Monthly Archives: February 2023

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Taliban signs first international deal with China for major foreign investment in Afghanistan Chinese petroleum company CAPEIC to invest $150m (£124m) a year (6 Jan 2023) Afghanistan’s Taliban-led administration has signed a contract with a Chinese company to extract oil

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100+ killed, 157 wounded, as suicide blast rips through Pakistan police mosque Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, who visited the wounded in Peshawar, and vowed “stern action” against those behind the terror attack PESHAWAR: A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a

India’s got the BRICS blues

India's got the BRICS blues

India’s got the BRICS blues The Brazilian news agency reported that Lula da Silva’s inauguration as the new president on January 1 for a historic third term amidst a carnival-like backdrop was attended by over five dozen foreign delegations, composed

Are the Americans at it again?


Still licking its wounds after a humilia- ting, hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan, the United States probably wants to revive its so-called ‘war on terror’ once again, taking Pakistan on board. The recent statements by Washington in which it ‘pledged support

China’s Economy is on Rebound

Yangshan harbor of Shanghai

The heart of the matter is that China’s GDP growth of 3% translates as a year-on-year expansion of its economy touching $18 trillion China’s economic data for the year 2022 has been released in Beijing on Tuesday. The striking part

China preparing for ‘water war’ with India

China preparing for 'water 1

By Hemant Waje China has stepped up preparations for a future water war with India by accelerating the construction of a huge dam on the Mabja Zangbo River, just a few kilometres north of the trijunction border with India and

US climbs escalation ladder in Ukraine

Aftermath of recent shelling in Makiivka

By M K Bhadrakumar In all probability, the message conveyed to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov from his American counterpart Antony Blinken via Israel’s new foreign minister Eli Cohen concerned the Ukrainian missile attack on Makeyevka (Donetsk) on New Year

Tanks & tragedy


By Michael Brenner Never in memory has it been so daunting to figure out what’s going on during a major international crisis as with the Ukraine affair. That sad truth owes much to the total absence of truthful reporting and

Aman – A step closer towards blue economy and regional stability


By Myrah Baloch Pakistan is a country that has never refrained from extending its support towards other countries. It has been an active member of UN peacekeeping missions and has strived hard to endorse regional cooperation and harmony. One such

Balochistan needs opportunities

Balochistan needs opportunities

Innovative methods are needed By Asadullah Raisani Many scholars reflect that income stability is a great source of satisfaction, let that satisfaction be at both the individual or the collective level. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals number eight which