Pak Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday arrived in Australia on a two-day official visit, where he highlighted the regional security situation and Pakistan's concerns at... More
Pak Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says it would be counter-productive for the United States to sanction Pakistani officials or further cut military assistance, warning that any such move would hurt both... More
Hussain is heading a Pakistani delegation at the two-day Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on Science and Technology in Astana, the Kazakh capital, where heads of state and government from... More
After Washington's decision to suspend its 225-million-dollar military aid to Pakistan, Islamabad may turn to China in a bid to resolve the issue, Natalaya Zamarayeva of the Institute of Oriental Studies... More
As the dispute between India and Pakistan over the construction of two hydroelectric projects in Jammu and Kashmir remains unresolved, both the countries will hold another round of discussion in Washington... More
The air forces of China and Pakistan began joint training exercises in China on Thursday.
China has dispatched J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS aircraft and ground forces including surface-to-air missile and... More
Pakistan today summoned the Myanmar envoy and lodged a strong protest over the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state, leading to the exodus of about 270,000 refugees to... More
China on Friday pledged its support for Pakistan's efforts against terrorism as foreign ministers of both the countries discussed regional and international situation.
Addressing a press conference along with his Pakistani counterpart,... More
Islamabad has urged the world to put pressure on Myanmar, where renewed violence has forced out tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.
Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif says the Rohingyas' plight is... More
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday stressed that the United States (US) should respect Pakistan's territorial integrity.
Asif held a news conference following the conclusion of a three-day envoys conference and... More
Taking his country back to Square 1, President Donald Trump’s Afghanistan policy offered nothing new except forsaking old frontline ally Pakistan and coercing new strategic ally India to deliver.
Having spent US$1... More
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong on Wednesday assured Pakistan that nothing new has been demanded of it with respect to the recently-adopted BRICS declaration against terrorist groups.
The leaders of the... More
Pakistan on Tuesday rejected a statement by the five emerging-market BRICS powers that militant groups in Pakistan pose a regional security concern, with its defense minister saying no such group operates... More
Pak Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has termed the persecution of Rohingya, Kashmiris, Palestinians and other Muslims minorities as collective failure of religious/political leadership of the Muslim world.
The foreign minister, in a... More
China on Thursday sent out a signal that it would defend Pakistan and would object to any discussion about Pakistan’s role in sheltering terrorists during the upcoming BRICS summit, which would... More
Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif is expected to embark on a four-nation tour of China, Russia, Iran and Turkey as tensions rise between Islamabad and Washington over the latter’s new... More
The contribution of Pakistani nationals in contributing to peace in the South Asian region and also in many other countries through their participation in the UN peace force should be commended,... More
Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif warned India on Tuesday against devising a unilateral plan to modify the terms of the 1960 Indus Water Treaty between Islamabad and New Delhi.
“Pakistan is fulfilling... More
AASK’s speech could be the best delivered under the circumstances but it’s also full of misleading hopes and commitments never kept. The speech will buy time for the Myanmar military but may not do much at all to solving... More
Four hundred thousand Muslim Rohingyas have fled across the border to Bangladesh from Myanmar in the last 3 weeks to escape the army’s clearance operations. Human rights groups claim it’s a “scorched earth” policy – reminiscent of the military’s... More
The recently concluded BRICS summit was meaningful in anumber of ways. More than anything else, it left a powerful impression of increasing rapprochement between two Asian rivals, India and China, after two months of intense standoff in the Doklam... More
Thanks to the untiring efforts of former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury and a former Finance Minister of Pakistan Shahid Javed Burki, Research Professors at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) and the National University of... More
When members of the uniformed branch try to impress international media with field visits, it usually fails embarrassingly. The Myanmar army’s effort to convince the world that it was Muslim-Bengali Rohingyas who were responsible for the recent mayhem fared... More
Pakistan has predictably taken serious umbrage following the announcement of the long-awaited American policy review on Afghanistan. Unveiled by United States President Donald Trump last month, the... More