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Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy


17/10/18   By AFP
Facebook said Wednesday it was reviving the cult MTV reality show “The Real World” as its secret weapon to lure viewers away from YouTube.
The social media giant said it was also trying to harness the formidable online power of the “cute kitten” factor with a new show called “World's Most Amazing Dog” on its new Facebook Watch platform.
Users who think th    [More....]

Zainab's rapist, murderer Imran Ali hanged at Kot Lakhpat Jail


17/10/18    By Dawn
Imran Ali, who was convicted for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Amin in Kasur earlier this year, was hanged to death in the early hours of Wednesday in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Central Jail.
Ali was executed in the presence of both Magistrate Adil Sarwar and the deceased's father, Muhammad Amin, both of whom arrived early morning at the Kot Lakhpat Jail. Zainab's u    [More....]


France weather: Red alert as flash floods kill 13 in south-west


15/10/18    BBC
At least 13 people have been killed by flash floods in the Aude region of south-western France.
Local authorities say several months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, leaving roads blocked in some areas.
A nun was swept away by the River Aude, local broadcaster BFMTV reports.
Separately, a policeman attending to a weather-related traffic accide    [More....]

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Melania Trump has dismissed speculation of her marriage,


12/10/18    BBC
US First Lady Melania Trump has dismissed speculation about the state of her marriage, saying her husband's alleged extra-marital affairs are not her "concern or focus" because she has be    [More....]


Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui removed as IHC judge


12/10/18    By News Desk
ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan Arif Alvi has removed Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui from the post of Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge in the light of a recommendation by the Supreme Jud    [More....]


Provinces miffed at IMF’s proposal to cut NFC share


12/10/18    By Web Desk
KARACHI: Taking umbrage at the suggestion that they reduce their share from the federal pool of reserves, the four provincial governments of Pakistan said on Thursday that they     [More....]


Landslide in eastern Uganda destroys homes, killing at least 31


12/10/18    KAMPALA (Reuters) - At least 31 people were killed when a landslide rolled down the slopes of Mt. Elgon in eastern Uganda, wrecking homes and burying animals, a government official told Reuters on F    [More....]




NRO case: Details of Zardari, Benazir’s assets submitted in top court


12/10/18    By News Desk
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday directed former president Pervez Musharraf to return to the country by October 15 and record statement under Section 342 of the criminal    [More....]


Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket


11/10/18    BBC
A US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut were forced to make an emergency landing after their Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctioned en route to the International Space Station (ISS).
S    [More....]


Accountability court in Islamabad issues non-bailable warrants against ex-PM Shaukat Aziz


11/10/18    By Dawn
An accountability court in Islamabad on Wednesday issued non-bailable warrants against former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in a reference filed against him by the National Accountabili    [More....]


Opposition parties hold 'mock' NA session outside Parliament House


11/10/18    DawnNews
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), accompanied by parliamentarians from other opposition parties, on Thursday held a "mock National Assembly session" outside the Parliament Ho    [More....]


US tightens restrictions on foreign investment


11/10/18    By AFP
WASHINGTON: The US government on Wednesday announced a plan for tougher oversight of foreign investment in key technology industries, a move seen as largely targeted at China.
    [More....]


Hurricane Michael: Category four storm lashes Florida coast


10/10/18    BBC
Hurricane Michael - a category four storm with winds reaching 155mph (250km/h) - has made landfall in Florida's north-west Panhandle region.
According to the National Hurricane Ce    [More....]


Hurricane Michael: 'Extremely dangerous' storm set to hit Florida


10/10/18    BBC
Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to an "extremely dangerous" category four storm, hours before it is due to make landfall in Florida.
The storm has sustained winds of 145mph (2    [More....]


Bangladesh to hang 19 for deadly attack on 2004 rally


10/10/18    BBC
A court in Bangladesh has sentenced 19 people to death for their role in a deadly grenade attack on a 2004 political rally in the capital Dhaka.
Those to hang include a former min    [More....]


