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Pakistan to raise Indian ‘spy’ issue with EU, UN: Foreign Office

Pakistan to raise Indian ‘spy’ issue with international community including EU, UN

Pakistan has briefed the P-5 and the European Union about the arrest of an on-duty officer of Indian covert agency RAW from Balochistan and his involvement in subversive activities inside Pakistan, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesman said. ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday said it has informed the United Nations, European Union and major world capitals about the arrest of an Indian ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Middle East Policy: Striking a balance between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia

Is it possible for Pakistan to strike a balance between ties with Saudi Arabia and Iran? The answer is Yes. Former Ambassador Masood Khan explains how.. By Masood Khan The essence of President Hassan Rohani’s visit to Islamabad was bilateral relations between Pakistan and Iran but the strategic overhang of the visit was no less important. Post-nuclear deal with six ... Read More »

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

The Army and Rangers will conduct a full-blown operation across Punjab to target militants, their facilitators and their hideouts, military sources confirmed ISLAMABAD – Pakistan army has initiated a military operation to crackdown banned militant outfits across Punjab following a deadly suicide blast in Lahore that killed over 70 people and injured more than 300. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) ... Read More »

At least 60 killed, more than 300 wounded in Lahore blast

At least 50 killed, more than 100 wounded in Lahore blast

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the blast incident in Lahore LAHORE – A deadly explosion occurred in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park of Iqbal Town on Sunday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring more than 300.The blast took place near gate no 1 of the park. Five to six kilograms of explosive materials was used to carry out the ... Read More »

Pakistan and Iran agree to enhance trade volume to $5 billion

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif addressing the Pakistan-Iran Joint Business Forum in Islamabad on March 26, 2016.

Pakistan and Iran have plan to take annual trade to $5 billion under the five-year Strategic Trade Cooperation Plan ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Iran have set an ambitious target of taking annual trade to $5 billion in next five years. The current volume of bilateral trade is mere $250 million. Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Miftah Ismail said that construction ... Read More »

Pakistan and Iran vow to boost trade, defence ties

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in one-on-one meeting at PM House in Islamabad on March 25, 2016.

Pakistan and Iran sign 6 MoUs during the visit of first Iranian head of state to neighbouring Pakistan in the last 14 years. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have vowed to boost cooperation on regional security and trade during talks in Islamabad, the first visit by an Iranian head of state in 14 years. Pakistan and ... Read More »

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistani forces have arrested an Indian spy from Balochistan province QUETTA – Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed that the Indian officer was arrested three days ago. The Indian Naval officer of the rank of Commander was reportedly working for Research and Analysis Wing and was identified as Commander Kulbhushan Yadav. The Home Minister said Yadav was active in Balochistan ... Read More »

Pakistanis detained at Moscow airport likely to be deported soon

Russia has deported 48 Pakistanis yesterday. Other stranded Pakistani traders are likely to be deported today MOSCOW (Russia) – Around 84 Pakistanis traders, being held at Moscow airport since early Thursday morning, are likely to be deported by evening, Pakistan Foreign Office has stated. “The Foreign Office is in touch with the Russian embassy in Islamabad on the matter,” said FO ... Read More »

Sir Syed University won Water for Pakistan Football Contest

Sir Syed University won Water for Pakistan Football Contest

The Football tournament was an excellent platform to motivate the young footballers from universities and to raise their voice for better water, better jobs KARACHI – Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) defeated National University of Science and Technology (NUST) PNEC to claim the top prize in Water for Pakistan Football Tournament by UN-Habitat and UNICEF on World Water Day. ... Read More »

76th Pakistan Day celebrations begin with grand military parade

Pakistan women soldiers from the Army Medical Corps march past long-range ballistic Shaheen III missiles during the Pakistan Day military parade.

Pakistan not part of ‘weapons race’ and won’t be: Mamnoon Hussain ISLAMABAD – The nation is celebrating the 76th Pakistan Day on Wednesday with a renewed pledge to make the country stronger by eliminating terrorism and achieving sustainable economic growth and greater political stability. The day marks the Lahore Resolution passed in 1940 by the All India Muslim League which ... Read More »

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