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Pakistan raises annual defence budget by 10 percent

Pakistan raises annual defence budget by 10 percent

Pakistan’s new government announced Wednesday a 10 percent increase in defence spending a week after taking office, despite a crippling budget deficit of 8.8 percent. The budget for fiscal year 2013-14, which begins July 1, comes against a backdrop of […]


China, India, Pakistan boost nuclear arsenals: study

China, India, Pakistan boost nuclear arsenals: study

Three of the world’s nuclear powers — China, India and Pakistan — have increased their arsenals over the past year, while the other five have cut their strength or kept it stable, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said Monday. […]


After vowing transparency, US silent on drone killing

After vowing transparency, US silent on drone killing

A week after President Barack Obama cracked the lid of secrecy on his drone war, the United States refused Wednesday to confirm it had killed a top Pakistani Taliban leader in an airborne attack. Pakistani security and intelligence sources said […]


‘Minimal’ drone effects on Pakistan militant recruits: ICG

‘Minimal’ drone effects on Pakistan militant recruits: ICG

US drone strikes in Pakistan have a “minimal” impact on militant recruitment, a respected think tank said Tuesday, contrary to arguments the controversial programme creates more extremists than it kills. The Brussels-based International Crisis Group (ICG) said however the missile […]


Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Delivers First Batch of Turkish UAV Parts to Turkey

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra handed over first batch of Turkish UAV (ANKA) parts to Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) in an impressive ceremony held during International Defence Exhibition & Fair (IDEF) at Istanbul, Turkey. After the signing ceremony, Mr Muharrem Dortkasli, […]


Chinese PM begins Pakistan visit

Chinese PM begins Pakistan visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in Pakistan Wednesday for a two-day visit where he will meet prime minister-elect Nawaz Sharif as the long-time allies look to boost trade ties. Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) party swept to victory in the […]


Game of Drones

Game of Drones

When we think of drones we think of flying killing machines in Pakistan. But as the US tries to write rules for the technology, people are realizing that very different kinds of drones could change the way we live. Probably […]


Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Swedish Weapons Exports Fall

Sweden exported 30 percent less weapons in 2012 compared with the record high amount of 2011, show new figures from the National Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls. The countries that buy the most Swedish weapons are India, Saudi Arabia, […]


China takes over Pakistan port from Singapore

China takes over Pakistan port from Singapore

China took control Monday of a strategic Pakistani port on the Arabian Sea, as part of a drive to secure energy and maritime routes that also gives it a potential naval base, sparking Indian concern. The Pakistani cabinet approved the […]


 
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