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  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

  • Islamabad deplores attack on Saudi embassy in Tehran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan disapproved on Monday a mob attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran, which sparked a diplomatic crisis between Iran and Arab countries...

    “The attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, which is against international norms, is most unfortunate and deeply regrettable,” the Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • German embassy hosts first Oktoberfest in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The German embassy hosted the first Oktoberfest in Islamabad, which was organised along the lines of the Oktoberfest held annually in Munich, complete with traditional live music, food and games that created a very festive atmosphere...

    The embassy arranged for checked shirts for men and dresses with a bodice, full skirt and an apron for women to be available for sale so that people could wear the appropriate Bavarian...

  • US embassy official arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The chief security officer (CSO) of the US embassy was arrested for alleged abetment in a crime and assaulting and harassing the police...

    The Kohsar police arrested the suspect from the parking area of the district and sessions court Islamabad, an official told Dawn...

  • India says diplomats, embassy guests 'harassed' by Pakistani security in Islamabad

    India on Sunday accused Pakistani security services of "widespread harassment" outside an event hosted by the Indian embassy in Islamabad a day earlier, saying that "hundreds" of guests were turned away and some of New Delhi's diplomats were "threatened"...

    According to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistani security agencies "even used a forklift truck to remove the cars of some attendees" of the Saturday event...

  • Chinese defector gives Australia details of Beijing espionage: paper

    An apparent Chinese intelligence service agent is seeking asylum in Australia after providing details on Beijing's political interference in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia, the Age newspaper said on Saturday...

    Australia's ties with China have deteriorated in recent years amid accusations that its most important trading partner is meddling in domestic affairs...

  • Air China increases flights on Beijing-Islamabad sector

    Air China, China's national flag carrier, has decided to increase flights on the Beijing-Islamabad-Karachi route from four a week to seven starting October 29...

    Hu Haitao, manager of Air China's Islamabad office, said in a promotional event on Thursday that the increased flights will "better serve the exchanges between China and Pakistan in trade and culture...

  • Islamabad expects good economic package from Beijing

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said it would not seek rescheduling of about $2...

    “We will give you very good news on return,” said minister for planning and focal person on the CPEC Khusro Bakhtiar before taking off to Beijing with Prime Minister Imran Khan on his first, four-day official visit to China...

  • Hundreds protest outside Saudi embassy in Tehran

    TEHRAN: Hundreds of people demonstrated on Saturday outside the Saudi embassy in Tehran to protest against alleged sexual harassment against Iranian youths by Saudi police...

    Official IRNA news agency said about 500 people gathered outside the embassy in northeastern Tehran in a protest that had not been authorised by the authorities...

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