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.

Pakistan joins Chinese conference on reducing food insecurity

Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, said that Pakistan has drawn on drying techniques and climate-smart storage technology to alleviate post-harvest food loss.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi revives Pakistan’s prestige: Reigniting a diplomatic legacy

This is the country that was being blamed for harnessing terrorists, but here it was serving humanity with all its resources employed. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reignited the charge for Pakistan to take regional affairs by the wheel.

Pakistani goods thrive at China-ASEAN Expo: Ambassador Haque

Ambassador Haque remarked that this is the second time that Pakistan has been invited to participate as a special partner country. “We were given this honour for two years continuously, which is unprecedented in the history of CAEXPO.

Taliban govt to start practicing policies

Hibatullah Akhundzada, the Taliban's secretive supreme leader, has said the government would "work hard towards upholding Islamic rules and sharia law".

Pakistan Pavilion inaugurated in Nanning, China to promote Pakistani products

Pakistan Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque on Thursday formally inaugurated the Pakistan Pavilion established at the China-Singapore Nanning International Logistic Park to promote Pakistani products in China and other ASEAN countries.

North Korea’s anniversary parade flaunts machines instead of missiles

Pyongyang has previously used parades to send messages to audiences abroad and at home, usually timing them to coincide with anniversaries.