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Turkey and Pakistan discuss defense and security cooperation

Turkey and Pakistan discuss defense and security cooperation

Yesterday, a meeting took place between Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif. The diplomats met in Karachi after the ceremony of launching the Badr corvette of the Turkish project …

How Iran bypasses Western sanctions

How Iran bypasses Western sanctions

Iran’s campaign to bypass US-led sanctions is moving into higher gear as more countries, especially in Asia and Latin America, soften up to barter trade with the Islamic Republic

Shahbaz Sharif sworn in as new Pakistan PM

Shahbaz Sharif sworn in as new Pakistan PM

Shahbaz Sharif was sworn in as Pakistan's new prime minister on Monday, following a no-confidence vote ousting Imran Khan. Sharif was elected by the country's parliament earlier in the day. He was …

Pakistan's parliament set to elect new prime minister

Pakistan's parliament set to elect new prime minister

Pakistan's parliament was set to meet on Monday to elect a new prime minister, with opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif the favourite to win after a week-long constitutional crisis that climaxed on Sunday when Imran Khan lost a no-confidence …

Facing Western isolation Russia looks to East

Facing Western isolation Russia looks to East

As sanctions against Russia continue to increase, Moscow will likely focus on states in the Islamic world and the Middle East for support — but even this window may be closing

Putin to meet with Pakistani Prime Minister

Putin to meet with Pakistani Prime Minister

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Russian President Vladimir Putin had scheduled a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to the spokesperson, the talks will take place on Thursday. "A …

New 'oriental express' for 21st-century links Asia to Europe

New 'oriental express' for 21st-century links Asia to Europe

The governments of Pakistan, Turkey and Iran seized a historic opportunity to revive a transnational, transcontinental railway service strategically connecting Istanbul, Tehran and Islamabad, unleashing profound economic prospects as developing nations strive to economically rebound amid alarming inflation, devalued currencies and hauntingly crippling waves of the coronavirus pandemic

Pakistani PM plans to visit Russia

Pakistani PM plans to visit Russia

Imran Khan will be the first Pakistani prime minister in 23 years to embark on a bilateral visit to Russia, diplomatic sources in Pakistan have revealed. Khan's visit to Russia this month is taking place on the invitation …