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Ikram Sehgal | Because of US sanctions economic assistance has been suspended before, military sales terminated, etc. Reacting to US President Donald Trump's New Year...

Pakistan reacts to Trump by summoning US ambassador for explanation

News Analysis | Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned US ambassador David Hale early Tuesday morning to seek an explanation for President Trump's outrageous tweets...

Pence visit stokes up Pak-US tensions

News Analysis | Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Friday expressed deep concern over US Vice President Mike Pence’s comments regarding Pakistan and its role in...

Pentagon acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices during war on terror

News Analysis | The Pentagon has acknowledged the efforts of Pakistan to uproot terrorism from its soil and admitted that Pakistan had lost more lives...

The benefits of joining Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan has been encountering devastating terrorism. The transnational terrorist organizations with the connivance of the neighbouring states intelligence agencies have...

Imran’s reminder: Corruption is the only ideology of Nawaz

News Analysis | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan lambasted the ousted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and stated, “Nawaz’s ideology is corruption”. He said this...

Sharifs’ diatribes won’t affect judiciary’s stature: CJP

News Analysis | The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday, while expressing concerns over continuing criticism on the judiciary over...

Is Shahbaz Sharif diverting public attention from divisions within PML-N?

News Analysis | Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif said that the country knows who steal millions from the people, but nobody questions them. “Corruption has ruined...

India’s influence in Afghanistan needs consideration: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister

News Analysis | Islamabad - "India's influence in Afghanistan and its facilitation" also needs consideration. Khawaja Asif, Pakistan's foreign minister, asserted while talking to media,...

Nawaz’s rare outburst against Zardari exposes PPP-PML(N) tensions

News Analysis |  During his arrival at the accountability court, Nawaz launched a tirade against PPP chairman Asif Ali Zardari calling him a pawn of...

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif?

News Analysis | The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has decided to field the incumbent Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif as the candidate for the premiership...

Nawaz & lieutenants discuss ‘future’; Where: London?

News Analysis | Senior leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) including Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has arrived in London for an important meeting....

Analyzing the future of ‘Trump’ Afghan Policy

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan | I have never been a great admirer of Hussain Haqqani (Pakistan’s former Ambassador to the United States), but two observations...

Tillerson returned empty-handed from Pakistan

Adam Garrie | US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and other cabinet...

Tillerson’s Islamabad visit: Still miles to travel

News Analysis | The US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson will discuss ways to enhance cooperation against terrorism and economic ties with Pakistani officials when...

Will US accept Pakistan’s offer of joint operations against Haqqani network?

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said that Pakistan has offered the US joint operations against the Haqqani Network, provided the US has actionable...

James Mattis warns Pakistan; ‘Do more’ or face consequences

M K Bhadrakumar | In the chronicle of India-Pakistan relations, seldom – if ever – would political rhetoric have descended to the gutter level as...

Pakistan strikes back at saffron terror: Khwaja Asif terms Modi a...

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, in an interview on Monday, termed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "terrorist" and said the Indian government...

Will PML-N’s war of words against Army & judiciary save Nawaz...

Dr. Shahbaz Shabbir Gill | Watching Khawaja Asif, recently at the Asia Society in New York, one saw him being humble, using carefully chosen words,...

Imran blasts Sharifs and company for appeasing the Indo-US lobby

News Analysis | Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, flayed the foreign minister, Khawaja Asif for his remarks regarding Nawaz Sharif's ouster. Khan took to...

Khawaja Asif talks about Indian hand behind the attack on APS...

News Analysis | Foreign Minister, Khawaja Asif has made a somewhat startling revelation regarding the gory terrorist attack on the Army Public School, Peshawar on...

Khawaja Asif: Nawaz Sharif is being punished for wanting friendship with...

In a session at the Asia Society in New York, USA, Khawaja Asif, Foreign minister, stated that Nawaz Sharif staked his political career for...

Good old days: When USA ‘dined’ & ‘wined’ with Haqqani’s &...

News Analysis | Pakistan refuses to take the blame for the Haqqani Network and other alleged militant outfits, reminding the United States that these 'terrorists'...

PML-N’s House on Fire

Khawaja Dawood Tariq |  Accountability court Islamabad on Tuesday issued bailable arrest warrants for Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar. A day earlier on Monday court had...

Afghanistan: Trump & his Generals playing “double game”?

M K Bhadrakumar | The Associated Press has carried an exclusive report regarding the intensive, ongoing political dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban behind the...

Rouhani stresses on Iran and Pakistan to enhance cooperation

News Analysis | Iranian President, Hasan Rouhani has said that Pakistan and Iran must strengthen cooperation for the sake of regional peace and stability. He...

Time is ideal for Islamabad and Tehran to turn a page...

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif reached Tehran on a one-day visit to Iran as part of his diplomatic engagement initiative which started with...

Beijing, Islamabad assert; guns and bullets will not solve the Afghan...

News Analysis | Pakistan and China have once again agreed upon and stressed on the need for chalking out a political solution to the Afghan...

Pakistan Is Uniting China, Russia, and Turkey against Trump’s Afghan strategy

Andrew Korybko | The Pakistani Foreign Minister’s plans to travel to China, Russia, and Turkey in hashing out a multipolar response to Trump’s recently announced Afghan...

Washington wants decisive action from Pakistan

News Analysis | The US on Wednesday reiterated the need for Pakistan to act against alleged sanctuaries present on its soil. This was asserted by...

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News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

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News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

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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...

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