Murray in the mix for record third BBC award


LONDON (AFP) – Andy Murray could round off his sensational year which has seen him finish as men s tennis world number one and win both Wimbledon and the Olympic title with More...

British Foreign Secretary reaches Pakistan


British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on his maiden visit to the country. He was received by senior officials of Pakistan’s Foreign Office. The More...

Britain plans £369 mn refit for Buckingham Palace


LONDON: Buckingham Palace is set to get a £369 million overhaul to replace leaky pipes and fire-risk cables under a taxpayer-funded plan unveiled on Friday that would see Queen More...


Change of command ceremony today

RAWALPINDI: The Change of Command Ceremony for Chief of Army Staff will take place in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. Outgoing Army Chief General Raheel Sharif will hand over the command More...

Pakistan tackled internal and external threats under General Raheel: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has paid tribute to the services and contributions of the outgoing Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. The Prime Minister, while More...

Plane carrying Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team crashes in Colombia, 76 dead


BOGOTA: Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were on board a plane carrying 81 people that crashed in Colombia killing 76 people, More...

They raped us one by one,’ says Rohingya woman who fled Myanmar


TEKNAF: The brutal gang rape that Habiba and her sister endured is a story that is becoming depressingly familiar More...

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NEW DELHI (AFP) – Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty shot to fame when she won Big Brother...

sssss Lahore Police investigate stage actress’s murder case

LAHORE: Police struggled to investigate a latest murder case of a stage actress, Kismat Baig, who...

qqqq Pakistan to host first ever Film Festival in New York in December

NEW YORK: The two-day first-ever Film Festival outside Pakistan screening top-rated Pakistani movies will be held...

Bangladesh Premier League probed for match-fixing


Dhaka, Bangladesh: A probe has been launched into allegations by a player that he was asked to fix matches during More...

RB Leipzig go six points above Bayern Munich in Bundesliga

BERLIN (AFP) – RB Leipzig continued their stunning start to life in the Bundesliga on Friday with a 4-1 win at..

South Africa captain du Plessis charged with ball tampering

HOBART: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged with ball tampering, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday...

Chinese Coca-Cola workers strike over asset sale


Coca-Cola workers in three Chinese cities have gone on strike after the US soft drinks giant announced it was More...

Lufthansa offers pilots new deal to end strike

BERLIN: Germany’s flagship carrier Lufthansa on Friday offered pilots a new deal on wages to end a crippling three-day strike that..

Dollar strongest in 13 years; bond yields rise

NEW YORK: The U.S. dollar climbed on Friday to its highest level since 2003 on continued bets on faster inflation and..
Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros and Katyucia Lie Hoshino Barros from Brazil are presented with the Guinness World Record, which confirms they are The WorldÕs Shortest Married Couple, marking Guinness World Records Day, in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday November 17, 2016. The couple, who measure under 70 inches combines, have always suspected that they may be the shortest couple in the world, finally tied the knot eight years after meeting on social media. They are in London to have their record confirmed and to celebrate their honeymoon in the capital. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire

World’s shortest couple gets married, sets Guinness record

RIO DE JANEIRO: Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros and Katyucia Lie Hoshino Barros, a Brazilian couple married in September of 2016..

Dutch destroy 190,000 ducks in first bird flu cull

AMSTERDAM: Some 190,000 ducks were destroyed on Saturday at six farms in the Netherlands following an avian flu outbreak, the country’s..

Five simple steps to remove unwanted facial hair naturally

Geetika Mittal Gupta, dermatologist and Medical Director of ISAAC (International Skin and Anti-Aging Centre), lists down some home remedies to get..