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20 September, 2018 12:31 PM Sushma Swaraj to meet Pakistan Foreign Minister on the sidelines of UNGA in New York

In a letter to PM Modi, Imran Khan had proposed a meeting between the two foreign ministers. NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be meeting her counterpart in Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the upcoming United Nations General Assembly in New York. Confirming the development, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson 83

20 September, 2018 4:50 AM China's Xi says places 'high premium' on Pakistan ties, as army chief visits

China places a "high premium" on its relations with Pakistan and believes a key economic project will be successful, President Xi Jinping told Pakistan's army chief, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road schemes. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is the most senior Pakistani figure to visit ally China since the new government 119

13 September, 2018 7:09 PM US NSA says risk of Pak nukes in terrorist's hands reason for cut in military aid

US fears that nuclear weapons in Pakistan could fall into the hands of terrorists. The United States recently cut $300 million in military aid to Pakistan and the Trump administration may have had substantial reasons to do so. According to National Security Advisor John Bolton, one of the major reasons was the risk that Pakistan's nuclear weapons could 121

13 September, 2018 6:30 PM Pakistan's Supreme Court allows Hafiz Saeed's JuD to carry on with work

Hafiz Saeed is a known terrorist the world over and his Jamaat-ud-Dawa is widely suspected to be a front for terror outfit  LeT. Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court has allowed Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) to continue their activities in the country. A two-member bench Wednesday rejected 55

13 September, 2018 11:07 AM Pak Aid Cut Despite Risk That Terrorists Could Get Hold Of Nukes: US

The US' decision to suspend military aid to nuclear-armed Pakistan was not taken lightly as the Trump administration was concerned that the country's atomic weapons could fall into the hands of terrorists, National Security Adviser John Bolton has said. Mr Bolton said the war against terrorism is a matter of extraordinary importance to America. In his address 63

11 September, 2018 12:11 PM Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz dead at 68

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz died at the age of 68 in London on Tuesday. She breathed her last months after being diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer. She breathed her last at a Harley Street Clinic in London. The same was confirmed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif on microblogging 63

11 September, 2018 7:49 AM US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism: NSA

Washington: The US has conveyed to Pakistan that it wants Islamabad to cooperate fully in the war against terrorism as it is a matter of "extraordinary importance" to America, President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton has said. During his visit to Islamabad last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had pressed the new Pakistani government 116

9 September, 2018 8:57 AM Arif Alvi, Imran Khan's Close Ally, Sworn-In As Pakistan's New President

Arif Alvi's oath-taking ceremony was attended by top civil-military brass including Prime Minister Khan and Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and foreign diplomats. Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new president on Sunday. The 69-year-old 61

8 September, 2018 10:46 AM China's Foreign Minister Meets Pak Counterpart; Discuss Economic Corridor

The two leaders exchanged ideas on bilateral relations and discussed regional security and the peace process in Afghanistan. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday and discussed various issues of mutual interest, including the USD 50-billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This is the first 146

8 September, 2018 4:31 AM Water, not money, is Pakistan's biggest problem: Imran Khan wants donations for dams

Imran Khan has turned to Pakistanis living abroad for donations so that dams could be built to address problem of water scarcity. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has called upon Pakistanis living abroad to donate money for the construction of dams in the country and stated that water crisis is the single-biggest threat that is looming on the horizon 58