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  • Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to Barbara Bush

    HOUSTON: Past presidents, family and friends came together on Saturday to bid farewell to Barbara Bush, the matriarch of one of America’s most prominent political dynasties, at a funeral service in Texas...

    Bush — wife to the 41st US president and mother to the 43rd — died on Tuesday at her home in Texas aged 92, surrounded by her family...

  • Friends, family say final farewells to Nancy Reagan

    The former first lady’s life was celebrated on Friday by 1,000 invited guests who gathered at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library to pay final tribute to her and to the enduring love she and her husband shared during a storied 52-year marriage...

    “There would be no Ronald Reagan Presidential Library without a President Ronald Reagan, and there likely wouldn’t have been a President Ronald Reagan without a Nancy Reagan,” said Ron...

  • Police declare student’s death ‘suicide’ as family, friends reject findings

    KARACHI: While police did not find any sign of murder behind the death of a private medical university student and closed the investigation two days after he allegedly immolated himself on the campus, his family and friends on Wednesday evening staged a protest demonstration on Shahrah-i-Quaideen against the police findings...

    The Karachi-West DIG said the police investigation team comprising the Nazimabad DSP and the Taimuria SHO...

  • Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking

    Friends, family and colleagues of British scientist Stephen Hawking will gather on Saturday to pay their respects at his private funeral in Cambridge, where he spent most of his extraordinary life...

    Hawking, who died on March 14 at the age of 76, was famously an atheist but his children Lucy, Robert and Tim have chosen the town's university church, St Mary the Great, to say their farewell...

  • Family, friends mourn Pakistani exchange student killed in Santa Fe school shooting

    Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old Pakistani scholar participating in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programme in the US, was one of the 10 people killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in the Santa Fe High School in Texas yesterday...

    "We found out about the shooting from a local TV channel and tried, but failed to contact Sabika and her friends," said Sabika's father Abdul Aziz,...

  • Pakistan does not abandon friends and strategic partners: PM Nawaz

    ISLAMABAD: Amidst unsubstantiated rumours that Pakistan will commit troops to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its borders, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an address today urged a peaceful solution to the Yemen crisis through dialogue with warring factions and reiterated the importance of the Saudi Kingdom as a ‘strategic ally’...

    Nawaz in his speech today upheld Parliament’s recent resolution to stay 'neutral' in the Yemen...

  • 'Ronaldinho and Friends' arrive in Pakistan amidst tight security

    Keen to shine a spotlight on the underrepresented footballing talent in Pakistan, Brazillian football legend Ronaldinho, Manchester United's Ryan Giggs and five other international football stars arrived in Islamabad on Saturday...

    The five international players accompanying Ronaldinho and Giggs are: Dutch star George Boateng, former England goalkeeper David James, former French players Robert Pires and Nicolas Anelka, and Portugal's...

  • Terry joins ‘Ronaldinho and Friends’ in Pakistan visit

    KARACHI: Chelsea legend John Terry has become the latest player to join ‘Ronaldinho and Friends’ in their visit to Pakistan next month for an exhibition match, organisers Leisure Leagues announced at a ceremony on Friday...

    England defender Terry, who left Chelsea at the end of the season last month, will be the eighth and final player in the team which will be led by Brazil superstar Ronaldinho and plays against a team featuring...

  • Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner

    WASHINGTON: At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself”, US President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him...

    Noting that some Americans are living in a time of uncertainty, Obama said, “For example, I have one friend just a few weeks ago, she was making millions of dollars a year and she’s now living...

  • Kickoff with Ronaldinho and friends

    They are observing Edhi Saheb’s first death anniversary at the hockey stadium named after him and traffic is really chaotic there...

    After taking a look at my pass, one Jawan directed the driver to move on and turn left after Hotel Mehran...

  • Friends, poets and politicians pay tribute to Habib Jalib

    ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa hosted an event to pay tribute to poet and political activist Habib Jalib on Monday which was attended by politicians, poets and close friends of the late poet...

    Speakers at the event talked about the struggles of the poet and said he was a progressive writer who always made his opinion about the social issues in the country known...

  • Sharif brothers serve only relatives and friends, says Bilawal

    LAHORE: Following in the footsteps of his father Asif Ali Zardari, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has severely criticised the Sharif brothers and alleged that their “style of governance is all about obliging their relatives and friends”...

    Addressing a gathering of charged party workers at the Bilawal House here on Saturday, he criticised the two brothers over their failure to overcome the energy crisis and ending corruption, and...

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