April 20, 2021

India – New Pak PM Imran Khan’s biggest foreign policy challenge

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Agence France-Presse From NDTV Imran Khan’s charged anti-India statements prompted many in both countries to predict that ties could suffer under his leadership. ISLAMABAD: Tensions with Afghanistan, faltering relations with the US, and chronically poor ties with India. Pakistan today stands isolated, observers say, and bringing it back into the fold is a formidable task […]

Pakistan: Astola Island declaration as a marine protected area lauded

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From The News Pk Islamabad Federal Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid, Lauded on Friday the Balochsitan  government for declaring Astola Island, which is the most important globally known biodiversity hotspot and the largest island along Pakistan’s coast, a marine protected area. The Balochistan government in a historic move declared on June 15 the country’s […]

Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives corruption ruling

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From BBC Nawaz Sharif and his family have denied any wrongdoing Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled there is insufficient evidence of corruption to remove Nawaz Sharif from the role of prime minister. It instead ordered a further investigation into money transfers. Questions arose over the business dealings of Mr Sharif’s family when three of his […]

Pakistanis hunt militants behind blast that killed at least 70 [Christians targeted]

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From Newsmax Pakistani authorities on Monday hunted members of a Taliban faction which once declared loyalty to Islamic State after the group claimed responsibility for an Easter suicide bomb targeting Christians that killed at least 70 people. The brutality of Sunday’s attack by Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, the group’s fifth bombing since December, reflects the movement’s attempts to […]