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Prince William and Kate Middleton are going to Pakistan. Even the British are asking why

British media reports of the royal couple following in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth and Princess Diana have highlighted security risks but Pakistani observers stress the importance of the trip to bilateral ties.

7 Jul 2019 - 4:45PM

British media reports of the royal couple following in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth and Princess Diana have highlighted security risks but Pakistani observers stress the importance of the trip to bilateral ties.

Prince William and Kate Middleton are going to Pakistan. Even the British are asking why
China’s Huawei protests after Pakistan authorities tear down security barriers at its Islamabad office

City officials say the structures, commonly found outside high-rise buildings, are encroaching on government land. But the telecommunications giant says its workers are at risk, given recent attacks on Chinese interests in Pakistan.

18 May 2019 - 12:01AM

City officials say the structures, commonly found outside high-rise buildings, are encroaching on government land. But the telecommunications giant says its workers are at risk, given recent attacks on Chinese interests in Pakistan.

China’s Huawei protests after Pakistan authorities tear down security barriers at its Islamabad office
‘The Chinese are our No 1 enemy’: why Beijing’s US$62 billion investment in Pakistan is the top target for Balochistan separatists

The Balochistan Liberation Army has vowed to continue its attacks on Chinese projects and nationals along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, as they fear being turned into a minority in their own province.

16 May 2019 - 7:38PM

The Balochistan Liberation Army has vowed to continue its attacks on Chinese projects and nationals along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, as they fear being turned into a minority in their own province.

‘The Chinese are our No 1 enemy’: why Beijing’s US$62 billion investment in Pakistan is the top target for Balochistan separatists
Cash-strapped Pakistan receives US$6 billion bailout package from IMF as China promises more help

The agreement came after months of negotiations between the IMF and Pakistan, whose economy has been teetering due to low growth, soaring inflation, and mounting debt.

13 May 2019 - 6:38PM

The agreement came after months of negotiations between the IMF and Pakistan, whose economy has been teetering due to low growth, soaring inflation, and mounting debt.

Cash-strapped Pakistan receives US$6 billion bailout package from IMF as China promises more help
Abroad, alone, and abused: how young Pakistani brides lured to China face life of sexual slavery

Impoverished, vulnerable Christian women are being tricked into marrying foreign men before they are packed off to China and subjected to abuse, forced prostitution, and even organ extraction, police and human rights groups say.

10 May 2019 - 9:18AM

Impoverished, vulnerable Christian women are being tricked into marrying foreign men before they are packed off to China and subjected to abuse, forced prostitution, and even organ extraction, police and human rights groups say.

Abroad, alone, and abused: how young Pakistani brides lured to China face life of sexual slavery
Pakistan waves a bin Laden olive branch at US, as Chinese cash loses shine

Amid disquiet over deepening China ties, Islamabad mulls the release of Shakil Afridi – who helped the CIA capture and kill the world’s most wanted man – as it seeks a way back into Washington’s embrace.

3 Jun 2018 - 10:18AM

Amid disquiet over deepening China ties, Islamabad mulls the release of Shakil Afridi – who helped the CIA capture and kill the world’s most wanted man – as it seeks a way back into Washington’s embrace.

Pakistan waves a bin Laden olive branch at US, as Chinese cash loses shine
How eye doctors are helping China and Pakistan see clearly to dream again

Efforts to build the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have not been without setbacks, but it’s hard to argue with a volunteer effort to bring sight back to hundreds of Karachi’s poorest residents

25 Jan 2018 - 12:56PM

Efforts to build the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have not been without setbacks, but it’s hard to argue with a volunteer effort to bring sight back to hundreds of Karachi’s poorest residents

How eye doctors are helping China and Pakistan see clearly to dream again
If you doubt who is in charge in Pakistan ...