Sacrifice of APS martyrs not gone in vain, we owe this improving peace to you: COAS
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the sacrifice of Army Public School (APS) martyrs has not...
Jahangir Tareen resigns as PTI’s secretary general
The secretary general of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Jahangir Tareen has resigned on Saturday as following his disqualification by the...
Peru’s Congress prepares to oust President Kuczynski
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s chances of surviving the political crisis gripping Peru faded on Friday after Congress passed a...
Four hurt in ‘attempted terror’ blast in NY subway: police
Four people were injured Monday in the blast that rocked a subway station in the heart of Manhattan, in what the city’s mayor said was an “attempted terrorist attack.” The blast – which took place in the station at the Port Authority bus terminal, not far from New York’s... Read more
Air raids on Yemen rebel training camp kill 26: security source
Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a Yemen rebel training camp northwest of the capital on Sunday killed at least 26 Huthi fighters, security sources said. The head of the training camp in Hajjah province, Amar al-Jarab, was among those killed in the strikes, the sources close to the rebels told... Read more
Thousands rally in Morocco against US Jerusalem move
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Morocco´s capital Rabat on Sunday as demonstrations against US President Donald Trump´s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel´s capital continued to spread. Waving Palestinian flags, a sea of demonstrators marched from Rabat´s Bab el-Had square to Morocco´s parliament building, down Mohammed VI Avenue,... Read more
Princes William and Harry announce sculptor for new Diana statue
A sculptor who produced the image of Queen Elizabeth used on Britain’s coins has been chosen to create a new statue of Princess Diana, the office of Princes William and Harry said on Sunday, to commemorate 20 years since her death. Ian Rank-Broadley, whose effigy of the Queen has... Read more
Thousands march in Tel Aviv to protest against Netanyahu, corruption
Thousands of Israelis protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday for the second consecutive week against government corruption and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is under criminal investigation over allegations of abuse of office. Police estimated the number of demonstrators at about 10,000 and they followed last Saturday’s demonstration, which... Read more
Muslims pray outside White House to protest Trump Jerusalem move
Hundreds of Muslims attended Friday prayers in front of the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Responding to the call of American Muslim organizations, worshippers laid out their prayer mats at a park in front of the president’s residence.... Read more
Writers call for release of Cameroonian author Patrice Nganang
Writers and activists on Friday appealed for the immediate release of the Cameroonian author Patrice Nganang, arrested after publishing a critical opinion piece about the country’s president. The group of 17 writers from both Africa and the West launched an online petition calling on authorities to free Nganang, who... Read more
US airline Delta forced to cancel hundreds of flights amid snowstorm
A rare early winter snowstorm hitting the southeast United States forced Delta Air Lines on Friday to cancel hundreds of flights just two weeks before Christmas. The move could have a domino effect since the storm is hitting Delta’s largest hub, in Atlanta. The carrier said it cancelled 375... Read more
Putin launches giant $27 bn LNG project in the Arctic
President Vladimir Putin on Friday launched a $27 billion liquefied natural gas plant in the snow-covered plains of the Arctic as Russia hopes to surpass Qatar to become the world’s biggest exporter of the chilled fuel. The Russian president congratulated workers as he oversaw the first gas shipment being... Read more
Putin, Erdogan voice ‘serious concern’ over Trump’s Jerusalem stance
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone on Thursday and expressed serious concern about Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Kremlin said on Thursday. “Both sides expressed serious concern in connection with the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the... Read more
Saudi crown prince bought $450 mn Da Vinci: report
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The young and dynamic crown prince, known by his initials MBS, used an... Read more
Fake restaurant becomes London’s top-rated eatery
A non-existent restaurant supposedly based in a garden shed briefly became London’s top eating place on travel and restaurant website TripAdvisor, who on Thursday hit back at the hoaxers. “The Shed at Dulwich”, based in a south London back garden, offered invited guests conceptual dishes named after moods, including... Read more
United States recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital – a historic decision that overturns decades of US policy and risks triggering a fresh spasm of violence in the Middle East. “I have determined that it is time to officially recognise Jerusalem as the... Read more
Wildfires scorch homes of the rich and famous in Los Angeles
 Replica Tuscan castles, minimalist mansions and country cottages in the rarefied Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles could soon be reduced to ashes, their owners’ fame and wealth providing little immunity against California’s latest raging wildfires. “We’re evacuating the street you must leave!” a police officer barked into a bullhorn,... Read more