US Senate blocks extension of Patriot Act -
WASHINGTON, May 23 (APP): The United States Senate early Saturday rejected the extension of the Patriot Act, which was enacted in 2001 to help the government in preventing future terrorist attacks.
UN to recognize peacekeepers service in world's hot spots; five Pakistanis to get posthumous awards -
UNITED NATIONS, May 23 (APP): The United Nations is set to honour at a solemn ceremony next week the sacrifices of more than one hundred peacekeepers, including five Pakistanis, who paid the ultimate price in serving the cause of peace in hot spots around the world last year.
Modest global economic growth set to continue for rest of year: UN report -
UNITED NATIONS, May 23 (APP): A new United Nations report released Friday says that modest paced global economic growth continues, and predicts a gradual improvement in the situation over the second half of 2015 and into next year.
UN chief strongly condemns terrorist attack on mosque in Saudi Arabia -
UNITED NATIONS, May 22 (APP): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned "in the strongest terms" Friday's terrorist attack targeting a Shia mosque in the town of al-Qudaih in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and called for bringing the culprits to justice.
UN official calls for 'converting commitments to kilowatts' for people without electricity -
NEW YORK, May 22 (APP): More than a billion people - one in five globally - lack electricity to light their homes or conduct business, according to a World Bank report.
ISLAMABAD, May 25 (APP): Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has expressed his desire to captain his team in a Test match on home soil before his retirement.
ISLAMABAD, May 24 (APP): Pakistan Army beat Army 31-29 in a nail-biting final to clinch the 54th National Men Netball Championship title here at Hamidi Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex on Sunday.
May 24 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials on Sunday reviewed
the arrangements at the Gaddafi stadium before beginning of second
May 24 (APP): A second entrance point has been opened to facilitate the
cricket spectators before the start of second T-20 match between
Pakistan and Zimbabwe.
ISLAMABAD, May 22 (APP): Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will organize the third edition of PTF Development Series National Ranking Tennis T-III Championship from May 27 at the Clay Courts of the PTF Complex here.
وإصابة آخرين بجروح في انفجار القنبلة في منطقة خيبر القبلية الباكستانية
إسلام آباد: 11 مارس 2010م ـ (واب ـ APP
أفادت مصادر مطلعة بأن لقي طفل مصرعه وأصيب
أربعة آخرون بجروح في انفجار القنبلة عبر جهاز تحكم من بعد في بلدة " بارة
" في منطقة خيبر القبلية الباكستانية، وأضافت المصادر نفسها بأن الأطفال
كانوا يلعبون عندما انفجرت القنبلة مما أدى إلى مقتل طفل وإصابة آخرين بجروح، وفي
حين تم نقل المصابين إلى مستشفى المدينة.
Grievance Commissioner Wafaqi Mohtasib
Presidential address to the joint sitting of parliament