Tag: Imran Khan

Pakistan: Pressure on Pakistan grows as Taliban advance in Afghanistan

With the Taliban claiming towns and territories across Afghanistan, the pressure on Pakistan is building up as the scrutiny is falling on Islamabad. Emily Schmall,...

Afghanistan: India should also abhor a vacuum

Joe Biden has gambled that he can withdraw US and Nato troops from Afghanistan without the Taliban seizing control of the country. It’s the biggest...

Uzbekistan balances India-backed & Pak-backed connectivity routes

India will pitch for sustainable, secure, transparent and viable connectivity route between landlocked Central Asia and the wider Indian Ocean Region (IOR) through Chabahar Port...

Pakistan news: View: Pakistan should stop looking to leverage the Taliban

Pakistan’s founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, was convinced his fledgling nation’s most valuable asset was its location. In an interview a month after independence in 1947,...

United States-Pakistan ties are unlikely to be back to good old days: Experts

Pakistan’s desire to improve relations with the US is unlikely to happen unless Islamabad changes its policies on terrorism and its relations with China and...

Imran Khan calling Osama bin Laden a ‘martyr’ was a ‘slip of the tongue’: Pakistan information minister

One year after Prime Minister Imran Khan described slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as a “shaheed” (martyr), Pakistan’s information minister on Sunday clarified...

CPEC delays force China to change strategy in Pakistan

China is looking to expand its cooperation in Pakistan beyond federal and state-level governments and engage with various political parties in the neighbouring countries to...

Pak PM Imran expresses grief over killing of Pak-origin family in Canada, terms it ‘act of terrorism’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday denounced the killing of four members of a Pakistani-origin family in Canada, saying this “act of terrorism” reveals...

Pakistan Army chief Bajwa in Saudi ahead of PM Khan’s visit

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s crucial trip to the kingdom. Khan...

India, Pakistan held secret talks to try to break Kashmir impasse, say sources

By Sanjeev Miglani and Asif Shahzad Top intelligence officers from India and Pakistan held secret talks in Dubai in January in a new effort to...

No trade with India under current circumstances: Pakistan PM Imran Khan | India News

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan decided that Pakistan cannot go ahead with any trade with India under the current circumstances after holding consultations with key...

Imran seeks conditions for result-oriented dialogue as Pak looks to reopen trade | India News

NEW DELHI: While there was no confirmation of any meeting between the Indian and foreign ministers Tuesday at the Heart of Asia conference in Dushanbe,...

Pakistan asks India not to shy away from talks

Islamabad, Pakistan has reiterated its offer for dialogue and table talks to India, asking it not to shy away from negotiations on the issue of...

Struggling to repay, Pakistan to seek debt relief from China Belt and Road loan

Pakistan plans to ask China for relief on payments for power projects Beijing financed over the past eight years, the latest developing nation that’s struggling...

No end to corruption in sight in Pakistan despite Imran’s tall promises

NEW DELHI: The Transparency International (TI) in its report has ranked Pakistan at 124 out of 180 countries. This would imply that corruption has increased...

cpec: Pak internal report alleges China may have made huge profits from CPEC at cost of locals

New Delhi: An internal report submitted recently to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has made sensational allegation that China may made huge profits at the...

Imran Khan ‘biggest thief’, PTI foreign funding case biggest fraud: Maryam Nawaz

Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Imran Khan, calling him “the biggest thief” and...

Pakistan power outage caused by failure of safeguards

One of the worst power outages faced by Pakistan last week was caused due to poor maintenance and subsequent failure of the protection system in...

China backing away from its initial financial promises to Pakistan under CPEC: Report

Islamabad: China appears to be backing away from its initial financial promises to Pakistan under Beijing-financed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a US$60 billion infrastructure building...

Prime Minister Imran Khan says Pakistan Army is a state institution which works under him

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has asserted that the Army is a state institution which works under him, amidst Opposition’s allegations of the powerful...

SCO: India slams Pakistan for terror, opts out of BRI endorsement | India News

NEW DELHI: The SCO heads of government meeting virtually hosted by India on Monday saw Vice President Venkaih Naidu attacking Pakistan for using terrorism as...

Pak concocting documents to accuse India of terrorism: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: After Pakistan claimed to have unearthed “irrefutable evidence” of India’s alleged involvement in terrorist activities, India hit back on Sunday and said concocting...

After Pakistan minister’s Pulwama attack admission, BJP attacks Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: After the admission by a Pakistani minister that Pakistan was responsible for the 2019 Pulwama terrorist attack, the BJP attacked the Congress on...

Nadda hits out at Rahul after Pak leader’s Abhi admission | India News

NEW DELHI: BJP president J P Nadda on Thursday seized upon a video of a Pakistani opposition leader saying Islamabad released IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan...

Abhinandan’s release: Ex-IAF chief on why Pak army chief was ‘shaking, sweating’ | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s military posture after the Balakot airstrikes was “very offensive” and that could be the reason why a Pakistani MP said that their...