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  • Pakistan, Iran keen to rebuild relationship, says NA body chief

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran are keen to rebuild their relationship plagued by mistrust and are eyeing cooperation for peace in Afghanistan and stronger economic ties between them...

    “Pakistan and Iran are determined to take positive steps to deepen mutual understanding, increasing cooperation and scaling up bilateral relations,” National Assembly's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs chairman Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar said while...

  • Pakistan looking to reset relationship with US: Dar

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday said Pakistan seeks to reset its relationship with the United States (US)...

    “There seems to be a little bit of a stalemate in the last couple of years,” Dar pointed out in conversation with WSJ correspondent Ian Talley...

  • 'Relationship between Pakistan and United States is imbalanced'

    ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Wednesday termed the relationship between Pakistan and United States as imbalanced and expressed concern at US’ tilt towards India...

    "Bilateral relationship between US and Pakistan seems to be driven by giving priority to US national security interests in the region rather those of Pakistan", Rabbani observed while chairing a Senate session...

  • Exhibition showcases China-Pakistan relationship

    ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of China and the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage held an exhibition of paintings, calligraphy and photographs at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) on Friday to mark the 67th founding day of China...

    Speaking at the press conference, the Chinese ambassador talked at length about the “all weather” friendship between Pakistan and China and how the exchange of art will help...

  • The fragile US-Pakistan relationship during the Soviet war in Afghanistan: report

    According to an Intelligence assessment report declassified by the CIA, Pakistan’s support for the Afghan insurgents against the soviet occupation is based on a number of key factors, that include:A belief that if Soviets gain control over Afghanistan, they would use it to exert influence in Balochistan as a means of influencing Pakistani politics...

    The idea that continued support of the Afghan insurgents is that it provides Pakistan...

  • Complicated relationship kept Obama from travelling to Pakistan: White House

    Outgoing American president Barak Obama once 'expressed the desire' to visit Pakistan, but could not act upon the wish "for a variety of reasons, some of them relating to the complicated relationship between our two countries at certain times over the last eight years," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said at a news briefing...

    The subject sprang up at the news briefing in light of President-elect Donald Trump's telephonic...

  • Pakistan's relationship with US not defined by Afghanistan: PM Abbasi

    Pakistan's relationship with the United States is 70 years strong and is not defined by the conflict in Afghanistan alone, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said while speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) think-tank on Wednesday...

    Abbasi's New York visit to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly comes at a time when tensions between US and Pakistan are running high in the wake of Trump's Afghan...

  • Senior Trump aide calls for ‘new relationship’ with Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Repeating allegations about Haqqani network sanctuaries and shortcomings in Pakistani efforts to check illicit financing, senior US National Security official Lisa Curtis said on Tuesday the Trump administration wanted a “new relationship” with Islamabad...

    “Ms Curtis urged the government of Pakistan to address the continuing presence of the Haqqani network and other terrorist groups within its territory, and reiterated the...

  • Pompeo hopeful to reset troubled relationship with Pakistan

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was “hopeful” of resetting the troubled relationship with Pakistan following his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan and other senior civil and military officials in Islamabad...

    The former CIA director, making his first visit as top US diplomat to Pakistan, told pool reporters shortly before leaving Islamabad that the “broad spectrum” of topics discussed included efforts “to...

  • ‘Hundreds’ dead in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

    ADDIS ABABA: Clashes that erupted in Ethiopia this month between two of the country’s largest ethnic groups have killed hundreds of people and displaced thousands, the government said on Monday...

    The killing of two local administrators coupled with long-running land disputes led to an outbreak of fighting between the Oromo and Somali peoples in the south, government spokesman Negeri Lencho said...

  • Ethiopia’s democracy put to the test in general election

    ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most populous country, holds a general election on Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is seen as all but certain to stay in office...

    Rights groups routinely accuse Ethiopia of clamping down on opposition supporters and journalists and using antiterrorism laws to silence dissent and jail critics...

  • Ethiopia warns Eritrea after border clash

    ARCH-RIVALS Ethiopia and Eritrea traded blame on Tuesday for one of the fiercest border clashes since a 1998-2000 war, with Addis Ababa warning any further conflict is “up to Asmara”...

    The neighbours are bitter enemies, with tens of thousands of troops dug into trenches eyeing each other along the heavily fortified frontier...

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