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Regional connectivity to massively benefit from CPEC

Regional connectivity to massively benefit from CPEC

Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing has reiterated that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is not against any one country but will serve as a key to enhancing peace and cooperation in the region. He made these remarks while delivering a keynote address at the Fourth Trilateral Dialogue hosted by the Pakistan-China Institute in Islamabad on Monday. The conference …

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Democrats – Time to bring Trump under control

Democrats take control of House of Representatives, while Republicans expand control of Senate Several firm Trump supporters, including Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, emerge victorious WASHINGTON: Donald Trump faced greater restraints on his presidency after Democrats won control of the US House of Representatives and pledged to hold the Republican accountable after a tumultuous two years in the White House. …

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USA’s new favorite get waiver for Chabahar port

US exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions The United States said on Tuesday it would exempt Iran’s India-backed port of Chabahar from new sanctions, recognising the value of the project to Afghanistan. Iran late last year inaugurated the port on the Indian Ocean which provides a key supply route to landlocked Afghanistan and allows India to bypass its arch-rival …

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Pakistan Foreign Minister: Pakistan no to get involved in foreign wars

Pakistan Foreign Minister: Pakistan no to get involved in foreign wars

Pakistan has not made any promises in return for Saudi financial aid, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the Senate on Wednesday. “We have not made any promises in return for the aid that we need to hide,” Qureshi said while speaking during the Upper House session. “The package has not been given based on any conditions.” Qureshi told senators that Pakistan …

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U.S. – Pakistan look at “ties reset”

U.S. - Pakistan look at "ties reset"

A senior aide of United States President Donald Trump arrived in Islamabad early Tuesday morning for follow up discussions with Pakistani authorities on resetting troubled ties between the two nations as well as a renewed push for Afghan peace talks. The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Ambassador Alice Wells is scheduled to hold …

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What is making Colombian democracy weaker

What is making Colombian democracy weaker

In 1821, Gen. Francisco de Paula Santander told a congress full of statesmen, “Guns will give you your independence, but laws will help you keep it.” Santander was addressing representatives of Gran Colombia, the political state that once covered most of northern South America, including what is today Colombia and Venezuela. Ten years later, Gran Colombia split up, and Colombia …

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Pakistan’s PM banking on China to avert ongoing crisis

Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed the confidence that with cooperation offered by the Chinese government and companies, Pakistan would be able to get out of the crisis. Speaking at Central Party School on Sunday, the prime minister said Pakistan needed investment because of its current account deficit and Beijing through the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had given it the …

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Royal family extends face to face condolences to Khashoggi family

Saudi king, crown prince meet Khashoggi family Saudi Arabia´s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with family members of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh on Tuesday, state media said. The Saudi rulers met with Khashoggi´s son Salah and brother Sahel at the royal palace, state-run news agency SPA reported. The report said King Salman and Prince …

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