Bushra Sultan: Lights, Camera, Forbes! Filmmaker Lands Coveted Spot on 30 Under 30 Asia for Arts

This year, seven individuals from Pakistan have secured coveted spots on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Asia. Among them is filmmaker and...

Uplifting journalism standards: Meta and Poynter Institute launch fact-checking course for Asia Pacific journalists

After multiple advancements Meta has now come up with a free course in Pakistan to help raise the standards of journalism.

Japan unveils biggest military build-up since WW2

Japan on Friday unveiled its biggest military build-up since World War Two with a $320 billion plan that will buy missiles capable of striking China and ready it for sustained conflict, as regional tensions and Russia's Ukraine invasion stoke war fears.

Netanyahu eyes full diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia

Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said that he will seek to establish full diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia “as soon as I get into office.”

President Erdogan on a one-day visit to Ukraine

President Erdogan is visiting Ukraine to hold talks with President Zelenskyy and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Finding a solution to the prevailing crisis in the war-hit country is on the agenda of the meetings.

FM Bilawal says disengaging India doesn’t serve Pakistan’s interests

However, he said the Indian "incredible assault" on Pakistan’s position on Kashmir, attempts to change the demography of the disputed territory, and recent Islamophobic remarks of the BJP officials made it "very difficult, if not possible" for Pakistan to re-engage with India.

Taiwan’s air defense system get $95 million boost from US

Despite approval by the State Department, the notification does not indicate that a contract has been signed or that negotiations have concluded.

UK sanctions Lashkar-e-Jhangvi commander for crimes against humanity

The UK sanctioned a Pakistani national, Furqan Bangalzai, former commander of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, that is accused of orchestrating the bombing of the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine. Sanctions have also been placed on Myanmar's military.

Indian-American Gita Gopinath takes on the second-highest role in IMF

Gopinath, 49 would take over as the First Deputy Managing Director in January 2022. She also has the honor of being the first woman Chief Economist in the international body's history.

Strong future: NSA meets Russian counterpart in Moscow

The National Security Advisor expressed his satisfaction with the trajectory of the Russia-Pakistan relations after a meeting with his Russian counterpart on bilateral ties between the two countries in Moscow.

PM Imran Khan lands in Dushanbe for 20th SCO summit

This is the third visit of the Prime Minister to Central Asia, undermining Pakistan’s enhanced engagement with the region. The prime minister will hold bilateral meetings with other participating leaders on the sidelines. 

Wang Yi in Singapore to push back US influence

Singapore, which has strong security ties with Washington and vibrant economic relations with Beijing, has said countries should not be made to choose between China and the US. Wang's trip represented a "strategic decision" by Beijing.