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...
ECP to announce NA 120 by-election schedule in next week
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to announce the schedule for NA-120 by-election following the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif. According to sources, the by-election on NA-120 will be held in the second week of September. As the ECP regulations, the by-election to be conducted within 60.The officials will also... Read more
North Korea tests another ICBM, claims all of US in strike range
North Korea said on Saturday it had conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that proved its ability to strike America’s mainland, drawing a sharp warning from US President Donald Trump and a rebuke from China. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally supervised the midnight... Read more
Cristiano Ronaldo to start season in court
Cristiano Ronaldo faces a brutal return to Madrid before starting pre-season training with Real Madrid as he is expected in court on Monday, accused of evading millions in taxes. The 32-year-old — the world´s highest paid athlete according to Forbes magazine — will be questioned by a court in... Read more
Four killed in Panjgur blast
At least four people were killed and five injured in a blast in Panjgur. According to levies officials, the administration has summoned a technical team to determine the nature of the blast. The explosion took place in Chedgi, an area situated at a distance of 70 kilometres from Panjgur.... Read more
EX-SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi shifted to Adiala Jail
The former Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi sent to Adiala Jail on a 14-day remand. Hijazi was found Hijazi guilty of tampering the records of companies owned by the Sharif family. The Federal Investigation team in a 28-page inquiry report to the Supreme Court... Read more
Four Audi directors to leave over diesel scandal: report
Four board members at Volkswagen subsidiary Audi are set to step down, a German magazine reported Friday, saying the firm feels under pressure to react to diesel emissions scandals. Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller has told Audi finance director Axel Strotbeck, production chief Hubert Waltl, human resources director Thomas... Read more
Clooney vows to sue French magazine over twins’ photos
George Clooney on Friday said he would take legal action against a French magazine that published the first photos of his newborn twins. The Ocean’s Eleven actor said photographers from Voici magazine “scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home”. Clooney said in... Read more
Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard dies, raising questions on health, ethics
Charlie Gard – the terminally-ill British baby whose plight drew sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump and sparked a debate about medical ethics – died on Friday, his mother said. His parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, had fought a lengthy legal battle to allow him to... Read more