US Asks Pakistan to Seek Debt Relief from China After Floods

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (3L) meets Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari (2L) in Washington, US, on September 26, 2022. (@SecBlinken/Twitter)
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Updated 28 September 2022

US Asks Pakistan to Seek Debt Relief from China After Floods

September 28: Bloomberg reported that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to discuss debt relief and restructuring with China, its single-largest creditor after the flood-ravaged South Asian nation made a similar appeal to other countries. Read more I 


Zardari Expects to Talk With Kabul Over Threats Facing Pakistan

Updated 06 December 2022

Zardari Expects to Talk With Kabul Over Threats Facing Pakistan

December 5: TOLO News reported Pakistan's foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said they are expecting to work with an “interim authority” in Afghanistan to “address the challenges posed by the terrorist organizations." Read more I 


Anderson and Robinson bowl England to stunning first Test win over Pakistan

Updated 06 December 2022

Anderson and Robinson bowl England to stunning first Test win over Pakistan

December 5: A glance down the scorecard may have suggested a limited role by way of numbers but as Ben Stokes basked in the afterglow of a stunning last-gasp win over Pakistan, sealed moments before an orange sun slunk below the horizon, his impact felt as vast as the nearby foothills of the Himalayas, The Guardian has reported. Read more I 


ECP whirrs into action to remove Imran from PTI top slot

Updated 06 December 2022

ECP whirrs into action to remove Imran from PTI top slot

December 6: DAWN reported the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday set into motion the process to remove Imran Khan as chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in light of the election watchdog’s verdict in the Toshakhana case, which disqualified the former premier under Article 63(1)(p) for making “false statements and incorrect declaration”. Read more I 


Arshad Sharif’s murder was ‘planned’: fact-finding committee

Updated 06 December 2022

Arshad Sharif’s murder was ‘planned’: fact-finding committee

December 5: SAMAA TV has reported senior journalist and anchorperson Arshad Sharif was deliberately killed and his attackers knew full well who he was before pulling the trigger. Read more I 


Stalemate on 9th review: IMF to stay engaged with govt on targets

Updated 06 December 2022

Stalemate on 9th review: IMF to stay engaged with govt on targets

December 6: The News reported the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue its dialogue and engagement with Pakistan on policies and reforms needed to keep bailout programme’s targets on track and to complete the pending ninth review, a Fund official said on Monday. Read more I