Emir of boycott-hit Qatar to attend Gulf summit: minister
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) this...
Former PM Shaukat Aziz’s son passes away in London
Former prime minister Shaukat Aziz’s only son, Abid Shaukat, died at a London hospital early Sunday. Abid, 43, had...
Speedo Bus Service to be launched in Bahawalpur, Lodhran
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says his government is spending billions of rupees for the provision of comfortable and...
LHC issues notices to Nawaz, 13 ministers in contempt petition
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued notices to disqualified former premier Nawaz Sharif and 13 provincial and national lawmakers over a contempt of court petition. The LHC hearing a petition for contempt charges against the former prime minister, Justice Mamoon Rasheed Sheikh issued notices to Nawaz and 13... Read more
Buffett divests stake in General Electric
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has sold off its stake in General Electric, according to US regulatory papers filed Monday. Berkshire had previously held 10.4 million shares in the US industrial giant, according to earlier securities filings. But GE was no longer listed among the 20 or so Berkshire stakes,... Read more
North Korea leader holds off on Guam missile plan
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further “reckless actions” by Washington. Some analysts suggested Kim´s comments opened a possible path to de-escalating a growing... Read more
Four bodies recovered from Karachi sea
Four  bodies have been recovered from Karachi sea near Hawkes Bay. On Monday, five members of a family drowned on Monday near Hawkes Bay, Karachi. According to rescue officials, four of the five people who drowned in the sea near Hawkes Bay have been recovered. The four bodied recovered... Read more
Four arrested in India for leaking ‘Game of Thrones’ episode
Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode from HBO´s “Game of Thrones” television series before it was aired in the country, police said Monday. Already the most pirated show in TV history, the popular fantasy drama — which tells the story of noble families vying... Read more
Malaysian princess marries Dutchman in lavish ceremony
An evening ceremony replete with pomp and tradition capped the festivities in the southern state of Johor, with the couple sitting on an elaborately decorated dais as family members and dignitaries dropped petals into their hands and sprinkled them with scented water and yellow rice. Among those offering their... Read more
LHC to hear contempt petition against Nawaz today
The Lahore High Court will hear a petition alleging contempt charges against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif today. The petitioner plead that the disqualified former premier , Nawaz Sharif, during GT Road rally from Islamabad to Rawalpindi, threaten the Supreme Court and attempted to charge the public against the... Read more
Pakistan’s Sachal Jazz Ensemble performs in UN General Assembly
Pakistani music band Sachal Jazz Ensemble performed at UN General Assembly to mark the 70th Independence Day. According to United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, the organisation appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts for peace. Amina was present as the chief guest of the event in place of the... Read more
312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital
At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless on Monday when heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone’s capital of Freetown, leaving excavators to pull bodies from the rubble and overwhelming the city’s morgues. An AFP journalist saw several homes submerged in Regent village, a hilltop community,... Read more
Ronaldo handed five-match ban for referee push
Cristiano Ronaldo was hit with a five-match ban by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) on Monday for pushing the referee after being sent off in Real Madrid´s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup, first leg win over Barcelona. The World Player of the Year received an automatic one-match ban for his... Read more
Kashmiris to observe Black Day on August 15
Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world will observe the India’s Independence Day, on Aug 14, as Black Day to convey the message to international community that India has usurped their inalienable right to self-determination by the dint of force. The day will... Read more
Man accused of killing Virginia protester admired Nazi death camp: classmate
James Fields walked into the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, on a school trip two years ago and told a classmate he was “where the magic happened.” The account was one of several describing Fields’ white supremacist views that emerged in telephone and Facebook interviews on Monday,... Read more
Girl killed, eight wounded as car rams into Paris pizzeria
A car has ploughed into the outdoor terrace of a pizzeria in the small town of Sept-Sorts east of Paris, killing a 12-year-old girl and seriously injuring several others, French officials have said. The driver deliberately targeted the diners, said a local prosecutor who announced he was ruling out... Read more