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No bottleneck in implementation of CPEC: China

BEIJING -UNS : China rejected reports that there is any bottleneck in the implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) or the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a news briefing that the projects are going on smoothly. “I wonder …

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Two youth killed by Indian troops in Baramulla

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Indian troops during their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two youth in Baramulla district on Sunday. The youth were killed in Uri area of the district during a siege and cordon operation in the area. According to Kashmir Media Service, an Indian …

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Trump starts Asia visit: China, US to map out future relations

BEIJING -UNS/Xinhua- Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said Friday that the meeting between Chinese and U.S. presidents in Beijing next week is expected to map out a blueprint for the development of bilateral ties in a new era. China and the United States are working …

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Pakistan committed to cooperate with Afghanistan for restoration of peace

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir says Pakistan is ready to help and cooperate with Afghanistan to restore peace in the war-torn country. According to Radio Pakistan, he said Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan, however all issues should be resolved through dialogue process. The …

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Turkish students “Smart Toilet” i Wins Silver Medal

UNS- It held for 32 years in Brazil International Mostratec Science and Technology Expo ‘in representing our country with Ocean College Science High School student Selin Patriotic and Huseyin Emre Akgüç has developed a “smart closet”, taking the silver medal was the second in the …

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China disputes Trump claim it produces most US-bound fentanyl

BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese authorities on Friday disputed US President Donald Trump s claim that most of the drug fentanyl, which is blamed for thousands of American deaths, was made in China, reports said days before his visit. Last week, Trump declared the US opioid …

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Gulf crisis: Soccer trumps politics

By James M. Dorsey A target of massive Saudi investment, the Maldives severed diplomatic relations with Qatar hours after a Saudi-UAE-led alliance of largely financially dependent states declared in June an economic and diplomatic boycott of the Gulf state. That didn’t stop the Football Federation …

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2,600 Indian Sikh yatrees arrive in Lahore

LAHORE: Over 2,600 Sikh Yatrees arrived here at Wagha Railway Station on Thursday through special trains to celebrate 548th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Gi. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Muhammad Siddiqul Farooq received the Sikh pilgrims warmly. Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak …

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Putin visits Tehran for talks on Syria, nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Russian President Vladimir Putin met Iran’s leadership Wednesday in Tehran as the two Damascus allies push a Syria peace plan and the Kremlin offers its backing for a landmark nuclear deal facing US opposition. Putin — on his first visit to Tehran since 2015 …

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Political process not military solution to Afghan conflict

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan and Iran during informal consultations on regional situation including Afghanistan here Wednesday noted that there was no military solution to the prolonged Afghan conflict, emphasizing the need for a credible political process owned and led by Afghanistan for an internal settlement. …

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