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Pakistan reopens airspace for India

Special Correspondent Pakistan has reopened its airspace to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year. “With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (Air Traffic Service) […]

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Trump redirects Central American aid to Venezuelan opposition

Online Agencies The United States government has decided to redirect US$41.9 million, meant to financially assist Central American countries, to Venezuela’s opposition, according to an internal document obtained Tuesday by Reuters. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) notified Congress that the aid will be used for salaries, travel, communications equipment, technical assistance and training […]

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Imran Khan meets Trump on July 22

Afghan peace vital for new US-Pak relations By M M Ali Pakistanis probably don’t want to hear that Imran Khan is their Donald Trump wrote the Time on July 27,2018 even before the cricketer turned politician took oath of office as the country’s prime minister. Comparing Imran Khan’s victory in june 2018 election with that […]

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Hasina in balancing act between China, India

By Zhang Xiaoyu Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina wrapped up her three-day official visit to China on Saturday. The Bangladeshi leader’s first visit to China since she got re-elected in January has been largely successful. Hasina met President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, and signed nine agreements with China. Hasina has deepened cooperation […]

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New credibility question haunts the govt. as details election results turn out highly critical

Faruque Ahmed Disclosure of massive rigging of election results at every constituency and down to polling centers throughout the country has raised new question about the credibility of the government as being fairly elected government. The government is running the country with the slogan ‘democracy for development’ but many question whether any democracy now exist […]

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Seven rounds of Doha peace process

‘Spectacular progress’ for US-Taliban ‘political deal’ MM Ali Will the intra-Afghan peace summit of July 7-8 accelerate the process of reconciliation amongst various warring factions and help strike out a comprehensive peace agreement with the Taliban? Will there be an agreement among all parties before September 1, as hoped by Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary […]