Special troops to keep China-Pakistan corridor safe

Islamabad is going to set up a special force of approximately 10,000 troops to protect Chinese people and enterprises along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a media report said on Thursday.

Pakistan's Gwadar, China's Zhuhai declared twin cities

Pakistan and Chinese officials signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) declaring Gwadar (Pakistan) and Zhuhai (China) as twin cities, a media report said Thursday.

Rocket attack kills two policemen in southwest Pakistan

A rocket attack targeting a senior police officer and his family killed two police escorts in restive southwestern Pakistan, officials said Sunday.

Activists, lawmakers condemn repression in Balochistan

Legislators and activists from across the world condemned Pakistan`s "kill-and-dump policy" in Balochistan and called for democracy and the rule of law during meeting at European Parliament.

Pakistan earthquake: Rockets fired at chopper carrying relief material in Balochistan

Two senior Pakistani Army Generals, travelling to oversee earthquake relief operations, had a miraculous escape after helicopter was attacked with rockets over Balochistan province.

Pak earthquake: Toll exceeds 350; US offers assistance

United States offered to assist Pakistan in aftermath of devastating earthquake that hit Pakistan`s remote south-west province of Balochistan killing over 350 people, the White House said.

Pakistan, China discuss strategic economic corridor project

Senior officials from Pakistan and China discussed various aspects of multi-billion dollar economic corridor project.

Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline could be extended to China

Notwithstanding US opposition to its gas pipeline project with Iran, Pakistan is looking at the possibility of extending it to China as part of a planned economic corridor.

Encircling India by string of pearls an illusion: Chinese scholar

The development of a number of strategic ports in South Asia, like Gwadar in Pakistan, by China is not to contain India but to protect the country`s own "legitimate economic interests" in the Indian Ocean, a Chinese scholar said.

Pakistan Navy beefs up security at Gwadar Port, western coast

To strengthen the defence of Gwadar Port and to enhance the security of vital assets and installations along the western coast, the Pakistan Navy has commissioned the 3rd Pak Marines Battalion.

Pakistan hands over Gwadar port to China’s firm

Pakistan`s President Asif Ali Zardari said hand over of the strategic Gwadar deep sea port would give new impetus to Pakistan-China relations.

Pakistan blast: Nine, including five kids, killed

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a house used as headquarters by a militant outfit in Pakistan`s Kurram region.