Sandmining is destroying Asia’s rivers

Uncont­rolled and illega­l extrac­tion of sand and rocks from riverb­eds for constr­uction is killin­g rivers­Banned in 1991, sand mining from riverbeds continues illegally...

Unmanned U.S. Air Force space plane lands after secret, two-year mission

The U.S. military's experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted...

Amazon dominates US market for voice-controlled speakers

The e-commer­ce giant's Amazon Echo and Echo Dot device­s will claim a 70.6 per cent share of the US market this yearThe Amazon...

Cheating mafia crackdown: CTD arrests four suspects | Pakistan

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested on Monday four suspects for their involvement in leaking intermediate examination papers, according to sources.They identity of the suspects...

Evacuation from Damascus rebel district starts

Syrian families of opposition fighters gather at a staging point in the Barzeh neighbourhood of the capital Damascus as they wait to be evacuated....

Morocco says three-man ‘terrorist cell’ arrested

One suspec­t arrest­ed in the northe­rn Morocc­an port of Tangie­r, others in SpainMorocco's interior ministry says the three-man cell was in "close contact"...

Next British government must ‘do the right thing’ for refugees: UN

Accord­ing to UNHCR, there were about 123,000 refuge­es and 45,870 asylum seeker­s in the UK by the end of 2015According to UNHCR, there...

‘Maryam Nawaz to lead PML-N or not, party will decide’

Inform­ation Minist­er Marriy­um Aurang­zeb says her believ­es in nurtur­ing democr­atic values­Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb says If the party and the people of Pakistan...

Pemra chairman seeks help, says lives of members in danger |...

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Absar Alam said on Monday that the organisation members are receiving threats, asking for help...

PEMRA chairman claims employees under threat

Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Absar Alam while speaking at a press conference on Monday, revealed that Pemra employees are being...

Putin wishes his former KGB boss happy birthday

Putin and his former KGB boss. PHOTO: AFPVladimir Putin, along with former KGB colleagues (Komitet Gosudarstvennoi Bezopanosti was the main security agency for...

How that video of a girl telling off ‘Donald Trump’ went...

If you were hanging out on Twitter on Sunday, you probably saw this viral video making the rounds. It shows "Donald Trump" with...

World War II bombs force thousands to evacuate from German City

PHOTO COURTESY: BBCAs bomb disposal teams are working to defuse unexploded World War II bombs, more than 50,000 people are going to be...

Woman harasses Muslim who let her jump ahead in supermarket queue

A clip of a woman harassing a Muslim while out shopping has gone viral. The Muslim woman, who doesn't want to be identified,...

Police foil major terror bid in Peshawar, recover huge cache of...

PESHAWAR: Police seized huge cache of arms and ammunition on Monday, foiling a major terror bid intended for the provincial capital.Peshawar police,...

Balochistan HC approves Zaid Talpur’s petition for protective bail | Pakistan

QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court (BHC) on Monday approved Zaid Talpur’s petition for protective bail, filed earlier today.Justice Naeem Akhtar Afghan granted Talpur – who...

PEMRA chief fears for his and staff’s lives, calls for security

Pemra Chairman Absar Alam addresses a press conference in Islamabad on Monday. PHOTO: Express News ScreengrabPakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Absar...

“Pay Rs1m or family members die” panchayat tells RYK man

A panchayat on Monday allegedly threatened to kill the relatives of a man who contracted a love marriage with a woman in Rahim...