Ansar Burney likely to be interim PM of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – President Asif Zardari is likely to announce the independent and nonpolitical interim Prime Minister in December or January before general elections in Country, to run the affairs and for free... Read more »

Australia invests in Malaysian surf lifesaving

Foreign Minister Bob Carr  announced the Australian Government will fund surf lifesaving training to help save lives in Malaysia. Senator Carr said the Malaysian participation is a partnership between Life Saving Society... Read more »

President Obama Re-elected

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and winning four more years in office despite a weak economy that plagued his first term... Read more »

Benjamin Netanyahu ‘ready to press the button’ on Iran

Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed that he will not allow Iran to continue its progress towards nuclear armament if he is re-elected in January. “I am of course ready to press the button... Read more »

21st Century Socialism in Pakistan?

Three Marxist political parties in Pakistan are coming together to merge into one party of the left. In retreat for many decades, this is an important first step for the revival of... Read more »

Israel’s Netanyahu ‘ordered Iran strike in 2010’

Occupied Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Ehud Barak in 2010 ordered the army to prepare an attack against Iranian nuclear installations, though the order was later rescinded, Israeli... Read more »

Children ‘with no state’ in UK

Hundreds of children living rough in London and other cities may have no nationality, the BBC has found. Inside Out London has uncovered stories of children who according to official records do... Read more »

1.5m Pakistanis major source of inflows from Saudi Arabia

Karachi—Over 1.5 million Pakistanis living in Saudi Arabia are contributing significantly to the economy of Pakistan. They are major source of inflows of remittances by overseas Pakistanis on the back of strategic... Read more »

Israel ‘admits’ killing Arafat’s deputy

Testimony published in Israeli daily claims the 1988 killing of Abu Jihad in Tunis was planned by the Mossad spy agency. Israel has for the first time admitted assassinating the deputy of Palestinian... Read more »

Taiwan ranks 20th in global Prosperity Index

Taiwan maintained 20th place in the latest global Prosperity Index released Oct. 29 by London-based public policy group Legatum Institute. The nation came fifth in the Asia-Pacific region, trailing Australia, New Zealand, Hong... Read more »

Canada is the 6th most prosperous country in the world

Canada is the sixth most prosperous country in the world, topped only by Australia, New Zealand and three Scandinavian countries, according to a British think-tank’s new prosperity index. Norway, Denmark and Sweden... Read more »

Canada’s skilled immigrants backlog to be eliminated soon

Canada’s Conservative government says a backlog of skilled immigrant applications, which has clogged the system for years, is declining rapidly and will be eliminated by the end of next year. Immigration Minister... Read more »

India’s Economic Invasion of Sri Lanka – What is being done about it?

Half of Sri Lanka’s post-independence was ravaged with countering terrorism. Sri Lanka’s sovereignty and territorial integrity was secured by its armed forces but not without sacrificing life and limb. The armed forces... Read more »

Taliban decide to deal with MQM

TTP spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan called reporters and read out a statement on Friday, saying the Taliban had decided to rid the people of Karachi of the suppression of MQM. “We would show... Read more »

Tough guy ‘Taliban Khan’

The question was simple: If Imran Khan was elected as the country’s prime minister, what would be the fate of religious minorities in Pakistan, such as Hindus and Ahmadis? Twenty-seven-year old journalism... Read more »