Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Former PPP leader Firdous Ashiq Awan joins PTI
Former Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) lawmaker Firdous Ashiq Awan has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). PTI social media cell Tweeted out two photos announcing the joining of the former PPP stalwart. “Firdous Ashiq Awan meets Jahangir Tareen. She will meet Imran Khan shortly after which she will announce her inclusion into... Read more
Panama JIT grills Hussain Nawaz for six hours
Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) questioned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz for six hours. Hussain Nawaz also recorded his statement before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT). The JIT continued interrogation for five and a half hours. Earlier today, Hussain Nawaz appeared before the JIT, probing the premier’s family’s financial... Read more
Karachi faces power breakdowns
Karachi is facing major power breakdown since first Ramadan. In response of recent power breakdown K-Electric (KE) stated  that back to back power breakdown is due to tripping of electric lines because of heavy humidity. K-Electric spokesperson, while talking to local news channel ;GEO News’ said “We are installing... Read more
SHC orders NEPRA to take action against K-Electric
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to take action against K-Electric. The Sindh High Court (SHC) two-member bench, headed by Justice Irfan Saadat Khan ordered NEPRA to take all legal actions against K-Electric, adding that the city’s sole power utility should also... Read more
Suicide bomber kills eight at Baghdad ice cream shop: officials
A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at a popular Baghdad ice cream shop, killing at least eight people, security officials said on Tuesday. The overnight attack in the Karrada district in central Baghdad also wounded at least 30 people, officials said. The Islamic State (IS) group-linked Amaq propaganda... Read more
Spotify agrees to fund to settle copyright suits
Music streaming leader Spotify has agreed to set up a $43.45 million fund to settle a potentially costly pair of US copyright lawsuits from artists, lawyers said Monday. The move marks the latest effort by the Swedish company to turn the page on messy disputes as it considers a... Read more
Prepared to leave EU without a Brexit deal, says Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she was ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations without a deal with the European Union if the agreement wasn’t good enough. “We will be there to negotiate the right deal but what I have said is that no deal is... Read more
Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi’s watch
Defending champion Novak Djokovic enjoyed a winning French Open start under new coach Andre Agassi on Monday, cruising past Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-4 6-2 in the first round. The 12-time grand slam champion parted company with his entire coaching team earlier this month before inviting American great Andre... Read more
Four killed, dozens injured in stampede at Honduran soccer match
At least four people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when hundreds of fans tried to break past barricades to get into a national soccer final match in the Honduran capital on Sunday, according to emergency services officials. Four adults died and more than a dozen were... Read more
German Hollywood star Kruger ditches glamour to win at Cannes
German-born Hollywood star Diane Kruger cast her glamorous image and returned to her roots to win best actress at the Cannes film festival Sunday. Kruger, best known from blockbusters such as “Troy” and “Inglourious Basterds”, plays a woman who loses her husband and son in a neo-Nazi bomb attack... Read more
Man, 19, arrested in connection with Manchester attack, bringing total to 15: GM Police
British police arrested a 19-year-old man on Sunday, the 15th person to be taken into custody in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people. The arrest was made during a raid in the Gorton area of Manchester on “suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act”,... Read more
Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners
Europe “must take its fate into its own hands” faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. “The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I’ve experienced that in the last few... Read more
Khamenei terms Saudis as America’s ‘milking cow’
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched a fierce attack against regional rival Saudi Arabia, saying it was being pumped “like a milking cow” by “infidel” Americans. “The Americans have said, they are just there to pump them for money like a milking cow, and later slaughter them,” Khamenei... Read more
BlackBerry, Qualcomm decide on final amount to resolve royalty dispute
Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay the software maker $940 million, including interest and legal fees, to settle a royalty dispute. Qualcomm had said in April that it would have to refund BlackBerry $814.9 million, plus interest and attorneys’ fees,... Read more