Saturday, April 21, 2018

Terror arrests hit new record high amid far-right and Islamist threats

LONDON: Terror suspects were arrested in record numbers last year as security services confronted a surge in both Islamist and extreme far-right activity. Official figures show there were 412 arrests for terrorism-related offences in...

UK, Saudi Arabia agrees political solution only way to end Yemen conflict

LONDON: Britain and Saudi Arabia have agreed in principal that a political solution is the only way to resolve the Yemen conflict and the UK has called for an international meeting to discuss with...

‘Positive indications’ coming from Pakistan; says Gen Votel

WASHINGTON: A top US general has said that he has started to see “positive indicators” from the Pakistan military, weeks after President Donald Trump ordered the suspension of US military aid to Islamabad. Relations...

Video of torture on Sajid Masih goes viral

FIA officials force me to rape my cousin or abuse myself; shameful alleges by victim LAHORE: At a time when the ancient Colosseum of Rome was lit in red on Saturday in solidarity with persecuted...

Who will be PML-N Head – Kulsoom, Maryam or Shahbaz?

LAHORE: Who would be the next head of PML-N... Shahbaz Sharif or Kulsoom Nawaz? This issue was discussed at the party’s top brass on Thursday. One report says that it was decided to get...

Nawaz wants conflict with judiciary for personal gains: Bilawal Bhutto

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples’ Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said Nawaz Sharif is trying to make the parliament controversial and create conflicts with the judiciary for his personal gains. “I do not support institutional conflicts,”...

Pakistan meets US demands, moves to ban charities linked to Hafiz Saeed

ISLAMABAD: Meeting US demands, Pakistan has amended its anti-terrorism law that authorizes the government to blacklist charities linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed. Two charities run by Saeed —Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation...

Old Bailey told the terror planning of driver about killing the Queen and David...

LONDON: The Old Bailey was told on Tuesday the details of planning of a delivery driver who discussed killing former prime minister David Cameron and the "old woman Elizabeth" before attempting to join Islamic...

Pak military top brass decides to extend cooperation with US

ISLAMABAD: Fed-up with listening ‘Do More’ mantra and threatening languages from the United States, Pakistan military’s top brass has decided to talk to Trump administration on ‘one to one’ subject basis. According to informed...

Sadiq Khan and victims welcome ruling on John Worboys release challenge

LONDON: Victims of black cab rapist John Worboys have welcomed a ruling giving them the go-ahead to challenge what they describe as the "irrational" decision to release him from jail. London Mayor Sadiq Khan,...