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Europe’s largest wooden building awaits salvation off Istanbul

Europe’s largest wooden building awaits salvation off Istanbul

ISTANBUL ;Looking up at the giant wooden edifice looming over him, Erol Baytas shakes his head. “I don’t think it will survive another winter,” he says, broken tiles and boards strewn at his feet. Built at the end of the 19th century on an island off Istanbul, this unique six-storey structure once served as a […]

The 3rd Silk Road Expo Kicks off in Xi’an, a New Pattern of Two-way Opening-up Takes Shape along the Belt and Road

The 3rd Silk Road Expo Kicks off in Xi’an, a New Pattern of Two-way Opening-up Takes Shape along the Belt and Road

XI’AN, China, May 15, 2018 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/Asianet-Pakistan– On May 11, the Third Silk Road International Exposition and the Investment and Trade Forum for Cooperation between Eastern and Western China (“the 3rd Silk Road Expo”) opens in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. Guests and investors from 75 countries and regions like the UK, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Cambodia, Iran, […]

NEWBORN ABUSE Cruel nurses who were filmed giggling as they squashed a newborn baby’s head have been struck off

NEWBORN ABUSE Cruel nurses who were filmed giggling as they squashed a newborn baby’s head have been struck off

CRUEL nurses who filmed themselves LAUGHING while squashing the face of a newborn baby have been fired. The three members of staff at a maternity hospital in Taif, Saudi Arabia, have also had their licences revoked after the shocking footage emerged online. The video shows one of the nurses grasping the baby by its neck […]

Muslim man in India beaten to death for asking group to turn off New Year music

Muslim man in India beaten to death for asking group to turn off New Year music

A Muslim man living near the Indian city of Ranchi was beaten to death by a group on New Year’s Day after he allegedly asked them to turn off the loud music they were playing in close proximity of a graveyard, the BBC reported on Tuesday. A senior police officer told the BBC that 19-year-old Waseem Ansari and two of […]

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal will be travelling to the United States next week in a visit that indicates growing engagement between Islamabad and Washington following damning indictment of Pakistan by US President Donald Trump in his policy for Afghanistan and South Asia, sources confirmed to The Express Tribune. Ahsan’s a weeklong trip would come on the […]

18-year-old jumps off tower in Multan ‘for love’

18-year-old jumps off tower in Multan ‘for love’

Monitoring Desk   An 18-year-old boy was seriously injured after he jumped off a three-hundred feet high mobile phone tower in Multan on Tuesday. Arsalan climbed up the tower and threatened to jump if his family did not consent to his marriage to the girl he loved, Rescue 1122 told The Express Tribune.    The […]

Boeing to lay off hundreds more engineers

Boeing to lay off hundreds more engineers

Agencies Boeing Co warned employees on Monday it planned another round of involuntary layoffs that would affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airplanes unit, according to a source and a memo seen by Reuters.The latest job cuts followed a prior involuntary reduction of 245 workers set for May 19 as the company responded to […]

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

By Reuters NEW YORK:  US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995, a Reuters analysis of federal data showed on Tuesday, even as United Continental Holdings (UAL.N) has kicked up a storm over the practice. Compelling ticketed passengers to give up a seat can be costly, and as United has […]

China’s new globalization order sees Pakistan off its list

China’s new globalization order sees Pakistan off its list

Agencies Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets Chinese President Xi Jinping. PHOTO: REUTERS HONG KONG: China’s President Xi Jinping, while addressing global political and business leaders recently at the World Economic Forum in Davos, made a remarkable speech defending globalisation and free trade. The president warned the international community that no one will emerge as a winner […]

Pakistan’s largest-ever census kicks off in 63 districts amid tight security

Pakistan’s largest-ever census kicks off in 63 districts amid tight security

Pakistan’s largest-ever census kicks off in 63 districts amid tight security AFP An official from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics collects information from a resident during a census as security personnel guard them in Peshawar on March 15.— AFP Pakistan’s largest-ever population census kicked off on Wednesday in 63 districts of the country after a […]

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years By News Desk A woman from northern Uttar Pradesh, India, severed her husband’s genitals on Thursday after he refused to have physical relations with her, according to a report in the Hindustan Times. The 34 year-old victim, who is a cab operator, […]