From port developments to fighter jet sales, strained US-Pakistan relations are benefiting China.
China's dream of Indian Ocean ports -- the so-called string of pearls -- is heightening geopolitical tensions in a rough neighborhood.
Increasing Chinese influence in Balochistan is a matter of concern. Once again, the government of Balochistan and the natives of the province have been utterly snubbed in a major decision by the federal government to handover the Gwadar Port to China for operational purpose.
At least eleven people, including seven personnel of the Frontier Works Organization (FWO), which is a wing of the Pakistan army, were killed and two others received serious wounds in an armed attack in the port city of Gwadar on Monday night.
QUETTA: Baloch insurgents have intensified their attacks on vital gas pipelines and power transmission pylons in recent days, depriving the entire province of power and gas facilities for days and causing losses worth over Rs100 million to the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC).
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