Russia launches space satellite Arktika-M

Moscow Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic amid a push by...

‘One woman killed’ as Myanmar police crack down on protests

Yangon, Myanmar Police in Myanmar launched their most sweeping crackdown in three weeks of protests against military rule on Saturday in towns and cities across...


New Zealand’s largest city Auckland back to lockdown after Covid-19 case

Wellington New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday that the country’s biggest city, Auckland, will go into a seven-day lockdown from early morning...

Opposition marks anniversary of Kremlin critic Nemtsov’s murder

Moscow Several thousand people commemorated the anniversary of the 2015 murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow on Saturday, following a clampdown...

400 escape, 25 dead after Haiti prison breakout

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti Haitian authorities announced Friday that more than 400 inmates escaped and 25 people died in a prison breakout, making it the country’s largest...

Intact petrified tree, up to 20 million years old, unearthed in Greece

Lesbos Scientists on the Greek island of Lesbos have hailed the “unique” discovery of a fossilised tree with its roots and branches still intact. The near-20-metre...

Fighting rooster kills owner in escape bid in India

An Indian man was killed by his own fighting rooster, which was fitted with a three-inch long knife on its foot for an illegal...

Saudi Arabia rejects US report accusing MBS of approving operation to kill Khashoggi

JEDDAH – Saudi Arabia has rejected a US intelligence report that claims Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on the nod of Kingdom’s Crown...

Myanmar’s UN envoy dramatically opposes coup in his country

United Nations Myanmar’s U.N. ambassador strongly opposed the military coup in his country and appealed for “the strongest possible action from the international community” to...

Thousands rally in Georgia after opposition chief’s arrest

Tbilisi Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in the Georgian capital Friday to demand early elections after the arrest of a top opposition leader. Protesters marched through...

North Korea: Russian diplomats leave by hand-pushed trolley

Moscow Eight Russian diplomats and their families became unlikely social media sensations Friday after crossing the border home from North Korea by hand-pushed railcar. With borders...

Pak CG holds virtual ‘Khuli Kacheri’ in Jeddah

Jeddah In line with the directives of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Consulate General of Pakistan Jeddah organized a virtual Khuli Kachehri’ (˜ªáí ˜ÀÑí). Due to...

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No nation can progress until it examines its past: Imran

Staff Reporter Jhelum Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that an examination of the past was very important for a nation to progress and emphasised...



UBL posts strong Profits of over Rs 34 billion in 2020

KARACHI - UBL reported a Profit After Tax of Rs. 20.9 billion for the financial year ended 2020, which was 9% higher than 2019....