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  • Nawaz Sharif produced in court amid high security for corruption cases hearing

    13 August, 2018 6:40 AM 179

    Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on Monday produced before the national accountability court in Islamabad. Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on Monday produced before the national accountability court in Islamabad in connection with corruption cases involving him and his family. While Sharif is already serving a sentence

  • Ten Pakistanis swindle USD 1.6 million from bank in UAE

    12 August, 2018 3:19 PM 151

    The accused carried out fraudulent transactions through electronic transfer codes with the help of an employee who worked in the bank in Abu Dhabi. Dubai: Ten Pakistani nationals in the UAE on Sunday went on trial for allegedly stealing USD 1.6 million from a bank using electronic codes, media reports said. The accused carried out fraudulent transactions

  • Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island, tsunami warning issued

    5 August, 2018 10:23 PM 102

    Reports of Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 in Indonesia's Lombok island came in on Sunday evening. The earthquake struck off the north coast of Indonesia`s island of Lombok, the US Geological Survey said.  INDONESIA: Reports of Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 in Indonesia's Lombok island came in on Sunday evening. The earthquake struck off the north coast of Indonesia

  • Venezuelan President evacuated from event after 'assassination' attempt

    5 August, 2018 3:35 AM 97

    Caracas: A television broadcast by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was cut short during an outdoor speech at a military event after a reported explosion, the media reported. The country`s leader was addressing the military to mark the 81st anniversary of the Bolivarian National Guard of Venezuela, Daily Star reported. While Maduro was speaking about

  • US Democratic candidates warned against using Huawei devices amid spying fears

    4 August, 2018 5:49 AM 107

    US lawmakers and the Trump administration have pressured US companies to not sell Huawei or ZTE products, saying they potentially could be used to spy on Americans.  Washington: The Democratic National Committee warned party candidates running in November elections not to use devices made by Chinese telecommunications companies ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies

  • Malaysia aviation chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman resigns over MH370 lapses

    31 July, 2018 7:28 AM 104

    KUALA LUMPUR: The chief of Malaysia's civil aviation authority resigned on Tuesday after an investigation report on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 showed lapses by the air traffic control center in Kuala Lumpur. The report released on Monday on the disappearance four years ago of the airliner during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people

  • Doctor treating Nawaz Sharif suffers heart stroke, admitted to same hospital

    30 July, 2018 8:51 AM 113

    This comes just hours after the former Pakistan prime minister was moved from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi to PIMS in Islamabad. The doctor leading the medical board examining former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has himself suffered a heart stroke. Dr Ijaz Qadeer, who is the head of the medical board, has reportedly been shifted to the same centre

  • Powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, at least 10 killed

    29 July, 2018 4:12 AM 398

    Around 66 quakes were recorded after the initial 6.4 magnitude tremor, with the largest aftershock recorded at 5.7 magnitude. SEMBALUN, Indonesia: A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist destination of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday, killing 10 people and damaging many buildings, authorities said. "We jumped out of our beds to avoid

  • Pakistan elections 2018: Final results give Imran Khan's PTI 115 wins; PML-N at 64 and PPP at 43

    28 July, 2018 12:42 PM 97

    Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) released the seat tally in the 2018 Pakistan elections. It is finally official. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday released the tally of seats in the 2018 Pakistan elections, three days after it began the process of counting the votes. The results show Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI)

  • Items worth 1 billion ringgit seized from Najib

    27 June, 2018 4:35 AM 67

    Malaysian police said on Wednesday the total value of items seized during raids at premises linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak was 900 million ringgit to 1.1 billion ringgit. The raids were connected to investigations into the scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Malaysian police head of commercial crime, Amar Singh, said 12,000 pieces