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  • Pakistan cautions against expansion of N-capabilities

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan told the Security Council that the declared plans by one nuclear-weapons state to expand its nuclear capabilities would renew an arms race and seriously set back global disarmament efforts...

    Speaking in the Security Council debate on ‘Global efforts to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by non-state actors’, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi criticised one of the P-5 states...

  • Zia, Bhutto and Pakistan’s nuclear capabilities earn mention in CIA documents

    ”If one types in the word ‘Pakistan’, the searchable database yields 1,233 results ranging from declassified files on intelligence reports, newspaper clippings, country profiles on geography and the armed forces and telegrams...

    A dive into the trove reveals deliberations by CIA officers on Pak-US relations against the backdrop of several historical events: Indo-Pak friction, Pakistan’s nuclear programme development, Ziaul Haq’s...

  • Pakistan recalibrating capabilities to fight terrorists

    WASHINGTON: As terrorists re-launched a campaign of terror against the nation this week, Pakistan too expedited its efforts to combat them and is quietly acquiring equipment and weapons required for combating militancy...

    The US media reported at least three such deals this week, which involve helicopters and military vehicles that would enhance the military’s capability to pursue militants in difficult terrains...

  • Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missile capabilities despite US warnings

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Friday that Iran would boost its missile capabilities despite warnings from Washington that it is ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue...

    His comments came as Iran displayed a new missile at a military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq...

  • Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in agree to boost South Korea's missile capabilities

    In Seoul, the presidential Blue House spokesman confirmed that US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in agreed to enhance the country's deterrence against North Korea by boosting its missile capabilities...

    Pyongyang fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan early on Tuesday, which it said was a mere "curtain-raiser" for the North's "resolute countermeasures" against ongoing US-South Korean...

  • China plane maker reveals stealth jet capabilities to lure buyers

    In a rare disclosure, the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (Avic) unveiled the capabilities of the J-31 aircraft at an aviation show, even though the jet is still being tested, the newspaper said...

    Stealth aircraft are vital to China developing the ability to carry out both offensive and defensive operations, the Pentagon has said in a report about developments in China's military...

  • Sea Spark 2015: Nawaz reposes trust in Navy’s operational capabilities

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reposed complete trust and confidence in the operational capabilities of Pakistan Navy and urged that “the challenges at hand necessitate eternal vigilance to safeguard against external and internal threats”...

    Nawaz was speaking at the culminating event of Pakistan Navy's maritime exercise ‘Sea Spark 2015’ on Wednesday...

  • Navy chief praises PN’s capabilities

    Upon his arrival onboard a Pakistan Navy ship in the North Arabian Sea off Ormara, Admiral Abbasi was received by Commander of Pakistan Fleet, Rear Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi...

    The naval chief was given detailed briefing on conduct of the exercise and deployment of PN assets out at sea — including ships, submarines, aircraft, UAVs, special forces and marines — along with elements of Pakistan Marine Security Agency and Pakistan...

  • 'Proud to be Pakistani Hindu today': Senate body approves Hindu marriage bill

    In what appears to be a New Year's gift for Hindu minorities in Pakistan, the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights unanimously approved the much-awaited Hindu Marriages Bill on Monday...

    Earlier in September, the Natio­nal Assembly had passed the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, thus paving the way for the adoption of a comprehensive and widely-acceptable family law for Hindus living in Pakistan...

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