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...
Denied US visas, all-girl Afghan robotics team to watch their creation compete via Skype
Two Afghan girls refused visas to the United States for a robot-building competition said on Tuesday they were mystified by the decision, as the contest’s organisers said teams from Iran and Sudan, as well as a de facto Syrian team, had gained visas. The unusual story of the Afghan... Read more
Eight dead, 23 injured in Layyah
Eight people died and 23 were injured as bus collide with a tractor trolley  in Layyah on Crore Road late Tuesday night. According to rescue sources, the accident occurred when a passenger bus enroute from Karachi to Pindi  collide with a tractor trolley on Crore Road, near the city’s... Read more
North Korea first ICBM Test, Alaska within range
North Korea has test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, the United States confirmed Tuesday as it warned of an escalating threat from Pyongyang and insisted America would never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea. The North’s possession of a working ICBM — something US President Donald... Read more
Adrien Brody to be honoured at Swiss film fest
US actor Adrien Brody will receive the prestigious Leopard Club Award when the Locarno Film Festival kicks off in Switzerland next month, organisers said Tuesday. The 44-year-old, best known for his haunting role in the 2002 Oscar-winning Holocaust film “The Pianist”, will receive the award on August 4 at... Read more
Federer, Djokovic get free passes at injury-hit Wimbledon
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic barely had to break sweat to make winning starts at Wimbledon as their injury-hit opponents retired hurt amid a plague of withdrawals that blighted the first round on Tuesday. Federer is chasing a record eighth Wimbledon title and he was already well on top... Read more
Bangladesh ends search for survivors as factory blast toll hits 13
Bangladesh on Tuesday called off a search for survivors after an explosion at a garment factory killed at least 13 workers and injured scores, the latest disaster to hit the multi-billion dollar industry. Dozens of workers were inside the factory on the outskirts of Dhaka when the boiler exploded... Read more
officer, commits suicide in Turkish court house: Anadolu
An unidentified assailant shot dead a police officer with a rifle before committing suicide with the same weapon in a courthouse in Turkey’s northwestern province of Bursa on Tuesday, state-run Anadolu news agency reported. It cited police officials as saying that the attacker arrived at the courthouse in the... Read more