ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Ambassador at UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi has called for comprehensive planning to prevent violent extremism from the world.Addressi
TIRANA: US Secretary of State John Kerry stopped off in Albania on Sunday to encourage its leaders to complete anti-corruption measures that could imp
MUNICH: US Senator John McCain on Sunday slammed the Syria truce deal his government forged with Russia, saying it would only empower Moscow's "mi
LONDON: Britain's BP and partner Oman Oil signed an agreement on Sunday...
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) on Sunday posted a 16.6 percent ri...
RANCHO MIRAGE: President Barack Obama said he would name a new Supreme Cour...
CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition said it will launch discussions Sunday ...
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jato...
Pakistan born, astrophysicist Dr Nergis Mavalvala was among the team of sci...
LONDON: Britain's BP and partner Oman Oil signed an agreement on Sunday to develop a second phase of the Khazzan natural gas field, taking the estimated investment in the project to $16 billion, the company said.The agreement with the government
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) on Sunday posted a 16.6 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit, and marginally increased its dividend for 2015.The earnings were part of mixed fourth-quarter results for United Arab Emirates banks, with Emi
TOKYO: Japanese government bond prices slipped on Friday as profit taking emerged after a volatile week that saw debt yields sink to record lows. The benchmark 10-year JGB yield was up 6 basis points at 0.065 percent. The 10-year yield had dropped to
RANCHO MIRAGE: President Barack Obama said he would name a new Supreme Court justice to replace Antonin Scalia, slapping down Republican demands for a delay and setting up a monumental election-year fight."I plan to fulfil my constitutional responsib
CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition said it will launch discussions Sunday aiming to devise a legal procedure within weeks to oust President Nicolas Maduro, whom it blames for the oil-rich country's economic crisis."Tomorrow there will be a speci
PARIS: Former French president Nicholas Sarkozy, struggling to put his re-election bid back on track, urged his conservative party on Sunday to rally behind a programme of curbing immigration, building more jails and cutting taxes.Sarkozy wants his p
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production, Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi here on Thursday said government was taking appropriate steps to attract foreign investment in country.Talking to Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Hiroshi Inomata who met wi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has reduced its fares on domestic and major international flights, including Umra fares, with immediate effect.Decision to this effect has been taken to stabilize unrealistic hike in fares and to facil
KARACHI: Total liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country stand at US $ 20.196 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). An SBP's weekly statement here on Thursday stated the foreign reserves held by State Bank on Feb 5 were US $ 15,341 mi
VISAKHAPATNAM: India won the toss and sent Sri Lanka in to bat in the third and final Twenty20 international at Visakhapatnam on Sunday.With the series tied at 1-1, India field an unchanged XI from their previous win on Friday.The Dinesh Chandimal-le
LONDON: Danny Welbeck, making his first appearance of the season as a late substitute, headed a stoppage-time winner to give Arsenal a 2-1 home win over league leaders Leicester City in the Premier League on Sunday.Welbeck, who had not played since l
KARLSTAD: Triple world champion Sebastien Ogier won the Rally of Sweden on Sunday for a third time to consolidate his place atop the drivers' championship.The French Volkswagen driver won six of the 12 programmed special stages to finish 29.8sec
Pakistan born, astrophysicist Dr Nergis Mavalvala was among the team of scientists who verified Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity.The Karachi born Dr Mavalvala, Associate Department Head of Physics at MIT, along with her team anno
Bollywood A-list heroines like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Parineeti Chopra rejected the offer to star opposite the “Bang Bang” actor Hrithik Roshan.Yami Gautam has now been signed to play the lead opposite Hrithik Roshan in ‘Kaabil’. According T
Great news for all the Potter fans out there! A new Harry Potter book is in the line and will be available to fans at midnight on July 31, coinciding with Harry Potter's birthday.The book titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II
DUBAI: Stock indexes in Saudi Arabia and Egypt edged down in early trade on Sunday, showing investor sentiment remains very fragile despite Friday's sharp rebound in oil and global equity markets.Saudi's Arabia rose in early trade but was 0.2
NAIROBI: Kenya's shilling was steady on Friday and traders said they saw it gaining ground, helped by muted dollar demand and foreign currency inflows from sectors like agriculture and tourism.At 0929 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at
LONDON: Europe's benchmark German bond yields tumbled to the lowest in over nine months on Thursday after US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen flagged market turmoil and a slowdown in China which could limit further rate rises in the world's