Flash flood kills at least five on Majorca Spain


10/10/18    BBC
At least five people have died and several are missing in flash flooding on the Spanish island of Majorca.
A huge wave of muddy water engulfed the town of Sant Llorenç des Cardas    [More....]


IMF warns Pakistan against ‘excessive loans’ from China


10/10/18    Reuters
NUSA DUA: Pakistan has not yet formally approached the International Monetary Fund for financial assistance, but if bailout talks get underway this week, the goal will be to help Paki    [More....]


German court orders diesel bans in Berlin


10/10/18    Reuters
BERLIN: A Berlin court ruled on Tuesday that Germany’s capital should impose driving bans on some roads for older diesel vehicles whose emissions of nitrogen oxide exceed permitted     [More....]


GoB & Chinese officials agreed to resolve issues causing delays in CPEC


10/10/18    BalochistanExpress
QUTTA: During a joint session to review development projects under CPEC Balochistan Government and Chinese Officials agreed upon immediate steps to resolve issues causing d    [More....]


Four injured as Railway trolley derailed


10/10/18   BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: An AEN of Pakistan Railways and four other employees injured when their trolley derailed in Ismaili Laandhi area of Dalbandin district Chagai on Tuesday evening. [More....]


Water samples from 5 areas of Karachi show presence of polio virus


09/10/18    By Dawn
Traces of polio virus have been found in five areas of Karachi, the Provincial Anti-polio Task Force said on Tuesday.
Samples of water from 11 locations were taken in Karachi.    [More....]


BNP-M to quit PTI-led govt if ignored: Mengal


09/10/18    By Dawn
QUETTA: Balochistan Natio­nal Party-Mengal (BNP-M) president Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal said on Monday that his party could withdraw its support for the federal government led by Pakis    [More....]


US in new global court showdown with Iran


09/10/18    By AFP
THE HAGUE: The United States accused Tehran on Monday of having “unclean hands” as it fought an Iranian court bid to unfreeze billions of dollars earmarked by Washington for terror    [More....]


Dollar rate in interbank market shoots up to Rs138


09/10/18    DawnNews
The value of the dollar shot up Rs11.70 in the interbank market on Tuesday, hitting a historical high of Rs138 as the day's trading was underway, DawnNewsTV reported.
The dol    [More....]


Quetta Traffic Police to fully launch E-Challan system


09/10/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Traffic Quetta Nazeer Kurd has said, strict action against illegal vehicles and auto-rickshaws to start in Quetta adding E-Ch    [More....]


New York limo crash: Car had failed road safety test


08/10/18    BBC
A limousine that crashed and killed 20 people had failed an inspection and should not have been on the road, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says.
Mr Cuomo also told a news confere    [More....]


Stolen babies - doctor escapes punishment


08/10/18    BBC
A Madrid court has let off a former doctor over stealing newborn babies from their mothers and supplying them to infertile couples.
The court found gynaecologist Eduardo Vela, 85,    [More....]


Pakistan conducts training launch of nuclear-capable Ghauri Missile System


08/10/18    DawnNews
Pakistan on Monday successfully conducted the training launch of Ghauri Missile System having a range of up to 1,300 kilometres, Radio Pakistan reported.
According to Inter-S    [More....]


Hasil Bizenjo hints grand alliance against PTI govt


08/10/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The President of National Party (NP), Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo has said that efforts were underway for the formation of grand alliance of opposition party in the coun    [More....]


New government given chance to sell Reko Diq to Saudis: Aslam


08/10/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The Former Chief Minister Balochistan and candidate on PB 35 Mastung Nawab Aslam Raisani has said, following the steps of our forefathers we have to protect the res    [More....]


Meng Hongwei: China confirms detention of Interpol chief


07/10/18    BBC
China has confirmed it is holding the missing head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei.
Beijing said he was under investigation by the country's anti-corruption body for unspecified breache    [More....]


