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...
The Syrian War and The American Administration Today [Part III)
Once, Donald Trump decides to go after Al Quaida after the destruction of ISIL, he would be attacking Idlib since it is their main bastion of power. Which would also be attacked by Assad since it is also the last major rebel outpost against him. Then what? Would Trump... Read more
Three FC personnel martyred in Panjgur
Three Frontier Corps personnel (FC) were martyred and three were injured in an attack in Balochistan’s Panjgur on Monday According to security sources, armed men attacked an FC convoy in the Murghab area of Panjgur district. Subsequently, three soldiers were martyred while three others got injured. The injured were... Read more
Rap star Lil Wayne suffers seizures, is hospitalised: reports
Grammy-winning rap star Lil Wayne was taken to hospital on Sunday after suffering a seizure and being found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room, TMZ said on its web site. Lil Wayne, 34, who has become one of the biggest names in rap music over a two-decade career, suffered... Read more
Malir police raids for ‘mastermind’ of MQM leader’s attack
Karachi Malir police conducted raid raid in Kaneez Fatima Society earlier today for Abdul Karim Sarosh Siddiqui, a senior commander of militant outfit Ansarul Sharia. SSP Malir Rao Anwar while talking to media said that Siddiqui is the mastermind of the Eid-day assassination attempt on Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Khawaja... Read more
Sharapova ousted at US Open while Venus, Kvitova advance
Maria Sharapova´s Grand Slam return after a 15-month doping ban ended Sunday with a fourth-round defeat at the US Open but the former world number one considered it a major step in her comeback. Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova rallied to eliminate the five-time Grand Slam champion 5-7, 6-4,... Read more
US pledges ‘massive’ response if attacked over N Korea’s hydrogen bomb test
North Korea on Sunday conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile, prompting the threat of a “massive” military response from the United States if it or its allies are threatened. Speaking outside the White House... Read more
Walter Becker, rock bohemian of Steely Dan, dead at 67
Walter Becker, a bassist whose eclectic tastes from jazz to reggae helped create the intricate bohemian rock sound of Steely Dan, died Sunday aged 67. His death was announced in a brief notice on his official website, with no further details released. Becker in July missed The Classic East... Read more
Texas governor says Harvey damage could reach $180 billion
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday estimated damage from Hurricane Harvey at $150 billion to $180 billion, calling it more costly than epic hurricanes Katrina or Sandy and fueling a debate over how to pay for the disaster. Harvey, which first came ashore on August 25 as the most... Read more