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India should be thankful to Pakistan for defeating Al Qaeda,other terror outfits: DG ISPR

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI RAWALPINDI : Pakistan army chief spokesman Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor has said that  India should be thankful to Pakistan for our cooperation in defeating Al Qaeda and other terror outfits. Addressing a news conference on Wednesday he said that “If Pakistan had not …

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Uzbekistan offers to host Afghan govt, Taliban talks

TASHKENT: Uzbekistan offered  to host peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, a move that could make Tashkent a player in settling the decades-long conflict in the neighboring country. The former Soviet republic is seeking to raise its international profile as part of …

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Kim met China’s Xi on first foreign trip

BEIJING (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was treated to a lavish welcome by Chinese President Xi Jinping during a secretive trip to Beijing as both sides seek to repair frayed ties ahead of landmark summits with Seoul and Washington. On his first …

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PAJCCI developing peace ,economic prosperity across border

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD- In line with the chain of events pertinent to Afghan-Pak economic connectivity, Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PAJCCI) recently conducted a roundtable meeting on Mar 26, 2018. The main emphasis of this event was to nurture the environment …

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China air force drills again in South China Sea, Western Pacific

BEIJING: China’s air force has held another round of drills in the disputed South China Sea and the Western Pacific after passing though Japan’s southern islands, the air force said on Sunday, calling such exercises the best preparation for war. China is in the midst …

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Russia denies aiding Afghan Taliban

KABUL: Russia has rejected comments by NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan that it has been supporting and even supplying weapons to the Taliban, in a clash of words that underlines growing tension over Moscow’s involvement in the conflict. In an interview with the BBC last …

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KSA allows air India to crosses Saudi airspace to Israel

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Air India launched on Thursday the first scheduled service to Israel to be allowed to cross Saudi airspace. The inaugural flight took off from New Delhi at 1230 GMT and was to land in Tel Aviv at 1945 GMT, the Indian state …

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Pakistan, Russia concerned over growing IS threat

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia have expressed “grave concern” over growing threat of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in the region. The concern was expressed at the seventh meeting of the Pakistan-Russia Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism held here on Wednesday. Noting their “grave concern”, …

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Global warming will displace millions in coming decades: World Bank

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The number of people fleeing crop failures, droughts and rising sea levels will grow drastically over the next three decades if world governments do not intervene, according to a World Bank report released Monday. By 2050, 86 million “climate migrants” will be …

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Putin wins a fourth term polls with over 74 pc of vote

MOSCOW -UNS- Vladimir Putin has won a fourth presidential term polls with more than 74 per cent of the vote, according to exit polls. The public opinion foundation said 77 per cent of voters had elected Mr Putin, while the state pollster WCIOM said he …

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