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North Korea Threatens South Korea with War

It might have been over half a decade since the Korean War took place but there hasn’t been a single year since in which South Korea has lived without the fear of North’s aggressive threats. The most recent attempt at intimidation occurred a few hours ago when North Korea threatened to declare war against South…

Oscars 2012 – Best Dressed at the Red Carpet

The Oscars are over, the verdict is out and we all know who went home with Hollywood’s favorite lady in their hand. It’s now time to indulge in a little post-award analysis of the stars who might not have won an award last night but they did manage to win the awe of their fans…

Are the New Cuban Missile Crisis in the Making?

The growing tensions between Iran and Israel have taken a new turn as Iran claimed earlier today that its warships were entering the Mediterranean. Many consider this as a symbolic gesture demonstrating the ‘show of power’ by Tehran in the backdrop of the visit of a high-level American official to Israel. Commander of the Iranian…

Europe Meets to Rescue Greece from Bankruptcy

Eurozone finance ministers are once again meeting at Brussels to rescue Greece from possible bankruptcy. The European Finance Ministers seem hopeful in working out a formula to secure a second financial bail out for the southern European nation. Greece needs 130bn euros (£110bn; $170bn) to prevent an economic melt down in March 2012, when the…

Pakistan Military Develops the World’s Cheapest Tablet

Pakistani military’s ever growing commercial empire has now developed an indigenously produced iPad called PacPad at Kamra Air Force Complex. This device that runs on Android 2.3, an operating system made by Google will be available for $200 – making it the cheapest tablet available in the market. Not only is the device cheaper than…

The World Watches as 20 More Syrians Die

The Syrian government held a referendum on a new constitution on Sunday as the ongoing violence continued across the Arab country claiming another 20 lives. According to the new constitution multi-party parliamentary elections will be held in the next three months. The referendum has been boycotted by the opposition, labeling it as farce and demanding President Bashar al-Assad to…

Osama bin Laden’s Last Hideout Being Demolished

As reported by a local newspaper in Pakistan, the last hideout of dead al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is being demolished. Earlier heavy machinery was brought into the garrison town of Abbottabad and work on demolition of the compound was later commenced. All routes leading up to the deceased terrorist leader’s final hiding place have been sealed…

World’s Cheapest Holiday Destinations

Spring is around the corner and most families are already budgeting for vacations during the Summer break. Here we have for you some of the world’s most beautiful and economical holiday destinations! Dominican Republic This tropical island offers its share of white beaches and palm trees but unlike other countries lying in the tropical region,…

Guests Begin Arriving at Whitney Houston’s Funeral

New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey started witnessing the arrival of guests from approximately 8:45 a.m. Saturday. As the celebrity guests started stepping out of their limousines at the church -where Houston had been a regular during childhood – a choir and band began performing. The invitation-only service will include Houston’s “The Bodyguard”…

All Time Oscar Records

The Oscar ceremony is around the corner and while we’re some good 6 days away from knowing the results, we can take a little walk down memory lane to take a look at the record creating artists and filmmakers. Read on to find out who has had most nominations in a category, who has taken…

Pakistan Celebrates its First Oscar Win

Most urban Pakistanis woke up to the news of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy bringing home the first Oscar to Pakistan. Needless to say the news spread like wild-fire across the country providing an excuse to the people of this terrorism marred South Asian nation with a reason to celebrate. The Pakistani documentary ‘Saving Face’ produced by…

Destination Democracy: Egypt to Vote for President in May

Egypt will finally complete its transition to democracy after two decades of Hosni Mubarak’s rule this year. The Egyptians will vote for a new President in May 2012, as reported by the state-run newspaper, Al-Ahram on Wednesday. While the current government has shared the month for the presidential elections, a specific date is yet to…