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January 15, 2019 5:46 PM Pakistan culture week to be celebrated in Chengdu in September

BEIJING: Pakistan and China are iron brothers and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a flagship project of the BRI. In order to deepen Pakistan and Sichuan’s ties and befittingly celebrate the Pakistan-China ties, Chengdu Chamber of Commerce for Commercial Services (CCCCS) will organize a Pakistan Cultural Week in Chengdu”, stated by President of CCCCS 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Khashoggi murder

RIYADH: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faced a tough balancing act Monday as he pressed Saudi Arabia's crown prince over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder while seeking to shore up strategic ties with Riyadh. The top US diplomat, on an extensive Middle East tour, held talks with King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Pompeo walked

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Japan must recognise all Kurils as Russian’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after meeting his Japanese counterpart that Tokyo must recognise Moscow’s sovereignty over all of the disputed south Kuril islands in order for peace talks to continue. The two diplomats met for the first time since leaders of Japan and Russia agreed last year to increase efforts to sign a treaty

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM US travel alert for Pakistan over outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid

ISLAMABAD: The US health officials have issued a travel alert for Pakistan over an outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid. According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is an ongoing outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in Pakistan that does not respond to most antibiotics. "During 2018, cases have been reported 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM UNGA president to visit Pakistan next week

NEW YORK: President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Maria Fernanda Espinosa will visit Pakistan from January 18 to 22 at the invitation of Pakistani government, a spokesperson has said. Addressing an afternoon briefing at the UN headquarters in New York, Monica Grayley said, “The president of the National Assembly will visit Pakistan from the 18th to the 22nd of January 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM US Navy chief heads to China

WASHINGTON: The head of the US Navy will visit his Chinese counterpart next week, officials said Friday, as the two powers seek to reduce military risks amid ongoing trade tensions. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson will travel to Beijing and Nanjing from January 13-16, when he will meet with Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong, who commands the People’s 2

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM First-ever angiography machine at Toba

TOBA TEK SINGH: The first-ever angiography machine and a laboratory were inaugurated by a Pakistani expatriate, hailing from Toba Tek Singh, Chaudhry Taj Muhammad at the cardiology care unit of the District Headquarters Hospital on here Thursday. According to a press release issued here, donor Chaudhry Taj gave Rs50 million for the purchase of angiography 2

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM PIA diverts Sialkot flights to Lahore

LAHORE: In the wake of necessary maintenance of Sialkot Airport’s runway, the PIA has announced operation of its Jan 15 and Jan 16 flights from Lahore instead of Sialkot. According to a PIA spokesperson, travel agents and passengers had already been informed about the change in flight schedule. PIA flight PK244 from Damam on January 15 will now land at Lahore 1

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM ‘SL war criminal’ named army’s second-in-command

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s president has appointed a general accused by the United Nations of war crimes to the country’s second-highest army ranking, evoking outcry from rights groups. Major General Shavendra Silva, who commanded an army division accused of gross abuses against civilians during Sri Lanka’s civil war, formally assumed duties as Chief of Staff

January 9, 2019 10:48 PM Orange Line Metro Train project 'a gift', says CJP

ISLAMABAD: Terming the Orange Line train project 'a gift for the people of Lahore' Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday ordered contractors to finish work on the project by set dates. Praising the multi-billion rupees project, CJP Nisar said he would love to travel in the train after its inauguration. CJP Nisar made this remarks 3