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  • Pakistan does not abandon friends and strategic partners: PM Nawaz

    ISLAMABAD: Amidst unsubstantiated rumours that Pakistan will commit troops to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its borders, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an address today urged a peaceful solution to the Yemen crisis through dialogue with warring factions and reiterated the importance of the Saudi Kingdom as a ‘strategic ally’...

    Nawaz in his speech today upheld Parliament’s recent resolution to stay 'neutral' in the Yemen...

  • Trump does not blame Pakistan for failure in Afghanistan: US envoy

    United States (US) Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale assured National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt Gen (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua on Thursday that President Donald Trump did not blame Pakistan for the failure of the War on Terror in Afghanistan...

    As Hale and Janjua met today in Islamabad to discuss the Trump administration's new strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia, the US envoy claimed the perceived misconceptions it arose due to the...

  • US will act if Pakistan does not destroy safe havens: CIA

    WASHINGTON: CIA Director Mike Pompeo has warned Pakistan that if it does not eliminate the alleged safe havens inside its territory, the United States will do “everything we can” to destroy them...

    As Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrives in Islamabad on Monday to persuade Pakistan to support the new US strategy for Afghanistan, the Trump administration is sending mixed signals to its estranged ally...

  • Sindh to block gas to Pakistan if SSGC does not finalise gas provision agreement: CM Shah

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Shah in the Sindh Assembly on Thursday threatened to restrict the province's gas supply to the rest of the country if an agreement with the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) for provision of gas to the province is not finalised by the weekend...

    Shah, elaborating the details of the agreement, which seeks the provision of an additional 20 million cubic feet of gas per day to the province, said Sindh requires...

  • US narrative does not reflect realities of Pakistan: envoy

    WASHINGTON: The US narrative of Pakistan’s role in war against terrorism does not reflect the rapidly changing realities on the ground, says the country’s US envoy Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary...

    Read: 'US asks Pakistan to do more yet fails to compensate'In his address to the World Affairs Council, Mr Chaudhary also said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) should not affect relations between the United States and Pakistan and asked...

  • Naseem does Pakistan proud by capturing world U-18 snooker title

    KARACHI: National junior champion Mohammad Naseem Akhtar did Paki­stan proud when he brushed aside China’s Peifan Lei 5-3 in the epic final to win the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World U-18 Snooker Champ­ionship in Beijing on Tuesday...

    The scores being 20-62, 69-68, 37-71, 19-57, 127-6, 85-40, 61-37, 74-8...

  • What does the Paris Agreement mean for Pakistan?

    Twenty-three years after the Earth Summit of 1992, it took just a few minutes for the Paris climate agreement to be adopted on December 12th at COP21...

    I watched it happen live on a video screen put up in the hallways of the Le Bourget conference center, as with my media badge, I could not get into the plenary that final day...

  • 24 years and no Olympic medal for Pakistan — does anyone care?

    Pakistan did not win any medals at the Olympic Games held in Rio this year...

    They just had seven athletes, thanks to the continental quota scheme and wildcard entries given by the International Olympics Committee, otherwise not a single athlete from the country with 200 million population managed to qualify...

  • US senator does not expect Pakistan F-16 sale to be blocked

    WASHINGTON: United States Senator Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday he does not expect an upcoming vote on a $700 million sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan to keep the deal from going ahead...

    However, he said there was still discussion of whether US taxpayer funds could be used to finance the purchase...

  • ‘Pakistan does not belong at the bottom of the ICC table’

    KARACHI: Former captain Javed Miandad Thursday urged Pakistan to focus on consistency after their one-day series win away to Sri Lanka...

    Pakistan thumped the hosts by seven wickets in the fourth one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday to take an unassailable 3-1 lead ahead of the final match in Colombo on Sunday...

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