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Pompeo hails breakthrough in US-Taliban talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there has been a "pretty important breakthrough" in peace talks with the Taliban in recent days.

Sri Lankan PM’s family did not travel to India on state funds

The Sri Lankan government said Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s family members did not travel to India on state funds.

US decision to sell air defence weapon system to India ‘disturbing’: Pakistan

The decision of the US to sell an integrated air-defence system to India was "disturbing" and would further destabilise an already volatile region said Pakistan.

Turkish President Erdogan in Pakistan

In a move to strengthen bilateral strategic partnership and economic ties Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Pakistan on a two-day trip.

Intra-Afghan talks team yet to be formed

Amid reports that the US and the Taliban were closer to a potential peace agreement, the office of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has confirmed that the government in Kabul was yet to form a team for intra-Afghan talks.

Sri Lanka engages Indian Navy to carry out shore-based survey

Enhancing bilateral relationship, Sri Lanka has engaged India to carry out hydrographic and several shore-based survey activities off its south-west coast. The Indian government has assigned the task to the Indian Navy.

Pakistan okays rules to regulate social media

The Pakistan government has approved a set of rules to regulate social media in the country, under which companies will be obliged to disclose any information or data to a designated investigation agency, when sought, and failure to abide by any of the provision will entail a fine of up to $3 million.

We saw that schools and shops were open: Afghan envoy on Jammu and Kashmir

More than 20 foreign envoys began their two-day Jammu and Kashmir visit on Wednesday with a shikara ride in the iconic Dal Lake in Srinagar. Some of the members in the delegation belonged to Germany, France, Canada, Afghanistan, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary.


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Soleimani killing will lead to reprisal, increase chances of regional conflict: Dilip Hiro

After the targeted killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force by the US, the Persian Gulf nation is not going to sit silent…

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