New York tourist-spot crash kills 20: police


07/10/18    By AP
A crash involving a limousine at an upstate New York tourist spot killed 20 people, officials said Sunday.
person with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press t    [More....]


Taliban kill 10 policemen, destroy bridges according to officials


07/10/18    By Aljazeera
At least 10 policemen have been killed in clashes with Taliban fighters in the central Afghan province of Wardak, officials said.
Sunday's clashes come amid fighting to w    [More....]


Chicago officer convicted of killing teen


06/10/18    BBC
A white police officer who killed a black teenager four years ago in Chicago has been found guilty of second-degree murder.
Jason Van Dyke shot Laquan McDonald 16 times, seconds a    [More....]


10,000 properties owned by Pakistanis in UK, UAE traced: Shahzad Akbar


06/10/18    By News Desk
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s special assistant on accountability Shahzad Akbar on Friday said over 10,000 foreign properties owned by Pakistanis have been traced. [More....]


Operation Rad ul Fasad, FC Balochistan recovers arms & explosive in Sibi


06/10/18    Balochistan Express
QUETTA: The Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan on Friday carried-out search operation in Gajan area of Sibi on Friday confiscating a large caches of arms and explosive.
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Shahbaz Sharif arrested by NAB Lahore in Ashiana Housing scam case


05/10/18    DawnNews
Former Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif was on Friday arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) at its Lahore office in the Rs14 billion Ashiana-i-Iqbal Housing Scheme    [More....]


Perpetual arrest warrants issued for former US envoy Hussain Haqqani


05/10/18    By DAWN
Perpetual arrest warrants were issued on Friday for former envoy to the United States Hussain Haqqani, to bring him back to the country, based on the findings of a Federal Investigati    [More....]


Nobel Peace Prize for anti-rape activists


05/10/18    BBC
The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has gone to campaigners against rape in warfare, Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege.
Ms Murad is an Iraqi Yazidi who was tortured and raped by Islamic State     [More....]


Dutch defend decision not to arrest Russians


05/10/18    BBC
The Dutch government has defended a decision not to detain four Russians accused of an attempted cyber-attack on the global chemical weapons watchdog in The Hague.
The suspected R    [More....]


Briton killed by sea snake in Australia


05/10/18    BBC
A British man has died after being bitten by a sea snake on a fishing trawler in Australia, police have said.
The man, 23, had just pulled up a net off the coast of the Northern T    [More....]


Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest


05/10/18    BBC
Hundreds of protesters against US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee have been arrested in Washington as the pick inched closer to winning confirmation.
Republicans de    [More....]


US mulls over quitting nuclear arms treaty over Russian ‘violations’


05/10/18    By AFP
GENEVA: The United States hinted on Thursday it might withdraw from a landmark Cold War nuclear arms reduction treaty if Russia does not stop “violating” the accord.
Washin    [More....]


US soldier ‘killed in action’ in Afghanistan


05/10/18    DawnNews
KABUL: A US soldier was “killed in action” in Afgha­n­istan on Thursday, Nato said, marking the seventh Ame­ri­can service member to die in the war-torn country this year. <    [More....]


Lyari gangster Ghaffar Zikri killed in police encounter


05/10/18    By News Desk
KARACHI: Police officers on Thursday claimed that notorious gangster of Lyari, Ghaffar Zikri along with his accomplice has been killed in an encounter in Karachi.
While t    [More....]


Justice retired Amanullah Yasinzai takes oath as Governor Balochistan


05/10/18    QUETTA: During a colossal ceremony held in Governor House Quetta on Thursday, Justice retired Amanullah Yasinzai has taken oath as 24th Governor Balochistan.
Chief Justice Balochistan High Co    [More....]


Seven US police shot in deadly stand-off


04/10/18    BBC
Seven US law enforcement officers have been shot, one of them fatally, in an incident in South Carolina, officials say.
Police in the city of Florence had been responding to a cal    [More....]