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19 August, 2018 9:26 AM US Says Looking Forward To Working With New Pak PM Imran Khan

"We recognise and welcome the newly elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on taking the oath of office," US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement. The US has said that it was looking forward to work with Pakistan's new civilian government to promote peace and prosperity in the country and in the region as it welcomed the swearing-in 41

18 August, 2018 3:03 PM Iran says its economy not in 'dead-end' from US sanctions

It is a critical moment for our economy, but we are not in a dead end this country has plenty of human and natural resources. Iran said on Saturday it would resist the pressures of U.S. sanctions by relying on its natural and human resources, as Washington pushes allies to cut economic ties with Tehran. "It is a critical moment for our economy, but we are not in a dead end," Vice President 40

17 August, 2018 12:35 PM NASA's Hubble captures dazzling image with 15,000 galaxies including 12,000 forming stars

Washington: In one of the largest panoramic views of star birth, astronomers using the ultraviolet vision of NASA's Hubble space telescope have assembled an image that features approximately 15,000 galaxies, about 12,000 of which are forming stars. This image is a portion of the GOODS-North field, which is located in the northern constellation Ursa Major 28

16 August, 2018 10:18 PM Donald Trump's Military Parade Could Cost More Than $90 Million

The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the cost estimate of about $92 million had not yet been approved by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and could still be changed and more options could be included. A military parade requested by US President Donald Trump could cost more than $90 million, a US official said, citing provisional planning 40

16 August, 2018 4:04 PM How world media covered Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death

The international media paid homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who made India a nuclear power. The demise of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee came as a shock to not just Indians, but many others living across the world. While Indian mediapersons queued outside All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where the political stalwart 100

14 August, 2018 9:18 AM US keen to strengthen ties with Pakistan: Michael Pompeo

The US hopes to further strengthen ties with Pakistan and work with its people and government to advance shared goals of security, stability and prosperity in South Asia, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo today said. Wishing the people of Pakistan on the country's 72nd Independence Day, Pompeo, in a statement, said for more than seven decades, the relationship 40

14 August, 2018 5:42 AM Iran offers discount oil to Asia

Iran is selling oil and gas at a discount to Asian customers as it prepares for the return of US sanctions, state news agency IRNA reported today. The "informed source" in Iran's oil ministry did not give details of the discount, but sought to downplay the move as common industry practice. "Discount is part of the nature of the global markets being offered 38

11 August, 2018 6:40 AM Crash reported after plane stolen from Seattle airport

Preliminary information suggests that the crash occurred because a person was "doing stunts in air or lack of flying skills," the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter. An airline mechanic stole an Alaska Airlines plane without any passengers and took off from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state on Friday night before crashing 51

10 August, 2018 2:10 PM China auto sales down 5.3 percent as SUV demand sags

China's auto sales shrank by 5.3 percent in July from a year earlier as SUV demand sagged, adding to signs of economic malaise amid a tariff battle with Washington. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, said that drivers in the biggest auto market bought 1.6 million sedans, SUVs and minivans. Total sales, including trucks and buses, fell 4 percent 51

6 August, 2018 12:44 PM Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) released men's world singles ranking on Monday. MADRID: Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland`s Roger Federer. Top-10 players are holding on to their positions except for South 34