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‘Troika Plus’ to discuss Afghan crisis today in Moscow

ISLAMABAD: Senior officials from Pakistan, Russia and China will meet in Doha on August 11 as part of efforts to prevent Afghanistan from slipping into another civil war. The delegation including Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Muhammad Sadiq has reached

Moscow invites Taliban to Afghanistan talks on Oct 20

MOSCOW: Russia will invite representatives of the Taliban to international talks on Afghanistan that it plans to host in Moscow on Oct. 20, President Vladimir Putin s special representative on Afghanistan said on Thursday. Zamir Kabulov, the representative, did not

‘Takes one to know one’: Putin mocks Biden over ‘killer’ comment

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin mocked Joe Biden for calling him a “killer” – saying “it takes one to know one” – as ties between Moscow and Washington sank to new lows. US President Biden’s comments sparked the biggest crisis

CJCSC meets Chinese defence minister in Moscow

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza held a meeting with Chinese Minister of National Defence General Wei Fenghe in Moscow. General Nadeem Raza is on a two-day official visit to Moscow to attend the Defence

Russian military pays respect to Iranian Soleimani in Moscow

MOSCOW: The military delegation of Russia paid respect to deceased Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani at the Iranian embassy in the Russian capital.  General Qassem Soleimani, who was the head of the elite Quds Force, was killed on 3rd January in

Afghan Talks in Moscow

A few years ago, it was unfathomable that Russia and China would influence the Afghan peace process. With the United States facing Trump’s mood swings and Britain in a Brexit quagmire, these countries are taking over as world leadership if

Four-party Moscow talks urges political settlement in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Representatives of Russia, China, the United States and Pakistan have agreed that a negotiated political settlement is the only road to peace in Afghanistan, including an early resumption of direct US talks with the Taliban. The four-party talks in