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Pakistan wants to get out of zero-sum dynamics of Cold War era: COAS

RAWALPINDI -UNS– Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that Pakistan wants to get out of the zero-sum dynamics of Cold War era that is still prevalent in South Asia. In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), …

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Pak,Russian Army commanders agrees to boost cooperation for peace,stability

RAWALPINDI -UNS – Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Commander Russian Federation Ground Forces Colonel General Oleg Salyukov and discussed security and defence related issues, said a press release issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Tuesday. Earlier, Gen …

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China backs Pakistan on Kasmir issue, war against terror

BEIJING -UNS – Defence Minister, Engr Khurram Dastgir Khan attended the meeting of the defence ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries in Beijing. Khurram Dastgir also held meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe. During the meeting Chinese defence minister said that …

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East China Sea: China’s aircraft carrier leads live combat drill

BEIJING -UNS : The Chinese aircraft carrier formation, featuring the carrier Liaoning, held “live combat drill” in the East China Sea, state media reported early Tuesday. Te formation took part in anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare training with an “opposing force.” said State-run Xinhua news agency. …

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IS beheads three brothers in Afghanistan

JALALABAD -UNS : Militants from Islamic State have beheaded three brothers, all working in the medical profession, in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, the main stronghold of Islamic State in Afghanistan, said …

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XI appreciates Pak role: CPEC proves viability of China’s OBOR Initiative: Kh Asif

BEIJING -UNS – Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday said that Pakistan and China have proven the viability of the Belt and Road Initiative through its flagship project, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said this in his meeting with President of China H.E. …

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Over 48 killed in Kabul suicide attack

KABUL -UNS- An Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 48 people including women and children and wounded 112 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday in the latest attack on election preparations. The assaults underscore growing concerns about security …

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Child rape case heightens India’s Hindu-Muslim divide

JAMMU -UNS/AFP: The internet is being cut for hours on end in Jammu as authorities try to halt protests that have grown in the Kashmir winter capital since the rape-murder of an eight year old girl opened a new front in India´s Hindu-Muslim divide. With …

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FM Asif to attend SCO FMs meeting today

BEIJING -UNS : Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif will arrive here on Sunday to attend the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and hold a bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi. The SCO Council of Foreign Ministers, …

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‘Democracy in India is in grave danger’

MUMBAI: One of India’s best known politicians, former finance and foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, quit the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party was undermining democratic institutions. Sinha, who served as a minister in the first BJP-led governments headed …

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