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  • ‘Pakistan’s cold war has its roots in World War II’

    Indeed, what else are we to make of his proposition that having moved to protect and preserve Pakistan [quoting Henry Kissinger] the United States has now launched a seemingly devilish scheme to undo Pakistan”...

    Former ambassador Hilaly added that Mr Sadiq also spoke about how the Pakistan-India rivalry was not exclusive to the two countries but now included — China, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the US and Russia...

  • War against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future: Air Chief

    PESHAWAR: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) camp Badaber and said that the war against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future...

    “The enemies of Pakistan should remain cognisant of the fact that no one can shake our resolve,” said ACM Sohail Aman, while addressing a gathering of PAF airmen during his visit to the PAF base...

  • If breaks out, Pakistan-India war may spiral into a world war, warns Khurshid

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah has warned that a full-scale war between Pakistan and India, if takes place, is bound to turn into a third world war and cause a huge loss of life and massive destruction in the region...

    Speaking to the media at his residence here on Friday, Mr Shah ruled out possibility of a war between the two countries observing that [Indian Prime Minister Narendra]...

  • War crimes likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza war: UN

    GENEVA: Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year's Gaza war, a widely anticipated United Nations report said Monday, decrying “unprecedented” devastation and human suffering...

    The Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict announced it had received “credible allegations” that both sides had committed war crimes during the conflict, which killed more than 2,140 Palestinians, most of...

  • The war on terror and the terror of war

    A world where war has seeped into human hearts, silently and sinisterly, manifesting itself through the most trivial of human emotions...

    A world where the most refreshing air smells of gunpowder, and war hymns can be heard in the most silent of spaces...

  • F-16s right platform for Pakistan’s counterterrorism war: US

    WASHINGTON: A day after Congress suspended US funding for the F-16s deal, the State Department acknowledged that Pakistan needs those aircraft for its antiterrorism activities...

    “We believe they’re the right platform to support Pakistan’s counterterrorism efforts, and have been a part of the successful pushback, if you will, or in past operations against some of the militant groups that are active in Pakistan,” the department’s...

  • Mitha returns to Pakistan with stories of war and peace

    Her exhibition, ‘Quilting Stories of War and Peace’ was inaugurated by Austrian Ambassador Dr Brigitta Blaha at Gallery 6 on Thursday...

    Mitha goes on to reveal her political side with the ‘This Is What War Does’ series, a topic that affects her deeply as a Pakistani...

  • Pakistan recounts sacrifices in Afghan war, wants re-invigoration of peace process

    A high-level meeting of military and political leaders under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi concluded Thursday evening with a strong rejection of US President Donald Trump's accusation that Pakistan has been undermining the US's so-called 'war against terror' despite receiving billions of dollars in aid...

    In a statement that followed its conclusion, the Pakistani civilian and military leadership countered the...

  • Report rules out Pakistan-India nuclear war

    This is the conclusion of a report by a prestigious Washington think-tank, the Atlantic Council, which also rules out the possibility of a nuc­lear war between India and Pakistan...

    The experts argued that China, India and Pakistan, despite being enmeshed in a complex rivalry, “are stakeholders in the existing international order, and are committed to an open economic order and multilateral institutionalism”...

  • Pakistan calls for negotiated end to Afghan war

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has called for a negotiated end to the Afghan war, claiming that neither side could “impose a military solution” on the other...

    “Neither the coalition and Kabul nor the Afghan Taliban can impose a military solution on each other,” said Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi while speaking at a debate in the UN General Assembly on the situation in Afghanistan...

  • War in Pakistan, Afghanistan since 2001 has killed 149,000: study

    KABUL: A new study says civilian and military casualties in Afghanistan and Pakistan total almost 149,000 people killed, with 162,000 seriously wounded...

    The study, called Costs of War and produced by Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies, looks at war-related deaths, injuries and displacement in Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2001 to last year, when international combat troops left Afghanistan...

  • US desire to win Afghan war increases pressure on Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The new emphasis in Washington on the need for Pakistan to do more against militants is linked to the Trump administration’s desire to win the Afghan war...

    Usually on weekends the United States media focuses on human interest stories, but this weekend there are almost a dozen reports explaining how the administration wants to win the war...

  • Zardari says will not let Pakistan war against neighbours

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said he stood for good relations with Pakistan's neighbouring countries and criticised the PML-N government for creating discord along the lines of what he perceives to be 'American foreign policy'...

    Addressing a rally in Peshawar, the former president said that while he was in power, Pakistan's relations with Afghanistan and India were good and there was peace...

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