NA-120 win foils all conspiracies against Nawaz: Maryam
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said that the people of NA-120 had foiled all conspiracies...
NA120 Result: Begum Kulsoom wins with margin of 14,513 votes: Unofficial results
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sunday retained NA-120 Lahore constituency as it candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz defeated her main rival...
Jamaldani for working jointly to ensure uplift of Balochistan province
Central leader Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) Senator Dr Jehanzeb Jamaldini on Sunday urged political parties to shun their difference...
Dubai developers unveil mega projects despite downturn
Property developers in Dubai showcased new multi-billion-dollar mega-projects on Monday despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn. Exhibitors at the three-day Cityscape Global showed off models of high-end skyscrapers and even “Floating Venice”, a resort complete with underwater suites.... Read more
North Korea warns US will pay due price for spearheading UN sanctions
North Korea warned on Monday the United States would pay a “due price” for spearheading a UN Security Council resolution against its latest nuclear test, as Washington presses for a vote on a draft resolution imposing more sanctions on Pyongyang. South Korean officials have said after the North’s sixth... Read more
Irma batters Florida with high winds, rising floodwaters
Hurricane Irma lost some strength as it pounded southern Florida on Sunday afternoon, but forecasts warned it would remain a powerful storm as it flooded Miami streets and knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses. All of southern Florida was feeling the effects of the storm... Read more
Brace for impact: Packing 130 mph winds, Irma poised to hit Florida
Millions of people huddled in shelters or in battened-down homes in Florida on Sunday morning as Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, prepared to make landfall with 130-mph (210 kph) winds and catastrophically high seas. The National Hurricane Center forecast potentially deadly... Read more
Even hurricane Irma could not hamper delighted tourists’ plans to visit Disney World
Not even a hurricane could keep tourists from the happiest place on Earth on Saturday. With Hurricane Irma looming over the entire state of Florida, Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom remained open until 9 PM on Saturday night, well before the storm was expected to threaten the area but... Read more
Putin, FIFA head send main soccer trophy on Russia tour before 2018 World Cup
Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Saturday launched the World Cup trophy on a tour across Russia ahead of the 2018 championship, with the head of world soccer’s governing body lauding Russia’s readiness for the event. “To the people of Russia, I tell them: enjoy... Read more
FBI probing if Uber used software to interfere with rivals: WSJ
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing to see if Uber Technologies Inc had used software to illegally interfere with its competitors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The investigation is focusing on an Uber program — internally known as “Hell” — that could track drivers working for... Read more
Myanmar ‘to provide aid’ to displaced Rohingya inside country
Camps will be set up to provide aid for displaced Muslims inside Rakhine state, state-backed media said Saturday, the first time in a 16-day crisis Myanmar’s government has offered any relief for Rohingya scattered by violence, many to Bangladesh. Around 270,000 Rohingya have fled since August 25 when militant... 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
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
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
Indian court jails Mumbai 1993 blasts convict for life
 A court on Thursday jailed for life Abu Salem, convicted of involvement in India´s most deadly bombings, a series of blasts in the financial capital that killed 257 people in 1993, television channels said. The fate of the other four men found guilty of the blasts along with Abu... Read more
Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh and BJP critic shot dead
Senior Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday by unidentified assailants. Gauri Lankesh, the editor of a weekly magazine known as Lankesh Patrike,  known for her criticism of Hindu extremism, was shot dead at her home on Tuesday evening. According to police, at least three suspects were involved and Lankesh... Read more
Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants
President Donald Trump on Tuesday ended an amnesty for 800,000 people brought to the United States illegally as minors, leaving their future in serious doubt and triggering a political firestorm. The US leader — who had promised to end the Obama-era program “with great heart” — ordered a phase... Read more