Joe Biden administration is oblivious to Pakistan’s outreach for rapprochement: Report

Peshawar: The United States has ignored Pakistan’s hopeful outreach for rapprochement, despite the critical role Islamabad played in persuading the Taliban to negotiate with Washington in the Afghan peace settlement. Despite that crucial initiative, one that aims to end America`s so-called “endless war”, US President Joe Biden has not personally spoken to Prime Minister Imran […]

South Korea concerned, US confident, over Japan’s contaminated water discharge

SEOUL: South Korea raised concerns over Japan`s decision to release contaminated water from its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea with visiting U.S. climate envoy John Kerry, its foreign ministry said, but Kerry reaffirmed Washington`s confidence in the plan`s transparency. Kerry arrived in Seoul on Saturday (April 17) to discuss international efforts to tackle […]

US and China talk about climate change, agree upon taking stronger actions

SHANGHAI/WASHINGTON: China and the United States agree that stronger pledges to fight climate change should be introduced before a new round of international talks at the end of the year, the two countries said in a joint statement. The statement came after a meeting between Chinese climate envoy Xie Zhenhua and his U.S. counterpart, John […]