Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s monsoon toll climbed to 164 with the discovery of more bodies of people buried in landslides triggered by intense rains, the...

Trump dismisses ‘fabricated’ report of son-in-law’s outreach to Russia

WASHINGTON: A White House in crisis scrambled to allay public concern over reports that Donald Trump’s son-in-law sought a secret communications link to Russia...

Panamagate Papers Case: PM’s son Hussain Nawaz appears before JIT

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz on Sunday appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), probing offshore properties of ruling Sharif family in line with Supreme...

Khamenei slams Saudis as America’s ‘milking cow’

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched a fierce attack against regional rival Saudi Arabia, saying it was being pumped “like a milking...

PML-N lead govt presents fifth Rs.4.778 billion budget

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar is presenting budget in National Assembly. The Finance Minister will also lay in the house papers containing the Supplementary...

Saudi Arabia, UAE to observe Ramazan from May 27 (Saturday)

RIYADH/DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has announced on Thursday that Ramazan 2017 will begin in the country from May 27 onwards. The first fasting day will...

Police uses batons, tear gas, water cannon on protesting farmers in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The situation at Islamabad’s D-Chowk intensified after farmers, who were marching towards Parliament while protesting ahead of budget announcement, clashed with police. The officers...

Taliban attack on Afghan base kills at least 15 soldiers

KANDAHAR: At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry...

Katrina Kaif refuses to do item song in ‘Jagga Jasoos’

MUMBAI: In an effort to go extravagant to promote ‘Jagga Jasoos’, the team has decided to do a promotional item song but the reports...

24 killed in attack on Egypt Christians

CAIRO: Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Egyptian Christians south of the capital on Friday, killing at least 24 people, state media and the health...