Friday, Aug 29, 2014
August 29, 201410:05 pm

Sharif said that 'neither had I asked army nor the armed forces sought a role in the present political crisis.'

August 29, 20149:50 pm

In the light of increasing threats posed by British extremists, UK raises terror threat level to 'severe'.

August 29, 20144:22 pm

The 42-year-old company will be de-listed by the end of the year under the broad revival plan.

August 29, 20143:32 pm

Khan and Qadri had said they agreed to army chief's role as "mediator and guarantor'' in further talks with government.

August 29, 20143:26 pm

NHCR expressed dismay over Colombo's arrest and deportation of dozens of foreign asylum seekers by force.

August 29, 20142:03 pm

Almost half of all Syrians have been forced to abandon their homes since the conflict began in March 2011.

August 29, 20141:36 pm

After meeting Gen Sharif, Khan told his weary protesters that army has become "neutral umpire" in the crisis.

August 29, 20141:39 pm

Announcement came three days after Libya's GNC named pro-Islamist figure Omar al-Hassi to form a 'salvation govert'.

August 29, 20141:05 pm

Hishammuddin said the Russian ambassador to Malaysia had assured him about Moscow's commitment to a fair and transparent investigation.

August 29, 201412:16 pm

Delivery drones are being worked on in Google X lab devoted to innovative new technologies.

August 29, 201411:52 am
Filipino defense officials said no fresh troops would be sent to serve in UNDOF. (Source: Reuters)

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said it was unclear which group had staged the attacks.

August 29, 201411:36 am

Putin said that a lot of Ukrainian soldiers were fighting the insurgents 'against their will'.

August 29, 201411:18 am

Greece lies in a highly seismically active part of the Mediterranean, but most quakes cause no damage or injuries.

August 29, 20142:29 pm

Obama said the Iraq's security forces needed help from the US and the international partners to succeed.

August 29, 201410:16 am

Those injured have been sent to local hospitals and are in stable condition.

August 29, 20149:38 am
Masked gunmen of the IS group shooting seven men kneeling on the ground in front of them in the aftermath of the group's takeover of the Tabqa air base. (Source: AP)

ISIS stormed Tabqa airbase on Sunday and said it had captured and killed soldiers and officers.

August 28, 20148:48 pm

MH370 vanished during a flight that was meant to go from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing.

August 28, 20145:57 pm

The Observatory says heavy clashes were raging between the rebels and Syrian military in Jaba and the surrounding countryside.

August 28, 20144:28 pm

Pakistani police refused to register the murder case against Prime Minister Sharif and his brother.

August 28, 20143:17 pm

President Hollande comments came after Assad's regime said it was willing to work with the international community.

August 28, 20143:02 pm

"A full military reoccupation of Gaza was seriously considered," Israel's minister of intelligence Yuval Steinitz told BBC's HARDtalk.

August 28, 20141:50 pm

The money exchanger has been termed as a terrorist for providing financial support to Lashkar-e-Toiba.

August 28, 20141:13 pm

It was announced on March 24 that Flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.

August 28, 20141:08 pm

Of the 136,020 Indian pilgrims arriving this year, 100,020 would be coming through the Hajj Committee of India.

August 28, 201412:53 pm
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is stepping down as prime minister and being installed as president on Thursday. (Source: Reuters)

Erdogan has ruled over Turkey as prime minister since 2003.

August 28, 201412:06 pm

Pakistan has swung between democracy and military rule for decades and the army's position is key to what happens next.

August 28, 201411:56 am

Ruling party has rejected a clause in the bill to allow victims' families a role in investigating and bringing charges against those responsible for the disaster.

August 28, 201411:22 am

US confirmed the death of one American, Douglas McAuthur McCain while fighting along with the militant group.

August 28, 201411:04 am

Azmi said all passengers were taken off the aircraft while the plane was towed to an isolation area on the runway.

August 28, 201410:59 am
Masked gunmen of the IS group shooting seven men kneeling on the ground in front of them in the aftermath of the group's takeover of the Tabqa air base. (Source: AP)

Online pictures show militants gunning down kneeling soldiers, after capture of Tabqa air base near Raqqa city.

August 28, 201410:57 am
Many American youth grow up around guns, and taking part in their first hunt with parents is a rite of passage in rural America. (Source: AP)

Arizona has long had a strong pro-gun culture, including weapon ranges that promote events for children.

August 27, 20149:48 pm

The meeting between BSF and Pakistan Rangers was held to defuse tension on the border.

August 27, 20148:15 pm

The migrant workers turned violent at the factory run by a Malaysian firm JCY International.

August 27, 20146:15 pm

The comments fit a pattern by North Korea of seizing any opportunity to turn the table on Washington's longstanding criticism of the North

August 27, 20145:06 pm

Lagarde said she was returning to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was "without basis."

August 27, 20144:22 pm

Sharif expressed hope that this phase will pass and Pakistan will be steered towards prosperity.


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