First phase of Chabahar ready for operation

TEHRAN, Apr 29: The first phase of the strategically-located Iranian port of Chabahar, subject to $850 million of investment for development, is ready for operation,...

N. Korea launches failed missile test: Yonhap

SEOUL, Apr 29 (Monitoring Desk): North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from an area north of Pyongyang Saturday, a news agency report said, but...

Federal Minister Riaz Pirzada tenders resignation, alleges corruption in PM’s office

ISLAMABAD, Apr 28: Federal Minister of Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Pirzada on Friday has tendered his resignation after he alleged interference in his ministry. Pirzada...

‘Go Imran Go’ slogans echoes in KPK Assembly

PESHAWAR, Apr 28: A brouhaha erupted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly today (Friday) as opposition members registered protest over lack of quorum during the...

Shahid Afridi turns down PCB’s farewell offer

KARACHI, Apr 28: Former captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi has turned down Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) offer for a proper farewell match to be...

Afghan Taliban announce start of ‘spring offensive’

KABUL, Apr 28: The Afghan Taliban launched their “spring offensive” Friday, heralding fresh fighting in the drawn-out conflict as embattled security forces struggle to...

German MPs approve partial burqa ban, security measures

BERLIN, Apr 28: German lawmakers on Thursday approved a partial ban on the full-face burqa Islamic veil and a package of security measures aimed...

US House may vote within days on tighter North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, Apr 28: The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as soon as next week on legislation to toughen sanctions on North Korea by...

At least 10 killed, several injured in Kurram Agency landmine blast

PESHAWAR, Apr 25: At least ten persons including five children were killed and several others injured when a passenger van hit a landmine in...

Karachi encounter: Alleged female terrorist among 4 killed

KARACHI, Apr 25: The details of operation in Karachi’s Urdu Bazar, in which four alleged terrorists were killed, are gradually unfolding. The operation was carried...