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Friday, November 26th, 2021


China’s ‘alarming’ actions at odds with peaceful rhetoric – Australian defense chief

China‘s “alarming” actions do not match its rhetoric about promoting peace and prosperity in the region, Australia‘s defence minister said on Friday after a Chinese navy ship was tracked sailing through the country’s exclusive economic zone. Defence Minister Peter Dutton listed China’s militarisation of the South China Sea, recent aggression towards Taiwan and the introduction of a national security law in Hong Kong as examples of China’s actions being at odds with its rhetoric. “We’re all familiar with the frequent claims of the Chinese government that it is committed to peace, cooperation and development,”Read More

Azam Swati inaugurates Pakistan International Property Exhibition

ISLAMABAD, NOV 26 /DNA/ – Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati, Chairman Pakistan Association of Exhibition Industry Khurshid Barla along with others inaugurated the Pakistan International Property Exhibition at Pak China Friendship center, on Friday.

President Aliyev lauds Putin’s role in settlement of Azerbaijan-Armenia relations

BAKU, NOV 26: Work on a comprehensive settlement of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations will be discussed during today’s meeting in Sochi, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at a bilateral meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi. “Of course, today we will talk in detail about the Armenian-Azerbaijani problems. “I must note that since the beginning of the work of the Russian peacekeepers on November 10 last year, during the year, there have been no serious incidents in the zone of responsibility of the Russian peacekeepers: there were no armed clashes, there were noRead More

Afghan humanitarian crisis, drug trafficking alarm India, Russia, China

The foreign ministers of India, Russia and China expressed concern on Friday at the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan and the spread of drug trafficking in the country. Afghanistan has been plunged into crisis by the abrupt end of billions of dollars in foreign assistance, following the collapse of the Western-backed government and return to power of the Taliban in August. “Expressing concern over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, the Ministers called for immediate and unhindered humanitarian assistance to be provided to Afghanistan,” said a joint statement released following a virtual meeting between India’s S Jaishankar, Russia’s Sergey Lavrov and China’s Wang Yi. The statement calledRead More

Police baton-charge citizens protesting demolition of Karachi’s Nasla Tower

KARACHI, NOV 26: Police and paramilitary Rangers on Thursday resorted to baton-charge and fired tear gas on residents and builders protesting outside Karachi’s Nasla Tower — a 15-storey residential building located at the intersection of Sharea Faisal and Shahrah-i-Quaideen — against the building’s demolition on Supreme Court’s orders. The apex court has directed authorities to raze the building for encroaching on land meant for a service road. The protest was being organised by the Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (Abad). Earlier, Abad Chairman Mohsin Sheikhani had said thatRead More

Chairman CDA visits F-6 Markaz Supermarket

ISLAMABAD: The Chairman Capital Development Authority along with the President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry alongwith other concerned officers on Friday visited F-6 Markaz Supermarket. Chairman CDA expressed satisfaction over the progress made in the ongoing development works in the supermarket and also directed the concerned departments to further expedite the work. Furthermore, the President of the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry thanked the Chairman CDA and the management for the rapid development work and expressed the hope that the efforts of the present CDA management would furtherRead More