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Pak-China friendship has not only evolved to touch new highs over the past few years, the countries are now reshaping the entire South Asian region. So much, at least, was there for everybody to see at the second round of the China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue in the Chinese province...

Showing a rare move of unity, all political parties have stood by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and have vowed to take forward Pakistan-China relations to new heights besides working together to create a favorable environment and positive public opinion to protect ties from threats. The second conference on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Political...

Before coming to power, incumbent government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s manifesto included working immensely for providing facilities to the overseas Pakistanis, and now it seems after two years in power PTI is thinking to fulfill the pledge. The government has set its sights on helping overseas Pakistanis invest in the country and make transactions in the form...

Private school owners are increasingly becoming angrier on the persistent closure of schools since March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. On the other hand, the government is resisting their demand and that is quite a sane approach. School owners only want their children back to the classroom for a monthly tuition fee, whose collection has dropped significantly...

Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan presented on Tuesday its two-year performance report, reviewing its achievements in different domains including governance, economy and diplomatic affairs. PTI government claims that to stabilize economy after inheriting the worst external crises, faced down Indian threat after Balakot...

Calling the announcement of a deal between the UAE and Israel a bombshell is a sort of exaggeration as both countries have been into cooperation without any formal ties on a single issue for quite some time: Iran. Even two months ago, UAE ambassador to Washington Yousuf Al Otaib wrote in an Israeli newspaper calling for a starting point for establishing ties with Israel...

Iran and the US have returned to the trade of barbs after Iran defeated the US move at the United Nation seeking Iranian arms embargo. The episode is more than a voting incident as it shows new alignments of countries’ foreign policies and priorities. The US resolution sought UN sanctions on Iran’s arms deal where only two of the Council’s 15 members voted in favour...

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) identified a breach of cybersecurity by Indian intelligence agencies on Wednesday, August 12—just two days away from Independence Day. Targeting government and military officials, this malicious state-sponsored violation of privacy is a recurring matter which should be addressed in the international community. Back in March...

If data is anything, the COVID-19 situation in Pakistan is improving but if SOPs are violated at a larger scale, the ugly virus could make a comeback to wreak havoc as it has been doing in its neighbours. In this regard, the coming month of Muharram is an event when mass congregations are arranged in imambargahs and on roads. The government has urged the mourners to follow...

IN a meeting held on Tuesday, the Senate Special Committee on Child Protection spoke of the need to strengthen the investigation process in child abuse cases, including addressing loopholes in existing child protection laws and building the capacity of medical and investigative officers to handle such cases. As the Kasur child sexual abuse ring that was exposed in 2015...

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