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European tourism industry hit hard by Brussels terror attacks

European tourism industry hit hard by Brussels terror attacks. Photo: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Brussels terror attack has altered perceptions of the continent’s safety. The impact of the Brussels terror onslaught was immediate. Within days, occupancy rates at some hotels in the city plunged to just 25%, according to preliminary estimates from STR, a company that tracks hotel industry data. The rate had been 82% the night before the bombings. Other European cities felt ... Read More »

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

The Army and Rangers will conduct a full-blown operation across Punjab to target militants, their facilitators and their hideouts, military sources confirmed ISLAMABAD – Pakistan army has initiated a military operation to crackdown banned militant outfits across Punjab following a deadly suicide blast in Lahore that killed over 70 people and injured more than 300. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) ... Read More »

At least 60 killed, more than 300 wounded in Lahore blast

At least 50 killed, more than 100 wounded in Lahore blast

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the blast incident in Lahore LAHORE – A deadly explosion occurred in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park of Iqbal Town on Sunday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring more than 300.The blast took place near gate no 1 of the park. Five to six kilograms of explosive materials was used to carry out the ... Read More »

29 dead, dozens injured in suicide blast at soccer stadium in Iraq

29 dead, dozens injured in suicide blast at soccer stadium in Iraq

ISIS has claimed responsibility for suicide bombing in Iskanderiyah BAGHDAD (Iraq) – Suicide bomber killed at least 29 people and wounded 60 others in an attack on a crowd gathered at a soccer stadium south of Baghdad. The blast occurred during a trophy presentation in the village of Iskanderiyah about 25 miles south of the Iraqi capital. The Islamic State of Iraq and ... Read More »

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistani forces have arrested an Indian spy from Balochistan province QUETTA – Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed that the Indian officer was arrested three days ago. The Indian Naval officer of the rank of Commander was reportedly working for Research and Analysis Wing and was identified as Commander Kulbhushan Yadav. The Home Minister said Yadav was active in Balochistan ... Read More »

At least 34 dead as deadly blasts hit Brussels airport, metro station

Brussels explosions kill more than 25 dead, scores injured after multiple explosions rock Belgian capital

Belgium witnesses Black Day as three explosions ripped through Brussels – airport and metro station – killing at leats 30 people and wounding more than 100 BRUSSELS (Belgium) – At least 34 have been reported dead and more than 100 injured in coordinated attacks that ripped the Brussels international airport early Tuesday shortly before another blast was heard at a metro ... Read More »

13 killed in suicide blast in Shabqadar area of KPK

13 killed in suicide blast in Shabqadar area of KPK

Blast was a revenge for the hanging of Mumtaz Qadri who was executed last week: Jammat-ur-Ahrar SHABQADAR – At least 13 people, including three policemen, were killed and more than 20 others wounded in a suicide blast in Charsadda tehsil of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). A suicide bomber blew him up after security officials stopped him at entrance of the local ... Read More »

28 killed in massive explosion in Ankara

28 killed in massive explosion in Ankara

ANKARA (Turkey) – At least twenty eight people died and 61 other were injured in a large explosion in the Turkish capital on Wednesday, an explosion hit military vehicles. The explosion hit three military vehicles and a private vehicle in central Ankara, near Turkish parliament buildings, the vehicles were stopped for a traffic light at the time, the military said. ... Read More »

Quetta blast kills 9 and injures dozens

Quetta blast kills 9 and injures dozens

QUETTA – A powerful blast rocked the congested Kachari area of Quetta near the premises of the heavily guarded city district courts. At least nine people, including four security personnel and an eight-year-old girl, were killed and dozens injured. Heavy firing was also heard in the area following explosion. The rescue sources said that a convoy of Frontier Corps (FC) personnel was ... Read More »

At least 21 dead as terrorists attack Bacha Khan University

At least 30 dead as terrorists attack Bacha Khan University

Unidentified gunmen entered in Bacha Khan University Charsadda on Wednesday morning Latest Updates: – 21 killed, over 30 injured – Four militants killed during operation – TTP claims responsibility for attack CHARSADDA – A group of militants has stormed a university in Charsadda, Pakistan, killing at least 21 people and leaving dozens injured. Terrorists entered the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda ... Read More »

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