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...
COAS confirms death sentences of 4 terrorists
Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences of another 4 hardcore terrorist awarded by military courts. The convicts were involved in offences of terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies / Armed Forces of Pakistan. On the whole, they were involved in killing of 16 persons... Read more
NAB files references against Sharifs, Dar in accountability court
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted four interim references against the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar before the accountability court on Friday. The NAB regional offices filed all the four references in the Islamabad Accountability Court as the Supreme Court’s deadline expires today. NAB Spokesperson Nawazish Ali, while... Read more
Jose strengthens into dangerous Category 3 hurricane
Jose strengthened on Thursday into a dangerous Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The hurricane is about 955 km (590 miles) east of the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds of 195 kilometres per hour (120 mph), the... Read more
PM directs for fast-track legislative, administrative measures for mainstreaming FATA
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed the minister for law and justice to fast track legislative and administrative measures for mainstreaming of FATA so that the people of tribal areas could have access to the fundamental rights at par with the people in rest of the country. He... Read more
SpaceX launches secret US military space plane ahead of Irma
SpaceX successfully launched a secret US Air Force space plane on Thursday ahead of the arrival in Florida of Hurricane Irma. Live images broadcast by the California aerospace company showed a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned X-37B drone lifting off at 10:00 am (1400 GMT) from NASA’s Kennedy... Read more
The king is dead, long live the new ‘Narcos’ drug lords
Notorious cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar may be no more but hit Netflix crime drama “Narcos” is alive and well, as season three shifts the focus to the notorious Cali Cartel. The most successful crime syndicate in history at its peak, the multi-billion dollar organisation stepped into the void left... Read more
Fears of World Cup without Messi as Argentina stutter
Argentina’s poor run of results in the South American qualifiers has left everyone contemplating the unthinkable: a World Cup next summer without Lionel Messi. The dreaded question looms large after an uninspiring draw at home to last-placed Venezuela this week left Argentina adrift of the automatic qualifying places for... Read more
Tillerson fell in with a ‘bad crowd’, Putin says
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had “fallen in with a bad crowd” and was pressuring Moscow’s diplomats, four years after the Kremlin gave him an honorary award. “We have given… Rex Tillerson an Order of Friendship some time ago. But it... Read more
Whirlpool’s washer battle with Samsung, LG heats up at trade hearing
Appliance giant Whirlpool Corp on Thursday called on the US International Trade Commission to impose “global safeguard” restrictions on imported washing machines to stop its South Korean rivals Samsung and LG from flooding the American market with cheap machines. In testimony to the trade body, Whirlpool Chief Executive Officer... Read more