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What will Pakistan achieve from PM Khan’s visit to China?

News Analysis | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, on his first official visit to China, met the Chinese President Xi Jinping and lauded the way...

China denies opening a military base in Afghanistan but the idea...

News Analysis | A Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post reported that China is planning to establish a military base in the Wakhan corridor,...

US-Russia-China triangle in flux, again

M K Bhadrakumar | In a conversation with the Financial Times last week, Henry Kissinger made a highly significant remark about President Donald Trump’s attempt...

China eyes eastern Europe investment as US trade war sizzles

News Desk | As a trade war rages between China and the US, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is meeting leaders from central and eastern Europe...

Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China

AFP | Punishing US tariffs on Chinese imports took effect early Friday, marking the start of President Donald Trump's trade war with the largest US...

US restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute

AFP | President Donald Trump this week is due to launch the next phase of his economic confrontation with Beijing, with new restrictions possible on...

Book review: From Kargil to the Coup

News Desk | It is said that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. But to learn from history, one...

Xi Jinping and Putin meet as US tensions brings them closer

AFP | Chinese President Xi Jinping treated Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to a state visit on Friday as the neighbouring giants forge closer ties in...

China’s ZTE vows to clean up its act following US deal

AFP | China's ZTE has pledged to dish out internal punishments and address flaws in its corporate culture after Washington and Beijing reached a deal...

Pakistan gives immense importance to its relations with Belarus, says Mamnoon

News Desk | President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan gives immense importance to its relations with Belarus. He was talking to Pakistan's Ambassador designated...

US to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea: Mattis

AFP | Defense Secretary Jim Mattis vowed Tuesday that the US would keep confronting China over its territorial claims in the South China Sea, where...

MH370 hunt may resume if new evidence found: Malaysian PM

AFP | The hunt for Flight MH370 may resume if new evidence comes to light, Malaysia's prime minister said Wednesday, as a private search for...

China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

AFP | Iran's president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to...

Beijing protests US warship operation in South China Sea

AFP | China has voiced "strong dissatisfaction" after two US warships sailed by an island claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, adding...

Taiwan diplomacy harder than ever in US-China tug of war

AFP | Diplomacy has never been easy for Taiwan and is becoming ever more complex as it is caught between the United States under an...

White House has deal to lift sanctions on China’s ZTE

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Friday he had reached a deal to keep Chinese telecoms giant ZTE running, rolling back some penalties in...

The rising tensions between China, US

AFP | President Donald Trump has often bragged of his friendship with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, but recent events point to growing stresses between...

The nuclear test site North Korea plans to destroy

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's promise to dismantle his country's only known nuclear test site has shone the spotlight on the secretive...

China stands to gain in Iran after US quits nuclear deal

AFP | The US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran could scare off European investors but oil-thirsty China may step into the void and ramp...

Iran FM heads to Brussels on final leg of nuclear deal...

AFP | Iran's foreign minister is due to land in Brussels later Tuesday on the final leg of a global tour rallying diplomatic support for...

China concerned over its depleting influence on North Korea

News Analysis | As North Korea precedes with its audacious, by its own standards, diplomatic moves, China feels that it is a deliberate move on...

CPEC and Great Power Rivalry

Andrew Small | “There have been real accomplishments in CPEC’s first phase – but the international context for the scheme still needs to be fixed”.In...

Taj Mahal in decay: Paying the price of India’s pollution

News Analysis | India's top court on Tuesday sharply criticized the government for failing to protect the Taj Mahal, the centuries-old monument to love which...

Buddha Diplomacy: Pakistan uses its inter-religious past to build modern ties

News Analysis | India's bid to invoke Lord Buddha in its outreach to some of its neighbors now faces a new challenge and it comes...

Shifting energy import patterns enhance China’s clout in the Middle East

James M. Dorsey | Subtle shifts in Chinese energy imports suggest that China may be able to exert influence in the Middle East in alternative...

US hopeful about China talks to resolve trade dispute

AFP | Senior US officials are due to travel to Beijing on Tuesday to hold talks on resolving an escalating trade dispute and they say...

China’s foreign minister to visit N. Korea this week

AFP | China's foreign minister will visit North Korea this week, his office said Monday, becoming the highest-ranking Chinese official to travel there in years...

Beijing auto show opens in world’s largest market

AFP | Global carmakers will take the stage in Beijing on Wednesday with new car models to woo the world's largest auto market as China promises...

Will India calm down after China’s clarification over military designs in...

News Analysis | Pakistan’s longstanding ally, China has categorically rubbished rumors that it had military designs in its mind, in the development of multi-billion Dollars...

China overtakes US in bilateral trade again

News Analysis | The trade surplus of Asia's economic giant, China, with the United States increased by a fifth in the first three months of...

Xi vows to expand China economy as US trade war continues

AFP | Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to lower car tariffs this year and take other steps to open the world's number two...

Hafiz Saeed: Albatross around Pakistan’s Neck?

Dr. Moeed Pirzada | While FATF (Financial Action Task Force) proceedings at Paris, were non-transparent and Pakistan’s troubles at FATF are not single dimensional, perhaps...

China’s counter strike in Trade War against US

News Analysis | China has announced tariffs by up to 25% on 128 items imported from the US. The announcement was made late on Sunday...

Kim-Xi meeting: USA losing control while China strengthens reins

News Analysis | North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, in his first visit as head of the state since taking power in 2011, arrived Beijing...

Kim’s surprise visit to Beijing

News Analysis | North Korea’s Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-Un paid surprise visit to Beijing on March 27, 2018. This undisclosed meeting may have important motives....

Why did Kim Jong Un pay a surprise visit to Beijing?

AFP | Beijing was under tight security Tuesday with speculation rife that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was making a surprise visit, after the...

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