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Kyrgyzstan’s strange democracy and approach

By Elnura M. Kadyrova — A new president Sooronbay Jeenbekov was elected in Kyrgyzstan. Officially he will take office on December 1, 2018 having completed the six-year rule of Almazbek Atambayev who is considered the ambiguous leader of this country. Almazbek Atambayev rule will be remembered not by economic or political achievements of Kyrgyzstan, but by extremely odious behavior and ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey issue joint stamp to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations

Turkey Pakistan joint stamp

Ceremonies held in Ankara and Islamabad on the birth anniversary of Pakistan’s National Poet Allama Iqbal ANKARA, (Turkey) — To commemorate the 70 years of the establishment of Pakistan-Turkey diplomatic relations, Directorate General of Post & Telegraph Organization (PTT) of Turkey and Pakistan Post have issued a Joint Commemorative Stamp. The inaugural ceremonies were held in Ankara and Islamabad simultaneously on ... Read More »

Pakistan offers Jadhav meeting with wife on humanitarian groundS

Pakistan sentences Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav to death

The move may help Pakistan dispel the Indian negative propaganda at the ICJ of not granting access to Jadhav’s family. Pakistan has informed India that it would allow a meeting between convicted spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife on humanitarian grounds, a statement by Foreign Office said, after a request was made by the India’s Ministry of External Affairs. According ... Read More »

Trump discusses trade and North Korea with Xi Jinping in Beijing

U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. first lady Melania visit the Forbidden City with China’s President Xi Jinping and China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan in Beijing, China, November 8, 2017. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping attend a welcoming ceremony in Beijing United States President Donald Trump held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in which U.S. pressed Beijing to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program. The welcoming ceremony was held in Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping walked side by side on a ... Read More »

President Rouhani: Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia to link Asia to Europe

Transit between the three countries and also between Asia and Europe is the first decision that has been made by Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia Tehran – Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia aim to link Bandar Abbas in southern Iran to Helsinki in Finland (Asia to Europe), Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was quoted as saying by Iranian official news agency. ‘Transit between the ... Read More »

Pakistan nominated Tassaduq Jilani as ad hoc judge at ICJ Kulbhushan case

Appointment of former CJP was taken after consultation with military, civil and legal officer The government of Pakistan has appointed former Chief Justice of Pakistan Tassaduq  Hussain Jilani as ad-hoc judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to defend Pakistan’s side in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. According to sources the decision to appoint the former chief justice was taken ... Read More »

US, Turkey mutually suspend visa services as diplomatic row escalates

Turkish and US missions mutually restrict services to reconsider each other’s commitment The United States and Turkey has suspended their visa issuing services in each other’s countries after diplomatic tension emerged last week. The deepening diplomatic row sparked after U.S. mission employee in Istanbul was arrested on charges of having links to a cleric blamed for last year’s failed coup. ... Read More »

Stunning Karachi air show marks 70 years of Pak-UK friendship

Stunning Karachi air show marks 70 years of Pak-UK friendship

PAF and British Council jointly arranged air-show marks 70 years of Pak-UK friendship The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force Aerobatic team joined Pakistan Air Force to light the sky for Karachi people. The jointly organized air show aimed to celebrate 70 years of kinship between the United Kingdom and Pakistan. The Red Arrows are the pride of the Royal Air Force ... Read More »

Japan beefing up India’s defence, nuclear programmes

Japan also supports India’s nuclear programme ISLAMABAD (PPA) – Japan once a peace-advocating country is fast growing into a defence and nuclear projects supporting country for India. According to report reaching here, Japanese defence officials have accepted an Indian request for the purchase of twelve ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft under a deal worth $1.30 billion by the Indian Navy. India ... Read More »

Pakistan announces 3000 scholarships for Afghan students

Pakistan announces 3000 scholarships for Afghan students

First phase of the HEC scholarships has been successfully completed through Ministry of Education Higher Education Commission Pakistan has announced 3,000 higher education scholarships to Afghan students under the Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship Programme The second batch of the scholarship has been offered after successfully completing the first phase. In 2009, first phase of the HEC scholarships  through Ministry of ... Read More »

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