Erdogan To Rejoin Ruling Party After Referendum Win: Official

ISTANBUL, (APP/AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to rejoin his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) after a key referendum win expanding his powers, a party official said on Monday. “We will offer membership to Erdogan after April 27-28,” Mustafa Elitas, parliamentary

Russia Warns US Against Unilateral Strike On North Korea

MOSCOW, (APP/AFP) – Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of “strategic patience” with Pyongyang was over. “This is a very risky path,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at

New Air Route Links Central China City With Moscow

CHANGSHA, (APP/Xinhua): A direct flight opened Thursday between Changsha, capital of central China’s Hunan Province, and Moscow. The flight is operated by Moscow-based I-Fly Airlines. The Airbus 330-300 aircraft will fly between the two cities every Thursday with a travel time of 8.5 hours. On Thursday, the inaugural

Pak Welcomes Desire Of British To Join CPEC Project: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Pakistan welcomes the desire of Britain to join the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal in an Interview with Radio Pakistan said that several other countries in the European Union and the Central Asian Republics are also evincing keen interest

COAS Addresses UK Think Tank, Pakistan Community

LONDON (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday addressed the United Kingdom (UK) think tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Pakistani community at the Pakistan High Commission and shared his thoughts on geo-political environment, security challenges and role of Pakistan Army

Shehbaz, Chinese Expert Discuss Economy, Industrial Matters

LAHORE, (APP): International economic expert from China’s renowned Peking University and former World Bank senior vice-president Prof Justin Yifu Lin here Sunday called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and exchanged views on Pak-China relations, strengthening of Pakistan’s economy, establishment of industrial parks, and

CPEC To Bring Prosperity To Region, Benefit All Countries: Maleeha

NEW YORK, (APP): Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, told a large gathering of international students in New York that China’s visionary project, “one belt, one road”, of which China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a part, would bring economic prosperity through regional

China Coal Imports From North Korea Surge In February

BEIJING, (APP/AFP) – The value of China’s coal imports from North Korea surged nearly 40 percent in February, official data shows — the same month Beijing vowed to suspend the trade over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests. China imported $97.6 million worth of North Korean