Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
From plumber to superstar, McGregor taps into fame
In the space of four short years, Conor McGregor has grown accustomed to the trappings of luxury that have accompanied his rise through the ranks of mixed martial arts. But the 29-year-old multi-millionaire Irishman, who faces Floyd Mayweather in a cross-combat superfight on Saturday, insists he has never forgotten... Read more
Taylor Swift, titan of pop music, announces new album
Taylor Swift, one of the top-selling pop stars of recent years, on Wednesday announced a new album, “Reputation,” to be released on November 10. The 27-year-old singer, who this week has been sharing cryptic videos of a snake showing its fangs, revealed little else about her sixth studio album... Read more
China tells US that Pakistan’s security concerns must be respected
The United States must value Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media. China’s Foreign Ministry defended its ally Pakistan earlier this week after President Donald Trump... Read more
Winning numbers drawn for $700-million Powerball lottery jackpot
Winning numbers were drawn on Wednesday night for a US Powerball jackpot of an estimated $700 million, one of the largest in the lottery’s history. The numbers drawn were 6, 7, 16, 23, 26. The Powerball is 4. The winner will get annual payments over 29 years, totaling at... Read more
New Trump policy,PM Abbasi to chair National Security Committee meeting today
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Media Affairs Dr. Musadik Malik on Wednesday said the government had given befitting reply to allegations levelled by the United States President Donald Trump against Pakistan. The foreign ministry had issued a press release in all vernacular languages of Pakistan to give... Read more
‘Back up, you creep:’ Clinton raps Trump in new book
Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a “creep” in her new memoir and describes how the now-president’s persistent looming during one of their debates made her skin crawl, according to excerpts released Wednesday. “We were on a small stage and no matter where I walked, he followed me closely, staring... Read more
Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to continue cooperation towards regional peace
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday agreed to continue dialogue and cooperation towards their shared goal of peace, security and development in the region and beyond. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who was on a day-long official visit to Saudi Arabia, called on Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman and... Read more
Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in his home
Russia’s ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said. The cause of death remains unknown, but Shirinskiy was known to have suffered from high blood pressure, a spokesman for the police told Reuters. Sudan’s foreign ministry expressed its... Read more
Earthquake of 4.7 magnitude jolts Gilgit & Baltistan
4.7 magnitude earthquake jolts were felt in Gilgit and Baltistan late Wednesday night. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said, the earthquake magnitude was recorded as 4.7 on the Richter scale and its depth was registered at 15 kilometres.  The earthquake’s epicentre was 37 kilometres southwest of Skardu. Read more