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Ali Jahangir leaves for Washington take charge as ambassador amidst raised eyebrows

Ali Jahangir leaves for Washington take charge as ambassador amidst raised eyebrows

ISLAMABAD :Ali Jehangir Siddiqui leaves for Washington today to take charge as ambassador to the US amidst objections from analysts and experts.PM Abbasi recently appointed Ali Jahangir as ambassador to the US, a decision which received flak due to Ali’s inexperience and the personal basis of the PM’s decision.Former foreign minister Sherry Rehman has said […]

Pakistan Embassy hosts interfaith Iftar dinner in Washington DC

Pakistan Embassy hosts interfaith Iftar dinner in Washington DC

ISLAMABAD:To share the blessings of Ramadan and promote interfaith harmony, peace and cooperation, the Embassy of Pakistan hosted an Interfaith Iftar Dinner at the Chancery. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressmen Andre Carson, and Assistant Secretary of State Ms. Alice Wells were also in attendance, says a press release received here Thursday from Washington DC. Speaking […]

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

At home, President Buhari faces multiple security challenges, including the nine-year-old insurgency by Boko Haram jihadists in the north-east, and mounting insecurity in the middle belt. So fighting terrorism is a priority for both administrations, our correspondent adds. The White House has sold 12 counter insurgency aircraft worth $496m (£360m) to Nigeria to help in […]

Here’s what Washington should do about Yemen

Here’s what Washington should do about Yemen

  Ambassador Nikki Haley pulled no punches at her Dec 14 media conference in a US Air Force hangar at Anacostia-Bolling. Taking what she called the “extraordinary step” of displaying missile parts that had been declassified for the event, she told reporters that it was Tehran that had supplied the equipment used by Houthi militants trying to […]

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

As Pak-US tensions ease, Ahsan Iqbal to jet off to Washington next week

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal will be travelling to the United States next week in a visit that indicates growing engagement between Islamabad and Washington following damning indictment of Pakistan by US President Donald Trump in his policy for Afghanistan and South Asia, sources confirmed to The Express Tribune. Ahsan’s a weeklong trip would come on the […]

Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes US president

Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes US president

Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and miles of barriers were in place in Washington on Friday, as officials braced for hundreds of thousands of people planning to celebrate or protest Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States (US). About 900,000 people were expected to pack central Washington, including the grassy National […]

Zardari meets US politicians in Washington

Zardari meets US politicians in Washington

WASHINGTON: Former President and Co-Chairman Pakistan Peoples’ Party Asif Ali Zardari held meeting with US politicians on Thursday. According to details available to Geo News, flanked by Senator Sherry Rehman and Senator Rehman Malik. Zardari held meetings with Tim Roemer, Jim Slattery, Martin Frost and Cliff Stearns on matters of bi-lateral regional interests. Earlier, the […]

Brian Dennehy To Star In Amazon Pilot ‘Cocked’

Brian Dennehy To Star In Amazon Pilot ‘Cocked’

Brian Dennehy is in negotiations to star opposite Sam Trammell in Amazon Studios’ dramedy pilot Cocked. Written by Samuel Baum and Sam Shaw, Cocked centers on Richard Paxson (Trammell), a Washington D.C. management consultant who’s estranged from his father Wade (Dennehy) and brother but is pulled back in to the fray of his family’s gun […]

Beautiful Feather Cutwork by Chris Maynard

Beautiful Feather Cutwork by Chris Maynard

American artist Chris Maynard uses delicate eye surgery tools, miniscule scissors, forceps and sharp scalpels to slice intricate bird-shaped patterns into feathers. Chris Maynard, a resident of Olympia in Washington, USA, made his first feather artwork two years ago in 2011. Since then the 58 year old artist has created 80 pieces which can take […]