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  • KE will make continental impression, says Majid

    KARACHI: When K-Electric (KE) make their first appearance in an international competition next month, Majid Shafiq will be providing all the technical, tactical and strategic know-how from the dugout...

    After securing their maiden Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) title last season, KE will be playing the playoff qualifiers for the AFC Cup and England-based Majid will be their head coach for the assignment in Bhutan from Aug 9-15
  • World Cup inter-continental playoff dates set

    ZURICH: The intercontinental playoffs set to determine two more places in the 2018 World Cup have dates and locations finalised...

    While UEFA members have to wait for Tuesday for their playoff draw, the schedule is in place for the ties between Asian Confederation playoff winners and Honduras who finished fourth in CONCACAF, and Oceania region winners New Zealand and Peru, who finished fifth in South America’s CONMEBOL
  • Pak High Commissioner to India meets PM to discuss Indo-Pak relations

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit called upon Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Wednesday for a briefing on the state of Pakistan-India relations...

    The High Commissioner to India also briefed Foreign Office officials about the future of Pak-India relations in light of recent developments between the two countries...

  • Pak-Afghan delegations meet in Islamabad to discuss border tensions

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani and Afghan delegations met on Monday in the first senior-level talks aimed at reducing tensions at the Torkham border crossing along the Pak-Afghan border...

    A diplomatic push to end the Pak-Afghan row over the construction of the border gate bore fruit on Saturday when Pakistan reopened the Torkham border crossing for traffic a week after skirmishes forced the closure...

  • Pompeo due today in Islamabad amid chill in Pak-US ties

    ISLAMABAD: US Secre­tary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching here on Wednesday to meet officials of the new government in Pakistan, but his brief stay in the capital, analysts fear, could be tense...

    Washington, the recent events show, is just maintaining an engagement with Islamabad out of its regional compulsions and pursuance of regional objectives...

  • ‘Pak-China cooperation strengthens exemplary friendship’

    HYDERABAD: Speakers at a conference on Monday termed Pak-China friendship exemplary, saying that ties between the two countries would strengthen their all-weather strategic cooperative partnership as Beijing and Islamabad are capitalising on massive opportunities of development to realise common dreams of the two Asian nations...

    They were speaking at a two-day international conference titled “Pak-China Strategic Partnership and its...

  • Pak-India talks hinge on terrorism caveat

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan-India agreement on resumption of dialogue on bilateral disputes may have provided an opening for a thaw in an otherwise frosty relationship, but an inbuilt caveat and the unspoken subtext could make progress towards the start of talks challenging...

    The two countries, helped by US, UK and Germany, made quick progress in the past 10 days from the ice-breaker in Paris to an agreement in Islamabad on resuming...

  • Additional Pak Army units ready for deployment to UN peacekeeping missions: Maleeha

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan Friday called for making arrangements for swift deployment of additional Pakistan Army units and equipment that a special United Nations team had picked for service in the US peacekeeping missions around the world, while reaffirming its commitment to the world body's flagship activity...

    “We strongly recommend that the UN support mechanism may now be geared up for speedy deployment of selected units to UN...
  • A downturn in Pak-Afghan ties

    A STRONGLY worded letter leaked to the media from Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistani civil and military authorities suggests that all is far from well in Pak-Afghan ties — just when there had been public indications that the long-fraught relationship was veering towards pragmatic improvement...

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