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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Catholic cardinal meets SaudiKing in historic visit to Riyadh

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met French cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran in Riyadh on Wednesday during the first visit to the kingdom by such a senior Catholic authority, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. The meeting between the king and Tauran, who heads the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, is the first between the current 2

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Diaz-Canel sole candidate to succeed Cuba’s Castro

HAVANA: Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to succeed Cuba’s President Raul Castro, officials announced on Wednesday on the eve of a vote in the National Assembly. Diaz-Canel, a 57-year-old Communist Party official and the country’s current first vice president, is due to be confirmed on Thursday as the successor to Castro, whose departure will end his family’s 1

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi firms keen to invest in Pakistan

KARACHI: Saudi Arabian companies expressed keen interest in starting business in Pakistan at a seminar held in Riyadh, a government statement said on Wednesday. Board of Investment, Council of Saudi Chambers, Riyadh Chamber and Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh jointly organised the seminar in which more than 150 Saudi Arabian companies participated 4

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Commonwealth Big Lunch hosted

KARACHI: The British Council in Pakistan and the British Deputy High Commission in partnership with SEED Ventures organised a Commonwealth Big Lunch at the British Council Library to celebrate the Commonwealth community and build connections through food, a statement said on Monday. British Deputy High Commissioner Elin Burns was the chief guest on the occasion 5

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi king slams Iran’s ‘interference’ as Arab leaders meet

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran’s "blatant interference" in regional affairs as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for an annual gathering. Opening the 29th Arab League summit, the king also criticised the US decision to transfer its embassy in Israel to Occupied al-Quds and described "terrorism" as the biggest challenge 2

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM EU stands by allies over Syria strikes

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: European Council President Donald Tusk said Saturday the European Union stood by the United States, France and Britain over their air strikes in Syria after alleged chemical attacks by the Damascus regime. “Strikes by US, France and UK make it clear that Syrian regime together with Russia and Iran cannot continue this human tragedy 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM ECP rejects 21 objections to delimitation in Abbottabad

ABBOTTABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has rejected 21 objections on the delimitation of the constituencies and ordered to re-adjust the two patwar circles in two provincial assembly seats. The objections were filed before Election Commission of Pakistan by Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi, ex-deputy National Assembly Speaker 4

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM The IPL juggernaut is back

The 11th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) has rolled into action. Mumbai Indians are the defending champions, who won IPL-10 by beating Rising Pune Supergiants by one run in the final last year. IPL Auctions 2018 were the biggest auction in the history. A total of 578 players were finalised by the IPL. Top Indian stars Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat 4

April 12, 2018 12:00 AM Joshua eager to face Wilder in heavyweight unification bout

LONDON: Anthony Joshua wants to face fellow unbeaten world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder next, rather than Alexander Povetkin, the British boxer told the BBC on Tuesday. Joshua unified the World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles by outpointing New Zealand’s Joseph Parker in Cardiff 1

April 9, 2018 12:00 AM Sethi flying to SL for ACC meeting

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi will be flying to Sri Lanka take part in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting to discuss the hosting rights of Asian Emerging Nations Cup. The all-important meeting comes in the light of India's refusal to send their team to Pakistan to play in the tournament. The PCB is taking the stance of not sending 1