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Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds

Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds

ANKARA (AFP) – Any unilateral military action in northern Syria would be “unacceptable”, the Pentagon said Wednesday after Turkey announced it would launch an operation against a US-backed Kurdish militia.The warning came after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would soon begin a mission targeting the Kurdish People s Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara considers a […]

PM orders probe against SNGPL, SSGCL heads

PM orders probe against SNGPL, SSGCL heads

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered initiation of an immediate inquiry against heads of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) for their failure to meet the demands of consumers and sought complete report within 72 hours.While chairing a high level meeting held on Wednesday to discuss the gas crisis […]

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

DHAKA (AFP) – Mushfiqur Rahim top scored with an unbeaten 55 as Bangladesh defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Sunday.Set a modest target after three wickets each from Mashrafe Mortaza and Mustafizur Rahman helped Bangladesh restrict West Indies to 195-9, the hosts sailed to 196-5 in 35.1 […]

Usman Dar submits evidence against Asif

Usman Dar submits evidence against Asif

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar has submitted evidence in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against alleged money laundering by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khawaja Asif.According to details, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader submitted proofs against Khawaja Asif about foreign investments made by him and details of benami transactions made through his […]

Argentina’s Macri says accusations against Saudi crown prince may be discussed at G20

Argentina’s Macri says accusations against Saudi crown prince may be discussed at G20

BUENOS AIRES:Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that accusations against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of war crimes and torture may be discussed during the G20 summit, which starts on Friday. Saudi crown prince arrives in Buenos Aires for G20 “Regarding the crown prince, who is attending this summit, Saudi Arabia is a […]

Pakistan 15-member Test squad announced for 3rd Test match against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi

Pakistan 15-member Test squad announced for 3rd Test match against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi

Pakistan 15-member Test squad announced for 3rd Test match against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has retained the 15-member Test squad for the third Test match against New Zealand. The […]

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

SC asked to initiate contempt case against TLP leaders

ISLAMABAD / LAHORE:A petitioner has approached the top court, seeking a contempt of court case against Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi and patron-in-chief Pir Afzal Qadri.In a petition submitted on Tuesday, the applicant, Barrister Masroor Shah, raised questions about the conduct of the two leaders who are currently detained at unknown locations.“Do they […]

Sarfraz calls on Pakistan batsmen to dig in against New Zealand

Sarfraz calls on Pakistan batsmen to dig in against New Zealand

DUBAI (AFP) – Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed urged his faltering batsmen to play long innings to help their team bounce back in the second Test against New Zealand starting in Dubai on Saturday.Since the retirement of two senior established batsmen Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq last year, Pakistan have been struggling to post big totals, especially […]

NAB accused seeks to become party in SC case against IHC verdict suspending Sharifs’ sentences

NAB accused seeks to become party in SC case against IHC verdict suspending Sharifs’ sentences

ISLAMABAD: Submitting an application to become a party in the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) case against Islamabad High Court verdict suspending the sentences of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law, an accused facing NAB proceedings has requested the Supreme Court’s larger bench to adjudicate a question whether the bureau may take cognisance, […]

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