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...
Judges uphold Israeli soldier’s manslaughter conviction
A military court on Sunday upheld a manslaughter conviction and 18-month prison sentence for an Israeli soldier who shot dead a prone Palestinian assailant in a case that deeply divided the country. In addition to upholding the conviction, military judges also rejected an appeal by prosecutors to increase the... Read more
Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits
Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed, analysts said, after the tech giant stunned investors with record-breaking profits. But the world’s top smartphone maker, one of the huge family-run chaebols which dominate... Read more
Chelsea midfielder Matic has medical at United
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic has undergone a medical at Manchester United ahead of a 40-million-pound ($52.53-million) move that will reunite him with former manager Jose Mourinho, British media said. The midfielder was pictured at the club’s Carrington Road training complex on Sunday, with media reporting that a deal would... Read more
‘Dunkirk’ beats out ‘Emoji Movie,’ ‘Atomic Blonde’ to repeat no. 1
An unlikely battle emerged at the box office this weekend between “The Emoji Movie” and “Dunkirk.” As of Saturday morning the animated feature and war epic seemed to be in a dead heat. But by Sunday morning, most of the dust had settled, and it appears “Dunkirk” will once... Read more
755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough new American sanctions. The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to... Read more
FC destroy two terrorist camps in Dera Bugti
Frontier Corps on Sunday destroyed two terrorist camps in Dera Bugti, Balochistan. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that FC has dismantled two Balochistan Libration Army (BLA) camps in Dera Bugti. The camps were destroyed in a search operation in Pirkoh area of Dera Bugti, the... Read more