WASHINGTON: The US Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea, seeking to punish the Asian nation for its provoca
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Wednesday said resumption of Pakistan International Air
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said that Operation Zarb-e-Azb has achieved significant successes and emphasized that the government
ISLAMABAD: Spokesman to the Prime Minister Dr Musadik Malik on Wednesday said the imported Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar would be supplied to
DUBAI: Dubai property giant Emaar, which owns the tallest tower in the worl...
RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), while a...
BERLIN: Hertha Berlin ended their 35-year wait to reach the German Cup semi...
TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday as financial stock...
LONDON: Sterling weakened against a rising dollar on Wednesday after prepar...
DUBAI: Dubai property giant Emaar, which owns the tallest tower in the world, said Wednesday its net profit dropped slightly in the fourth quarter but rose 11 percent in 2015.Net profit in the last quarter of 2015 dropped just one percent to $281.7 m
FRANKFURT: Shares in Deutsche Bank rocketed up more than 16 percent on the Frankfurt stock exchange on Wednesday, swept up by speculation Germany's biggest lender may launch a bond buyback to assuage concerns about its financial strength.Deutsche
NEW YORK: US Treasuries prices rose on Tuesday as investors concerned about slowing global growth continued to shun stocks, adding interest in safe-haven U.S. government debt.Yields on U.S. Treasuries fell on investor caution about the likelihood of
LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles, sometimes called the homeless capital of America, adopted a $1.87 billion plan Tuesday to help its 44,000 down-and-out people without homes.The 10-year plan adopted by the city council, with the ambitious goal of ending LA
BOGOTA: The mosquito-borne Zika virus sweeping through Latin America has claimed three lives in Colombia, as the United Nations urged increased access to abortion because of fears of severe birth defects.In the first direct statements from government
ATHENS: Greek farmers on Wednesday threatened to escalate a nationwide protest against pension reform by blocking ports and airports, as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras offered a compromise to end the dispute that has backed his government into a corne
RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), while acknowledging the meritorious services of outgoing Ambassadors, including Dean of the Diplomatic Corps and Argentine Ambassador, Rodolfo J. Martin-Saravia who served for twelve
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: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted $ 11.2 billion in first seven months (July to January) of 2015-16; showing a growth of 6 percent compared to $ 10.566 billion received during the same period in the preceding year.During January 2016, the
JOHANNESBURG: South Africa have named fast bowler Dale Steyn in their 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 in India next month, but will ask him to prove his fitness following a debilitating shoulder injury.Steyn, a key component of the South African
BERLIN: Hertha Berlin ended their 35-year wait to reach the German Cup semi-finals on Wednesday as Japan midfielder Genki Haraguchi sealed their 3-2 win at snowy second-division side Heidenheim.The hosts took an early lead when defender Arne Feick wa
ROTTERDAM: Marin Cilic fought through to the Rotterdam World Tennis quarter-finals with a 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (9/7) defeat of Luxembourg veteran Gilles Muller on Wednesday.Victory in the two-hour meeting sent the second-seeded Croatian into a last-eight b
Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat express that she has had the ‘good fortune’ to meet President Barack Obama again.On official account, Mallika has tweeted and a ‘Selfie’ of herself with Obama, and they are all smiles for the camera.Reported
LOS ANGELES: Veteran "Star Trek" screenwriter Bryan Fuller is to return to his roots as co-creator and executive producer of the new installment of the cult TV series, CBS Studios announced on Tuesday.The long-running franchise is due to come back to
Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy express that her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in the country.According to local media report, “People need to realize that it is a very
TORONTO: Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday as financial stocks clawed back some losses from the start of the week, offsetting energy and mining stocks that slid as crude oil prices fell.The most influential movers on the index included
LONDON: Sterling weakened against a rising dollar on Wednesday after prepared remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that interest rate hikes in coming months remain a possibility.Yellen said there are good reasons to believe
NEW YORK: US Treasury yields increased on Wednesday as stock markets stabilized, reducing demand for safe haven debt, and before the United States is due to sell $23 billion in new 10-year notes. European stocks rebounded as concerns about the health