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Iran’s FM visits Islamabad for in-depth talks with Pakistan leaders  

Iran’s FM visits Islamabad for in-depth talks with Pakistan leaders  

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister of Iran Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived here in the wee hours of Monday January 29, 2024 at the invitation of Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani. On his arrival at the Nur Khan Airbase, the Iranian foreign minister was received by the Additional Foreign Secretary (Afghanistan and West […]

Palestinian state only solution to Middle East unrest: Saudi ambassador to U.S.

Palestinian state only solution to Middle East unrest: Saudi ambassador to U.S.

DAVOS: The topic of normalization of relations with Israel cannot not be discussed as long as Israeli forces continue to kill Palestinian civilians, the Saudi ambassador to the United States has said. “The Kingdom has continuously extended a hand for peace, but when we look at the other hand, which has carried the Palestinian people […]

Pakistan: 22.8 million children are out of school

Pakistan: 22.8 million children are out of school

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is facing a serious challenge to ensure all children, particularly the most disadvantaged, attend, stay and learn in school. While enrollment and retention rates are improving, progress has been slow to improve education indicators in Pakistan, says a UNICEF report. According to the report, currently, Pakistan has […]

Pakistan ready to work with Iran on all issues based on spirit of mutual trust

Pakistan ready to work with Iran on all issues based on spirit of mutual trust

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday offered Iran to work on “all issues” after both countries launched air strikes into each other’s borders, targeting terrorists. The resolve came during caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani’s telephonic conversation with his Iranian counterpart, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, according to a statement from the Foreign Office. […]

Pakistan conducts ‘precision military strikes’ against ‘terrorist hideouts’ in Iran

Pakistan conducts ‘precision military strikes’ against ‘terrorist hideouts’ in Iran

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has targeted terrorist hideouts inside the Iranian border after Iran violated the country’s sovereignty and launched a strike in Balochistan province that left two children dead and injured three girls. “This morning Pakistan undertook a series of highly coordinated and specifically targeted precision military strikes against terrorist hideouts […]

Pakistan recalls its ambassador from Iran after airstrikes, asks Iranian envoy not to return for time being  

Pakistan recalls its ambassador from Iran after airstrikes, asks Iranian envoy not to return for time being  

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Following Iran’s violation of Pakistani airspace, Pakistan has recalled its ambassador from Iran and asked the Iranian ambassador, currently visiting his country, not to return to Islamabad for the time being. “Pakistan has decided to recall its ambassador from Iran and that the Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan who […]

Post Jokowi’s leadership succession

Post Jokowi’s leadership succession

By Eddy Suprapto AsiaN Reporter JAKARTA: Immortality is just a fantasy. It turns out that the only thing that remains is opinion. Through the changing seasons, time changes. Power also has limits. In October 2024, President Jokowi’s leadership will end after ruling two general elections and cannot be re-elected. The Indonesian government will also hold […]

Pakistan: 6237 persons reported missing, 261 dead bodies found during last 12 years

Pakistan: 6237 persons reported missing, 261 dead bodies found during last 12 years

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances has revealed in a report that 6237 cases of missing persons were reported from two provinces – Balochistan and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while the dead bodies of 261 missing persons were found during the last 12 years. In compliance with the […]

South Korea’s National Assembly passes ban on dog meat consumption

South Korea’s National Assembly passes ban on dog meat consumption

SEOUL: The National Assembly passed a special bill banning dog meat consumption Tuesday, paving the way for ending the practice that has fallen out of favor in recent decades. The bill, which bans the breeding, butchering, distributing and selling of dogs for meat, passed through the parliament with 208 votes in favor and 2 abstentions. […]

The Two Faces of the Taliban: Crossing checkpoints in Afghanistan

The Two Faces of the Taliban: Crossing checkpoints in Afghanistan

Editor’s Note: The Taliban, an Islamic extremist armed group, has ruled Afghanistan twice (1996-2001 and 2021-present). The Taliban’s first term in power in Afghanistan was marred by tyranny that suppressed all freedoms. The Taliban, who started their second term in power in 2021, say they are different from the way they were before, but the West’s […]

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