Archive of August 2013

Pakistan condemns US drone strike

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday condemned the drone strike in North Waziristan that reportedly killed four people. According to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry...

Major construction at North Korea rocket test site: website

SEOUL: Fresh satellite imagery shows North Korea has embarked on a major new construction programme at the facility where it launched a long-range rocket in...

England 195-5 against Australia in second T20

CHESTER-LE-STREET: England, after losing the toss, made 195 for five in the second and final Twenty20 international at Chester-le-Street on Saturday.Opener Alex Hales made 95...

Syrians among 230 boat people landed in Italy

ROME: Scores of Syrian asylum seekers landed in southern Italy on Saturday on two boats carring a total of around 230 people, officials said.The first...

US conducted 231 'offensive cyberoperations' in 2011: report

WASHINGTON: US spy services conducted 231 "offensive cyberoperations" in 2011, mostly targeting Iran, Russia, China and North Korea, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. The...

CM Sindh to supervise Karachi operation with federal agencies

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said that Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah will supervise Karachi operation with full cooperation of federal security agencies.Pervaiz...

MQM reiterates demand for calling army in Karachi

KARACHI: Muttahaida Quami Movement (MQM) leader, Dr Farooq Sattar asked Saturday that if the Rangers could be called to protect Karachi, why the army could...

Tunisia opposition in anti-govt demo as talks fail

TUNIS: Tunisia's Islamist-led coalition has failed to agree with the opposition on how to end weeks of political deadlock, mediators said on Saturday, ahead of...

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe in third ODI

HARARE: Pakistan beat Zimbabawe by 108 runs in their third one-day international to win the three-match series 2-1.Pakistan were put in to bat after losing...

Role of independent judiciary must for rule of law: CJ

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said in a democratic set up of Pakistan, every institution has to recognize and respect...