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...
China issues warning for new ransomware virus
China has urged Windows users to protect themselves against a new ransomware virus similar to the WannaCry bug that wreaked havoc worldwide last week. “UIWIX” encrypts and renames files through a bug in the Windows operating system, China´s National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center (CVERC) warned in a public... Read more
singer Chris Cornell dies aged 52
Musician Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at the age of 52. In a statement to the Associated Press, his representative, Brian Bumbery, said Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery. Bumbery called the death “sudden and unexpected”... Read more
Reception held on board PNS Zulfiquar
The maritime collaboration between Pakistan and Singapore in the form of regular interactions, visit of senior officers, training cooperation or participation in bilateral and multinational exercises and exhibitions will further strengthen the existing bonds of friendship and cordial relations between the two countries.                 This was stated by the... Read more
‘Resident Evil’ lays zombies to rest after 15 grisly years
Like a horde of undead, “Resident Evil” has shuffled relentlessly forward over six films, taking a fleshy $1.2 billion chunk from movie-goers to become the biggest ever cinematic video game tie-in. Unlike the eviscerated victims of the franchise’s bloodthirsty genetically modified flesh-eaters, however, the creators of “Resident Evil” are... Read more
UN court to rule on Kulbhushan facing execution
The UN’s top court was to rule today (Thursday) on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence imposed on an Indian national convicted of spying. In an emergency hearing on Monday held only days after India lodged its case, lawyers for New... Read more
Ronaldo double puts Real Madrid within point of title
Real Madrid moved to within one point of winning La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice to beat Celta Vigo 4-1 on Wednesday. The European champions lead Barcelona by three points at the top of the table and now need to just avoid defeat at Malaga on Sunday to... Read more
Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate
Southampton and a makeshift Manchester United fought out a goalless draw in a tepid Premier League clash on Wednesday in a repeat of the League Cup final. The result did neither side any favours as Southampton, beaten by United 3-2 in the showpiece event at Wembley in February, have... Read more
Google challenges Apple’s Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone
Google challenges Apple’s Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Inc’s iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple’s Siri feature on its own devices. The announcement... Read more