Actress Annabella Sciorra accuses Weinstein of rape
Actress Annabella Sciorra has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape, detailing to The New Yorker Magazine her harrowing encounter with...
Mr Magoo to stumble back to TV soon
He’s back and this time he’s even older, blinder, and more dangerous! Mr Magoo is making his television comeback...
Nayyar Sultana remembered Today
Pakistani actress Nayyar Sultana, known as the ‘Queen of Sentiments’ was remembered on her 25th death anniversary on Friday...
Saudi Arabia cancels charity gig by Egyptian pop star
Saudi authorities on Sunday cancelled a charity concert by Egyptian pop sensation Sherine Abdel Wahab, which had been hailed as a boon for the entertainment industry in the kingdom. The General Entertainment Authority said it cancelled the charity concert, slated for the end of October, after organisers failed to... Read more
US-world divide spills out at IMF-World Bank meetings
The growing split between the United States and the rest of the world spilled into the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington this week. The US administration showed a diminished view of the Bretton Woods institutions that shaped a US-led order after World... Read more
Death toll from blasts in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu rises to 85
The death toll from twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has jumped to 85, making it one of the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for... Read more
General Qamar Bajwa meets UAE PM Sheikh Mohammed
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday met Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the Zabeel Palace, Dubai. General Bajwa and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum discussed the strategic relations between Pakistan and the UAE, as well as various other issues pertaining to... Read more
A controversial member of Qatar’s royal family said Saturday that Qatari authorities have frozen his bank accounts over his role in Doha’s crisis with its neighbours. “The Qatari regime has honoured me by freezing all my bank accounts,” Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani tweeted. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab... Read more
Starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan: Trump
President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, said that US government had started to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders. Trump in a Twitter message on Saturday said that his government has started to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and... Read more
Over 40 still hospitalized after Las Vegas shooting, some critical
Forty-five people remain hospitalized following the mass shooting in Las Vegas nearly two weeks ago and some are in critical condition, the county sheriff said Friday. Meanwhile, the FBI said no evidence has been found so far that the man who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in recent... Read more
Rescued US-Canadian family arrives in Canada
A kidnapped US-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in neighbouring Afghanistan, has returned to Canada, the Canadian government said on Friday. American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012 by the Taliban. They... Read more
Trump lauds recovery of kidnapped couple, says positive moment for Pak-US relations
President Donald Trump announced that US and Pakistani officials had secured the release of an American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children from Taliban captivity. On Thursday, the Army’s media wing confirmed the rescue and recovery of five foreign nationals in an intelligence-based operation. The US leader... Read more
Spanish Eurofighter crashes after national day parade, pilot dead
A Spanish Eurofighter jet crashed on Thursday after taking part in a military display in Madrid for Spain’s national day, killing its pilot, the defence ministry said. “As a result of the accident, the pilot of the plane that crashed on its approach to landing has died,” the ministry... Read more
Afghan civilian casualties from airstrikes rise more than 50pc, says UN
Civilian casualties from Afghan and American airstrikes have risen more than 50 per cent since last year, the United Nations said on Thursday, as troops increase attacks on militants under a new strategy announced by US President Donald Trump in August. As of the end of September, at least... Read more
Catalan leader suspends declaration of independence
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday proclaimed the region’s independence from Spain but said its effects would be suspended to allow for talks with the Madrid government. “I assume the mandate that Catalonia should become an independent state in the form of a republic … I propose suspending the... Read more
Japan launches fourth satellite for high-precision GPS
Japan on Tuesday launched a fourth satellite for a new high-precision global positioning system (GPS) it hopes will encourage new businesses and help spur economic growth. The fourth Michibiki satellite lifted off from Japan’s southern Tanegashima spaceport aboard an H-2A rocket taking just over 28 minutes to reach orbit,... Read more
Israel to advance plans for nearly 4,000 settler homes: official
Israel is to advance plans for nearly 4,000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank as part of a push to greatly boost settlement growth, an Israeli official said Tuesday. The approvals are to include units in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron for the first time in... Read more