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...
Qatar’s foreign minister to meet Nawaz today
Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrehman Al-Thani is expected to arrive in Islamabad today. According to news published at ‘Geo News’ web portal, the Qatari foreign minister will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The foreign dignitary will also hold a meeting with the Prime Minister’s... Read more
LHC suspends appointment of Usman Khattak as IG Punjab
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday suspended the appointment of retired Capt Usman Khattak as permanent inspector-general of police (IGP) Punjab. Hearing the petition seeking appointment of a permanent IGP and implementation of the Police Order 2002, the court suspended the notification issued by the Punjab government appointing... Read more
Harry Styles shines in debut film ‘Dunkirk’
The path from pop to screen stardom is strewn with the wreckage of a thousand broken dreams but British singer Harry Styles may have pulled it off first time in wartime epic “Dunkirk”. If initial reactions to the big-budget wartime epic — which is released this week — are... Read more
Trump threatens sanctions if Venezuela creates Constituent Assembly
US President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to take “strong and swift economic actions” if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro goes ahead with plans to create a super-legislature known as a Constituent Assembly in a July 30 vote. “Yesterday, the Venezuelan people again made clear that they stand for democracy,... Read more
Karachi Killing: Four, including two PSP activists shot dead in Orangi
At least four, including two workers of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) were shot dead by unknown assailants on Monday in Orangi. According to local news channel ‘Geo News’, Both PSP workers were sitting in a street near Qazafi Chowk behind Qatar Hospital when armed men, on a bike, fired... Read more
Totti confirms retirement to take Roma role
Francesco Totti confirmed his retirement on Monday, the Roma legend announcing “a new adventure” in his storied career as he takes up a directorship role at the Serie A club. The 40-year-old played his final game for Roma in May after 24 years with the capital-city side, and decided... Read more