Two injured in Karachi shootings, 14 suspects held | Pakistan

KARACHI: Two people were wounded in separate shootings in Karachi late Thursday, while police rounded up 14 suspects in raids conducted in...

Kabul uneasy as former warlord Hekmatyar returns after 20 years

A former warlord branded the “Butcher of Kabul” made a triumphant return to the Afghan capital Thursday, met by uneasy residents two decades...

Prince Philip, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, to retire

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, is retiring from carrying out royal engagements at the age of 95, Buckingham Palace has announced.The...

Havelian: PM Nawaz inspects Hazara motorway project

PM Nawaz Sharif inspected the under-construction Burhan-Havelian expressway and vowed that the project will be completed by end of 2017.He visited Havelian where...

Issues between military and civilians on Dawn leaks resolved: Rafique |...

KARACHI: Federal Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday said that issues between the civil and military leadership over Dawn leaks have been resolved.Speaking...

Protesters didn’t produce even one megawatt: Abid Sher

State Minister for Water and Power lashed out at his PML-N opponents accusing them of hindering progress, claiming they didn’t even produce one...

Donald Trump announces trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican this month

United States President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed his first foreign trip will include stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican.Trump will...

Gabriel guides West Indies to win over Pakistan in 2nd Test

Shanno­n Gabrie­l's five-wicket haul inspir­es the hosts to a 106 run victor­yAzhar Ali is dismiss as Shannon Gabriel (2R) of West Indies celebrate...

Iraqi forces open new front against Daesh in northwestern Mosul

Iraqi armed forces have opened a new front in northwestern Mosul in the latest phase of their campaign to liberate the city from...

Official matters not carried out through tweets: Ayaz Sadiq | Pakistan

LAHORE: Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday said that the official matters are not carried out through tweets — in a reference to the...

SHC suspends PEMRA notification seeking closure of private TV channel |...

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court suspended on Thursday Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (PEMRA) notification seeking closure of a private television channel.SHC...

Russian TV drops Simpsons ‘Pokemon Go’ episode criticised by clerics

Episod­e shows Homer playin­g fictio­nal game called Peekem­on Get in church­The channel will not air The Simpson episode.DESIGN: AAMIR KHANMOSCOW: A Russian cartoon...

Ex-army officer’s mysterious abduction has links to Indian intelligence agencies: sources

A former army officer, Lt Col Mohammad Habib Zahir’s mysterious abduction in Nepal has links to Indian intelligences, the investigation revealed.Last month, Foreign...

Pakistan eyes $2.5 billion a year from ADB

Dar voices hope alloca­tion will be increa­sed, would help 2019 GDP growth target of 7%Dar voices hope allocation will be increased, would help...

Pemra issues guidelines to TV channels for Ramazan transmissions

With Ramazan right around the corner, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) issued a statement to TV channels on Thursday asking them to...

Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and Vatican on first foreign...

The US presid­ent will visit NATO, G7 summit­s to be held in Brusse­ls and Sicily later this monthThis will be Donald Trump's first...

Three ‘hardcore terrorists’ convicted by military courts hanged

Another three "hardcore terrorists" sentenced by military courts were executed on Thursday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).The ISPR...