A Malaysian court convicted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy and sentenced him to five years in prison.
A Malaysia Airlines carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Political rivals amended a law in the NA so they could pick a widely respected retired judge for the CEC post.
The gunman of the slain additional district and sessions judge Rafaqat Khan denied allegations of shooting him.
Additional Attorney General Shah Khawar informed the court that cases had been registered against FC officials.
Its top brass reportedly observed that holding the dialogue was a government initiative.
Syed Khursheed Shah said that even “cabinet members are not on the same page on the issue of the Taliban”.
Four people, two of them brothers, were shot dead in Lyari area of Karachi, according to police and hospital officials.
The US generated 175,000 jobs in February, a modest rebound from two disappointing, weather-beaten months.
The JI chief said the government has the authority to utilise Pakistan Army and its agencies wherever it deems necessary
Meanwhile, traders say they dont expect major Pakistani wheat exports in coming months despite good harvest expectations
Shares hit a fresh peak boosted by easing strain on public finances and hopes a pro-business govt would soon be elected.
The increase is attributed to receipts of US$74 million from multilateral, bilateral and other official sources.
Overall consolidation was seen in the market while profit taking was seen in oil exploration companies and cement stocks
Police detained at least a dozen activists of pro-independence JKLF, including its leader Yasin Malik on Friday.
Saudi Arabia has also ordered citizens fighting abroad to return within 15 days or face imprisonment.
Shelling in Fallujah, for more than two months, and a shooting targeting a local official killed seven people.
Shares of three companies most exposed to Russia were under renewed pressure as the Russia-Ukraine conflict escalated.
An Indian navy officer died and some other workers have been sickened by a gas leak in a ship being built in Mumbai.
India's SC rejected another proposal by the Sahara conglomerate to secure the release of its jailed chairman.
Asian shares rose today & US$ held on to its NY gains after better jobs data raised hopes for a strong payrolls report.
Meanwhile, PM Nawaz Sharif has taken notice of the deaths in Thar and has ordered NDMA to provide aid and assistance.
Analysts say that this could have long-term benefits on the market by raising risk awareness and investor selectivity.
Nisar told the Senate that 1,710 people have been killed since 2008 in incidents of sectarian violence across Pakistan.
Sony said Friday it would sell properties at a prestigious Tokyo site where it had its headquarters for six decades.
A motorcycle bomb blasted in a crowded market in the country's south, killing five people and wounding eight.
“I am more concerned about how I bowl...I don't think they (Pakistan) are thinking too much about me either.”
Defence minister says govt will not hesitate to bomb militant hideouts if Taliban do not abide by the ceasefire.
Meng, 58, and his wife Teoh Ching Yen, consistently withheld food from Isti during the three years she worked for them.
Israel has said it captured a Gaza-bound ship Wednesday carrying dozens of Syrian-made rockets.
The meeting decided that airstrikes on militant hideouts would continue if military installations were attacked.
“There are new steps we will take in that sphere after March 30... including a ban (on YouTube, Facebook).”
No one claimed responsibility for the string of bombings that began Thursday afternoon, mostly from parked car bombs.
“To me, being consistent is the main thing...through my own style and there is no reason why I should change.”
“If Sri Lanka and Pakistan got together to work against these policies, I am sure we could have made a big impact.”
Renewed buying interest at the lower level helped cotton prices on Thursday partly recover recent losses.
NCCPL may be enabled to function as a counterparty to protect investors & resolve pending settlements in case of default
Pakistan’s exports to EU grew by 33pc under trade preferences on 75 products, commerce ministry said on Thursday.
The ECB left its refinancing rate unchanged at its current historical low of 0.25 percent at its monthly policy meeting.
“Any discussion about the future of Ukraine must include the legitimate government of Ukraine,” President Obama said.
Chelsea have an opportunity to open up a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League this weekend.
The injury disrupts Arsenal's title challenge and England's preparations for the upcoming World Cup.
Sri Lanka, who will meet Pakistan in Saturday's final, overcame some early hiccups to win by three wickets.
“It is the greatest feeling of happiness, joy and pride to be able to score the goal and win a World Cup.”
A human rights network says four young men convicted of having gay sex have been whipped publicly in a Nigerian court.
The local parliament in Crimea took another step towards seceding from Ukraine, asking to become part of Russia.
A witness on the scene after Pistorius shot his girlfriend told a court he feared the star might have killed himself.
After the tendering of his apology, Lahore police assured that the case against the star would be taken back.
Carnival festivities in Bolivia left 70 people dead, most of them in road accidents but at least 15 in acts of violence.
The 80-year-old Hanif underwent a cancer surgery in London last year to remove the right lobe of his liver.
The gap between demand and supply of gas is increasing day by day because of depleting gas fields and increasing demand.
Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic day.
The first-ever ODI between the teams had no bearing on the tournament as Pakistan, Sri Lanka already qualified for final
The announcement brings to an end an extraordinary career in the Barcelona first team that began in 1999.
“First of all, just getting to the finish would be a success,” the four-time Formula One world champion said.
Shahid Afridi smashed an 18-ball half-century as Pakistan chased their highest target in ODI history.