Oct 152017
 
Govt urged to listen to ?broad-minded? Pakistanis instead of right-wing elements

LONDON: Pakistani government has been urged to take responsibility of all its citizens and protect their fundamental rights enshrined and guaranteed in the constitution of Pakistan. The call was… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Oct 152017
 
Man kills wife, nephew

MINGORA: A man shot dead his wife and nephew in Kabal tehsil in Swat district on Sunday. Police officials said the one Mamond gunned down his wife and nephew Sardar Hussain in Manezai Bacha Killay… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Oct 152017
 
Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 53

The death toll from a huge truck bomb blast in Somalia’s capital rose to 53 as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security and medical sources said Sunday. More than 60 others were injured. Somalia’s government has yet to release the exact death toll from an explosion many called the most powerful they had ever witnessed in Mogadishu. Officials feared the toll would … Click for detailed story

Oct 152017
 
Viking burial clothes woven with 'Allah', 'Ali' discovered in Sweden

A Swedish university has discovered Arabic characters for “Allah” and “Ali” woven into Viking burial clothes. Researchers at Uppsala University describe the finding of the geometric Kufic characters in silver on woven bands of silk as “staggering”. According to The Guardian, the researchers at Uppsala, Sweden’s oldest university, were re-examining clothes … Click for detailed story

Oct 152017
 
California ‘horror’ fires kill at least 40, deadliest in state history

Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more Californians to evacuate their homes on Saturday as the death toll from the deadliest blaze recorded in the state’s history rose to at least 40, with hundreds of people still missing. More than 10,000 firefighters supported by air tankers and helicopters overhead were battling 16 major wildfires, some encompassing several … Click for detailed story

Oct 152017
 
India wary as uncertainty mars Trump’s Pak policy

US President Donald Trump’s tweet that he is starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders, even thanking Islamabad for cooperation on many fronts, has flummoxed many in India, coming as it does shortly after the US seemed to have put Pakistan on notice while announcing its new Afghanistan policy. Starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan … Click for detailed story

Oct 152017
 
Fire at a carpentry workshop in Riyadh kills 10

RIYADH: A fire at a carpentry workshop in the Saudi capital has left 10 people dead and three others injured, the kingdom’s civil defence said today, reported Gulf News.  “The Riyadh civil defence put out a fire that broke out at a carpentry workshop in the Badr district of Riyadh,” the Saudi civil defence wrote on its official Twitter account. It said the victims’ identities had not … Click for detailed story

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