Afghan forces open fire at FC checkpost in Kurram, two soldiers...

PARACHINAR: Afghan forces on Friday opened fire at a Frontier Corps checkpost inside Kurram Agency, injuring two FC soldiers. According to political...

Pictures of the day: May 12, 2017

Women release oil lamps and candles in the water of Ravi river, seeking forgiveness and repentment during Shab-e-Barat religious festival in Lahore. PHOTO:...

PM Nawaz, chief ministers leave for China

At the invitation of President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left for China today (Friday) to attend the Belt and...

PM Nawaz reaches China flanked by high-level delegation | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with four chief ministers and several federal ministers reached China on a six-day official visit on Friday.  Chinese President...

US journalist arrested for asking Trump cabinet member about healthcare bill

Dan Heyman, a veteran US reporter for the Public News Service, was arrested Tuesday in Charleston, West Virginia for doing his job,...

JIT seeks PM, Capt Safdar’s asset details from ECP

The joint investigation team (JIT) constituted to implement the Supreme Court verdict in the Panama Papers case has sought the asset declarations...

Panama case JIT prepares questionnaire for Al-Thani family | Pakistan

The Panama Papers case Joint Investigation team (JIT) is all set to dispatch a questionnaire to Al-Thani family to determine the real ownership of...

Turkey detains online editor-in-chief of opposition daily

The editor was held over a news story about the death in a traffi­c accide­nt of senior Turkis­h prosec­utorA file photo of...

No mention of Jindal in Prime Minister , COAS meeting: Marriyum...

There was no mention of Indian businessman Sajjan Jindal in meeting between the prime minister and chief of army staff  the report...

Judicial commission be formed over May 12, 2007 bloodshed: Faisal Sabzwari...

KARACHI: A judicial commission should be made to probe the incident of May 12, 2007, in which many citizens, including 14 workers of...

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off US political storm

The Republican president said he fired Comey, the top U.S. law enforcement official, over his handling of an election-year email scandal involving then-Democratic...

Chaman border crossing partially reopens on eighth day

The life in Chaman is gradually coming back to routine after the attack of Afghan forces on Pakistan’s census team as Bab-e-Dosti...

Intermittent power cuts continue in parts of Karachi | Pakistan

KARACHI: Intermittent load-shedding continues in different areas of Karachi as the authorities have claimed there is a shortfall of 250 megawatts. "Work is...

49 foot long dead squid washes up Indonesian beach

49-foot-long giant squid believ­ed to have been dead for at least three days before washin­g up on shoreRemains of the giant squid....

CPEC to usher in new era of progress, prosperity: Chief Minister...

Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Friday left for China from Lahore to attend the ‘One Belt, One Belt’ (Obor) conference.Talking to...

Over 20 killed, deputy chairman Senate injured in Mastung blast |...

QUETTA: At least 20 people lost their lives while over 30 others including Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri were injured...

Israeli–Palestinian conflict to be resolved only through negotiations: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the conflict between the Israeli regime and Palestinians could only be resolved through political means based on...

Int’l ‘Nurses Day’ being celebrated today

International Nurses Day is being celebrated on Friday. 12 May is the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The International Council...