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My sons’ father is next PM: Imran’s ex-wife Jemima congratulates ahead of results

Islamabad: Imran Khan’s ex-British wife Jemima Khan on Thursday congratulated him by declaring the cricketer-turned-politician as Pakistan’s next prime minister even before the announcement of the official results. The 65-year-old former cricketer’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is inching closer to win the country’s general elections held on Wednesday, amid charges of rigging by rival political parties. […]

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Pak polls: Imran Khan’s PTI single largest party amid rigging charges

Islamabad: Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf today inched closer to becoming the single largest party in the country’s general elections by leading on 119 seats in an early count of votes, amid charges of rigging by rival political parties. In the eastern city of Lahore, capital of Punjab province and the country’s political heartland, PTI supporters rejoiced […]

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Nearly 250 dead in IS attacks on south Syria

The death toll in coordinated Islamic State group suicide bombings and shootings in southern Syria rose to nearly 250 overnight, more than half of them civilians, a monitor said today. Yesterday’s attacks hit Sweida, a Druze-majority province mostly held by the government which had remained relatively insulated from the country’s seven-year civil war. The death […]

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Ivanka Trump shuts down fashion brand, to focus on White House role

New York: Ivanka Trump on Tuesday announced the closure of her namesake clothing, footwear and accessories brand, which had become a target of opponents of her father President Donald Trump. After experiencing a sharp rise in sales in 2016, the brand suffered a backlash after her father took office, and has been dropped by several […]

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‘If elected, will create environment for Kashmir to join Pakistan’: Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Shehbaz Sharif today said that if his party comes to power, it would create an environment for Kashmir to join Pakistan on the pattern of the reunification of East and West Germany. Shehbaz, the PML-N prime ministerial candidate and the brother of jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif, said this […]

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Just days after arrest, Nawaz Sharif ‘on verge of kidney failure’: report

Rawalpindi: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is reportedly ‘on the verge of a kidney failure’, and a medical board has urged for his immediate transfer to a hospital from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. Sources told The Express Tribune that the urea nitrogen in Nawaz Sharif’s blood has climbed up to dangerous levels, his heartbeat is irregular and […]

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15-yr-old jailed in Indonesia for having abortion after being raped by brother

MUMBAI:-A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said on Saturday. The girl was sentenced on Thursday alongside her 17-year-old brother in a closed hearing at Muara Bulian District Court on the island of Sumatra, court spokesman Listyo Arif Budiman […]

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19-yr-old MP woman burnt alive by father for choosing to marry outside caste

Khandwa: A 19-year-old woman who was leaving her home to marry a man outside her caste was allegedly burnt to death by her father in a Madhya Pradesh village on Friday morning, in what appears to be a suspected case of honour killing, police said. The incident took place in Chainpur Sarkar village in Khandwa […]

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Young voters in Pak elections equip social media as weapon against corruption

Islamabad: The crowd of young Pakistanis, many armed with smartphones, surround the politician’s car and begin streaming live footage of something extraordinary: angry voters asking their elected representatives what they have done for them lately. A titanic 46 million people below the age of 35 are registered to vote in nationwide elections on July 25 […]

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Maryam Nawaz refuses to shift to Sihala rest house: Report

Islamabad: Jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam has refused to shift to the Sihala Rest House, saying she would prefer staying at the high-security Adiala Jail with her father and husband, according to a media report. Sharif, 68, and his daughter Maryam, 44, were arrested in Lahore on July 13 on their arrival […]

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