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Photos: Turkey’s military coup attempt captured in dramatic images

People stand on a Turkish army tank in the capital Ankara. Photo: Tumay Berkin/Reuters

Scenes of chaos, mayhem, and anger during attempted Turkey coup At least 265 people have been killed, including 104 pro-coup participants, while 1,440 people were injured in military action in Istanbul and Ankara. Turks across the country took to the streets Friday night, answering pleas to confront the Turkish military as it attempted to take power in a coup. “I urge ... Read More »

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Fitr

muslims celebrate eid

Millions of people around the world have gathered for prayers and feasting to mark the end of the Holy Month Across the world, millions of Muslims have marked the end of Ramadan with prayers, feasting and family time. Traditional greetings during the Islamic holiday begin with Eid Mubarak, which means “Have a blessed Eid.” Families gather together to pray, share ... Read More »

Photos: Best moments of PSL 2016 – league of legends

Victorious Islamabad United team posing after winning the final of PSL

Islamabad United sealed a historic victory on Tuesday night by beating Quetta Gladiators to win the Pakistan Super League in Dubai. PSL has been a massive success overall bringing together the best cricketers from Pakistan and abroad to present pure, passionate form of cricket. The high spirits of foreign players such as Darren Sammy, Kevin Pietersen and enthusiasm of Sir ... Read More »

Photos: World celebrates Chinese New Year 2016

A flash mob featuring a hundred performers in monkey costumes makes an appearance to celebrate the arrival of the Chinese New Year in Times Square on Manhattan, New York, the United States, Feb. 6, 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

The Lunar New Year is China’s biggest holiday. Around the world, families are coming together to celebrate. BEIJING (China) — Millions of people around the world are celebrating the start of the Lunar New Year.The spring festival is typically spent feasting and visiting temples with friends and family, and not unlike the western New Year’s celebration that takes place on January ... Read More »

German Defence Minister in Islamabad

German Minister of Defence, Ursula von der Leyen, with director-general ISPR Asim Bajwa, and a group of journalists from Germany during recent visit to Islamabad.

Ursula von der Leyen, German Minister of Defence was accompanied by a group of journalists from Germany during recent visit to Islamabad. She held talks and meetings with several officials. ISPR briefed the German journalists about the Zarb-e-Azb operation against terrorism which was very well received by the group. Read More »

President Mamnoon Hussain addressing a ceremony in the honour of 1965 war veterans

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Sept 30th, 2015 said  that the conspiracies to destabilize Pakistan have been foiled and efforts are underway to eliminate terrorism. Addressing a ceremony in the honour of 1965 war veterans at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he said Pakistan was confronted with the challenges of terrorism and lawlessness. To counter these challenges, operation Zarb-e-Azb was launched which is ... Read More »

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