• Tue, Aug 22, 2017
  • Sharif, sons, daughter fail to appear before anti-graft body

    Updated: Aug, 22, 201705:43 PM

    For the third consecutive time, ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons today failed to appear before the country's top anti-graft body which is to interrogate them over the money...
    Sharif, sons, daughter fail to appear before anti-graft body
    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had issued summons to Sharif and his sons - Hussain and Hasan, daughter Maryam, son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar and finance minister Ishaq Dar - to interrogate them in its Lahore office in connection with their offshore properties revealed by the Panama Papers case.The watchdog, irked over the Sharif family's noncooperation, was considering writing to the interior ministry to place their names on the Exist Control List (ECL), stopping them from leaving the country.A senior NAB official told PTI that Sharif, his sons, daughter, son-in-law and the finance minister were summoned to appear before the NAB but none of them turned up.He said Sharif and his two sons failed to appear before the NAB for the third consecutive time while Maryam and Dar for the second and first time respectively.The official...
  • China backs Pakistan after Trump's warning on terror safe havens China backs Pakistan after Trump's warning on terror safe havens
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201702:30 PM

    China jumped to the defence of its all-weather ally Pakistan in the wake of US President Donald Trump's stern warning to it over providing safe havens to terrorists, saying that Islamabad is at the...

  • Afghan president welcomes Trump's 'enduring commitment' Afghan president welcomes Trump's 'enduring commitment'
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201702:13 PM

    Afghanistan welcomed a decision by US President Donald Trump to renew America's engagement in the war-torn country and allow for the deployment of more troops.

  • 33 injured in US train crash 33 injured in US train crash
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201702:05 PM

    At least 33 people were injured in a train crash at a station in the US city of Philadelphia early on Tuesday.

  • Search continues for 10 missing US sailors Search continues for 10 missing US sailors
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201711:44 AM

    Search operations continued on Tuesday to locate the 10 American sailors who were reported missing after a collision between the US destroyer USS John S. McCain and a merchant vessel in waters near...

  • Trump sees 'critical' role for India in South Asia Trump sees 'critical' role for India in South Asia
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201711:28 AM

    US President Donald Trump has declared that he sees a critical role for India in his country's South Asia strategy for fighting terrorism and building up a safe Afghanistan.

  • Taliban dismiss Trump's Afghan strategy as 'nothing new' Taliban dismiss Trump's Afghan strategy as 'nothing new'
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201710:21 AM

    The Taliban dismissed Donald Trump's strategy for Afghanistan as vague and nothing new today after the US president cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn...

  • One killed as earthquake hits Italian island One killed as earthquake hits Italian island
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201709:46 AM

    At least one person was killed and 25 wounded in an earthquake that hit Italy's southern island of Ischia on Monday.

  • Rocket fired into central Kabul Rocket fired into central Kabul
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201709:13 AM

    A rocket was fired onto a diplomatic district in central Kabul late on Monday, sources and witnesses said.

  • Trump rules out hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan, warns Pak
for support to terror Trump rules out hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan, warns Pak for support to terror
    Updated: Aug, 22, 201708:23 AM

    The US today ruled out a hasty withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan as President Donald Trump warned Pakistan of consequences if it continues to provide safe havens to terror groups and sought an...