Xi stresses advancing high-quality development in border ethnic regions

China Economic Net Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for more efforts to break new ground in promoting high-quality development in ethnic border regions. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks during his inspection trip to south China’s […]

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Putin, Biden to discuss cyber security

Moscow: The international information security will be a topic for discussions at the summit between Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden as well as the expert dialogue, Russian Special Presidential Envoy for International Cyber Security Cooperation Andrei Krutskikh told reporters. “I can very confidently suggest that the topic of information security is […]

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Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo confirms commitment to support Afghanistan’s path to peace

Newswire Kabul: The NATO alliance this week reiterated its pledge to support Afghanistan and the political resolution of hostilities in the country, Stefano Pontecorvo, NATO Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan, said. Last Thursday, the official met with Abdullah Abdullah, the head of the Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation. According to Ambassador Pontecorvo, they held […]

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US keeps quiet about its plans for nuclear arms deployment: Russia

Moscow: Washington intentionally keeps quiet about its plans for the deployment of new nuclear weapon systems, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a commentary this week following the release of the US Department of State’s report entitled 2021 Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments. “The report […]

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Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo assures of continuous coordination, support to Afghanistan

Kabul: Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo, NATO Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan has assured continuous coordination and support to Afghanistan.In a meeting with Haneef Atmar, Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister, Ambassador Pontecorvo assured Afghanistan and Atmar of continued support and cooperation in the fight against terrorism. He stressed the continuous support and cooperation with Afghanistan over the fight against […]

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Xi reiterates commitment to upholding multilateralism during meeting with envoys

China Economic Net Beijing: President Xi Jinping this week reiterated China’s commitment to firmly uphold multilateralism and safeguard the international system with the United Nations at its core and the international order based on international law. Xi spoke as he received credentials presented by 29 new ambassadors to China at the Great Hall of the […]

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US imposes sanctions on Russia, expels 10 diplomats

Washington: The United States announced economic sanctions against Russia this week and the expulsion of 10 diplomats in retaliation for what Washington says is the Kremlin’s US election interference, a massive cyber attack and other hostile activity. President Joe Biden ordered a widening of restrictions on US banks trading in Russian government debt, expelled 10 […]

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Road to agricultural modernization

Du Ying China will prioritize agricultural development and rural areas to modernize agriculture by 2035.However, two major challenges exist. First, the country’s huge population, limited agricultural land and water scarcity make China more suitable for labor and technology-intensive farm produce, instead of land-intensive products. Second, most farmers in China are smallholders. The country’s 220 million […]

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Afghan people will not forgive those who stand in the way of peace: Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo

Newswire Kabul: NATO Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo has said that Afghan people will not forgive, nor forget those who stand in the way of peace. “This is a historical opportunity for peace in Afghanistan. Everyone must seize this opportunity. Peace processes are not easy and they require compromise by the warring […]

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Novel coronavirus circulated undetected months before first COVID-19 cases in Wuhan, China

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues at the University of Arizona and Illumina, Inc., estimate that the SARS-CoV-2 virus was likely circulating undetected for at most two months before the first human cases of COVID-19 were described in Wuhan, China in late-December […]

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Prince Philip dies: His marriage to the Queen and their part in 1,000 years of European royal dynastic history

Jonathan Spangler In November 1947, a dynastic union was forged between the royal houses of Greece and Great Britain. It would be one of the last of this kind of royal marriages in history – a type of union that had knitted together the continent for 1,000 years. When Philip, prince of Greece and Denmark […]

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Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo assures support to Afghan peace

Newswire Kabul: Haneef Atmar, Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister met Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo, NATO Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan this week. During the meeting, Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo assured and stressed the continuous support and cooperation with Afghanistan over the fight against terrorism and the peace process.Foreign Minister, Atmar expressed his appreciation for NATO’s support and hailed decisions […]

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Xi stresses role of revolutionary cultural relics

Cao Desheng Beining: President Xi Jinping has stressed the importance of protecting and utilizing cultural relics of revolutionary times in inspiring people throughout the country to build China into a modern socialist country and realize national rejuvenation.Xi, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central […]

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Proposed legislation regarding SBP to prove dangerous for economy: Senator Rehman Malik

Newswire Islamabad: Former Interior Minister and Chairman Institute of Research and Reforms Senator A. Rehman Malik has said that the proposed SBP legislation will prove dangerous for the economy and the country.He said that Pakistan will fall in a highly economic danger zone resultantly we all in Pakistan will suffer heavily. He hoped that the […]

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UK’s Commander Strategic Command calls on COAS

Newswire Rawalpindi: UK’s Commander Strategic Command General Sir Patrick Nicholas Yardley Monrad Sanders called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at the General Headquarters (GHQ) this week.“During the meeting, matters of professional and mutual interest, and regional security issues were discussed,” says a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public […]

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Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo attends change of command ceremony

Newswire Kabul: NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo this week attended a ceremony where Turkish Brigadier General Selçuk Yurtsizoğlu assumed command of the NATO-led Train, Advise, Assist Command-Capital – receiving his flag from Lieutenant General Nicola Zanelli, Deputy Commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission.Brigadier General Yurtsizoğlu replaced Brigadier General Ahmet Yaşar […]

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Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo discusses Afghan peace with Abdullah Abdullah

Newswire Kabul: NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo met Abdullah Abdullah, the chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) this week to discuss the peace process.. They called for peaceful settlement & an end to violence, said an official statement.Abdullah Abdullah, hoped a “tangible progress” towards settlement at the Istanbul meeting scheduled […]

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