By: Muhammad Arif Energy crisis is the tender issue for every Pakistani. Like motherhood and apple pie, it’s not something to neglect and forget.
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is buying a 20% stake in Spanish football club Atletico Madrid for €45m ($52m; £34m) as he looks to diversify his business empire further. He heads China’s biggest property company Dalian Wanda, which has been buying up big foreign brands amid a weak domestic real estate market. This includes US cinema…
Four district officials have been sacked over a stampede on New Year’s Eve in the Chinese city of Shanghai that left 36 people dead.
Police fired tear gas at crowds mounting a third day of protests in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday against a proposed change to the law that the opposition says will delay elections by years and keep president Joseph Kabila in power.
New delays to a major report into Britain’s role in the Iraq War sparked fears on Wednesday that the public would conclude its long-awaited findings had been “sexed down” to prevent criticism of former high-profile figures.
Yemen’s Houthi fighters took up guard at President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s home on Wednesday but said they had not toppled him, after two days of fighting that have put the Shi’ite group in all but total control of the capital.
US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 20, 2015. — Reuters
DHAKA: Bangladesh Monday ended its confinement of opposition leader Khaleda Zia after a surge in political violence left 27 people dead, but her party vowed to continue a nationwide transport blockade.