China on Friday expressed regret that what it called a "civilian" airship had strayed into US territory, an incident that sparked a political furor in the United States and raised questions about a planned trip to Beijing by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
China today said it was working to verify the facts around US claims that Beijing flew a spy balloon over its territory, warning against "hype" over the issue.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation, which is visiting the country for discussions on the ninth review of a $7 billion loan programme, was giving a "very tough time" to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and his team.
Nato’s chief yesterday applauded Japan’s plan to double its defence spending, saying the pledge reflected the country’s resolve for greater security involvement in a volatile world.
India’s budget for 2023-24, presented today, provides development assistance of Rs200 crore for Bangladesh, up by Rs30 crore from that of the last financial year.
Myanmar's National Defence and Security Council has agreed to extend the country's state of emergency by six months, state media said Wednesday, likely delaying elections the junta had pledged to hold by August..Junta chief Min Aung Hlaing's request to prolong the state of emergency declar