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Persistent Pakistan manage to level second match with New Zealand

Persistent Pakistan manage to level second match with New Zealand

Pakistan rallied back well to level the their second match against New Zealand at the Wellington’s National Hockey Stadium in New Zealand, a press release issued by the Pakistan Hockey Federation stated. The green shirts drew 2-2 against the hosts, and are trailing 0-1 in the five-test series. A fairly even game was played from […]

US, China to cooperate on ‘dangerous’ N.Korea situation

US, China to cooperate on ‘dangerous’ N.Korea situation

AFP US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands at the end of a joint press conference at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. ─ AFP The US and China pledged on Saturday to work together in addressing the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear programme, as US […]

Sattar should be presented in court on Monday, orders ATC

Sattar should be presented in court on Monday, orders ATC

Sattar should be presented in court on Monday, orders ATC An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) once again declared MQM’s Farooq Sattar an absconder in multiple cases on Saturday and ordered that he be presented before the ATC on March 20. In the hearing of a case involving Sattar and various other MQM leaders who were charged […]

Popular Saudi cleric banned from Twitter

Popular Saudi cleric banned from Twitter

Popular Saudi cleric banned from Twitter REUTERS Awad al-Qarni.─Photo courtesy: twitter A Saudi Islamic leader with more than two million Twitter followers has been banned from writing by a court that him of jeopardising public order. Awad al-Qarni, previously accused of links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, was also fined 100,000 riyals, Okaz newspaper reported […]

Trump, Germany’s Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

Trump, Germany’s Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

Trump, Germany’s Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a speech at the demographic summit in Berlin, Germany, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo By Agency President Donald Trump welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday for a White House meeting that could help determine the future […]

FO receives request about two Indian clerics

FO receives request about two Indian clerics

KARACHI: Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Thursday that an Indian request seeking assistance for the recovery of two clerics had been received. He said the request had been forwarded to the interior ministry, which is actively pursuing the matter. According to a report in the Times of India, two senior Indian clerics went […]

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

AFP  The US military said Thursday it carried out a deadly air strike on an Al Qaeda meeting in northern Syria and would investigate reports that more than 40 civilians were killed when a mosque was struck in the raid. “We did not target a mosque, but the building that we did target ─ which […]

Taliban car bomb hits army base in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban car bomb hits army base in eastern Afghanistan

Agencies A suicide car bomb detonated near an army base in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Friday, killing one soldier and wounding several before the army repelled at attack on the base by four gunmen, the district chief said. The blast, 50 meters from the base, was heard several miles away and damaged […]

Apple says to add two more R&D centers in China

Apple says to add two more R&D centers in China

Apple, says, to, add, two, more, R&D, centers, in, China  Agency Apple will set up two new research and development centres in Shanghai and Suzhou in China, it said in a statement in its Chinese website on Friday. Apple said it is adding the two new locations after the two previously announced centres in Beijing […]

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile By News Desk PHOTO: PAKISTAN NAVY/FILE Pakistan Navy on Thursday successfully test-fired surface-to-sea missile. The missile, equipped with avionics modern technology, accurately hit its target in the sea, a navy spokesperson said. The induction, spokesperson added, would help strengthen defence and operational capabilities of the navy. Vice Chief of Naval […]

China does not want to see trade war with US

China does not want to see trade war with US

China does not want to see trade war with US Agency China’s Premier Li Keqiang gestures as he arrives for a news conference after the closing ceremony of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.─Reuters China’s Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to […]

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