Daily Archives: January 11, 2017

Russia seeks maritime transport deal with B’desh

Russia has proposed for signing a maritime transport agreement with Bangladesh. The country also offered both the sides would extend preferential treatment to each others’ ships on a reciprocal basis. Moscow...

Year Review: Pakistan may face political, security challenges

Over the course of 2016, Pakistan has achieved a certain degree of political stability. Political processes coped with multiple pressures and crises during the year. Democratic continuity means civilian...

Migrant workers attacked: Myanmar relation with Malaysia dip

The death of five Myanmar migrant workers in Malaysia has further deepened the already strained relations between the two Southeast Asian nations. The workers were killed in a mob...

Pak army’s top leadership appreciates performance of military courts

The Pakistan Army's top military leadership appreciated the performance of military courts during the prescribed duration, which resulted in the reduction of terrorism in the country, Inter Services Public Relations...

Nepal is not anyone’s playground: Ex-King Gyanendra Shah

Former King Gyanendra Shah has said that though he left the Naryanhiti Royal Palace in the given situation, he still feels responsible for the nation and its people. Issuing a...

Blasts near Afghan parliament, 23 dead

At least 23 people have been killed and 45 wounded in twin bombings near the Afghan parliament in Kabul, a security official says. Most of the dead were civilians, including...

Israel Rejects Call to Suspend Weapons Exports to Burma

Israel’s defense ministry rejected a call from human rights activists and lawyers in the country to suspend military exports to Burma. Jerusalem-based human rights lawyer Eitay Mack told The Irrawaddy...