Tunisia’s tennis trailblazer.
Arab player is hoping her Grand Slam success will pave the way for other
Muslim women. Tunisia’s top tennis player Ons
Jabeur is having a breakthrough year on the court and is hungry for more
decision to visit Saudi Arabia, says rights are on his agenda
President Joe Biden on Saturday defended his decision to travel to Saudi
Arabia saying human rights would be on his agenda as he gave a preview of a
trip on which he aims to reset ties with the crown prince, who he previously
denounced as a pariah.
Shenzhen becomes first Chinese city to ban eating cats
Thirty million dogs a year are killed across Asia for meat, says Humane
Society International (HSI). However, the practice of eating dog meat in
China is not that common - the majority of Chinese people have never done so
and say they don't want to.
coronavirus curfew on under-20s, locks down dozens of cities
A raft of new restrictions to limit the continuing spread of Covid-19 have
been announced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, including shutting
the borders of 31 cities to vehicles – except those carrying vital supplies
– for 15 days.
Saarc backs Pakistan proposal for health ministers’
video conference. All
countries in the regional bloc, except Pakistan, have announced their
pledges for the fund, which now cumulatively stands at $18.8 million
India & Pakistan officially becoming
nuclear powers would spell 'disaster' for non-proliferation treaty – Moscow
Extending the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty on the entire world is
generally a good idea, but an official recognition of India and Pakistan as
nuclear powers is not – their accession to the pact would ruin it, Moscow
15 killed as fire engulfs passenger bus in south west Pakistan The
incident occurred when the van’s driver lost control of the vehicle and hit
into the bus coming from the opposite direction in Kan Mehtarzai area of
Germany: Indian couple convicted of spying for
A German court on Thursday convicted an Indian married couple of spying
on Kashmiri and Sikh groups in Germany on behalf of India's foreign
PM summons emergency meeting on Lahore clash. A group of lawyers stormed
the emergency ward of the PIC and vandalised public property, beat doctors
and thrashed provincial minister Fayyaz ul Hasan Chohan.
Facebook to let users
upload all photos to Google
The service would initially roll out in Ireland and then, in 2020, across
the world, Facebook said.
in Islamabad introduces visa delivery service The United Embassy
in Islamabad has introduced a new optional visa delivery service for
Yemen's Houthis say
they shot down Saudi helicopter, pilots killed – spokesman. There was no
immediate confirmation from a Saudi-led coalition that has been battling the
group for more than four years.
Pakistan: Pakistan humiliated as Yasir Shah sets unwanted record
A Babar Azam century and six wicket
partnership fails to save Pakistan. Australia wins by innings and 5 runs
Over 30 Pak migrants
found in French lorry. The discovery came
after 39 people, all believed to be Vietnamese nationals, were found dead in
a refrigerated truck in Britain last month, laying bare again the risks of
illegal migrant routes to Europe.
Nusrat Jahan Rafi:
Death penalty for 16 who set student on fire Those convicted of murder
included the headteacher Nusrat had accused of harassment and two female
officially elected as BCCI president
Sourav Ganguly has been officially appointed as the president of Board of
Control for Cricket (BCCI) at the Annual General Body Meeting in Mumbai on
Wednesday. He has become the 39th president of the nation’s governing board
for cricket, and the second captain of the national team
Houthi rebels in Yemen say they have captured a large number of Saudi troops
after a major attack near the border between the two countries.
Could Mr Trump
Republicans control the Senate, so Mr Trump would not be removed from office
unless members of his own party turned on him
PPP asks govt to resign Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on Friday
demanded federal government resign and hold new election in the country.
How to live without
While deleting social media accounts may be the most obvious way to remove
personal data, this will not have any impact on data held by other
picks Borneo island as site of new capital
The current capital, Jakarta, home to more than 10 million people, sits on
Iran announces successful
test of ‘new missile’ amid rising Gulf tensions
Tehran successfully test-fired a new missile, according to the leader of the
elite Revolutionary Guards. The launch comes as Tehran seeks to deter
military escalation with the United States in the Persian Gulf.
Kashmir: Pakistan to seek International Court of Justice ruling
The move comes after India revoked the special autonomous status of the part
of Kashmir that it administers.
Monsoon floods displace
millions in India
than three million people have been displaced across north and north-eastern
India amid monsoon rain that has cost lives and destroyed homes.
Indian builds water hand pumps in Pakistan Touched at the plight
of starving children in Pakistan's Tharparkar district, Dubai-based Indian
businessman has set up nearly 62
water hand pumps in Tharparkar through a social worker in the Pakistani
Google deals Huawei
major blow by cutting Android licence
is set to revoke access to its Android mobile operating system from Huawei,
dealing the Chinese company a major blow in accordance with US sanctions.
No oil, gas
reserves found at Kekra-1: Petroleum Division Offshore drilling
at the Kekra-1 site near Karachi has found no reserves of oil and gas,
according to an official of the Petroleum Division.
PIA loses continue
Minister for Aviation Division Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Friday informed the
Senate that Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) losses have surged to Rs
by Mohsin Hamid has made it to a number of international literary
awards, but this time the book has bagged an award!
visit to Russia Saudi King reaches
out to Putin to help increase oil prices.
US to Drop
Pakistan as Ally - sanctions in the offing? US State department is
contemplating over dropping Pakistan's name from non-NATO ally to put more
pressure on the country. Having supported successive dictators in Pakistan,
there is a realization in the US administration that the time now is to back
Imran Khan Strongly Criticizes Musharraf
Imran Khan has urged Pakistan
never to fight others wars for the lure of dollars.