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Islamabad High Court rejects bail plea of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam

Islamabad High Court rejects bail plea of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam

The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law retired Captain Muhammad Safdar. The three have been

Jul 17, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Pakistan elections: Maryam Sharif’s son Junaid may campaign for PML-N

Pakistan elections: Maryam Sharif’s son Junaid may campaign for PML-N

With Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam lodged in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) is planning to make the former Pakistan prime minister’s grandson Junaid

Jul 17, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
30 years after killing 8-year-old girl, DNA record leads to the arrest of murderer

30 years after killing 8-year-old girl, DNA record leads to the arrest of murderer

Earlier this month, police began to watch Miller, and took three used condoms from his trash. 

Jul 17, 2018, 15:42 PM IST
Crocodile kills man, mob slaughters 292 crocodiles in revenge

Crocodile kills man, mob slaughters 292 crocodiles in revenge

Knives, machetes, swords and other such sharp objects to yank life out of the reptiles.

Jul 17, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
World Cup Pussy Riot pitch intruders jailed for 15 days

World Cup Pussy Riot pitch intruders jailed for 15 days

Members of the punk band ran into the pitch during the final of FIFA World Cup 2018 and at a time when Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking officials from around the world were

Jul 17, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
Putin over CIA? Donald Trump's controversial statement sparks outrage in US

Putin over CIA? Donald Trump's controversial statement sparks outrage in US

At a high-stakes summit with the Russian president, Donald Trump denounced the "stupidity" of his own country`s policy, especially the decision to investigate election interference.

Jul 17, 2018, 06:29 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif kept in ‘abysmal conditions’ in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi jail

Nawaz Sharif kept in ‘abysmal conditions’ in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi jail

Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been kept in "abysmal conditions" and deprived of a newspaper and bed and uses a "dirty" washroom.

Jul 16, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
The ball is now in your court, Vladimir Putin tells Donald Trump in joint address

The ball is now in your court, Vladimir Putin tells Donald Trump in joint address

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are addressing a joint press conference in Helsinki in Finland. Among the various issues taken up by the two powerful leaders were

Jul 16, 2018, 20:59 PM IST
Russia testing systems for 6th generation fighter jets for its air force

Russia testing systems for 6th generation fighter jets for its air force

These 6th-generation fighter jets will be equipped with lasers which can physically burn an enemy’s missile homing heads. The fighters will also have electromagnetic guns and guided electronic

Jul 16, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
Elon Musk slammed for calling Thai cave rescuer 'Pedo'

Elon Musk slammed for calling Thai cave rescuer 'Pedo'

Twelve boys and their football coach were rescued from the Tham Luang cave complex last week by an international team after a week-long intense drama.

Jul 16, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
Indonesian mob slaughters 292 crocodiles in revenge killing

Indonesian mob slaughters 292 crocodiles in revenge killing

Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses of the crocodiles in a large pile in the Sorong district of the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua.

Jul 16, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Donald Trump blames 'US foolishness and stupidity' for poor Russia ties ahead of Putin summit

Donald Trump blames 'US foolishness and stupidity' for poor Russia ties ahead of Putin summit

Critics and Trump`s own advisers have urged Trump to use the summit to press Putin hard about "malign" activities.

Jul 16, 2018, 15:27 PM IST
China building 8 submarines for Pakistan to counter Indian Navy

China building 8 submarines for Pakistan to counter Indian Navy

As of now, India has 16 submarines while Pakistan has 10. 

Jul 16, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Man suspected of killing Indian student Sharath Koppu in Kansas shot dead by US Police

Man suspected of killing Indian student Sharath Koppu in Kansas shot dead by US Police

Koppu was fatally shot on July 6 in the back during a suspected attempted robbery at a restaurant where he worked in the US state of Missouri.

Jul 16, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018: Vladimir Putin allows Football fans visa-free entry to Russia till end of year

FIFA World Cup 2018: Vladimir Putin allows Football fans visa-free entry to Russia till end of year

Russia had allowed soccer fans to travel to Russia without visas to attend the World Cup once they obtained fan IDs that were issued to supporters with match tickets. 

Jul 16, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
French police fire tear gas to disperse unruly fans celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018 win

French police fire tear gas to disperse unruly fans celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018 win

Millions of French fans had taken to the streets in joy after the final whistle with thousands gathering along the iconic avenue in the French capital.

Jul 16, 2018, 07:20 AM IST
Suicide bombers could be used to target politicians, warns Pakistan's counter-terror body

Suicide bombers could be used to target politicians, warns Pakistan's counter-terror body

Pakistan's top counter-terrorism body has warned that there were serious security threats to political leaders of all major parties and suicide bombers could be used to target them, a media report

Jul 15, 2018, 20:51 PM IST
Suicide blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, 5 killed

Suicide blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, 5 killed

Fraidoon Azhand, a spokesman at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development confirmed the attack had happened and said initial information suggested that at least five people had been killed

Jul 15, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Sharif family likely to approach court on July 16 against conviction in graft case

Sharif family likely to approach court on July 16 against conviction in graft case

Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law are set to approach the court tomorrow against their conviction in a corruption case, according to a media report on

Jul 15, 2018, 20:15 PM IST
Turkey marks second coup anniversary

Turkey marks second coup anniversary

Turkey on Sunday commemorated the second anniversary of a bloody coup attempt which was followed by a series of purges in the public sector and changes to boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's

Jul 15, 2018, 19:26 PM IST

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