Top Obama aide to visit Afghanistan, Pakistan and India
President Barack Obama's top security adviser James Jones will visit Afghanistan and Pakistan to monitor the new US war plan, a US official said Monday. He will also visit India. Jones will meet local officials, US diplomats, military personnel and representatives of foreign nations in the Afghan war coalition more... (BR)
Russia wants to enhance strategic relationship with Pakistan
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, who is on an official visit to Russia on Monday met General Vladimir Boldyrev, Commander-in-Chief Russian ground forces. During meeting the matters of professional interest with particular reference to enhancing ties between armies of the two countries, were discussed more... (BR)
'West owes sustained economic support to Pakistan'
Advocating the critical importance of democracy and economic development to defeating terrorists, President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday asked the international community, particularly the Western powers, to support Pakistan with immediate assistance as well as expanded trade to help it address challenges of global implications more... (BR)