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The US Considerations and Taliban’s Victory

Muhammad Akram Zaheer Pakistan was a leading American ally in the war against al-Qaeda andTaliban in Afghanistan. It has amassed tens of billions of dollars in the shape of aidfrom America over the past two decades. Washington admitting that more and more cash has long gone into informal treasuries of Pakistanis. This relationshipbetween the two states started after 9/11 because of their own needs and interests. At the very least, the Afghan Taliban that turned into fighting against the United States was the production of Pakistan, which cultivated the TalibanRead More

Taiwan leader says island will not bow to China

The two sides have been ruled separately since the end of the Chinese Civil War in 1949 Taipei, Oct 10 : Taiwan will not bow to pressure by Beijing and will defend its democratic way of life, President Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday, following a spike in incursions by Chinese warplanes into its air defence zone. Self-governed Taiwan’s 23 million people live under the constant threat of invasion by authoritarian China, which views the island as its territory and has vowed to one day seize it, by force if necessary. “TheRead More

Remittances in first quarter increased by 12.5%: Farrukh

Islamabad : Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib says overall remittances in the first quarter of current fiscal year have increased by 12.5 percent as compared to the corresponding period last year. In a Tweet, he said the total remittances were stood at eight billion dollars. Farrukh Habib said the overseas Pakistanis have sent 2.7 billion dollars remittances in the month of September, registering a growth of 16.9 per cent in the same month last year.

Pakistan Reports Fewer Than 1,000 Covid Cases

ISLAMABAD : Pakistan recorded fewer than 1,000 cases of the Covid-19 pandemic over the previous 24 hours, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). The nerve centre of the country’s virus response said 19 more people succumbed to the viral disease during this period, lifting the death toll to 28,106. A total of 40,584 samples were tested, out of which 767 turned out to be positive for the virus, taking the nationwide tally of confirmed cases to 1,257,955. The infection rate was recorded at 1.88 per cent. ThereRead More

Govt working on projects to revive country’s economy: Tarin

Islamabad : Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin says the present government is working on short, medium and long-term projects to revive economy of the country. Addressing a dinner hosted by Institute of Business Administration, University of Punjab in Lahore, he said that all the stakeholders were taken on board for success of the development projects and implementation of these projects would definitely strengthen the country’s overall economy. Shaukat Tarin said Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken scores of initiatives to improve financial condition and living standard of poor segments ofRead More

Iraqis head to polls for early election shunned by activists

Baghdad, Oct 10 : Iraq on Sunday is set to hold an early election billed as a concession to anti-government protests, but expected to be boycotted by many voters who distrust official promises of reform. Polls were due to open at 7:00 am (0400 GMT) and close at 6:00 pm. Dozens of election observers deployed by the European Union and the United Nations were set to monitor the vote. Security was tight, with all airports closed from Saturday evening to dawn on Monday across Iraq, where despite the government’s declarationRead More