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Terrified with frequent attacks, Chinese nationals teaching Mandarin in Pakistan called back
World

Terrified with frequent attacks, Chinese nationals teaching Mandarin in Pakistan called back

Thousands of Chinese personnel are working in Pakistan on a host of projects being carried out under the aegis of the CPEC

Why India-Pakistan relations will continue to remain frosty despite Imran Khan exit
World

Why India-Pakistan relations will continue to remain frosty despite Imran Khan exit

New Delhi looks at the Shehbaz Sharif government as a temporary one and hence would not invest too much political capital or effort to mend relations

Colonising Pakistan to engorge Chinese: CPEC’s most pernicious component
World

Colonising Pakistan to engorge Chinese: CPEC’s most pernicious component

China is essentially exploiting poorer Pakistan to feed its own increasingly wealthy and hungry population while putting ever-more water pressure on a country struggling with water scarcity

Imran Khan talks dialogue, diplomacy and international law to resolve South Asia issues as he wings his way to China
World

Imran Khan talks dialogue, diplomacy and international law to resolve South Asia issues as he wings his way to China

In an article published in China's state-run Global Times, Khan raked up the Kashmir issue. He also gave a clean chit to China over the repression of Uyghurs

Under pressure from China, Pakistan approves $11.6 mn compensation for victims of Dasu Dam terror attack
World

Under pressure from China, Pakistan approves $11.6 mn compensation for victims of Dasu Dam terror attack

On 13 July, 2021, 10 Chinese nationals, mostly engineers, were killed and 26 others were injured, in a suicide attack on a bus that was ferrying them to the Dasu Dam in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

US sabotaging China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, claims Imran Khan's aide
World

US sabotaging China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, claims Imran Khan's aide

CPEC aims to connect western China with the Gwadar seaport in southwestern Pakistan through a network of roads, railways and other projects

Pakistan does have a debt problem but it's not because of China, says planning minister Asad Umar
World

Pakistan does have a debt problem but it's not because of China, says planning minister Asad Umar

He was responding to a report by a US-based think tank, which alleged that Pakistan's debt was rising to a dangerous level because of CPEC

Taliban expresses interest in CPEC: Should India be worried, why China is reaching out and what Pakistan said
India

Taliban expresses interest in CPEC: Should India be worried, why China is reaching out and what Pakistan said

CPEC is a part of China's most ambitious project 'Belt and Road Initiative', aimed at renewing the country's historic trade routes in the coastal countries of South-East Asia

Nine Chinese engineers among 13 killed in 'attack' on bus in northwest Pakistan
World

Nine Chinese engineers among 13 killed in 'attack' on bus in northwest Pakistan

The incident occurred in Dasu area of Upper Kohistan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where Chinese engineers and construction workers are helping Pakistan build a dam which is part of CPEC

Pakistan accepts ‘Chinese version’ of treatment of Uighur Muslims in China, says Imran Khan
World

Pakistan accepts ‘Chinese version’ of treatment of Uighur Muslims in China, says Imran Khan

Speaking to journalists as Beijing marked the centenary of the ruling Communist Party, Khan said the Chinese version of the Uighur issue was completely different from what was being reported in Western media

Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province
World

Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province

In his Axios interview, Imran Khan said, "Our discussions with the Chinese will always be behind closed doors."

China defends CPEC as an 'economic initiative', says project has not affected its stand on Kashmir
World

China defends CPEC as an 'economic initiative', says project has not affected its stand on Kashmir

India has lodged a protest with China over the CPEC, the flagship project of China's Belt and Road Initiative, because it crosses through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Deaths of Karima Baloch, Sajid Hussain bound to raise uncomfortable questions for Pakistan on Balochistan
World

Deaths of Karima Baloch, Sajid Hussain bound to raise uncomfortable questions for Pakistan on Balochistan

The death of a high-profile critic of the Pakistan government, one that fled that country in 2016 and sought refuge in Canada saying she was in fear for her life because of the army and intel agencies, is in itself sure to raise uncomfortable questions for Islamabad

From CPEC to change in legal status, here's why India is worried about Pakistan giving Gilgit-Baltistan 'provisional provincial status'
India

From CPEC to change in legal status, here's why India is worried about Pakistan giving Gilgit-Baltistan 'provisional provincial status'

India's consistent position has been that Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of Indian territory, and a statement by the MEA on Sunday reflected this

Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China
World

Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China

With its new FDI rules, the Government of India has decided to ensure that the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic with its industries and entities intact and still in Indian control

Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage
World

Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage

Pakistan has extended partial lockdown till April 14 and constantly asking people to stay indoors and follow social distancing.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties

As numbers climbed, Prime Minister Khan continued to oppose a complete lockdown, on the grounds that the poor would suffer.

Eight, including policemen, dead in suicide bomb attack on religious rally in Pakistan’s Balochistan; 23 injured
World

Eight, including policemen, dead in suicide bomb attack on religious rally in Pakistan’s Balochistan; 23 injured

A suspected suicide bombing at a religious rally in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province killed at least eight people, including policemen, and injured 23 others on Monday, according to media reports.

CPEC not burden, relations with China will never fray, says Pakistan; rejects notion of Beijing being sole beneficiary of project
World

CPEC not burden, relations with China will never fray, says Pakistan; rejects notion of Beijing being sole beneficiary of project

The CPEC is a multi-billion dollar development project, with a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects

'CPEC is not about aid': US urges Pakistan to ask China tough questions, warns it will take toll on local economy
World

'CPEC is not about aid': US urges Pakistan to ask China tough questions, warns it will take toll on local economy

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking China's resource-rich Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea.