times reported. Irreconcilable differences were cited in the paperwork filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, where Garner filed the divorce petition and Affleck filed his response, the... Read more
Three RAW agents arrested in Azad Kashmir
The mastermind of Abbaspur bomb blast along with his associates were arrested during a search operation in Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir. DIG Rawalakot Sajjad Hussain while talking to local news channel ‘Geo News’ said “We have arrested three terrorists – Khalil, Imtiaz, and Rashid. All three individuals were paid agents of... Read more
Kashmiri youth tied in front of Indian army jeep goes viral on social media
A video clip of a Kashmiri youth tied in front of an army jeep as a human shield in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district has gone viral on various social media In the video clips it can be seen  a young man tied by ropes in front of the army jeep... Read more
US Department of Defense releases footage dropping ‘mother of all bombs’ on Daesh in Afghanistan
At least 36 Daesh militants were killed when the US airforce dropped  the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) aka “the mother of all bombs” in eastern Afghanistan. The US Department of Defense release a video of the strike on Twitter with the caption: “A MOAB bomb strikes Isis... Read more
Saudi banks, bin Laden companies face $4.2 bn U.S. lawsuit by 9/11 insurers
More than two dozen U.S. insurers affiliated with Travelers Cos (TRV.N) have sued two Saudi banks, companies affiliated with Osama bin Laden’s family, and several charities for at least $4.2 billion over the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The lawsuit filed late on Wednesday night in the U.S. District Court... Read more
PCB issues warning to Shahid Afridi, Karachi Kings over violation PSL transfer policy
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a warning to former captain Shahid Afridi and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Karachi Kings over the transfer rules of the league. In a statement, the Pakistan Cricket Board clarified the rules for the recruitment, retention and transfer of players in... Read more
Bank of Canada gets nerdy to celebrate anniversary
The Bank of Canada may not be known for its humour but it marked the nation’s 150th anniversary with a bit of whimsy, embedding a computer code in its website that lets users unlock a digital celebration. Though Governor Stephen Poloz unveiled a commemorative C$10 banknote at a live... Read more
Canada unveils legislation to legalise Marijuana
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government unveiled legislation Thursday to fully legalise marijuana, making Canada only the second country to do so, after Uruguay. While medical marijuana use has been regulated in this country since 2001, cannabis remains a controlled substance. Its legalisation and regulation for recreational use is expected... Read more
Trump says N. Korea a problem that ´will be taken care of´
US President Donald Trump issued a fresh warning to North Korea Thursday, as speculation mounted that the regime may be preparing an another nuclear or missile test. “North Korea is a problem, the problem will be taken care of,” Trump said, amid reports of activity at a North Korean... Read more
What Is MOAB, ‘Mother of All Bombs,’ and What Is It Capable Of
MOAB is thought to be ‘the most fearsome explosive weapon’ in the Pentagon’s possession and can clear out trees in a 152-meter-diameter. The “Mother of All Bombs,” officially known as the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast, is said to be the most powerful non-nuclear weapon in America’s arsenal. The... Read more
RAW abducted former Pakistan Army officer: Sources
Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has abducted former Lt. Col Muhammad Habib Zahir. According to intelligence and Foreign Office sources suspected an enemy intelligence agency’s involvement in the abduction. Lt Col (retd) Zahir went missing on April 06 from Nepal where he had travelled to after being... Read more