BAMAKO: A suicide bomb attack on a camp housing former rebels and pro-government militia in northern Mali on Wednesday killed 37 fighters, a UN peacek
LAHORE: The counter-terrorism department (CTD) of Punjab killed the new leader of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militant group, along with three more m
ISLAMABAD: A jailed Pakistani doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will be neither released nor handed to
UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan told the UN Security Council Tuesday that a just solution of Palestine-Israel dispute would not only usher in enduring peace
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's stock market regulator has filed a lawsuit again...
WASHINGTON: US-president elect Donald Trumps inauguration ceremony is appro...
CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday denounced a "hate ca...
ISLAMABAD: Over 78 percent of US investors has said that they plan to inves...
MUSHTAQ GHUMMANISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has approac...
Four months after Pakistan ban Indian films from its cinemas, Prime Ministe...
LONDON: Sterling saw its biggest gains since at least 1998 on Tuesday as Pr...
SAN FRANCISCO: Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash.Founded in 2009, the Massachusetts-based Simplivity sells "hyperconverged" systems that combine computing,
HONG KONG: Hong Kong's stock market regulator has filed a lawsuit against major banks Standard Chartered and UBS along with consultancy firm KPMG over a 2009 initial public offering on the city's bourse.The Securities and Futures Commission (
PORT LOUIS: The weighted average yield on Mauritius' 91-day Treasury bill fell to 2.69 percent at auction on Friday from 2.75 percent at the last sale, the central bank said.The Bank of Mauritius sold all the 1.3 billion rupees worth of the debt
WASHINGTON: US-president elect Donald Trumps inauguration ceremony is approaching near and the number of Democratic lawmakers are boycotting his inauguration at the US capital on January 20.In an interview with Fox and Friends set to air Wednesday, t
CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday denounced a "hate campaign" aimed at Donald Trump, saying the US president-elect's administration would not be "worse" than Barack Obama's."Big international media have speculated a lot,"
STRASBOURG: Italian centre-right politician Antonio Tajani was elected the new president of the European Parliament on Tuesday after a final round of voting, officials said.Tajani, an ally of former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi, got 351 votes wh
ISLAMABAD: Over 78 percent of US investors has said that they plan to invest in Pakistan over the next 12 months in light of improving law and order situation, among other factors.A survey conducted by the American Business Council shows that over 78
MUSHTAQ GHUMMANISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has approached the Finance Ministry for an increase in GoP guarantee limit by Rs 10.5 billion to Rs 161.5 billion from Rs 151 billion on the plea that its financial woes have increased a
RIZWAN BHATTIKARACHI: In order to enhance the dollar supply in open currency market, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday gave the assurance that it would withdraw condition of 10 percent dollar surrendering by the Exchange Companies in the in
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has spent Rs1.08 billion on promotion of the sport in last three years.According to a private news channel, the facts and figures were submitted in the parliament which revealed PCB's income and expenditure
LONDON: Antonio Valencia will stay at Manchester United until 2018 after the Premier League club triggered a one-year extension clause in his contract.Valencia has established himself as Jose Mourinho's first-choice right-back and has now been re
MELBOURNE: Eugenie Bouchard's return to form gathered pace Wednesday when she dispatched tricky Chinese Peng Shuai in straight sets to blast into the Australian Open third round.The 22-year-old, on the comeback trail after her high-flying career
Circumstances are such that Pakistani actress Mahira Khan cannot be seen in India, and now few Pakistanis are also trying to create trouble for the actress. As 'Raees' release inches closer, Lollywood actress Meera has called to boycott Mahir
Four months after Pakistan ban Indian films from its cinemas, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced a committee to look into demands of local theatre owners who are bleeding financially. With nearly empty theatres causing huge financial strain to
ROME: With his Sherlock Holmes-style penchant for using multiple disguises to help crack his cases, Giuseppe Dosi was no ordinary policeman.And nearly 36 years after his death, Italians are still discovering the secrets of the "artist detective".Dosi
LONDON: Europe's main stock markets recovered at the start of trading Wednesday, with London's FTSE 100 up 0.5 percent to 7,256.31 points after falling sharply the previous session.In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index grew 0.5 percen
LONDON: Sterling saw its biggest gains since at least 1998 on Tuesday as Prime Minister Theresa May promised a parliamentary vote on Britain's deal to leave the EU and sought to draw a line under discussion of a "hard" or "soft" Brexit.The pound,
NEW YORK: US Treasury debt yields declined on Thursday, with the 30-year yield hitting a two-month low in advance of $12 billion of 30-year bond supply, the final leg of this week's $56 billion in longer-dated government debt supply.The bond mark