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China warns US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo visit

China warned the United States not to "coerce and bully" Sri Lanka as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived on a sensitive visit...
Pashinyan

Is Armenia’s Pashinyan to blame for the suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh?

The narrative propagated by the Armenian government and their supporters across the world is that Azerbaijan's counteroffensive is responsible for the suffering of Armenians...
Chinagate scandal

Has ‘Chinagate Scandal’ rattled mainstream media?

Much like the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MeK) and dissident groups of Ahvazi Arabs that are being used by the CIA as proxies to mount subversive attacks...
coastal defense systems

US announces $2.4bn sale of coastal defense systems to Taiwan

The United States on Monday said it had approved a $2.4 billion sale of 100 Harpoon coastal defense systems to Taiwan, defying Beijing's anger...
China sanctions

China targets US arms producers with sanctions over $1.8bn deal

China says it will impose sanctions on top US weapons manufacturers over a massive sale of their products to Taiwan. The Pentagon approved the...
Trump gamble

Trump’s gamble on Iran will prove advantageous for China

India has found itself on the losing end of the Trump administration’s gamble in Asia and its “maximum pressure” policy toward Iran. In some...
difficult choices

Relationship with China: Pompeo urges Sri Lanka to make difficult choices

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will ask Sri Lanka to make "difficult" choices on its growing relationship with China amid criticism the island...
Putin Karabakh

Russian President Putin warns Karabakh deaths soaring as diplomats scramble

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that weeks of fighting over the mountainous Nagorno-Karabakh province had left close to 5,000 people dead as world...
India China filthy air

Why did Trump call India ‘filthy’? Social media users offer novel explanations

US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in India and China as "filthy" as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden's plans to...
Israeli settlements

What does Russian opposition to Israeli settlement plans imply?

Russia is concerned over the Israeli plan to expand its illegal settlements in the West Bank, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.Building...
Putin military alliance

Russia open to idea of military alliance with China as US steps up aggression

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that he is open to the idea of establishing a military alliance between Russia and China, but not...
National Development and Reform Commission

Vice Chairman China’s NDRC Mr Ning Jizhe’s exclusive message for GVS

The best and most memorable time of the year is when oranges start to show their colors” is a popular saying from an ancient...
President of Pakistan

CPEC Edition: President Dr. Arif Alvi’s message to GVS

Since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1951, Pakistan and China enjoy excellent relations in various fields. China is the closest friend which has...
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Chinese soldier who strayed across Ladakh border is returned by India

India on Wednesday returned a Chinese soldier named Wang, detained after straying across Ladakh border where the two countries have clashed in recent months,...
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Op-ed: Pakistan should raise voice for oppressed people everywhere

Silence ensures a safe journey to the top. Though the silence does do the talking, you can never surely tell one's viewpoint. Like if...
nuclear arms

US wants China, new nuclear weapons included in Russia deal

Russia and the United States on Tuesday were edging closer to breaking an impasse in long-running talks aimed at extending a landmark nuclear arms...
pakistan asia power

Pakistan 15th most powerful country in Asia owing to increased diplomatic clout: US Think...

Pakistan has maintained its ‘comprehensive power’ position in Lowy Institute’s Asia Power Index for 2020. The index is a comprehensive study of 128 indicators,...
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Soldiers for hire: The secret history of Wagner Group’s ties to Russia

Vladimir Putin has now been in charge of the Russian Federation for 20 years, and there is little doubt that during this time the...
military drill

Eyeing China, Australia joins ‘quad’ drill with US, Japan, India

Australia will take part in a large-scale military drill off the coast of India next month that will bring together a quartet of countries...
Iran arms embargo

China rails at US for peddling arms, interfering in affairs of other countries

China on Monday accused the United States of "peddling arms" and "interfering" in other countries' affairs after Washington threatened sanctions against any nation taking...
China export law

China passes new law restricting ‘sensitive exports’ to protect national security

China has passed a new law restricting sensitive exports to protect national security, a move that adds to policy tools it could wield against...
gwadar infrastructure

As China celebrates Shenzhen, Pakistan’s Gwadar aims to follow suit

China has vast experience in port building and infrastructure, this experience may help Pakistan in making Gwadar the 'silicon valley' of Pakistan.Gwadar port, the...
Thailand pro-democracy

Pro-democracy groups in Thailand defy ban on protests

Thailand’s pro-democracy groups continued protests in the capital Bangkok on Friday despite a ban on demonstrations under new emergency measures. Thousands turned out for...
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Book review: Exploring the underemphasized reflections on BRI

Political scientists Alan Chong and Quang Min Pham bring with their edited volume, Critical Reflections on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020),...
Chinese attack

Top US official urges Taiwan to ‘fortify’ against Chinese attack

A top White House official on Friday urged Taiwan to build up its military capabilities to protect against a possible invasion by China, saying...
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Why did the US resort to use of force in Vietnam?

One of the core reasons the US resorted to force in Vietnam and its neighboring countries, was because Washington's imperial designs for south-east Asia...
Biden

Op-ed: Biden faces uphill task regaining trust of public after bombshell report

In two bombshell reports, Emma-Jo Morris and Gabrielle Fonrouge of the New York Post have leveled damning allegations of Hunter Biden’s murky financial dealings...
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In conversation with China’s outgoing Ambassador Yao Jing

H.E Ambassador Yao Jing was China's 17th Ambassador to Pakistan (2017-2020). During his tenure, CPEC strengthened and consolidated and moved into PhaseII. His ceaseless...
Karakoram Highway

The Karakoram Highway – A forerunner of CPEC

The Karakoram Highway that opened in 1978 was conceived two decades ago in 1959 and sowed the seeds of CPEC – maybe the vision...
BRI global

Making sense of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Before discussing the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), we should understand some Chinese history, as it might help our understanding of the BRI. China...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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