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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 23, 2018, 07.12 PM(IST)

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Ties will 'never rust': China reassures Pakistan ahead of Xi's meeting with PM Modi

Ahead of this week's meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China today reassured Pakistan that relations between both the nations would "never rust" and are as firm as ever.  

China, Pakistan having security, economic issues in CPEC project: Report

The US $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project which is a part of Beijing's promising Belt Road Initiative (BRI) is now turning out to quiet a task in terms of security and in the economic front for China and Pakistan. 

It is either all or nothing, says Iran Foreign Minister over nuclear deal

The European signatories of Iran's nuclear deal with major powers should convince US President Donald Trump not to exit the accord as there is no "plan B" for the agreement, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Monday (April 23).

Dhaka-Siliguri-Kathmandu bus service goes on trial

Government representatives of Bangladesh, India and Nepal launched the tri-nation trial bus service in Dhaka on Monday. Two buses from Dhaka set off for Kathmandu and would transit through Siliguri.

Good news! Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik are expecting a baby

Tennis champion Sania Mirza and husband, former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik, announced on Monday that they are expecting a baby in a post shared by the couple on Twitter and Instagram.