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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Bilawal Bhutto asks Imran Khan to ‘clean up mess or go home’

Newswire Karachi: Referring to the recent clashes between the banned Tehrik-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and the Punjab Police, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari this week asked PM Imran Khan to clean up his mess, or resign.The tweet from the PPP leader came a few hours after Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed said the government would […]

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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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Pakistan committed to expeditiously complete CPEC projects: PM

Newswire Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan this week underscored the transformational significance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and reaffirmed the country’s commitment to expeditiously complete CPEC projects.The Prime Minister expressed these views while talking to Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong, who called on him here.During the meeting, views were exchanged on China’s experience of poverty […]

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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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Climate fight needs China-US cooperation

Liu Yuanling Sino-US relations are at a historic low. Although the Joe Biden administration’s China policy is different from the confrontationist policy of the previous administration, there are no signs of improvement in bilateral ties.Under such circumstances, holding discussions on climate change actions would be a good way to resume Sino-US cooperation. Indeed, Sino-US cooperation […]

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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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Senator Rehman Malik becomes Pakistan’s strong voice

Alexander Woodman Islamabad: Recently I had an opportunity to have a conversation with former Director-General of the Federal Investigation Agency of Pakistan, Senator Rehman Malik whose recently published books are getting international attention.Former President of Pakistan, Mr. Wasim Sajjad, said that as an investigative writer Senator Malik has gone deeply inside the story and brought […]

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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 envoy, law minister discuss legal cooperation

Newswire Islamabad: British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner called on Minister for Law and Justice Barrister Farogh Naseem this week during which the two sides discussed several issues related to mutual and legal cooperation between the two countries.According to the law ministry spokesperson, Dr Turner commended the efforts and dedication of the law minister for […]

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Imran Khan reiterates resolve for transparent, impartial voting process

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan this week said introduction of electronic voting machine was critical for ensuring a transparent, safe and impartial voting process in the country.He said on the basis of past experiences, the introduction of such device was imperative for the national and democratic interests of the country and reiterated government’s resolve in […]

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Bilawal Bhutto directs party members to avoid anti-PDM comments

Newswire Karachi: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari this week advised his party leaders and media teams to avoid any critical commentary on Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) following the fissure within the opposition alliance on the strategy that emerged after Asif Ali Zardari’s demand of return of Nawaz Sharif before en masse resignations […]

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