People hope ‘I break my neck’ after Trump comments: Vonn

People hope ‘I break my neck’ after Trump comments: Vonn

Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday.  The 33-year-old said in an interview last week that she wanted to “represent the people...

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Chinese drive a hard deal with Pakistan in CPEC

Chinese drive a hard deal with Pakistan in CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan appea­red to have been pushed hard by the Chinese side to give in more than it secured in kind amid the as of late held seventh joint participation board of trustees (JCC) meeting of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).   This is apparent from the minutes of the...

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The secret of Norway to have the three youngest billionaires in the world

The secret of Norway to have the three youngest billionaires in the world

21, 22 and 24 are their ages and all three are Norwegians. It’s about two women and one man who top the list of the 20 youngest billionaires (under 40) in the world of Forbes magazine . The first, Alexandra Andresen, is not new to this list. In 2016, at 19 years old, he...

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Imran Khan arrives in Karachi on four-day visit

Imran Khan arrives in Karachi on four-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday reached Karachi on a four-day visit, ARY News reported. According to sources within the party, Khan will hold a meeting with representatives of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry today afternoon, besides attending a party’s membership camp in Malir area of...

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Trump signs nearly $700b US defence bill; Pakistan to get $700m under CSF

Trump signs nearly $700b US defence bill; Pakistan to get $700m under CSF

WASHINGTON: President Donald on Tuesday signed a massive defence policy bill that he said would help America bolster its military might and modernise the services. The National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) calls for nearly $700 billion of military spending for the coming fiscal year, but Congress has yet to fully...

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Top court asks why idols not provided to temples

Top court asks why idols not provided to temples

ISLAMABAD: The top court has expressed its anger over the Punjab government’s failure to ensure the presence of idols at Hindu temples in Katas Raj, Chakwal. The court on Tuesday observed that the provincial administration was showing negligence since members of the Hindu community from the world over were visiting the...

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CM Shehbaz meets Istanbul mayor on sidelines of OIC summit

CM Shehbaz meets Istanbul mayor on sidelines of OIC summit

ISTANBUL: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif was welcomed to the city by Istanbul mayor Mevlut Uysal on the sidelines of the ongoing special summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which seeks to rally leaders of the Muslim world for a coordinated response to US recognition of Jerusalem as...

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Pakistani rupee devaluation raises fuel price hike fears

Pakistani rupee devaluation raises fuel price hike fears

KARACHI: In backdrop of the falling value of Pakistani rupee against the US dollar in local market, prices of petroleum products are feared to increase in the coming days. The repercussions of Pakistani rupee’s falling value on the economy were expressed by economists, fearing a rise in petroleum products’ prices....

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The art of extreme selfie

The art of extreme selfie

The diversity of images that fall into the “extreme selfie” category is as wide as the imagination and creativity of those who pose in front of the lens. Here we show you a selection of “extreme selfies”. While some put themselves in danger by making their own portrait together with wildlife (marine or...

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Israeli Ambassador: “We should calm down in the Middle East”

Israeli Ambassador: “We should calm down in the Middle East”

Donald Trump’s statement about Jerusalem causes unrest in the world. In Berlin they are burning Israeli flags. The Israeli ambassador to Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff, condemns the events in an interview. Q: A lot has happened since, last week, Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. How does it feel to hear...

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