Done nothing against Pak, says Hafiz Saeed in plea to cancel terror FIRs

Islamabad, July 12: Hafiz Saeed, the chief of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) organization on Friday challenged terror financing cases lodged against him in a petition filed in the Lahore High Court. Saeed, along with Amir Hamza, Abdur Rehman Makki, M Yahya…

Pak will not open airspace until India withdraws fighter jets from forward airbases: Official

Islamabad, July 12: Pakistan has told India that it will not open its airspace for commercial flights until New Delhi removes its fighter jets from forward IAF airbases, Pakistan’s Aviation Secretary Shah­rukh Nusrat has informed a parliamentary committee. Pakistan fully…

New North Korea constitution calls Kim Jong Un head of state

Seoul, July 12: Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution, observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the United States.…

Trump says cryptocurrency is ‘not money’

Washington, July 12: Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was “not money” and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations. “I am not a fan of Bitcoin and…

World leaders responded with ‘collective shrug’: Clooney on Khashoggi killing

LONDON, JULY 11: Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British Government’s envoy on media freedom, said…

‘Look where the angel is pointing’: Vatican to dig up graves in search of teen missing for 36 years

VATICAN CITY, JULY 11: The Vatican will dig up 2 graves Thursday after an anonymous tip-off that they may contain the remains of an Italian teenager who went missing 36 years ago. Emanuela Orlandi, the daughter of Vatican employee, was…

The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?

WASHINGTON, JULY 11: Three rovers, 6 US flags, dozens of probes that either landed successfully or crashed, tools, cameras and trash: the Moon is dotted with hundreds of objects as a result of space exploration. Some experts are calling to…

British Ambassador to US quits after row over Trump remarks

LONDON, July10: Britain’s ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said Wednesday he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump’s ire for calling the US president “inept” in leaked confidential cables to London. Darroch said in a resignation letter to the Foreign Office…

We have to act’: UN rights expert urges US action over Khashoggi murder

NEW DELHI, JULY 10: UN human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged the US to act on her findings on Tuesday. Agnes Callamard, a UN special rapporteur who concluded…

1 in 4 children in Pak will remain uneducated by 2030: UNESCO

Islamabad, July 10: One in four Pakistani children will not be completing primary education by the 2030 deadline of the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to new projections by UNESCO. The new projections of the United Nations Educational, Scientific…