Thursday, February 2, 2023

Pakistan

Pakistan’s relationship with Taliban now on the edge

It appears that after several months of failed efforts to deal with TTP, Islamabad's relationship with the Taliban government is now on the edge, the media reported. Many observers had already predicted this scenario as given Taliban's close affiliation with...

Pentagon spokesman says US has shared interests with Pakistan

The US has said it has "shared interests with Pakistan in terms of security and stability" and enjoys a healthy military-to-military relationship with the Pakistan Army, Samaa TV reported. The US Department of Defence Spokesman John Kirby said, "We recognise...

Pakistan to have new PM today; Imran 1st premier ousted in no-trust vote

Pakistan will have a new Prime Minister on Monday when the National Assembly, which was adjourned in the early hours of Sunday, reconvenes to elect a new head of the government after Imran Khan was ousted from office through...

Govt orders blocking of 18 Indian, 4 Pakistan YouTube-based news channels

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed the blocking of 22 YouTube-based news channels, of which four are from Pakistan, alleging that they were spreading fake news that could impact national security, foreign relations and public order.This is...

Pakistan apex court adjourns hearing by a day on rejection of no-trust vote

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing by a day in the high-profile case about the rejection of a no-confidence motion by the deputy speaker of the National Assembly and the subsequent dissolution of Parliament.A larger bench of...

Constitutional crisis in Pakistan after Imran Khan’s ‘inswinger’

Cricketer-turned politician and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, known for surprising his opponents with inswinging yorkers in the field, startled Pakistan’s Opposition political leaders in Parliament by recommending its dissolution and blocking a no-confidence motion against him despite...

TTP announces fresh offensive against Pakistan during Ramadan

A fresh wave of terror attacks is geared up to strike Pakistani security forces with full force as the Pakistani Taliban have announced the launch of their spring offensive -- 'Al-Badr' -- during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan. In...

India calls for action on Pakistan, N.Korea nuke bomb-missile nexus

India has called for international action on the nuclear-missile nexus of Pakistan and North Korea, calling it a threat to the region’s security.New Delhi “believes that there is a pressing need to address the proliferation of nuclear and missile...

China to ramp up arms exports to Pakistan

China has decided to increase its arms exports to Pakistan and take a major leap in its defence cooperation with Pakistan, initiating sale of arms ranging from stealth fighters to submarines, a move viewed as Beijings attempt to inflict...

Early polls can be held to end political uncertainty: Pakistan Interior Min

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said on Thursday that early elections can be held in the country to end the current political uncertainty due to a no-trust motion against embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is struggling to save...