Taliban peace deal ‘when, not if’: Ashraf Ghani

WASHINGTON: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani voiced confidence on reaching a peace deal to end the Taliban insurgency but warned Pakistan's alleged meddling risked sparking long-term hostility. "I feel that it is now not a question...

Two men burned to death over WhatsApp rumour

MEXICO: Two men were savagely beaten and set on fire after a false rumour was spread on WhatsApp about the pair being child kidnappers. According to media, the incident began when Ricardo Flores, 21, and...

China wants to see Pak progressing: Chinese think tank

ISLAMABAD: A roundtable discussion was organised by the Pakistan-China Institute (PCI) on Tuesday to discuss, “CPEC: The Way forward”. The roundtable had keynote by Dr. Chen Wenling, Chief Economist of China Center for International Economic...

Over 2mn helped by USAID’s community-based initiatives

ISLAMABAD: Representatives from organizations working throughout Pakistan gathered in Islamabad to celebrate the impact of initiatives supported by USAID’s Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program. Since the funding program was established in 2010,...

Pak-Iran to mutually resolve Railway issues: Sh. Rasheed

ISLAMABAD— Railways Minister Shaikh Rasheed Ahmad says Quetta-Taftan section and its up-gradation are imperative for Pak-Iran relations. He was talking to Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost, who called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday. The Ambassador...

Pakistan-China-Afghanistan express resolve to enhance connectivity

ISLAMABAD: The 4th Pakistan-China-Afghanistan Trilateral Dialogue has vowed to enhance connectivity among three neighbors for peace, stability and economic development in the region. Chairman of Pakistan Senate's...

Foreign countries envoys unaware of Asia Bibi departure

ISLAMABAD—Ambassadors of other countries in Pakistan are unaware of departure of Asia Bibi abroad from Pakistan dubbing the media reports about taking refuge by Asia Bibi in Holland as baseless. European Union (EU) envoy...

Pak, France bilateral relations improving: ambassador

PARIS— A 10-member delegation of 109th National Management Course of Pakistan called on the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque at the Embassy of Pakistan to France in Paris yesterday. The Ambassador...

Relations with Poland excellent: Minister Zaidi

ISLAMABAD— Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has said relations between Pakistan and Poland are excellent and progressing with the each passing day. He was speaking on the occasion of centenary of Regaining Independence...

PM’s landmark visit to China

  DiplomatsTimedotcom DT Report Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has visited Peoples Republic of China as part of his five-day official visit where he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang.   Foreign Minister Shah...