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Khawaja Asif's correct stand - DAWN.com

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has once again spoken boldly about Pakistan's need to reflect on flawed security policy choices of the past and urgently put its house in order today. Predictably, Mr Asif's remarks have drawn criticism from nationalist ...and more »

New US policy can boost Indo-Afghan security ties: Abdullah Abdullah - The Hindu

India-Afghanistan ties have always had a security element, says Abdullah Abdullah. | Photo Credit: R. V. Moorthy · Suhasini Haidar. September 30, 2017 20:23 IST. Updated: October 01, 2017 00:53 IST. more-in. We respect India's position and the ...and more »

Russia, Iran still provide weapons to Afghan Taliban: Mattis - Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)

KABUL info-icon (Pajhwok): US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has accused Iran and Russia of continuing their armed support to Afghan Taliban info-icon , a media report said on Saturday. The Pentagon chief blasted Russia and Iran's continued support to ...and more »

New strategy not a move to isolate Pakistan: US, Nato - DAWN.com

WASHINGTON: The United States and Nato have jointly urged Pakistan not to see the new US strategy for South Asia as a move to isolate it. “One reason why we welcome the new US strategy announced by President Trump recently is that it has this regional ...and more »

Kashmir fake photo: Fallout from the UN speech by Pakistan's Maleeha Lodhi - BBC News

When Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, held up a photograph of a scarred girl at the United Nations last weekend, she said she was offering proof of "Indian brutality" in Kashmir. But the photo turned out to be ...and more »

Pressure on Pakistan: International diplomacy against terror forces Islamabad to backtrack - Times of India (blog)

In a sign that international pressure on Pakistan for nurturing terrorists is leading to some backtracking on the part of Islamabad, Pakistan's interior ministry has opposed the registration of the political wing of Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa. The ...and more »

HEC awards more scholarships to Afghan students - DAWN.com

LAHORE: Around 3,000 more Afghan students will pursue their higher education in different universities of Pakistan under Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship Programme funded by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) over a period of five years. The is the ...and more »

Afghan chief executive visits India to enhance trade, strategic ties - Arab News

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, right, welcomes Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in New Delhi, on Thursday. (AP). Related Articles. Suicide bomber kills several near Kabul mosque · Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul airport ...and more »

Seek friendly ties with neighbours based on mutual respect: Afghan Chief Executive - India Today

Afghan Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah speaks to India Today on the challenges his country faces in the wake of terrorism emanating from Pakistan and what role Afghanistan can play in the stability of the region. Abdullah said, "The US policy on ...and more »

Back to policy basics - The News International

Despite all my efforts, I must admit my inability in spotting the underlying logic of Pakistan's Afghan policy. If the objectives of the policy were to check the influence of India in Afghanistan, then we need to admit that the influence has increased ...and more »