Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Iraq cuts Kurdistan air links with outside world
The Iraqi government cut autonomous Kurdistan’s direct air links with the outside world indefinitely on Friday, partially isolating the northern region after it voted a massive “yes” in an independence referendum. The move increases the pressure on the Iraqi Kurds amid soaring regional tensions following Monday’s non-binding but deeply... Read more
Lieutenant Arsalan Alam martyred in Khyber Agency
An officer of Pakistan Army, Lieutenant Arsalan Alam, embraced martyrdom during firing by terrorists from across the border in Rajgal, Khyber Agency. In a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday, terrorists fired from across the border on the newly established Pakistani border post in Rajgal, martyring... Read more
Impressive display of firepower by PN in North Arabian Sea
In an impressive display of firepower, Pakistan Navy undertook Live Weapon Firing in the North Arabian Sea, says a PN statement issued here on Saturday. The Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the event and praised the combat readiness of the fleet. In this striking demonstration... Read more
Strong 6.2 magnitude quake shakes central Mexico: quake monitors
A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico on Saturday days after a powerful quake that killed nearly 300 people, Mexican and US seismological monitors said. The quake struck at 12:53 GMT with an epicentre 19.3 kilometres southeast of the city of Matias Romero, in the state of Oaxaca,... Read more
Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings
Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that such activities were grounds for abandoning their landmark nuclear deal. State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military... Read more
Federer thanks lucky stars for Nadal fightback
Roger Federer has admitted his year would have been “very different” had he not battled back from a 1-3 fifth-set deficit in his Australian Open triumph against Rafael Nadal. Without a Grand Slam title since 2012, Federer fought back to beat Nadal in January´s decider in Melbourne, setting himself... Read more
What’s a ‘dotard’? Learn from the Trump-Jong Un war dance
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has confused a lot of English-speakers — though this time not about what he intends with his nuclear program. Responding to US President Donald Trump’s bellicose warning to Pyongyang in his first speech to the United Nations on Tuesday, Kim on Friday called... Read more
Cavalli’s Paul Surridge searches for new sensuality in Milan
British designer Paul Surridge debuted in Milan with his first collection for Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, showing tight-fitting designs and animal prints that he said were an attempt to find a new type of sensuality. The alumni of London’s Central Saint Martins college became Cavalli’s creative director in... Read more
Registered voters figure crossed over 97 million: ECP
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday said the total registered voters in the country had reached the figure of 97.02 million with 54.6 male and 42.4 female voters. According to available data of registered voters shared by the ECP, out of total registered voters 55.8 million voters were... Read more