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Police inspector killed in Karachi explosion

KARACHI: Police inspector Shafiq Tanoli was killed in an explosion that took place near Karachi’s old wholesale vegetable market on Thursday, television reports said. At least one more person was killed and…

Indian polls enter crucial phase

NEW DELHI: Indian elections are set to enter a crucial stage from now with 311 of the Lok Sabha’s 543 seats still to be decided, 117 of them to be put to…

Sharif likely to visit Iran next month

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to visit Iran next month on a two-day visit for a reset in relationship with its western neighbour. The trip scheduled to begin on May…

PM orders reshuffle in bureaucracy

ISLAMABAD: While the news media remained focused on the defence ministry’s application to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for cancellation of Geo TV channel’s licence, it was business as usual…

Fatah-Hamas unity deal enrages Israel

Leaders from the rival Fatah and Hamas movements forged a new reconciliation agreement Wednesday, angering Israel at a time when U.S.-brokered peace talks are at a standstill.