Gaddafi top spy to be tried in Libya

The International Criminal Court has ruled that Libya’s Gaddafi-era spy chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, can be tried in Libya.

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‘Master’ of short stories wins Nobel

Canada’s Alice Munro — called the “master of the contemporary short story” — won the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature, the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences announced Thursday.

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Ali Zafar injured filming in Bangkok

Singer-turned-actor Ali Zafar sustained an injury while he was filming in Bangkok, The Express Tribune learnt on Friday. According to his publicist, Ali was at a shoot in Bangkok for a multinational brand when he cut his face and was rushed to the hospital. Ali’s stunt double was supposed to perform a sequence, but didn’t quite resemble the current long-hair ...

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VIDEO: Karachi residents bomb-proof cars

Karachi’s wealthiest residents are choosing to bomb-proof their cars and employ security guards as violent crime levels soar in the Pakistani city.

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Golf star makes dream a reality

“I remember walking to school and saying, ‘Who wants to be a lawyer or a doctor when you can be a professional athlete?’ ” Caroline Hedwall pursued that dream and became an unlikely star of the Solheim Cup against some of the best players in women’s golf.

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National Trust ‘failing’ tenants

National Trust tenants across the country claim they are being badly treated, pushed out of their homes and left thousands of pounds out of pocket by the organisation, the BBC finds.

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Did you know?: Aamir Khan buys flat worth INR600 million!

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has a new address. The actor has apparently bought a new apartment on Carter Road in Bandra, where he was staying for the last few months on rent. It seems he fell in love with the place as he ultimately decided to buy it. According to Mid Day, the place is worth a whooping INR600 million! The flat is ...

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Higgs did not know he had won Nobel

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Prof Peter Higgs has revealed how he did not know he had won the award until a woman congratulated him in the street.

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LoC violation: Indian shelling kills one in Nakyal sector

MUZAFFARABAD: Indian troops fired mortars across the Line of Control (LoC) on Friday, killing a child and wounding three other people, officials said. The incident took place in Nakyal sector, along the LoC, the heavily militarised de facto border between Pakistan and India. “An 11-year-old boy was killed and three others including two women were wounded in the Indian shelling,” in ...

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