Terrorism

  Journalists stage walk out from Sindh Assembly against ban on Geo

KARACHI: Journalists on Friday staged walk out from the Sindh Assembly during budget speech of Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah against suspension of Geo’s license. Sindh Information Minister Sahrjeel Inam Memon expressed solidarity with the protesting j...

  Obama: US will help but Iraq must mend divisions

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said Friday that he is examining options short of sending ground troops to help Iraq counter a extremist offensive, but warned the country must heal its own divisions. "We will not be sending US troops back into ...

  Foreign fighters flee Pakistani tribal zone

MIRANSHAH: Some of the world´s most feared fighters are quietly slipping away from a Pakistani tribal region ahead of a long-rumoured military operation, raising questions about the effectiveness of such intervention. The exodus from the mountainous ...

  UN Security Council calls for urgent dialogue in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council on Thursday demanded urgent inclusive dialogue in Iraq and condemned "terrorist" activities, but stopped short of mulling action against militants advancing on Baghdad. The Council met for two hours behind clos...

  Ukraine inflicts ‘high casualties’ on rebels

KIEV: Ukraine´s interior minister said on Friday that federal forces had inflicted "high casualties" on separatist rebels led by a Chechen commander in the southeastern port of Mariupol. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said the "active phase" of the o...

  Afghan candidate Abdullah seeks Pakistan cooperation

WASHINGTON: Afghan presidential front-runner Abdullah Abdullah said Thursday he wanted "good neighborly relations" with Pakistan. Abdullah, speaking to a Washington think tank via Skype two days before the run-off election, said he would seek coopera...

  Hagel testifies Wednesday on Taliban prisoner swap

WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is telling Congress that Qatar officials negotiating the release of captured Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told the US that "time was not on our side" and a leak about the exchange would end the deal. Hagel says th...

  Qaeda claims recent attack on Tunisia minister’s home

TUNIS: Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb said Friday it was responsible for a recent attack on the home of Tunisia´s interior minister that killed four policemen, the first such claim in the country. "A group of lions... went to cut off the head of the...

  Former POW Bergdahl back in US

WASHINGTON: The US soldier freed in a controversial swap with the Afghan Taliban arrived back in the United States Friday, his latest step in a return to normalcy after five years in captivity. The Pentagon said Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived in the midd...

  US mulls ‘all options’ as fighters move nearer Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Fighters pushed towards Baghdad Friday as President Barack Obama said he was exploring all options to save Iraq´s security forces from collapse and US companies evacuated hundreds from a major air base. With fighters closing in on the capita...

  Altaf makes telephonic contact with Musharraf, Ashrafi

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain made a telephonic contact with former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and Pakistan Ulema Council head Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi, media reported. During conversation with Musharraf, Altaf ...

  Indian Army fires indiscriminately along LoC

KOTLI: Indian Army carried out indiscriminate firing and shelling in Nakyal sector of Azad Kashmir at the Line of Control (LoC), media reported on Friday. In response, Pakistan Army retaliated with full force that compelled the Indian side to discont...

  United Nations vehicle snatched in Karachi

KARACHI: A vehicle belonging to the United Nations (UN) was snatched from the Shara-e-Faisal area of the city on Friday. According to police sources, the thieves stole the car near Five Star Chowrangi after forcing the passengers out. Police conducte...

  IHC issues contempt notices to CEO ARY Salman Iqbal, Lucman, others

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday issued contempt of court notices to Chief Executive Officer of ARY Network Salman Iqbal, anchor Mubashir Lucman, acting chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Pervez Rathore...

  Appeal filed in SHC to remove Musharraf’s name from ECL immediately

KARACHI: An appeal has been filed in the Sindh High Court (SHC) requesting that former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s name be removed from the Exit Control List (ECL) at the earliest. The appeal filed by the former president’s lawyer, Fa...

  Special Court rejects Musharraf plea, seeking documents on 2007 emergency

ISLAMABAD: The special court conducting the treason trial of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf dismissed his plea seeking documents pertaining to the November 2007 emergency. Special court registrar Abdul Ghani Soomro read out the detailed verdi...

  Legal experts’ remarks on removal of Musharraf name from ECL

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan could extend the suspension of Sindh High Court orders for 15 more days in which the Sindh High Court ordered lifting travel ban on former military dictator Pervez Musharraf, legal experts said on Thursday. The ...

  Jang and Geo not provided proofs of anti-state activities, treason: spokesperson

Supreme Court and Prime Minister was requested to appoint commission for investigating serious allegations; Private channel ran tickers Khawaja Asif has seen proofs, defence minister denied this; Ministry of Defence referred application to PEMRA with...

  Karachi airport attack: Chaudhry Nisar slams Sindh govt over ‘apathy’

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday took a strong exception to Sindh government for not paying heed to interior ministry’s correspondence about security at the gates of old airport. Calling for a judicial inquiry,...

  At least 22 killed in fighting in east of C. Africa: police

BANGUI: Fighting between mainly Muslim ex-rebels and the largely Christian "anti-balaka" militia has killed at least 22 people in eastern Central African Republic, security officials said Thursday. "At least 22 people have been killed and more than 3...


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Feature / Analysis

  • The Reason Why Israel Killed so Many Pregnant Women in Gaza

    After five weeks of Israeli bombing and invasion the United Nations re...

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  • The cave dwellers of Bamiyan

    The sandstone cliffs of Afghanistan's Bamiyan province are most famous...

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    Afghanistan is the only country in the world where American soldiers a...

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Opinion

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    Love is a serious problem in our world. There is too much of it. So I ...

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  • The Anniversary of Rabaa and Sisi's Genocide

    General Sisi’s military coup claimed that it was put in effect to answ...

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  • National Unity Committee Update

    The National Unity Committee, a joint commission appointed by both pre...

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  • In Afghan election dispute, enter the DC lobbyists

    Afghanistan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani is spending nearly $150,...

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