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Libya releases Saadi Gaddafi, son of former leader

TRIPOLI: Libyan authorities have released Saadi Gaddafi, a son of the former leader Muammar Gaddafi who was ousted and killed during a 2011 uprising. Saadi Gaddafi, 48, fled for Niger during the Nato-backed uprising, but was extradited to Libya in

Samsung’s leader apologises after being released from jail

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, convicted of bribery and embezzlement, was released on parole on Friday, and is expected to be back at work soon. There has been strong support for his parole amongst the business community

ANP leader Malik Ubaidullah found dead in Pishin

QUETTA: The body of Awami National Party leader Malik Ubaidullah Kasi, who went missing over a month ago, has been found in Balochistan. The handcuffed and tortured body was recovered from Muhajir camp Saranan in Pishin. It was identified as

PTM leader Manzoor Pashteen arrested in Kohat

PESHAWAR: Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Manzoor Ahmad Pashteen has reportedly been arrested in Kohat. South Waziristan MNA Mohsin Dawar confirmed that Pashteen has been arrested by police in Kohat while he was on to way to attend a sit-in

PM condoles death of Kashmiri leader Ashraf Sehrai in Indian custody

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed regret over the demise of veteran Kashmiri leader Ashraf Sahrai who passed away under Indian custody in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement on Twitter, the prime minister said that India’s oppression

Myanmar security forces kill 15 protesters, junta leader blames opposition

YANGON: Troops in Myanmar opened fire on pro-democracy protesters, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, the latest victims of a campaign to crush opposition to the ruling military junta. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, leader of the army

US imposes sanctions on children of Myanmar’s military leader

WASHINGTON: The United States imposed sanctions on two children of Myanmar’s military leader Min Aung Hlaing and six companies they control in response to the military coup and the killing of protesters since the takeover. The US Treasury Department said

Missing ANP leader found dead in Quetta after five months

QUETTA: Police have found the bullet-riddled body of Awami National Party (ANP) leader Asad Khan Achakzai who went missing five months ago. Asad Khan had gone missing on September 25, 2020 while coming to Quetta from Chaman to attend a

PML-N leader Mushahidullah Khan passes away

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Mushahidullah Khan passed away in Islamabad on Thursday morning at the age of 68. The cause of death was not immediately clear but it was reported that he was seriously ill since December last

PML-F leader Jadam Mangrio succumbs to COVID-19

KARACHI: Former federal minister of state for railways and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) leader Jadam Mangrio passed away due to COVID-19.  Mangrio was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi where he passed away. He was laid to rest at

PTI leader gunned down in Jacobabad

JACOBABAD: Former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Jacobabad President Sardarzada Sharif Khan Buledi was gunned down in Jacobabad. According to Jacobabad SSP Muhammad Tariq Nawaz, unidentified men opened fire on his car near Nursing College in the limits of Civil Lines police

Iraq’s Yazidi community crown new spiritual leader

ERBIL: The minority Yazidis crowned a new spiritual leader at their holiest site of Lalish in northern Iraq, nearly two months after the death of their top cleric. Ali Alyas was formally named as the Yazidi “Baba Sheikh,” the title

Senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: A senior Al-Qaeda leader, who was believed to be the second-in-command of the terrorist organisation, has been killed by security forces in Afghanistan. Abu Muhsin al-Masri, an Egyptian national was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Most Wanted

Nisar Khuhro moves SHC seeking pre-arrest bail

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Nisar Khuhro has moved the Sindh High Court (SHC) seeking pre-arrest bail against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The PPP Sindh President has filed a petition through his counsel in the high court stating

ANP leader Bilour recovers from COVID-19

PESHAWAR: Awami National Party stalwart and former member of the National Assembly Ghulam Ahmad Bilour has recovered from the coronavirus. The 80-year-old veteran politician tested positive for the virus on May 18 after which he went into self-isolation at his

PTI leader Faisal Javed’s mother passes away in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The mother of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Senator Faisal Javed Khan passed away on Friday morning in Islamabad. According to PTI Central Media Department, her funeral will be offered this afternoon and she would be laid to rest in

Leadership and John C. Maxwell

Talking about leadership in the 21st century, one name seems to be very prominent, who has done a lot of work related to leadership globally. However, one thing is certain that the need, importance, and utility of leadership have increased

Leadership skills during crisis

There is an element of fear and uncertainty around the world as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe. There is one question on everyone’s mind. When and how will this crisis end? The mental agony, stress, and economic worries

Shehbaz Sharif’s absence

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, who is also the Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, has been missing from parliament ever since he departed for London with his elder brother Nawaz Sharif. His prolonged absence is raising apprehensions as it

BJP leader ousted from summit for interrupting Suri over IoK speech

PHNOM PENH: Security ousted the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Joly from the Asia Pacific Summit 2019 after he angrily tried to interrupt the speech of National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri. According to details, Vijay Joly angrily

Turkey captures sister of dead ISIS leader

ANKARA: Turkish forces in northern Syria have detained a sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group who was killed in a US raid, a senior Turkish official said Tuesday. “Turkey has captured Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s