Sindh govt sends SSP Rao Anwar on forced leave
Malir Senior Superintendent of Police Rao Anwar has been sent on forced leave to investigate police alleged firing at...
Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with...
The thinking behind Kim Jong Un’s ‘madness’
On an icy December day in 2011, North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un was accompanied by seven advisers as they escorted the hearse that carried his father, Kim Jong Il, through the streets of Pyongyang. None of the men remain with the young Kim. This October, he demoted... Read more
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close to Japan on Wednesday, Pyongyang’s first test launch since sending a missile over its neighbour in mid-September. North Korea fired the missile a week after US President Donald Trump put... Read more
Messi maturing with age as he picks up fourth Golden Shoe
Lionel Messi insisted he was getting better with age after receiving the European Golden Shoe award for the fourth time on Friday. The 30-year-old Argentine won the prize for being the top scorer in Europe´s leading leagues last season after netting 37 times for Barcelona. Barcelona´s Argentinian forward Lionel... Read more
Pope urges police to show ‘mercy’ in traffic stops
Pope Francis on Monday called on police to show “mercy” during traffic stops while standing firm against those who use the streets as their own Formula 1 race track. Meeting with representatives of the Italian traffic and railway police, the Argentine-born pontiff spoke of an “increasingly complex and tumultuous”... Read more
Paradise Papers: ICIJ releases show Shaukat Aziz, Elizabeth II and world leaders offshore investments
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) latest release “Paradise Papers” has a database of around 13.4 million documents revealing over 25,000 companies owned by the world’s rich and influential individuals. The ICIJ coordinated the Panama Papers investigation into offshore companies. The latest release database have disclosed the financial... Read more
Federer Wins Again: Claims Eighth Basel Title
Roger Federer won his eighth Basel title on Sunday, battling back to defeat the surging Juan Martin del Potro, 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-3 to clinch his ATP World Tour-leading seventh title of the year. It appeared that the Swiss may fall short in his 13th Basel final when del Potro broke immediately... Read more
Joshua retains world heavyweight titles
Anthony Joshua maintained his 100 per cent knockout ratio by stopping a bloodied Carlos Takam in the tenth round on Saturday. The English boxer retained his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association world heavyweight titles with a devastating display of his punching power to finish Cameroon´s France-based challenger... Read more
US releases trove of Kennedy assassination files
 The US government on Thursday released a mammoth, long-awaited trove of secret files on the assassination of president John F. Kennedy, but withheld others for further review on national security grounds. In a statement, the National Archives said that on orders from President Donald Trump it had released 2,891... Read more
Malware attack hits 200 Russian, European targets: cyber firm
A malware attack that hit a Ukrainian international airport and Russian media outlets had almost 200 other targets in those countries and other European states, an internet security firm said Wednesday. The “BadRabbit” malware that struck on Tuesday appeared to be the largest since “NotPetya” was launched from the... Read more
CPEC passes through disputed territory: James Mattis
US Defence Secretary James Mattis said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through disputed territory. James Mattis appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier this week and said “The One Belt, One Road also goes through the disputed territory, and I think that in itself shows the vulnerability... Read more
Oxford University College removes Aung San Suu Kyi portrait
The Oxford University has removed her portrait from public display amid criticism of her handling of the Rohingya crisis. The governing body of Oxford’s St Hugh’s college decided to remove the painting of the Nobel laureate from its main entrance, days before the start of the new term. Aung... Read more
‘The man who saved the world’ dies in Russia
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday. Petrov, whose extraordinary story was told in a documentary titled “The Man Who Saved the World”, received several international... Read more
Rooney banned from driving after drink-drive guilty plea
Former England captain Wayne Rooney was on Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drink driving. The Everton forward was stopped by police when driving a woman´s black Volkswagen Beetle at 2:00 am (0100 GMT) on... Read more
Pakistan celebrates international revival with win
Pakistan Tuesday took a giant step towards reviving international cricket at home with a 20-run victory over the World XI in a match before excited crowds amid tight security. The Twenty20 match, accorded international status by the International Cricket Council, is only the second time Pakistan has hosted an... Read more