Sports

LIVERPOOL BEAT SPURS 2-0 TO LIFT TROPHY

Liverpool have lifted their sixth Champions League Trophy after defeating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Madrid. Mohamed Salah scored a penalty for Liverpool in the first two minutes of the game after a handball from Sissoko. Spurs put the Jordan Henderson-led team under real pressure in the latter stages. But, Divock Origi’s 87th minute goal sealed […]

Politics

PAKISTAN WILL CONTINUE TO PLAY CONCILIATORY ROLE: FM QURESHI

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Pakistan will continue to play its conciliatory role in the Afghan peace process. Meeting Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman in Islamabad, Qureshi called for increasing cooperation between the two sides. Zaman hailed Pakistan’s efforts for the establishment of peace in war-torn Afghanistan. He was in Pakistan to […]

US PRESIDENT TELLS UK TO ‘WALK AWAY’ FROM EU

US President Trump has asked UK to walk away from Brexit talks if Brussels does not give what Britain wants. Trump also suggested Britain should refuse to pay its 39 billion pound EU divorce bill. The US President has stirred up a diplomatic strain in the Britain politics, ahead of his 3 day state visit. […]

CONFERENCE IN BAHRAIN TO GO AHEAD DESPITE ISRAEL ELECTION: US

The US has said a conference on the economic aspects of a Middle East peace plan will go ahead in Bahrain despite Israel’s surprise election. The State Department said it is not expecting any changes and the conference is set to take place on June 25th. The United States has been preparing for months to […]

BARZANI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF KURDISTAN REGION

Lawmakers have elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq. The Kurdistan Democratic Party’s deputy leader, Nechirvan Barzani, won 68 votes in the 111-seat parliament. The parliament proceedings were boycotted by the region’s second-biggest party, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. The Patriotic Union wants to split key regional posts among the […]

HOUSING MINISTER KIT MALTHOUSE JOINS PM RACE

Following Theresa Mays’s resignation, the Tory leadership contest is picking up pace. Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has warned against a no-deal Brexit. Meanwhile, environment minister Michael Gove has offered free passports to EU nationals post Brexit. Gove pledged to waive off a planned citizenship fee for eligible European nationals as a goodwill gesture. A 1,330-pound […]

SPD, CDU SUFFER MAJOR LOSS

Germany’s Social Democrats have bled support in elections in the state of Bremen. The major blow could end their national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives. Merkel has called for emergency talks with coalition partners to prevent the government collapsing. Head of Germany’s Social Democrats showed intent to work with Merkel in the national coalition. […]