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Toyota revamps Revo and launches diesel Fortuner

News Analysis | Toyota Indus Motors is all set to launch Toyota Fortuner with a diesel engine this month as currently, the Fortuner is being...

The medical benefits of a development project like CPEC

News Analysis | On February 9, 2018, renowned Pakistani and Chinese medical experts reviewed progress made by the China-Pakistan Medical Corridor. This practice aimed at...

Chinese demands to Malaysia highlight China’s growing challenges!

James M. Dorsey |  A Chinese demand for the extradition of 11 Uyghurs from Malaysia puts the spotlight on China’s roll-out of one of the...

Pakistan issues visa on arrival to tourists from ‘friendly’ countries

News Analysis | In light of increasing tourism and a much better security situation, the government of Pakistan has decided to issues visa on arrival...

US lifts immigration ban from 11 “high risk” countries

AFP | The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the...

Indonesia allows unlimited kinnow import from Pakistan

News Analysis | Indonesia’s commerce minister on 26th January announced the lifting of the quota embargo on kinnow imports from Pakistan, allowing shipment of an...

How can improving ties with ASEAN help Pakistan?

Junaid Ali Malik | It does not suit Pakistan to stay away from finding new friends around the world. I truly believe that this century...

Bilateral trade with Afghanistan reduced to $500M

News Analysis | The bilateral trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan has been reduced by almost 2 billion dollars in the past few years. President of...

Iran protests expose leadership flaws in Muslim world

James M Dorsey | If week-long anti-government protests in Iran exposed the Islamic republic’s deep-seated economic and political problems, they also laid bare Saudi Arabia’s...

Countries risk the lives of their citizens at the Korean Winter...

Adel Karim | Recently British Foreign Office (FO) outlined the countries where terrorists are “very likely” or “likely” to strike during various national and Christian...

How Pakistan & Saudi Arabia had defeated Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan

News Desk | GVS: In our part of the world you are still remembered as the person who headed Saudi Intelligence for 24 long years....

India defies US by showing solidarity with Russia

M K Bhadrakumar | In a highly significant diplomatic gesture, India showed solidarity with Russia in the UN General Assembly vote on Tuesday, which condemned...

Gulf rift can benefit South Asian countries

James M Dorsey | The rift between the Gulf countries and Qatar has created a space for Asian countries to step in to engage with...

Should we have pride in our culture?

Where have all the flowers gone? This is a traditional Pakistani dress. Not this... These are Bangladeshi dresses.... Not these.... These are...

57% of Americans think US should mind its own business on...

Jacob G. Hornberger | One of the burning issues of our time is the role of the U.S. government in foreign affairs: Should the United...

Nuclear submarine impacts Russo-India ties?

News Analysis | An unparalleled dispute is emerging between Russia and India, with Moscow suspecting that New Delhi granted US Navy personnel access to INS...

Pakistan opposes new permanent seats in the Security Council

News Analysis | Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi has strongly opposed the addition of permanent members in the United National...

92 % Kurds vote for independence in referendum: How will the...

News Analysis | Masoud Barzani, Iraq’s Kurdish leader has claimed victory in a referendum on independence held on Monday amid threats from Baghdad to take over the...

Proud Moment for Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan praised internationally for conserving the Snow...

News Desk | Baltistan Wildlife Conservation and Development Authority is among the 15 organizations worldwide that would be awarded an Equator Prize in 2017. The...

What does banning Immigration say about the US?

The change of Administration in the United States, has led to a state of transformation in Washington’s bilateral relations with many countries. President Donald...

Improving Epilepsy Treatment Around the World

Epilepsy affects patients around the world; however, the same care is not received by all patients. Patients with epilepsy living in lower income countries...

How to Say ‘Cheers’ Around the World

When traveling to a different country, the first thing many people want to do is grab a drink. That's why you'll want to know...

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Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

Businessmen term fuel price hike ‘bad move’ for PML-N

News Desk | The Businessmen Panel (BMP) expressed their disapproval of the price hike on the petrol and diesel products, which came into effect from...

Indian Minister demands ban on Atif and Rahat for being Pakistani

Indian Minister, Babul Supriyo, in his recent statement has demanded to ban Pakistani singers Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in India citing...

Salman Khan reunites with brothers on silver screen after 20 years

News Desk | Salman, Arbaaz, and Sohail Khan are reportedly coming together on screen once again in a highly anticipated movie, ‘Welcome To NewYork' that...

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