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Is FATF a tool reflecting US, UK hypocrisy?

Waqas Shabbir | United Kingdom was an ally of the US when both countries put forward the motion to put Pakistan on the terror watch-list...

Pakistan political system’s 21 day countdown

 Farrukh Saleem| Judge Mohammad Bashir of Accountability Court-1, who is hearing graft cases against the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members, retires...

UK Tory MP apologises to Labour’s Corbyn over spy claim

AFP | A vice chairman of Britain's Conservative Party on Saturday apologised to Labour's Jeremy Corbyn after tweeting that the opposition leader had "sold British...

Xi poised to extend power as China set to lift term...

AFP | Xi Jinping, China's most powerful leader for decades, could stay in office indefinitely after the Communist Party called for the removal of presidential...

Iraq, Saudi face off in bout of football diplomacy

AFP | Iraq is hosting a football international against Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for the first time in almost four decades, in a friendly encounter...

Close to the Dead End, Sharifs Out to blow the system

Shaheen Sehbai| I am happy to write this in Calibri font, as it is not illegal anymore. But this piece can only be written in...

Kylie Jenner’s tweet blew away Snapchat at Wall Street

News Desk | The market value of Snapchat's parent company plunged by $1.3 billion after the reality star Kylie Jenner tweeted she is no longer...

Salman Khan discusses challenging side of his acting career

News Desk | Salman Khan in his interview at the Global TIE Summit said his journey towards stardom and fame was not easy. The actor...

Pakistan takes Defence Attaches of six countries to visit LOC

News Analysis | Defence Attaches of US, UK, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited Line of Control (LOC) in Rawalakot Sector of Azad Jammu &...

Who will become the next chief of PML-N?

News Analysis | The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) became a headless party after the disqualification of former premier Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court (SC)...

US to hold Islamabad accountable for its actions: White House

News Analysis | President Donald Trump is not satisfied with the progress made by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and the US is holding...

Indian filmmaker praises Atif Aslam amid calls to ban Pakistani artists

News Desk | Indian filmmaker Sudhir Mishra believes Pakistani singer Atif Aslam is among the finest singers in the Indo-Pak entertainment industry. Atif Aslam has...

Bureaucrats united against NAB over Ahad Cheema’s corruption charges

News Analysis | Bureaucrats of the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) have created a deadlock by observing a pen-down strike on Friday against the arrest of...

Olympics committee apologies to Iran over Samsung ‘misunderstanding’

AFP| Pyeongchang Olympic organisers said they had apologised to Iran on Friday after a diplomatic furore over its athletes being denied special Samsung phones issued...

Ch. Nisar says he won’t work under “juniors” and threatens to...

Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar threatened the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) that he will make the Dawn Leaks report public if the party doesn’t...

Pakistan demands to see Kulbhushan Yadev retirement record

The Foreign Office spokesperson, Dr. Mohammad Faisal, gave a rundown on the meeting between arrested Indian naval officer, Kulbashan Yadev and his mother, Aventi...

US & Pakistan Relations: Under the Lens of an “Eternal Optimist”

Cameron Munter| A Tale of two narratives? There are two narratives that have dominated U.S.-Pakistani relations over the decades.  The first, well known to Pakistani audiences,...

Opposition leader Khursheed Shah offers advice to Nawaz & Co.

The leader of the opposition in the National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah praised the Army Chief Qamar Zaman Bajwa for his attending...

Salma Hayek reveals Harvey Weinstein forced her to film nude scene

News Analysis | Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek spoke fearlessly about her encounter with sexual harassment by disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Salma wrote an opinionated...

PIA buys four smaller aircrafts on a Rs 13 billion credit...

News Analysis |  The National Flag Carrier that has embarrassed the country internationally with its corruption cases, runway accidents, staff’s thievery, wrong landings, missing cargo...

Zahid Hamid finally resigns after pressure from protestors

News Analysis | PTV early this morning announced that the Law Minister Zahid Hamid has sent his resignation to the PM Shahid Khaqqan to take...

Pakistan: One Nation Needs One Food Standard; Why?

Exclusive Discussion with Ex-Chairperson of Codex Alimentarius One nation one food standard was the message that emerged from a day conference held by Nestlé Pakistan...

“Biased” French policy was causing crises in the Middle East: Iran

AFP with additional desk input | Iran said on Friday that "biased" French policy was stoking crises in the Middle East after Foreign Minister Jean-Yves...

US Congress authorizes defense budget bigger than Trump’s request

Washington| AFP |  The US Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in national defense spending for next year, a substantial increase over Donald Trump's...

People from Amish community live 10 years longer

AFP | Scientists have found a genetic mutation in the Amish people of the midwestern United States that appears to make them live 10 years...

Faizabad Dharna: A view of both sides

News Analysis | Several strong supporters of the newly launched religiopolitical party Tehreek-e-Labbaik-Ya-Rasulallah (TLYR), many armed with sticks and iron rods, have blocked the main...

I take a special interest in issues related to my heritage:...

News Desk | Radical Islamists, Muslims from the west joining ISIS, Immigration policy for Muslims and UK’s relationship with Pakistan were all topics, Najma Minhas,...

Pakistan in midst of a fourth generation war?

News Desk | Dr. Farrukh Saleem has written often about the fourth generation war that Pakistan is facing. GVS Managing editor, Najma Minhas, spoke with...

Has Nawaz’s London plan angered Shahbaz?

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi flew to London apparently to attend an international conference which was held at the London School of Economics (LSE)....

Nawaz Sharif’s next adventure?

Nawaz Sharif wants another "adventure" like Oct 1999, and is pushing PM Khakkan Abbassi for it. Famous TV Anchor and prominent political analyst, Hamid...

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