Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Muslim teen assaulted, killed after leaving US mosque
A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in... Read more
Iraq warns Mosul civilians, tells Daesh ´surrender or die
Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling insurgents to “surrender or die” after launching an assault to retake the Old City. Iraqi forces launched an assault on Sunday to recapture the Old City, the last district of Mosul still held by... Read more
‘Cars 3’ speeds past ‘Wonder Woman’ at box office
Disney’s Cars 3 raced past superhero flick Wonder Woman to number one at the North American box office over the weekend, with a $53.3 million haul, industry estimates showed Sunday. The third installment in Pixar´s Cars franchise featuring Lightning McQueen and his longtime friends fighting off a challenge from... Read more
Gwadar airport to be closed in July
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has decided to close down the under-construction Gwadar International Airport in July due to expansion work on the runway. CAA sources said the runway will be inoperable form July 1 – 31. An alternative runway has not been designated by the authority as yet.... Read more
Punjab Rangers arrest 20 terrorists in Kharian
Punjab Ragers and Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) apprehended at least 20 terrorists and recovered weapons from them during an operation in Kharian and Sarai Alamgir on Monday. According to the security sources, the operations were conducted by Pakistan Rangers Punjab, Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), police and intelligence agencies in the surrounding... Read more
Van rams worshipers leaving London mosque, killing at least one
One person was killed and 10 others injured on Monday when a van collided with pedestrians near a North London mosque in an incident which is being investigated by counter terrorism officers, police said.  “One man was pronounced dead at the scene,” the Metropolitan police said in a statement.... Read more
Pakistan can upset anyone on their day: Kohli
India captain Virat Kohli said the pressure created by Pakistan’s bowlers proved too much for his title-holders to handle in a stunning 180-run Champions Trophy final defeat at The Oval. After Kohli won the toss and, surprisingly, opted to field first, Pakistan posted an imposing total of 338 for... Read more
CTD Lahore foils ‘major’ terror bid
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Lahore has foiled a major terror bid late Sunday and killed two suspected terrorists belonging to a banned outfit. According to the CTD officials, upon an intelligence reports about the presence of four members of a banned terrorist organisation entering Lahore and planning to... Read more
IK claims ex-FIA official has money-laundering evidence against Sharif family
Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan claimed that former deputy director of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Inamur Rehman has evidence of money laundering against Sharif family. Following a fundraiser for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital (SKMH) Imran Khan while talking to media said that Rehman made revelations about Huddaibiya Paper Mills and... Read more