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...
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 model 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