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Messi says ‘knew nothing’ at tax fraud trial in Spain

BARCELONA: Argentina football star Lionel Messi said Thursday he trusted his father with his finances and “knew nothing” about how his wealth was managed as he took the stand at his tax fraud trial. “I was playing football. I had no idea about anything,” the five-time World Player of the Year told the Barcelona court hearing the case. “I trusted …

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UN chief praises Pakistani peacekeepers contribution to world peace

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has lauded Pakistani peacekeepers for their services under the UN flag worldwide, saying they have made valuable contributions in maintaining peace and helping communities in war-hit areas. He was addressing a large gathering of diplomats, military attaches, senior UN officials and members of the Pakistani community at a reception hosted by Pakistan’s …

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Opposition to face public wrath if retreats from Panamagate ToRs: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Thursday said it was impossible for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to evade accountability now. “Why is the government reluctant from Panama Leaks investigation? Unprecedentedly, whole the nation is demanding accountability of powerful person,” he said while talking to newspaper editors in Islamabad. He said the opposition would become target of public wrath, …

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Pakistan faces different onerous challenges: COAS

RAWALPINDI – Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday stated that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif convened formation commanders’ meeting while addressing the meeting he said that Pakistan faces different challenges as the nation had been influenced by terrorism for over a decade, The armed forces, through unprecedented professional capabilities and nation’s support had changed the situation and …

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North Korea says Trump wise choice for president

SEOUL: North Korea has backed presumptive U.S. Republican nominee Donald Trump, with a propaganda website praising him as “a prescient presidential candidate” who can liberate Americans living under daily fear of nuclear attack by the North. A column carried on Tuesday by DPRK Today, one of the reclusive and dynastic state’s mouthpieces, described Trump as a “wise politician” and the …

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Canada PM Trudeau will not be punished for elbowing legislator

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not face punishment for manhandling a legislator and inadvertently elbowing another during a fracas in the House of Commons, parliamentarians decided on Tuesday. A committee examining what punishment if any to impose on Trudeau for his actions on May 18 voted to drop the matter after the female opposition legislator he elbowed said …

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PM Nawaz to remain in ICU for another 24 hours: Maryam Nawaz Sharif

LONDON – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif was recovering fast after his heart surgery and would be shifted to room from Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in 24 hours, Maryam Nawaz Sharif tweeted on Wednesday, Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif thanked whole nation for their prayers during an address through video link from London. United States (US) Representative for Afghanistan …

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PM Nawaz to remain in ICU for another 24 hours: Maryam Nawaz Sharif Last Updated On 01 June,2016 11:03 pm Maryam Nawaz tweeted that their family is happy over PM’s quick recovery LONDON (Dunya News) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif was recovering fast after his heart surgery and would be shifted to room from Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in 24 hours, Maryam Nawaz Sharif tweeted on Wednesday, Dunya News has learnt. Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif thanked whole nation for their prayers during an address through video link from London. United States (US) Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs Richard Olson talked to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and enquired about PM’s health with regards to Richard himself and US Secretary of State John Kerry. He also wished PM Nawaz Sharif a speedy recovery. I spoke to the my father today. His throat was soar from the tubes but I could make out he was recovering fast. Moments of gratitude, AH

MULTAN: Former first lady of the United States and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has said that Pakistan People’s Party Chairman sounds like his mother Benazir Bhutto and wished him success. According to reports, she made the statement in her text to ex-premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani, who said that he received the message on Tuesday. The message read, “I …

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Outrage after Duterte justifies Philippine journalists’ murders

Media groups expressed outrage Wednesday at Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite more murders in a nation already one of the world’s most dangerous for reporters. Duterte, who won last month’s elections in a landslide after pledging to kill tens of thousands of criminals, told reporters on Tuesday there was justification for …

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There’s now a site specifically for people who want second wives

A British-Pakistani man is trying to take the idea of polygamy, which has roots in Muslim culture, and make it mainstream. Entrepreneur Azad Chaiwala’s has set up two websites to help connect would-be polygamists with likely partners worldwide. “This is not a dating site. It’s for people who are serious about marriage,” said Azad Chaiwala, the founder of SecondWife.com and …

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