Malaysian Muslims offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at the National mosque in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/ AFP

Australia, US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Europe celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday

onSaudi Arabia, 16 other countries announce end of Ramadan, declare Sunday Eid-ul-Fitr Day Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and other Arab countries announced on Saturday that Sunday will be the first day of Eid... Read more »
Pakistan beat front-runners India to clinch Champions Trophy title

Pakistan beat India to clinch Champions Trophy 2017 title

Fakhar Zaman smashes maiden century as Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win first-ever ICC Champions Trophy Fakhar Zaman’s spectacular maiden one-day international century and breathtaking bowling spell by fast bowler Mohammad Amir... Read more »
Champions Trophy final 2017

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan India gear up for mother of all finals

This will be the first time Pakistan and India will clash in the ICC Champions Trophy final. India is eyeing their third title, Pakistan their maiden crown. Cricket fans couldn’t have wished... Read more »
Huge plumes of smoke pour from Grenfell Tower as the blaze rages. Credit: Jeremy Selwyn/Eyevine

London inferno: 12 dead, more than 70 injured building engulfed in flames

Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno The death toll of a deadly overnight fire that engulfed a 24-story London apartment tower Wednesday has risen to 12, local police... Read more »
Muslims praying

Ramadan 2017 begins for Muslims all over the world

Soaring temperatures and long days are expected to test the will of those who are fasting in many countries The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan... Read more »
Mehreen Ahmad, a Pakistani national, studying in Perth, was found unconscious in a stairwell in a Murray Street apartment

Pakistani student Mehreen Ahmad bashed, left in a pool of blood in Perth

Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious on Saturday in a pool of her blood Mehreen Ahmad, a Pakistani national, studying in Perth, was found unconscious in a stairwell in a Murray Street apartment... Read more »
sweden

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb, opens doors to all tourists Sweden has listed its public parks and beaches on Airbnb to promote its national policy on free-roaming. A collaboration between Airbnb and Visit Sweden,... Read more »
At least 22 killed in Manchester terror attack

UK explosion: At least 22 killed in Manchester terror attack

Children among 22 dead in suicide attack at Ariana Grande concert At least 22 people were killed and about 59 others were injured in an attack after an Ariana Grande concert Monday... Read more »
Queenslander Francesco Enrico Marchetti climbing Kala Pathar in Khumbu, Nepal. Facebook photo: Francesco Marchetti

Australian climber Francesco Marchetti dies on Mount Everest

An Australian man has died while descending Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. He died of suspected altitude sickness while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest on Sunday. The 54-year-old Queenslander,... Read more »
The King of the Netherlands Has a Secret Side Job As a Commercial Airline Pilot

Dutch king secretly piloted commercial flights for KLM for 20 years

Dutch king reveals he’s been leading secret double life as a pilot The King of the Netherlands has revealed that for the past 21 years he has been operating as a pilot... Read more »
International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Pakistan counters India at ICJ to hear on Kulbhushan Jadhav case

A public hearing is underway at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the case of conviction of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) proceedings would determine whether... Read more »
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron, 39, elected France’s youngest President

Macron has becomes not only France’s youngest-ever president but also one of its most unlikely. French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president ever on Sunday, strengthening France’s place... Read more »
Mrs Margaret Anne Adamson, High Commissioner Australia, called on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJSC) at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi on April 26, 2017

Australian Envoy discusses security and defence with Pakistan’s Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Australian High Commissioner acknowledged sacrifices of Pakistan in the war against terrorism. H.E Mrs Margaret Anne Adamson, High Commissioner Australia, called on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee... Read more »
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales participates in the press

Wikipedia co-founder launches Wikitribune to fight fake news

The founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by journalists and volunteers working together, an initiative he hopes will counter the spread of fake... Read more »
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers verdict: Pakistan PM Sharif survives corruption ruling

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Gets Breather, 60-Day Probe Ordered Pakistan’s top court ordered further investigation into corruption charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for now taking off immediate pressure and the prospect... Read more »
UK Prime Minister Theresa May to seek early election

UK’s Theresa May calls for early election, seeking stronger ‘Brexit’ mandate

Theresa May vows to put Brexit at heart of UK election campaign British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she is calling for an early election on June 8, describing it... Read more »
Turkey’s Erdogan declares victory in Referendum

Turkey’s Erdogan declares victory in Referendum, opponents plan challenge

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum on Sunday that will make him far more powerful in the biggest overhaul... Read more »
Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, left, is presented with an honorary Canadian citizenship by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 12, 2017. Photo: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai becomes honorary Canadian citizen

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai became only the sixth person to receive honorary Canadian citizenship Nobel Peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai says she is “humbled” to become the sixth person to receive... Read more »

Pakistani man stabbed to death by two teenagers in Queanbeyan, NSW

Pakistani-Australian community in shock as Pakistan student and worker stabbed to death by two young radicalised boys SYDNEY – A Pakistani student has been stabbed to death possibly by two Australian teenage boys,... Read more »
A Syrian child being treated following a suspected chemical attack in Syria

Chemical attack kills dozens in Syria

Syria chemical attack death toll now at 72 World leaders from Washington to London to Istanbul expressed shock and outrage Tuesday at reports of a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria that... Read more »
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) in Sydney, Australia

China, Australia agree to promote economic ties

Australia and China to expand free trade between the two major Asia-Pacific economies Australia and China have inked a series of bilateral agreements and moved to expand free trade between the two... Read more »
water

World Water Day: Why we shouldn’t waste wastewater?

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces, putting them... Read more »
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) poses with Janna Jihad (L) after giving an award titled "brave heart journalist" to Jihad in Istanbul, Turkey on March 12, 2017. (Anadolu Agency )

10-year-old journalist Janna Jihad honoured with Award in Turkey

“I am very proud that I have managed to deliver Palestine’s message to Turkey and the world,” young Janna said Janna Jihad, a 10-year-old Palestinian girl, who highlights her country’s problems via... Read more »
Storm Stella

Storm Stella brings blizzards and disruption to US northeast

Snow blanketed the streets, flights canceled, schools closed and traffic became jammed as Storm Stella hits US A powerful winter storm Stella has hit the north-eastern US, prompting flight cancellations, school closures and... Read more »