Category Archives: Defence

UN Hopes For Easing Of Tensions After Chinese Anger Over THAAD

UNITED NATIONS, United States, (APP/AFP): The United Nations on Tuesday said it hoped for fresh efforts to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula after China angrily responded to the US deployment of the THAAD missile-defence system in South Korea. “We hope that efforts will be

KATI For Extension In Rangers Powers For Sustained Peace, Security

KARACHI, (APP) : Patron-in-Chief Korangi Association of Trade and Industry S.M. Muneer and the elected body of KATI have urged for extension of special powers given to the Rangers in Sindh and that the circle of their operation should also be expanded for sustained peace and security in the

Additional Army Check Posts Along Afghanistan, Iran Borders

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Additional check posts would be established at coastal highway, RCD road and different places along Iran and Afghanistan borders. According to a private news channel, personnel of Pakistan Army, Frontier Corps (FC), Customs, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Levies Force, Police and intelligence agencies would be

EU Expected To approve new military HQ

BRUSSELS, (APP/AFP) – EU foreign and defence ministers are on Monday expected to approve controversial plans for a military headquarters to coordinate the bloc’s overseas security operations, officials said. EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said they would discuss ways “to move forward, to make

89% Pakistanis Ready To Fight For Their Country

ISLAMABAD, Mar 6 (APP): According to a global survey from WIN/Gallup International, Pakistan ranks first in the list of countries where people are willing to fight for their country. An overwhelming 89pc Pakistanis said they would fight for their country, private news channel reported. India ranks two where 75pc

China To Strengthen Maritime, Air Defence And Border Control

BEIING, (Xinhua) — China will strengthen its maritime and air defense as well as border control amid efforts to safeguard its sovereignty and security, according to a government work report to be delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at the annual parliamentary session Sunday. The country

China 2017 Defence Spending To Rise ‘Around 7%’: Official

BEIJING, (APP/AFP): China will raise defence spending by “around seven percent” this year, a top official said Saturday, just days after US President Donald Trump outlined plans to raise American military expenditures by 10 percent. China has been steadily building up and modernising its once-backward

Turkey And Pakistan Eager To Enhance Bilateral Defence Ties

On 01 March 2017, the Turkish Armed Forces’ (TSK) Chief of General Staff – General Hulusi Akar – made an official visit to Pakistan. Gen. Akar met with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff Gen.

Punjab Rangers Establishes Reporting Lines In Case Of Suspicious Activities

RAWALPINDI, (APP): Punjab Rangers has specified various reporting lines for reporting any suspicious activity or information related to terrorism activity in the province. According to the Inter Services Public Relations, any related information can be passed on through telephone lines 042-99220030/99221230), SMS 03408880047, WhatsApp 0340880100, email <> or