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28 May, 2017 2:20 PM Pakistan's nuke tests created balance of power in region: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan in 1998 created balance of power in South Asia and gave a strong message to the "enemies" that aggressors would meet an exemplary fate, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday. Sharif, in his message to commemorate the historic nuclear tests, said that the day was an unforgettable day for Pakistan 24

26 May, 2017 4:50 PM 3 years of Modi Govt: When Modi believed in ‘saree-shawl diplomacy’, was Pakistan holding a dagger?

In May 2014, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s presence during his counterpart Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony was keenly discussed. If the hope was for a fresh start in the troubled relationship with its neighbour, this was not to be. Three years and after more than 963 ceasefire violations by Pakistan, the Modi government has had to resort 8

23 May, 2017 7:37 PM Big blow for Pakistan: Ex-ISI official admits Kulbhushan Jadhav was captured from Iran

An ex-ISI official has admitted that Kulbhushan Jadhav was captured in Iran. Pakistan claims its security forces arrested Jadhav on its own soil. Puncturing Pakistan's claim that it arrested Kulbhushan Yadav on its own soil, Amjad Shoaib - an ex-ISI official and a retired Lieutenant General - has admitted that the ex-Indian Navy officer was captured 21

23 May, 2017 6:09 PM High Commissioner Abdul Basit Says No Information About India's Attack on Pak Posts

New Delhi: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday denied the Indian Army attack on its territory in Naushera sector and said he had not received any such report from Pakistani side. “There is nothing to brag about. It reinforces Pakistan’s contention that we need to resolve the issue peacefully,” Basit told CNN-News18 in an exclusive 103

23 May, 2017 9:06 AM Pakistani opposition criticizes Nawaz Sharif over Saudi-Trump summit

Promote your Business on Economictimes.com for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers ISLAMABAD: A prominent Pakistani opposition leader has criticized the country's prime minister for an allegedly ``ineffective'' trip to Saudi Arabia for a summit with US President Donald Trump. The cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan is also claiming 13

22 May, 2017 11:02 AM Congress castigates Pakistan on Jadhav, Centre over national security

The Congress on Monday said that Pakistan will have to face serious consequences if it didn't follow the International Court of Justice (ICJ) order on Kulbhushan Jadhav. The ICJ has stayed the death sentence awarded to the former Indian Navy officer by a Pakistani military court on charges of spying. Since the ICJ ruling, Islamabad has toughened its stance 27

21 May, 2017 5:57 AM Pakistan army to 'jointly fight Jadhav case with govt' in ICJ, says country's national assembly speaker

NEW DELHI: First, a Pakistan military court tried, convicted and sentenced Kulbhushan Jadhav, and now it appears the country's powerful army will "jointly fight" the Indian national's case with its government in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan state radio reported a top ruling politician as saying. What the politician meant by "jointly" 70

20 May, 2017 10:26 PM In Jadhav case, ICJ ruling cannot override domestic law: Pakistan

Under pressure over the adverse ruling in the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, Pakistan’s civilian government asserted that the stay on the Indian national’s execution cannot trump domestic law. ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Under pressure over the adverse ruling in the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, Pakistan's 54

20 May, 2017 12:04 PM ICJ didn't order consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's foreign affairs adviser Sartaj Aziz today claimed that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) hasn't given any order regarding consular access for Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. "Wrong to say Pakistan lost at ICJ, court stayed execution, didn't order consular access to Jadhav," Aziz told reporters in Islamabad 28

20 May, 2017 4:57 AM Pakistan govt wants ICJ to rehear Kulbhushan Jadhav case amid anger at home

Pakistan on Friday filed a plea in the ICJ for it to rehear within six weeks the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, after the government was slammed by the opposition for "mishandling" the case at the world court. Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz said Islamabad, with a new team of lawyers, will put forward its case vigorously 45