At least three suspected militants and an army commando were killed on November 21 in two separate clashes in the India-held Kashmir following a surge in fighting between government forces and separatists, police... More
Pakistan will always be important to the US in its strategy towards containing Taliban and other terrorist organisations in Afghanistan even as India will continue to play a crucial role in balancing the... More
Pakistan has turned down China’s demand to allow its currency to be used in the Gwadar Free Zone under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework, arguing any such move would compromise its ‘economic... More
China said Pakistan will be a "priority" in its neighbourhood diplomacy as the two countries are all-weather strategic partners and lend firm support to each other's core interests.
China and Pakistan held their '8th... More
Two Pakistani Navy vessels, a frigate and a sail training ship, berthed at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Monday (Nov 20) for joint exercises, Tasnim news agency reported.
The commander of... More
Pakistan expects the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its new terminal to be delivered on November 24, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday (Nov 20), outlining huge growth... More
Pakistan's Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar met Li Zuocheng, member of the Central Military Commission and chief of staff of the Joint Military Staff Office of the Central Military Commission,... More
The US Department of Defence (DoD) put pressure on key Congressional committees to drop a provision linking financial aid to Pakistan with Islamabad taking demonstrable action against Lashkar-e-Taiba.
The DoD prevailed upon key Democratic... More
Pakistan’s Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan Army is always ready to respond to any threats across the country’s eastern border with India, including the Line of Control (LoC).
A day after a top American general met Pakistani military leadership, Chinese Special Envoy for Afghanistan Ambassador Deng Xijun called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters,... More
US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Joseph Dunford will visit Pakistan next week.
He will meet the Pakistani military leadership as part of the preparations for US Defence Secretary James Mattis’ forthcoming visit... More
Pakistan has traditionally maintained that its bilateral relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is its “most important diplomatic relationship.” Developments in Saudi Arabia last week appear to have hinged to a significant... More
Pakistan’s Home Minister Ahsan Iqbal on 16 November said that India is using Afghan soil for terrorism in Balochistan.
While speaking to journalists after delivering a lecture at a university in Lahore, he said... More
Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, while meeting General Joseph L. Votel, the Commander of US Central Command (US CENTCOM) on 16 November, said that Afghanistan is not contributing... More
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan has said that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was helped and financed by the enemies of the country to carry out violent attacks inside Pakistan.
While giving a tell-all interview... More
At least 956 people were killed in 736 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2016, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) released on 15 November, a significant decline in terror fatalities as compared... More
A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Tuesday (Nov 14) issued an arrest warrant for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after the veteran politician failed to turn up for several court hearings.
The warrant comes at an... More
Presence of Lockheed P-3 Orion in the Pakistan Navy’s Air Arm has been irritating the enemy.
Recently, Indian navy had held air-based anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Indian Ocean with Japan.
Indian navy had conducted... More
A high-level Saudi Arabian delegation will visit Pakistan by the end of this month to explore investment opportunities in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistani media reported.
The state-run Associated Press of Pakistan quoted... More
Pakistan’s Joint Chief of Staff Committee (JCSC) Chairman General Zubair Mehmood Hayat said Tuesday (Nov 14) that the path to better relations with India pass through Kashmir, there is no bypass.
However, he added,... 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