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How US coerced Pakistan into war on terror

After the Islamic revolution in Iran in March 1979, the next big event that took place was the occupation of Afghanistan by the Soviet...
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Meghan Markle reveals miscarriage in July

Meghan Markle has revealed she suffered a miscarriage in July this year, writing in the New York Times on Wednesday of the deep grief...
PM met Saudi Prince

Saudi Arabia denies Netanyahu’s visit, aviation data tells a different story

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan denied Israeli media reports on Monday that a meeting occurred between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
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US Navy defends entering Russian waters by blasting Moscow’s ‘excessive’ maritime claims

The US Navy has called Russia’s maritime claims “excessive” and described an alleged incursion by one of its ships, the USS 'John S. McCain',...
Snapchat curated video

Snapchat challenges TikTok with curated video feed

Snapchat on Monday unveiled a new curated short-form video feed in a stepped up challenge to social media rivals like TikTok.The new format called...
Israel Pakistan

Can Pakistan be coerced to recognize Israel down the road?

In a recent tweet, veteran Journalist Kamran Khan called for rethinking Pakistan’s policy towards Israel.“Pakistan must also revisit its Israel policy. Message for we...
Trump trade restrictions

Trump imposes trade restrictions on Chinese, Russian firms over military ties

The Trump administration is planning to designate 89 Chinese and 28 Russian entities as “military end-users,” restricting American companies from doing business with them,...
Netanyahu meeting Saudi Arabia

Israel PM Netanyahu holds secret meeting with MBS in Saudi Arabia: report

On Monday, Israeli media reported that Prime Minister Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia, this Sunday, and held an under the table meeting with Saudi...
taliban afghanistan

US President-elect Biden briefed on Afghan peace: What happens now?

Pakistan is likely to be put under pressure after US President Elect Joe Biden takes office in the Afghan Peace Process as Biden is...
Iran relation

Great power rivalry: Should Iran choose China, Pakistan over India, US?

The three regional giants, Pak-China, and Iran with the three regional zones, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East have a pivotal role...
China world hegemon

Is China ready to be world hegemon?

President Trump, hopefully outgoing, was not an out-and-out failure for his electorate. Yet, he was shown the door.He had many feathers in his cap....
us pakistan

US pledges funds to improve Pakistani connectivity with Central Asia

The special envoy for the USA, Zalmay Khalilzad, said yesterday that the USA would soon announce a high-level meeting of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan...
Umair Shah Washington

Pakistani-American Dr Umar Shah to lead COVID-19 response in US

Pakistan born, Dr. Umair A Shah has been appointed secretary of health for the state of Washington in the United States to fight the...
Biden presidency

Should Pakistan be optimistic about Biden presidency?

The overall nature of Pak-US relationship has been transitional and usually uncertain due to the highs and lows in their interest divergence. Despite severe...
Pakistan - Russia

Pakistan, Russia strengthen business, military cooperation

Pakistan and Russia concluded joint inter-governmental talks after three days on Wednesday to amend an agreement related to the work on the North-South Gas...
pakistan democracy

Op-ed: In Pakistani democracy, self-interests trump ideological motivations

It has been said over and over that the establishment, or in simple terms the army, has always been ruling the country in one-way...
Joe Biden's position

Joe Biden’s position on Afghanistan

In a Pentagon briefing room on Tuesday, Christopher Miller, the Acting United States Secretary of Defence, announced US withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.The US...
America

Will Biden seek de-escalation with America’s rivals?

A considerable advantage that China enjoys over its Western rivals, principally the United States, is the country’s rebuffing of neoliberal globalisation. Under its present...
Biden speaks Modi

Biden speaks to Modi: Is Hindu nationalism a threat to Indian democracy?

US President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and voiced his optimism about working with the Hindu nationalist...
Rockets US embassy

American embassy in Iraq under rocket fire, US cuts troops

A volley of rockets slammed into the Iraqi capital Baghdad late Tuesday, killing one girl and breaking a month-long truce on attacks against the...
Biden opposed OBL raid

Biden opposed OBL raid in 2011, Zardari congratulated US: Obama

United States President-elect Joe Biden opposed a US raid that killed Osama bin Laden (OBL) in Pakistan in May 2011, former US president Barack...
What does a President Joe Biden mean for the world?

What does a President Joe Biden mean for the world?

Recently, Joe Biden wrote a piece for the Foreign Affairs in which he laid out his vision for the United States under his administration....
Muslim apps data US

Muslim prayer, dating app selling location data of users to US Military: reports

US Military has reportedly brought the location data of millions of Muslims from across the world who have used popular Muslim prayer app and...
Pompeo Turkey visit

Rocky start for Pompeo’s Turkey visit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's planned visit to Turkey got off to a rocky start Wednesday when Ankara criticised his decision to raise...
Iran undeclared nuclear site

Iran response over undeclared site ‘not credible’: UN nuclear agency

The UN's nuclear watchdog said Wednesday that Iran's explanations over the presence of nuclear material at an undeclared site in the country were "not...
SpaceX astronaut

Japanese astronaut set to leave for International Space Station

Three NASA crew and one Japanese astronaut are set for launch aboard a SpaceX rocket Saturday, bound for the International Space Station in the...
America is back

Biden tells world leaders ‘America is back’ but Pompeo digs in

The leaders of close US allies on Tuesday telephoned President-elect Joe Biden and pledged to work together but in an extraordinary break, America's top...
US sale F-35 jets

Pompeo confirms US sale of F-35 jets to UAE

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed Tuesday that the United States planned to sell top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as...
Erdogan phone

With Erdogan’s phone pal Trump out, Turkey worries about Biden

With Joe Biden, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will probably be unable to influence US policy with a simple phone call, as he had...
Iraq's pro-Iran factions

Iraq’s pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden at helm

Iraq's pro-Tehran factions have welcomed Joe Biden's election as US president, alarming officials and activists in Baghdad who fear a US-Iran de-escalation could empower...

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KP minister blasts Bilawal for ex-FATA development remarks

Taimur Khan Jhagra, Khuber Pakhtunkhwa’s Health and Finance Minister, on Sunday took to Twitter to express how PDM parties have ignored Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

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