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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...

Challenges of being a Muslim politician in UK!

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...

Pakistanis expressed their condolences after the passing away of Quaid’s daughter

On the death of Dina Wadia ( August 15, 1919 - November 2, 2017 ), the only child and daughter of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah and...

Life as a child in Osama bin Ladin’s compound in Abbottabad

The home videos which were seized from his Abbottabad compound after Seal Team Six stormed it and killed the 9/11 mastermind have been released...

Government ministers jump to defend ex-PM Nawaz getting protocol

The ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Pakistan today, amid huge security protocol. Nawaz is due in the accountability court tomorrow, where he...

Imran lambasts Nawaz Sharif for using taxpayers funds for own entourage

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has lambasted ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the protocol given to him on his arrival at the Benazir Bhutto International...

Wahab Jaffar’s new exhibition of strong women on colorful canvases

News Desk | Tanzara Gallery in Islamabad has brought a new series of works by the painter Abdul Wahab Jaffar to Islamabad. The gallery is...

Sharjeel Memon in jail on 10 days remand: One land two...

News Analysis | Sharjeel Memon, the Ex-Information Minister, of Sindh, has been given to police on a 10-day remand until November 4 by the Accountability...

Indian Deoband Seminary forbids selfies and social media photo uploads

On Wednesday 18 October, the Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh, India issued a fatwa forbidding Muslims from posting photographs on social media sites. The...

Deepika Padukone trolled online…

Pakistan, India, when it comes to abusing women it seems the two countries are not so different. Earlier this week, Malala Yousufzai was trolled...

5 Longest Flights in the World

Longest Flights in the World The list is as follows: Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles – 15 hours, 50 minutes Atlanta to Johannesburg – 16 hours San Francisco...

Panama Papers journalist murdered in Malta

News Analysis | A Maltese journalist who revealed high profile names in Malta linked to the Panama papers, died yesterday after a bomb blew up...

Talal vs Iqbal – who is right on Pakistan’s economy?

News Analysis | Talal Chaudhary on Friday lamented the deteriorating situation of the economy and professed that worsening position of the economy is due to...

How to Improve Pak-UAE ties across the board

News Analysis | During a visit to the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), the United Arab Emirates Ambassador Hamad Obaid Alzaabi has said...

Iran’s President hits back at Trump: US Allies reject America’s “unilateralism”

GVS Special Report| Iran's President, Hasan Rouhani on Friday lashed at US President Donald Trump, telling the world that "Iran Nuclear Deal" is non-negotiatiable and...

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Alarming Kashmir’s situation

Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The Indian Army’s endless brutality drove the Kashmiri youth into militancy. Instead of surrendering, the Kashmiris are fiercely struggling for the...

China’s step into the maelstrom of the Middle East

James M Dorsey | China’s abandonment of non-interference is manifested by its (largely ineffective) efforts to mediate conflicts in South Sudan, Syria and Afghanistan as...

Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

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