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Taiwan reports new large-scale Chinese air force incursion

Taiwan on Sunday reported the largest incursion since October by China’s air force in its air defence zone, with the island’s defence ministry saying Taiwanese fighters scrambled to warn away 39 aircraft in the latest uptick in tensions. Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has complained for more than a year of repeated missions by China’s air force near the democratically governed island, often in the southwestern part of its air defence identification zone, or ADIZ, close to the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands. Taiwan calls China’s repeated nearby militaryRead More


Thai embassy donates to PSH on Armed Forces Day

Centreline Report ISLAMABAD: The Defense Attaché of Thailand Embassy in Islamabad, Col. Adisak Showichen, has felicitated the Pakistani friendly people on the auspicious occasion of Royal Thai Armed Forces Day, which is celebrated on18th January every year. The ceremony which would take place in Islamabad has been cancelled in view of rising Covid-19 cases. He also said that year 2022 marks 70th anniversary of Pak-Indonesia diplomatic relations, which will be celebrated accordingly. He said the Thailand Embassy is also undertaking a donation campaign for Pakistan Sweet Homes. The Royal ThaiRead More


PPP’s Tractor March to kick off tomorrow with Bilawal’s address

ISLAMABAD, JAN 23 (DNA) — A ‘Farmers Tractor Trolley March’ under Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) will be held across the country on January 24 (Mon) at the divisional level on the directives of party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. In this regard, Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address a gathering of rallies coming from different cities and tehsils of Hyd Bilawal will leave for Larkana after addressing the Farmers Tractor Trolley March in Hyderabad Division, where he will address a function on January 25 (Tue) in Larkana City regarding granting ofRead More


Khurshid Barlas receives appreciation award

Peshawar, JAN 23 /DNA/ – Khurshid Barlas, Founder Chairman Pakistan Association of Exhibition Industry received Appreciation Award from Yasir Masud Chairman AH Group of Companies in Peshawar.


UK lawmaker says she was sacked from govt over ‘Muslimness’

LONDON: British minister Nadhim Zahawi on Sunday urged a probe into claims by a fellow Conservative MP that she lost her ministerial role because of her “Muslimness”, piling further pressure on the government. Nusrat Ghani, 49, was sacked as a transport minister in 2020, and told the Sunday Times that a whip said her “Muslimness was raised as an issue” at a meeting in Downing Street. She was also told her “Muslim woman minister status was making colleagues feel uncomfortable”, she claimed. Chief whip Mark Spencer, whose role it is to keepRead More


Lebanon must not be platform for hostility, Kuwaiti FM says

Lebanon must not be a platform for hostile acts or words, Kuwait’s foreign minister said on Sunday while visiting Beirut, an indirect call for curbs on the Iran-backed group Hezbollah in order to improve strained ties with Gulf Arab states. Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah spoke after meeting President Michel Aoun in Beirut, during the first visit by a senior Gulf Arab official since a diplomatic rift last year. Sheikh Ahmad said on Saturday he had delivered confidence-building proposals to Prime Minister Najib Mikati, and that his trip wasRead More