CPEC May Further Ignite India-Pakistan Tension: UN Report

A UN report has stated concerns that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor may create more tension between India and Pakistan. The report titled ‘The Belt and Road Initiative and the Role of Escap’ was released by the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the

Trump Admin Looks To Limit Foreign Military Aid Particularly To Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: As the Trump administration looks to limit foreign military aid, particularly to Pakistan, the country faces a challenge in figuring out the exact amount it could receive from the United States under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) in the next fiscal. According to sources, the

China, Russia To Jointly Build Wide-Body Passenger Jets

SHANGHAI, May 22 (Xinhua) — China and Russia Monday set up a joint venture to build wide-body passenger jets in the latest attempt to break into the lucrative market longtime dominated by Boeing and Airbus. The Shanghai-based China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Co., Ltd (CRAIC) has

Iran Accuses US Of ‘Iranophobia’, Arming ‘Dangerous Terrorists’

TEHRAN: Iran accused the United States on Monday of selling arms to “dangerous terrorists” in the Middle East and of spreading ‘Iranophobia’ aimed at encouraging Arab states to purchase arms, state television reported. “Once again, by his repetitive and baseless claims about Iran, the American president

China Says No Room For India In NSG Yet

China said on Monday that it would oppose India’s unilateral entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), pending a consensus on the membership of the nuclear weapon states that have not signed the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), The Hindu reported. In response to a question,

Pak-Turkey FTA To Be Signed On Aug, 14

ISLAMABAD, May 10 (APP): Pakistan and Turkey’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will be signed on August 14, for enhancing the bilateral trade between two countries. The seventh round of negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and Turkey would be held by the end

China Hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan To Properly Address Border Issue

BEIJING (China) May 8 (APP): Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on Monday hoped that both Pakistan and Afghanistan would properly address the border issue and jointly uphold peace and stability. Responding to a question regarding unprovoked firing by Afghan forces on security personnel detailed for the security of

Guterres Lauds Pakistan’s Role At UN

NEW YORK, May 5 (APP): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed his appreciation for Pakistan’s role at the U.N. at a largely-attended dinner hosted by Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi at her residence here. The U.N. chief also said he looks forward to visiting Pakistan when

India Is Part Of Problem In Afghanistan Not Solution: FO

ISLAMABAD, May 05 (APP): India is using Afghan soil for its nefarious designs against Pakistan and it’s continuous behavior proved that it is part of the problem in Afghanistan, not solution. In the weekly media briefing, the spokesperson for the Foreign Office Nafees Zakaria here

India Sends Back 50 Pakistani Students Following Threats

A group of 50 Pakistani students and teachers visiting India at the invitation of an NGO were sent back on Wednesday following threats from Hindu hardliners. The Delhi-based Routes2Roots had invited the students, aged 11 to 15, from Pakistan as part of their Student ‘Exchange