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The bloody divide – The Express Tribune

The sectar­ian, urban strong­holds of milita­nts are still outsid­e the fold of the state’s operat­ions Women protesting against the targeted killing of shopkeepers belonging to Hazara community on June 8, 2015. PHOTO: BANARAS KHAN/EXPRESS There may be as many as 25 million Shias or members of the various Shia sub-sects ...

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TTP’s Haji Gul among 4 terrorists killed in North Waziristan

Separa­tely, TTP comman­der Shamim along with four others were killed in Ladha, South Waziri­stan PHOTO: ISPR/FILE RAWALPINDI / PESHAWAR: Haji Gul, a wanted terrorist involved in a number of terrorist acts was killed, along with four other terrorists, in a military operation on Wednesday in Spinkhwara area on the border between ...

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Obama approves 450 more troops for Iraq training mission

The White House says new deploy­ment will be part of a train, advise, and assist missio­n for Iraqi govern­ment PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON DC: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday approved the deployment of up to 450 more US military personnel to Iraq, in a bid to reverse gains by the Islamic ...

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Jon Bernthal to play The Punisher

Season 2 of Marvel’s Daredevil will be available for streaming on Netflix in 2016. PHOTO: FILE It looks like the producers of the Netflix TV show are unwilling to leave any stone unturned while heading to the second season. According to ew.com, former The Walking Dead actor Jon Bernthal has ...

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Rekha Bhardwaj sings for ‘Bin Roye’

Two-time Filmfa­re Award winner collab­orates with music compos­er Shani Arshad on soundt­rack for upcomi­ng romant­ic-drama Apart from Rekha Bhardwaj, Harshdeep Kaur is also set to mark her singing debut in Pakistan with the song Ballay Ballay. PHOTO: FILE KARACHI:  Over the last decade, several Pakistani musicians, such as Atif Aslam, ...

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Fahad Hussayn arrives in the city by the sea

Lahore-based design­er will be availa­ble fortni­ghtly at Labels on appoin­tments only Model Noor Bhatti and Designer Kamiar Rokni among others were present at the launch. PHOTO: PUBLICITY KARACHI: Fahad Hussayn, a Lahore-based designer, has finally graced the city by extending his retail range to Labels, Karachi. The collection,  launched on Monday, ...

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‘Pakistani women look beautiful, no matter what they wear’

Vidya Balan shares her admira­tion for Pakist­ani herita­ge and spills the beans on ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani’ Over the years, Vidya stood her ground and carved out a niche for herself in Bollywood. PHOTO: PUBLICITY ISLAMABAD:  Who knew the geeky Radhika Mathur from comedy serial Hum Paanch would, one day, become ...

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MERS death toll rises to nine in South Korea

Thirte­en new cases were also confir­med, expand­ing the list of known cases to 108 A medic wearing a protective suit enters the room of a patient suffering from MERS in an isolation ward at the Seoul Medical Center on June 10, 2015 PHOTO: AFP SEOUL: South Korea on Wednesday reported two ...

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Pakistanis among 356 migrants rescued by Tunisia near Italy island

Migran­ts had left Libya aboard the makesh­ift vessel but it had broken down off the Tunisi­an coast PHOTO: AFP/FILE TUNIS: Tunisia’s navy on Wednesday rescued 356 migrants, which also included Pakistanis among other nationals off the country’s southeastern coast near Ben Guerdane, the Red Crescent said. Red Crescent official Ammar Lamloum ...

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