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India rejects cricket diplomacy

News Analysis | Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said, in a meeting with Parliament’s consultative committee, that a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan is not...

Why is Chabahar Port no match for Gwadar?

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | India launched a new conduit for trade with Afghanistan when it shipped 1.1 million tons of wheat to Afghanistan from...

Military Diplomacy with Afghanistan: Will Gen Bajwa’s visit to Kabul change...

News Analysis | Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on the Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani and held talks on key bilateral...

The road to ‘Strong & progressive India’ passes through Beijing, not...

M K Bhadrakumar | If anyone ever told the nation that India should be prepared to fight a “two-front war” with China, he must have...

China’s ‘great game’ in its near-abroad

M K Bhadrakumar | India’s ‘Look East’ policy, which shifted to ‘Act East’ under the Modi government circa 2015, may now have to quickly shift...

Pyongyang warns Washington of ‘pain and suffering’

News Analysis | North Korea has warned the US of dire consequences if UNSC ratifies punitive sanctions against the country on Monday, adding further fuel...

BRICS declaration and the appalling crudity of India’s strategic discourses

M K Bhadrakumar | The BRICS statement naming the terrorist groups active in the South and the Central Asian region was brilliant news insofar as India and China...

Provocative signalling by US may compel Kim to press the button

News Analysis | The US has started to sift through various punitive policy options to confront North Korea's overt nuclear showmanship. Defense Chief, James Mattis warned Pyongyang...

Move towards active diplomacy on Kashmir: Ambassador Abdul Basit

News analysis | Veteran diplomat and Pakistan's former High Commissioner to New Delhi, Abdul Basit has called upon the country to engage in robust diplomacy in...

Army preempts Trump’s speech; puts forward Pakistan’s perspective

News Analysis | Director-General of the ISPR announced the successful completion of Operation Khyber 4 in the Rajgal valley, which was launched last month in...

Moscow nervous as the US-North Korean tensions rise

M K Bhadrakumar | Moscow’s diktat to the US to slash the latter’s diplomat and staff strength in Russia by 755 personnel generously put September...

Nawaz-Jindal meeting: Friendship, diplomacy, or something else?

Marriyum Aurangzeb, State Minister for Information has clarified newspaper reports earlier in the day that said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of...

Sartaj Aziz Slams India for declining Turkey’s offer to mediate in...

The suggestion by the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan to resolve Kashmir issue through multilateral talks, with Turkey being the stakeholder, has been...

Soft Power: Japan has turned its culture into a powerful political...

Much has been made of Japan’s recent turn away from pacifism and growing military muscle, but Tokyo is also extending its global reach in...

Tayyip Erdogan to visit India: potential conversation points

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a two-day visit to India, beginning April 30. During this brief visit, he will hold talks with...

Kulbhushan Yadav’s death sentence: Has Pakistan pressed the self-destruct button?

Abdul Rahim | Pakistan and India, since the time of their separation, have been countering each other both at diplomatic and security levels with the...

How Nations can move on after Apologizing for their Past

Edwin Battistella | In May 2016, when Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, some speculated that the president of the United States might offer an apology, on...

Asian leaders wary of Saudi’s spreading their Gospel of truth

James M. Dorsey | Critics in the Maldives likely sighed relief when Saudi King Salman this week postponed his visit because of an outbreak of...

Trump Yells and bangs phone on the Australian PM

It has been reported that President Trump "yelled" and hung up the call which he was having with Malcolm Turnbull, the Australian Prime Minister....

Trump Yells and bangs phone on the Australian PM

It has been reported that President Trump "yelled" and hung up the call which he was having with Malcolm Turnbull, the Australian Prime Minister....

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News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

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News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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