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Taliban confirm meeting with US peace envoy in Qatar

U.S. envoy for Afghan peace meets Taliban officials in Qatar

WASHINGTON: The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan peace efforts met with Taliban representatives in Qatar on Friday as President Donald Trump´s administration pushed to find a way to end the 17-year-old Afghan war, the Wall...
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Establishing peace necessary for international trade: FM Qureshi

DUSHANBE: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday said establishing peace is imperative to ensure sustained international trade. The foreign minister was addressing a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe. Qureshi...
US to evaluate Pakistan's bailout request on merit

US to evaluate Pakistan’s bailout request on merit

WASHINGTON: The US will evaluate on merit a bailout package sought by Pakistan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the State Department said Thursday. "We understand that Pakistan has formally requested assistance from the IMF....

UK hails Pakistan’s achievements in war against terror: ISPR

LODNON: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) during his visit to UK met General Sir Nicholson Carter, UK Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), where upon arrival he was also presented guard...

Saudi Arabia opens Haramain High Speed Rail system to public

MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia´s new high-speed railway has been opened to the public, whisking Muslim pilgrims and other travelers between Makkah and Madina. The Haramain High Speed Rail system will transport passengers 450 kilometres (280 miles)...

COAS Gen Bajwa meets British chief of defence staff

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa was greeted by Britain’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Sir Nick Carter with a Guard of Honour on Thursday at the Horse Guards. “They discussed...

FM Qureshi, Tajik PM discuss ways to strengthen bilateral ties

DUSHANBE: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi called on Prime Minister of Tajikistan Rasulzoda Qohir in Dushanbe. They discussed further strengthening bilateral relations. Both sides agreed to further promote trade and investment between the two countries. Matters of...
Engagement with US increased since present government's assumption: FO

Engagement with US increased since present government’s assumption: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal said that engagement with the United States (US) has increased ever since the formation of the sitting government. During weekly news briefing, the spokesman while commenting on...
Pakistan formally requested for financial assistance from IMF: Lagarde

Pakistan formally requested for financial assistance from IMF: Lagarde

BALI: International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday confirmed that Pakistan has formally requested for financial assistance from the global monetary body. In a statement, Lagarde said that an IMF team would visit...
Two Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian forces in IHK

Two Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian forces in IHK

SRINAGAR: Two Kashmiri youth Abdul Ghani Khawaja and Tariq Ahmed were martyred by the Indian forces in Kupwara district of the Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) on Thursday. According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), the two...

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