ISLAMABAD: The opposition members in the second meeting of the parliamentary committee on Panama Papers offered to remove the name of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from the probe, ARY News reported on Thursday.
WASHINGTON: The Taliban is unlikely to come to the table for peace talks with the government of Afghanistan “anytime soon”, despite the organisation’s new leadership, US President Barack Obama said Thursday.
MUMBAI: Indian actor, Boman Irani has backed out of an upcoming Pakistani film, surprisingly just to support Indian director Kabir Khan who was heckled at the Karachi airport last month.
ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to set a lesser GDP growth target for the next fiscal year after its failure to attain the set growth target for consecutively second year.
RIO DE JANERIO: Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal funds, a lead prosecutor told Reuters.
PARIS: The global financial crisis may have caused an additional 500,000 cancer deaths from 2008-2010, a new study said Thursday, with patients locked out of treatment because of unemployment and healthcare cuts.