Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Nawaz says “Allah has taken a job from him in Saudi visit”

ISLAMABAD: Avoiding going into details, ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he is grateful for blessing that Almighty Allah has taken a job from him in Saudi Arabia. Addressing a press conference...

Ashraf Ghani says no to CPEC unless Pakistan gives trade access to...

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that his country will not be a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) unless it is given access to Pakistan's Wagah and Attari border. Addressing a gathering...

Govt to complete term, interim set-up in June, election in August; says Abbasi

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the assemblies would be dissolved after completing their tenures in June, and that the election would take place in August 2018 as scheduled. Talking to waiting...

New stamp duty – a real difference: May

LONDON: Changes to stamp duty are helping thousands of people get on the housing ladder, Prime Minister Theresa May has said. The reforms, announced last year's autumn Budget, cut stamp duty for 95% offirst-time...

Met Police’s top counter terrorism officer to retire

LONDON: The Metropolitan Police's Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations and the national lead for counter terrorism has announced his retirement. Mark Rowley will be leaving policing after 31 years in service. In June 2014...

US seeks India’s help to ‘keep an eye’ on Pakistan

WASHINGTON: US Am­bassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said that India can help the United States in keeping an eye on Pakistan, as Washington cannot tolerate any government that shelters terrorists. In her...

Gen Bajwa holds significant meetings with world leaders at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: In rapidly changing scenario in the region especially in Pakistan, the country’s Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s role is being considered as crucial and he is acting accordingly. World’s dignitaries and...

Who are shaping Pak foreign policy?

Khawaja Asif concedes in Senate his ministry not in control ISLAMABAD: Criticism over Pakistan’s Foreign Policy and absence of a foreign minister for four years is nothing new but now Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif himself was...

Violence rocks Balochistan

15 people from Punjab shot dead in Turbat, 7 police officials with families murdered in Quetta QUETTA: Thre major terror attacks have rocked Balochistan, the southern province of Pakistan which isin limelight inWest nowadays. The...

No change in Pak behaviour despite Trump’s tough line; says Gen Nicholson

WASHINGTON: The top US general in Afghanistan Gen John Nicholson has said that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support for militants so far, despite President Donald Trump taking a tougher line...