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IMF considers Pakistan economic managers deceitful

Pakistan’s request for a multi-billion-dollar bailout had initially been denied by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in late 2008, and the loan was only secured...

US halts operations from Shamsi Air Base

WASHINGTON: An American TV has claimed that US had halted all operations from the Shamsi Air Base in Balochistan, an airport which was given...

India has offered to sell electricity to Pakistan

India has offered to sell power to Pakistan in order to help the country overcome its chronic power shortage, said Pakistan’s Commerce Secretary Zafar...

CIA will not halt operations in Pakistan

The Central Intelligence Agency has no plans to suspend “operations” in Pakistan against terror suspects despite objections from leaders in Islamabad, a US official said...

Pakistan Tells U.S. to Halt Drones

Pakistan has privately demanded the Central Intelligence Agency suspend drone strikes against militants on its territory, one of the U.S.'s most effective weapons against...

Turkey may consider hosting Taliban office

Turkey may agree to hosting a Taliban office to help reconciliation efforts in conflict-torn Afghanistan, a senior Turkish diplomat said Tuesday. "We have always said...

U.S. Will Consider Controversial Drone Policy in Pakistan

The United States will reconsider its controversial policy of deploying drones against militants taking refuge in Pakistan, according to its ambassador in Islamabad. Cameron Munter revealed that...

Pakistan-India: Frosty relations thaw with prisoners swap

LAHORE: As the frosty relations between Pakistan and India begin to thaw, the two arch-rivals have started swapping each other’s prisoners languishing in jails...

Hydroelectric power: China calls for private-public partnerships

ISLAMABAD: China has offered financial and technical assistance to develop hydro electricity and wind power by upgrading the existing transmission system, and is looking to...

Indo-Pak relations: Biztek helps clear the air

KARACHI: To some Pakistanis, tolerance towards India is considered almost unpatriotic. In an attempt to eradicate such narrow-minded sentiments, the Institute of Business and Technology...

Around 20,000 Pakistanis stranded in Libya

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) Managing Director Habibur Rehman Khan on Sunday said that around 15,000 to 20,000 Pakistanis are still stranded in Libya. Talking to...

Japan battles nuclear emergency after deadly quake

FUKUSHIMA: Japan battled a feared meltdown of two reactors at a quake-hit nuclear plant Sunday, as the full horror of the disaster emerged on...