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...
Nawaz Sharif should step down, says Bilawal Bhutto
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has urged the prime minister to step down. BBZ  in a Twitter message said “Accountability is part of democracy. We always supported democracy, not inds.believe in superiority of parliament & Rule of law. NS must go,” Accountability is part of democracy. We... Read more
Iranian Math ´genius´ Maryam Mirzakhani dies, aged 40
Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40. Mirzakhani´ friend Firouz Naderi announced her death on Saturday on Instagram, and her relatives confirmed the death to the... Read more
Muguruza stuns Venus to win first Wimbledon title
Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams’ history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in Saturday´s final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon.... Read more
Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed in US strike: Pentagon
US forces have killed the head of the Daesh group´s Afghanistan branch, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the third time in a year the franchise has lost its leader. Abu Sayed was killed in a July 11 strike in Afghanistan´s northeastern province of Kunar on the headquarters of Daesh-Khorasan... Read more
RAW operatives targeting CPEC: Gen Hayat
The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mehmood Hayat on Saturday said Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) is operating from Afghanistan to target the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. General Zubair Mehmood Hayat addressing the passing out ceremony for Midshipmen Commissioning and Short Service Commission... Read more
only a miracle can save you, Nisar tells Nawaz
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said to the Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif that only a miracle could save him. According to local news channel ‘Geo News’, Nisar while speaking with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during the cabinet meeting on Thursday said that only a miracle can save him... Read more
Federer outclasses Berdych to reach 11th Wimbledon final
Seven-time champion Roger Federer reached his 11th Wimbledon final on Friday, downing 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-4. The 35-year-old, bidding to win a record eighth title and become the oldest champion at the All England Club in the Open era, will... Read more
Mayweather, McGregor clash over racism
Conor McGregor celebrated his 29th birthday by defending himself against accusations of racism during a media tour to promote his fight with Floyd Mayweather in London on Friday. The Irish mixed martial arts fighter went on the defensive at the fourth press conference in as many days with American... Read more
Mark Hamill of ‘Star Wars’ pays tribute to ‘space sis’ Carrie Fisher
Star Wars icon Mark Hamill paid emotional tribute to his “space sis” Carrie Fisher Friday, as both were bestowed with Disney’s “Legend” status at the entertainment giant’s D23 fan convention. Fisher – who died at the age of 60 in December – and her co-star have been friends since they... Read more
US issues revised security directive to airlines worldwide
The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a revised directive to airlines around the world in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to begin taking effect next week, the agency said on Friday. “This clarifying update will strengthen global aviation security and is a... Read more
Prosperity of Baluchistan is my prime focus: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Quetta Garrison today. He was given detailed briefing on security situation of the province at Headquarters Southern Command and Headquarters FC Baluchistan (North). COAS was apprised that there has been phenomenal reduction in sectarian targeting while terrorists in desperation... Read more