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Atmar, Qureshi Discuss Afghan Peace Process in Niamey

Atmar, Qureshi discuss Afghan peace in Niamey

KABUL – Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Hanif Atmar had a bilateral meeting with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on Afghan peace process and measures to further strengthen Afghanistan-Pakistan bilateral relations. Pakistan’s FM Qureshi extended condolences to his Afghan …

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India’s Negative Role in Afghan Peace Process

India's Negative Role in Afghan Peace Process

By Zeba Noori India and Pakistan have long competed to expand their influence in Afghanistan. However, the recent developments have shown that Pakistan is exercising that influence through a positive approach by supporting the peace process, while India is playing the role of a spoiler; particularly, after Pakistan was able …

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Imran Khan Arrives Kabul on His Maiden Visit

Imran Khan arrives in Kabul on his maiden visit

KABUL – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Kabul on Thursday in his first official visit to meet with President Ghani and other Afghan leaders to discuss the Afghan peace process and bilateral ties. This is Imran Khan’s first visit to Afghanistan since assuming office in August 2018. He …

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Pakistani, Russian Commandos Skydive without Parachutes in Joint Drills

Pakistani, Russian commandos skydive without parachutes in joint drills

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani and Russian paratroopers participated in an exercise in which they did not use parachutes, but instead practiced a fast rope technique from helicopters hovering above the ground. As part of the joint counterterrorism exercise DRUZHBA-V, paratroopers practiced parachute-less landing tactics from domestically-made helicopters. Mi-17 helicopters, the export …

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Pakistan, Iran Concerned Over Rising Islamophobia

Pakistan, Iran concerned over rising Islamophobia

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Iran have expressed concern over the growing trend of Islamophobia across the world amid anger in the Muslim world over the publication of blasphemous cartoons in France and the anti-Islam comments of the French President Emanuel Macron, The daily News reported on Thursday. The two countries, …

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Pakistan, EU Agree to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in Diverse Fields

Pakistan, EU agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and the European Union, in their fifth round of strategic dialogue, on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with the implementation of last year’s engagement plan and agreed further to strengthen bilateral cooperation in areas of mutual interest. Pakistani Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, co-chaired the virtual meeting with EU …

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Pakistan, China Discuss Healthcare Challenges in the Post-Covid Era

Pakistan, China discuss healthcare challenges in post-Covid era

ISLAMABAD – Universities and medical institutions from 11 countries, including China and Pakistan, participated in an international online forum and discussed the opportunities and challenges in post-Covid health care. The forum was hosted by the Alliance for Medical Education and Services in South and Southeast Asia (SSAMESA), the China Economic …

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