The United States is quietly pushing Pakistan and India to re-engage as the Trump administration seeks to defuse tensions between the nuclear-tipped neighbours in order to have a more focused approach on the... More
In a veiled reference to India's intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Pakistani authorities responsible for countering terrorism have asked the home department of the Punjab province to beef up security for... More
Militants have crossed into Pakistan from Afghanistan and killed a Pakistani army officer and a soldier, the Pakistani military said on Monday (Nov 13).
The uneasy neighbors, both of which are important U.S. allies,... More
Pakistan has suspended the licences of all prohibited bore weapons through which automatic weapons have been registered.
A notification in this regard was issued earlier this week from the country’s home ministry. The decision... More
The United States Congress has approved a military aid package of $700 million USD to Pakistan for its activities carried out in support of US operations in Afghanistan, but the package needs the... More
Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved on 10 November funds to develop community protection bunkers for the safety of civilian population along the Line of Control (LoC).
PM Abbasi and army chief General... More
Former chief minister of India administrated Jammu-Kashmir Farooq Abdullah has said Azad Kashmir “rightfully belongs to Pakistan”, according to India’s Times Now.
“I am telling the world clearly. The part which is with Pakistan... More
The leadership of Pakistan Rangers and India's Border Security Forces (BSF) agreed on Friday (Nov 10) that the "spirit" of a 2003 ceasefire agreement must be revived to protect innocent lives, an Inter-Services... More
The stubble burning in Punjab is being considered as a major reason for pollution in northern India, including New Delhi. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Captain Amarinder Singh about this,... More
Upon the indignity of disqualification has been heaped further humiliation.
The detailed judgement dismissing the review petitions filed by Nawaz Sharif and his family makes for devastating reading. Not only has the court reiterated... More
United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on 9 November, the army’s media wing said.
According to the... More
A two-phase strategy has been devised to formalise the alliance of Muslim militaries cobbled together by Saudi Arabia in December 2015 to fight the growing scourge of terrorism and extremism in the Muslim... More
Pakistan has voiced firm opposition to the creation of new permanent seats in any reformed Security Council in the United Nations, according to report by GEO TV.
Speaking in the General Assembly on Security... More
Talat Masood, considered Pakistan's topmost security expert, has warned that the use of drones by the US military in Niger would be unjustified, as it would cause civilian causalities. Masood's observations come amid... More
Bank of China has formally launched its operations in Pakistan, with its first branch inaugurated in Karachi on Tuesday (Nov 7).
Speaking to the inauguration ceremony in Islamabad, Bank of China Chairman Chen Siqing... More
Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif claimed that Pakistan has neither been diplomatically isolated nor has its position weakened following US President Donald Trump's speech outlining the country's policy on South Asia.
"We have neither... More
Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Tuesday (Nov 7) informed the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs that the United States (US) had assured Pakistan that no group, including Indian spy agency Research... More
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that war is not an option with India and that only talks can resolve all outstanding issues including Kashmir, reports The Hindu.
Addressing a conference on... More
To improve all mechanism to avoid cross-border terror activities, Pakistan and Iran have agreed to deny exploitation of their borders by terrorists, a statement issued by the military’s media wing said.
The development came... More
Pakistan believes in regional peace and welcomes mediation by the United States in easing tension with India, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday (Nov 6).
Addressing the fourth round of US-Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue... More
Myanmar was used to be a pariah state in the past, but for the former democracy icon it has become an unwelcome nuisance, forcing Aung San Suu Kyi to realize that in the current global world its... More
If the US’ new Afghan strategy was aimed at forcing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table, the recent wave of highly sophisticated attacks has shown that this strategy has not only failed, but also backfired. The... More
Assam’s leaders, whether of the Hindutva variety or the Assamese nationalistic variety, are livid with JamaitUlema-e-Hind leader Maulana Arshad Madani, for warning that the on-going revision of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) could lead to a... More
The Magna Carta, or the “Charter of Liberties”, limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was signed by King John at Runnymede near London on June 15, 1215. Brokered by the Archbishop of Canterbury... More