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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 »

Afghan people are suffering, yet global attention is dwindling: Red Cross chief

Refugees

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is in a “downward spiral,” according to the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Despite the worsening situation, attention paid to Afghanistan is inversely proportional to the humanitarian situation in the country. “There are more displaced people, more war-wounded and more disabled people. Humanitarian concerns are growing, yet international attention is dwindling. ... Read More »

Pak Security Forces recover Shahbaz kidnapped 5 years ago

Shahbaz-Taseer

Pakistani security forces on Tuesday evening (March 8, 2016) marked a major achievement by recovering safely the son of Late Governor of Punjab, Shahbaz Taseer who was kidnapped by terrorists in 2011 from Lahore. To the surprise of whole nation, the security forces this evening announced the recovery of Shahbaz Taseer whose father was killed by his own security guard ... Read More »

Pak Army Chief meets Afghan leadership to resume peace dialogue

General Raheel Sharif meeting Ashraf Ghani in Kabul

KABUL (Afghanistan) – Pakistan’s powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif today held wide-ranging talks with Afghanistan’s top leadership on ways to revive stalled peace talks with the Taliban and agreed to hold a quadrilateral meeting between Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the US early next month on a comprehensive road map for meaningful peace. Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia announces 34 Islamic Countries coalition to fight terrorism

Saudi Arabia announces 34 Islamic Countries coalition to combat terrorism

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has announced a 34-country Islamic military alliance to combat all such organizations which aim at terrorizing the innocent, spreading killing and corruption in the world. The countries participating in the alliance along with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are: Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Turkey, Chad, Togo, Tunisia, Djibouti, Senegal, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Gabon, Guinea, Palestine, ... Read More »

US Ambassador visits Peshawar, pays tribute to terrorism victims

US Ambassador visits Peshawar, pays tribute to terrorism victims

Ambassador calls on leaders of the region and pays tribute to victims of terrorism PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – In his first trip to Peshawar, American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale held a meeting with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial leadership and paid his respects to victims of terrorism in the province, including students and teachers at the Army Public School. Ambassador Hale called ... Read More »

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif visits Russia for crucial talks

Pakistan's Army Chief General Raheel Sharif arrived in Moscow on a three-day official visit to Russia. General Raheel was given an “elegant guard of honour” at a ceremony held at Kremlin.

This is the first visit by General Raheel as the army chief to Russia, and is seen as sign of warming ties between the former cold-war rivals. ISLAMABAD – Army chief General Raheel Sharif arrived in Moscow on a three-day official visit to Russia against the backdrop of realignments taking place in the region. The chief military spokesperson, who is ... Read More »

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