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Angela Merkel calls for a ‘real, true’ European army

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday made a clear call for a future European army, in an apparent rebuke to US President Donald Trump who has called such proposals "very insulting". Addressing European MEPs on her vision for the future of Europe, Merkel also called for a European Security Council that would centralise defence and security policy on the continent. Merkel's call came as Trump again mocked French President Emmanuel Macron for his own suggestion to create a European army, a proposal that…

What is the ‘real’ Brexit deadline?

BRUSSELS: Next week’s EU summit has been billed as a last chance to negotiate an orderly Brexit, but is the cliff edge really that close? When is the true deadline? Officials from both London and Brussels say the draft of a Brexit deal must be reached by the summit dinner on October 17 — or at the very most by mid November. This is supposed to give Prime Minister Theresa May time to get a text approved by the British parliament in time for the March 29 divorce deadline. But some European officials hint privately…

Real fans in Madrid dreaming of ‘la decimotercera’

MADRID: With just hours before kick-off in Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev, supporters of Real Madrid began to converge on the Santiago Bernabeu in the hope of witnessing "la decimotercera", a 13th European Cup title. Near to their stadium, which will be packed out with fans watching the match against Liverpool on a giant screen, were hundreds of Real supporters, many with flags in the team's colours draped over their shoulders or fastened around their waists. "We are the kings of Europe", chanted one fan…

Real tournament has just begun, says Sarfraz Ahmed

DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes that the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) has entered in its real phase now as all the teams are well aware of the situation at the points table and strengths and weaknesses of the rest of the teams. The most successful team of PSL’s first two editions, Quetta Gladiators have failed to put up an impressive show during the first leg of the PSL as they have registered only two wins in the five games they played. However, Sarfraz is still hopeful for a…

People of Balochistan to be real beneficiaries of CPEC: president

SIBI: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would bring progress and prosperity to the country particularly Balochistan. "CPEC has been launched with an aim of creating connectivity among various regions of the world and no change has been made in any route of this mega project," he said while addressing the concluding ceremony of Sibi Mela on Sunday. The president said the people of Balochistan were patriotic and they should play their due role in progress and prosperity of…

VIDEO: Is Donald Trump’s hair fake?

A video of Donald Trump boarding Air Force One appears to show a bald patch at the back of his head is going viral, forcing rumour mills into action over his alleged use of wig. The recent video of the 45th President of the United States boarding Air Force One has thrown this even more into question, as the wind seems to show a huge bald patch at the back of his head. An unexpected gust of wind blasted his hair upwards, revealing the apparent extent of his hair loss as well as his long-hidden scalp. He is…

PML-N’s Riaz Pirzada says IB letter is genuine

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Monday said the alleged letter of Intelligence Bureau (IB) was genuine and not forged, ARY News reported. “Media has every right to criticise a politician and that does not bother me, but the letter was written by a government institute and the government should elucidate on it,” he said exclusively talking to ARY News. ARY News’ anchor Arshad Sharif showed an alleged IB letter on his show’s September 25 and September 27 episodes. The…

Ronaldo fires Real to first title since 2012 with win at Malaga

BARCELONA: Real Madrid ended a five-year wait to win La Liga on Sunday as Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema secured a 2-0 win at Malaga which clinched a 33rd league triumph. Barcelona fought back from two goals down to beat Eibar 4-2 but the result could not stop Real from lifting the trophy. Real finished the campaign on 93 points, three clear of last year's champions Barca. ‎Zinedine Zidane's men only needed a draw to wrap up the title in their final game of the season and raced into the lead when Ronaldo latched…

Escape with ‘La La Land’ or time to get real? Oscars face choice

LOS ANGELES: The red carpet has been rolled out and the champagne is on ice for Hollywood's big night on Sunday, but the biggest question may not be who will win but how much politics will rain on the "La La Land" Oscar parade. The movie industry's premier celebration gets underway torn between escapism and reality. The conflict is reflected in the wide range of best picture Oscar hopefuls and an awards season marked by fiery outbursts from Hollywood A-listers on immigration, civil rights and the rhetoric of U.S. President…

Zidane dismisses Real criticism ahead of Cup clash at Celta

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane rounded on his team's detractors on Tuesday ahead of the King's Cup quarter-final second leg at Celta Vigo, saying their recent blip in form has been exaggerated. Real set a Spanish record of 40 games unbeaten in all competitions earlier in January and remain top of the La Liga standings by a point with a game in hand on title rivals Barcelona and Sevilla. A first league defeat of the season by Sevilla and a 2-1 loss to Celta Vigo in the Cup removed the team's veneer of invincibility,…