Jan 25, 2016

Powerful Pakistan army chief says he will retire as scheduled

Pakistan’s hugely popular military chief Gen. Raheel Sharif confirmed Monday he will retire at the end of his tenure this year, ending media speculation surrounding his role and opening up arguably the most powerful position in the country. Sharif, widely credited with bringing a ...

Pakistan to host four-nation meeting on ending Afghan war

Jan 9, 2016

Pakistan to host four-nation meeting on ending Afghan war

Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will hold talks in Islamabad on Monday aimed at reviving the Afghan peace process. Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmad Shekib Mostaghni said Saturday that the representatives will discuss a “roadmap for peace talks.” Kabul’s delegation to the ...