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Iran's connectivity plans suddenly rumble to life

Iran's connectivity plans suddenly rumble to life

The second freight train running from Pakistan to Turkey through Iran has departed with the coordination of customs, railways and forwarders in the three countries following the successful launch of the service last month, Fars news agency …

Next meeting in "3 + 3" format is planned to be held in Turkey

Next meeting in "3 + 3" format is planned to be held in Turkey

The next meeting in the "3 + 3" format to be held in Turkey, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavushoglu told reporters after an emergency meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in …

Pakistan and Russia in talks to remove economic barriers

Pakistan and Russia in talks to remove economic barriers

The Pakistani authorities hope for the reduction of customs and banking barriers between removal of Pakistan and Russia to give impetus to the development of economic ties, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan …

Iran agrees on naval exercises with Pakistan

Iran agrees on naval exercises with Pakistan

Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Bagheri announced today the upcoming naval exercises with Pakistan. "We have reached good agreements, including on the joint naval exercises in the territorial waters …

Azerbaijan offers condolences to Pakistan on earthquake victims

Azerbaijan offers condolences to Pakistan on earthquake victims

Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has extended condolences to Pakistan in connection with victims of strong earthquake, which took place in the country on the night of October 7, the ministry said on Twitter. "We are deeply saddened by …

At least 20 killed in southern Pakistan earthquake

At least 20 killed in southern Pakistan earthquake

At least 20 people, including seven children, were killed and more than 300 injured after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan in the early hours of Thursday, local authorities said. The quake struck near the remote, …

Turkey to deliver aid to Afghanistan via Pakistan

Turkey to deliver aid to Afghanistan via Pakistan

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced that humanitarian aid will be sent to Afghanistan by land via Pakistan, as it is faster and less costly. Çavuşoğlu answered the questions of journalists after the …

Russian-Pakistani Druzhba-2021 drills begin in Russia

Russian-Pakistani Druzhba-2021 drills begin in Russia

The Russian-Pakistani joint exercises entitled Druzhba-2021 are beginning at the Molkino range in Russia’s Krasnodar Region, the Southern Military District said in a statement. "The Russian-Pakistani joint Druzhba-2021 …

Afghans oppose Pakistan as it tries to impose its own currency

Afghans oppose Pakistan as it tries to impose its own currency

Afghans are stressing that no one should use the Pakistani currency and those using it should be punished. A number of people have reacted to a report in a Pakistani newspaper that said business deals in Afghanistan should be based on Pakistani …

Turkey, Pakistan, Azerbaijan to hold joint military drill

Turkey, Pakistan, Azerbaijan to hold joint military drill

The Turkish, Azerbaijani and Pakistani militaries will hold joint drills for the first time from Sept. 12-20 in Baku, Azerbaijan's defense ministry said Saturday, Daily Sabah reports.  The goal of the "Three Brothers …

Afghanistan receives humanitarian aid from 5 countries

Afghanistan receives humanitarian aid from 5 countries

Afghanistan on Thursday received humanitarian assistance, including food and medicines, from five countries, an official said. The cash-strapped country, which suffered 20 years of war, is now in severe economic crisis, and poverty can …