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...
Singapore car ‘vending machine’ dispenses with tradition
A vending machine that dispenses luxury cars to well-heeled buyers is the latest space-saving innovation in land-starved Singapore — just don’t try to shake it if it gets stuck. Used car dealer Gary Hong has taken to displaying his wares in a glass-fronted, 15-storey building. Like choosing a chocolate... Read more
Five things to know about WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks has made global headlines for 10 years by releasing millions of classified documents, embarrassing governments worldwide but also raising fears that the revelations may have put lives in danger. Its controversial founder Julian Assange, holed up since 2012 in the Ecuadoran embassy in London to avoid extradition over... Read more
England have recovered from World Cup woes: De Villiers
England have recovered from their disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign and are one of the favourites for next month’s Champions trophy, South Africa captain AB de Villiers said ahead of the teams’ three-match one-day international series. England were dumped out in the group stages of the World Cup after... Read more
Pakistan seeks France’s cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear technology
Pakistan has sought France’s cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear technology and support for membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group. The desire was conveyed to France during a meeting in Islamabad on Friday to discuss issues related to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. The French delegation was headed by Assistant... Read more
PM’s advisor approves formation of committee to curb drug trafficking at airports
Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan on Friday approved a Central Operational Committee in order to restrict drugs trafficking and ensure foolproof security at all airports across the country. The committee would be under the supervision of Director General Civil Aviation accompanied by high officials... Read more
26 BLF militants surrender in Khuzdar
Three prominent commanders and their 23 associates of defunct Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) surrendered their weapons during a ceremony held here in Balochistan Frontier Corps camp on Friday.    Pakistan Muslim League (N) Senator Naimatullah Zehri, Commandant Kalat Scouts Colonel Rizwan Afzal and others attended the ceremony. Speaking on... Read more