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Will the independent candidates join PML-N after winning?

News Desk | Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah announced on Thursday that the PML-N candidates who were declared independent by the Election Commission of Pakistan...

Pakistan and the US: Together adrift

Salman Bashir | A raft of acerbic public messages has created uncertainty about the course of US-Pakistan relations. Strategic circles in Washington have unleashed a...

The curse of yellow journalism in Pakistan

News Desk | The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed by the Supreme Court (SC) to probe into Dr. Shahid Masood’s allegations regarding the rape and...

Saudi-Iranian rivalry: The way forward!

News Analysis | Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said, “Iran is ready to discuss regional security issues with its Gulf Arab neighbors as long as foreign...

US encourages Indo-Pak talks on Kashmir

News Analysis | The United States has advised Pakistan and India to hold talks to reduce the growing tensions between them. US State Department’s Spokesperson...

Pakistan-Russia counter terrorism co-operation

Zeeshan Hayat | Counter-terrorism cooperation has been an important aspect of Pakistan-Russia relations. During the visit of former President Pervez Musharraf to Russia in 2003,...

Comedian Jeremy Mclellan makes hilarious comment on Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

News Desk | American comedian Jeremy Mclellan stormed Twitter with his hilarious comment on Nawaz Sharif's disqualification as the party head of PML-N yesterday. Mclellan has...

Faizabad sit-in report submitted to IHC; contents remain a mystery

  News Desk | The government has finally submitted the Raja Zafarul Haq report regarding the Khatam-e-Nabuwat clause in the Elections Act 2017 to the Islamabad...

Dismal state of water supply is not for human consumption

News Analysis | The Water Commission has severely reprimanded all concerned parties over the dismal state of the water supply and the sewerage installations demanding...

BJP leader announces Indian Muslims have no choice but to join...

News Analysis | A BJP legislator from Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh has landed himself in hot water after stating that once India becomes a...

Son of murdered Yemeni ex-president seeks revenge

Reuters | The son of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed by the armed Houthi movement after switching sides in the civil war,...

Facebook introduces new messenger app for children under 13

Reuters | Facebook Inc on Monday rolled out Messenger Kids, an app that lets the world's biggest social media company expand into a so-far untapped...

What is the difference between Qatari and Saudi Wahhabism?

James M Dorsey | A multi-domed, sand-colored, architectural marvel, Doha’s biggest and national mosque, symbolizes Qatar’s complex and troubled relationship with Saudi Arabia. Its naming...

Russia still US’s number one enemy

Jacob G. Hornberger | Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Trump administration confirms the overarching power of the national-security establishment section of the federal government and what...

General Mattis visit to Pakistan: An ice breaker?

Jan Achakzai | The United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis’s important visit to Islamabad comes on the heels of other high profile bilateral visits by...

US analyst castes mystery on 2008 Mumbai attacks

News Analysis | An American academic, political commentator and scholar has asserted that the 2008 Mumbai attacks were a false flag by the Indian government....

Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed by rebels

Reuters The radio station of Yemen's Houthi-controlled interior ministry said on Monday the militia's former war ally, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, had been killed though...

Shehbaz reviews shutdown order of cement factories at Katas Raj temple

News Analysis | Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday, 2nd December, reconsidered the measures taken for restoration of the Katas Raj Temple, it’s dried...

Pakistan software exports break all records with a whopping $2.9 Billion...

News Analysis | Owing to the incentives given by the Government to IT and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS) industry and various international tech startup...

Egyptian President Al-Sisi steps up repression to cover policy failure

James M. Dorsey | Egyptian general-turned-president Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi would likely be the first to admit that an iron fist is no guarantee for retaining...

Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon gamble may pay off

James M. Dorsey | Time will tell, but Saudi Arabia’s gamble to pressure Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed, Lebanese Shiite militia, by forcing Saad Hariri, the country’s...

Pakistan and Tajikistan to improve trade relations

News Analysis | The honorable Ambassador of Tajikistan, Jononov Sherali has stated that his country wants to improve trade ties and investment relations with Pakistan...

Pakistan People’s party celebrates its 50th Foundation Day

News Desk | Pakistan People’s party (PPP) is celebrating its 50th anniversary today. The party workers along with the party leaders are celebrating the party’s golden...

Pope arrives in Bangladesh after controversial Myanmar visit

AFP Pope Francis on Thursday arrived in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees have sought sanctuary after fleeing a crackdown in neighbouring...

The Digital Robinhood: Meet the man who shut down Trump’s Twitter

News Analysis | On 2nd November 2017, the world was a quieter place for 11 minutes as the notorious twitter handle of the President of the...

Hezbollah has slowly emerged as the winner amid the Gulf Crisis

Reuters When Iran declared victory over Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, it hailed the "strong and pivotal" role played by Lebanon's Hezbollah movement. The praise,...

Suspected US drone attack kills 4 in Pakistan

Reuters with additional input from News Desk | A suspected U.S. drone strike on Thursday targeted a hideout of the Haqqani militant network along Pakistan's...

Aid cuts by US to hurt Pak-Afghan border monitoring

News Analysis | A considerable reduction in military and economic aid to Pakistan by the US is likely to hurt Washington’s desire of preventing cross-border...

Rex Tillerson harshly criticizes Russia in order to rally NATO allies

M K Bhadrakumar | The remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Russia, while speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington, DC...

Will India grant political asylum to Brahumdagh Bugti?

News Analysis | Leader of the proscribed Baloch Republican Party (BRP), Brahumdagh Bugti was dealt a severe blow when the Swiss government rejected his request...

Pakistan welcomes Gen. Nicholson’s offer to target Tehreek-e-Taliban

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Islamabad welcomed the US offer of targeting the hideouts of the Tehreek-e-Taliban, a group that is using Afghan soil to...

Saudi-UAE promote tribes against Qatari Emir

James M Dorsey | Nearly six months into the Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates are attempting to mobilize tribal opposition as...

Exploring “Sharifism”

Raja Waqas Shabbir | Get ready world, after Capitalism and Marxism; we have a new entry, "Sharifism”. While addressing a massive gathering at college ground-Abbottabad,...

Islamabad Paralysis Syndrome(IPS): Thanks to fanatics & Incompetence

Shiffa Z. Yousafzai | The residents of Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan were already worried and disturbed about the possibility of dealing with the...

NAB wants Nawaz & family on Exit Control List

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's woes continued to deepen on Friday, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) moved to put his name...

China and Philippines agree to avoid force over South China Sea:...

Jumel G. Estrañero | Statements in international negotiation are challenging to decipher from within. On November 16, China and the Philippines have agreed to avoid...

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