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Do vegetarians live longer?

Melody Ding | In the past few years, you may have noticed more and more people around you turning away from meat. At dinner parties...

The Early history of Christianity and how it spread

Michael Kulikowski | The Roman Empire became Christian during the fourth century CE. At the century’s start, Christians were – at most – a substantial minority...

Spies and terrorists seeping into Pakistan: India’s dirty war

Zeeshan Munir | On 3rd March 2016, Kulbhushan Jadhav, a serving commander in the Indian Navy working for RAW, was arrested from Baluchistan. His arrest...

Judiciary of Pakistan: preserving democracy or saluting gangsters?

Ikram Sehgal | Governor Amir Muhammad Khan Kalabagh’s logic behind not closing down the red light area “Hiramandi” is very revealing, “If you ban them...

Justice Khosa’s remarks: Can the nation still hope for justice?

Farooq Yousaf | Scenes of jubilation from the PML -N camp hit the screens, soon after the larger bench of the Supreme Court read out...

Nawaz still in the game: Does Imran still have hope of...

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery| All eyes were on the 5 jurists of the apex court in Islamabad as they announced the much-awaited decision on the...

Why University Model UN’s help the youth play a positive role...

Model United Nations conferences for students is the latest craze in Pakistan. Hundreds of them are hosted throughout the year. In fact, there so...

Can Trump Abolish the CIA?

Adam Garrie | The President of the United States and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are not at the best of terms with each other....

The Art of Making a Deal With the Taliban

Richard G. Olson | WASHINGTON — This year, America’s war in Afghanistan will pass a grim milestone as it surpasses the Civil War in duration,...

“Heroes” of 1971: Bloodthirsty Video Game Killing Pakistani Soldiers Goes Viral...

Tom Felix Joehnkis | “Heroes of 1971: Retaliation” is currently the most popular video game in Bangladesh. It is set during the war of independence,...

Was Ambassador Haqqani implementing the policy or making it?

Dr. Muhammad Ali Ehsan | Very interesting facts have come out in open since our erstwhile ambassador to the United States, Mr. Husain Haqqani, wrote...

Would Einstein be considered ‘Einstein’ today?

Matthew Francis | Before he died, Albert Einstein requested that his whole body be cremated as soon as possible after death, and his ashes scattered...

How can you find a “meaningful life” & not just a...

Roy F Baumeister | Parents often say: ‘I just want my children to be happy.’ It is unusual to hear: ‘I just want my children’s...

With German-Russian relations hitting rock bottom: Merkel heads for Moscow

 Alexander Mercouris German Chancellor Angela Merkel, facing a possibly difficult election in Germany later this year, is traveling to Moscow on 2nd May 2017. Merkel has...

BJP’s landslide: Bellwether for a more rightist India

Naveed Ahmad | Riding the wave of populism and charisma courtesy a clever, aggressive and tech-savvy campaign, Narendra Modi today holds stronger sway over India...

Baluchistan’s Real Tragedy: Politics & Corruption continue to drive “Jobs &...

Ishaq Ali | Baluchistan always remains in the spotlight; from insurgency to sectarian killings and from mutilated dead bodies to stories of missing persons. One...

Welcome to the new era of authoritarian leaders: Putin, Erdogan, Modi,...

Holly Case | We might take the demonstrative demise of strongmen such as Nicolae Ceaușescu in Romania, Saddam Hussein in Iraq, and – more recently and...

Turkey planning to obtain Russian S-400 Missile Systems: Moving away from...

"It has become evident that neither NATO, nor the United States is committed to helping Turkey create its own missile defense system," the analyst noted....

Watch short documentary on melodious Indian classical music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-_P57mc-rw Director: A Bhaskar Rao Produced by the Indian government-run Films Division in 1966, this vintage short video explores the North Indian Hindustani and South Indian Carnatic styles of...

Why we want cash not cards for daily transactions

Brett Scott | I recently found myself facing a vending machine in a quiet corridor at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. I...

The more you tell lies the easier it gets: Sound familiar?

Neil Garrett | Cast your mind back over the past week. How many times were you tempted to act dishonestly? Perhaps you were given too...

Turkey is about to vote its destiny: Erdogan’s backup plan just...

Efe Tanay| At the national referendum on April 16, the Turkish public will vote in a rather autocratic constitution. If Erdogan and his former political...

What would a US imposed constitution on Syria look like?

Sophie Mangal | On March 8, 2004, the Iraqi Governing Council (IGC) adopted a temporary constitution drafted with the direct assistance of the U.S. Considering the explicit...

How to attract the best and brightest into teaching our future...

Shahid Anwar | A former Secretary of the Higher Education Department Punjab (HEDP) said that the period required for promotion of BS-17 lecturer to the...

Pakistan’s National Assembly passes resolution condemning blasphemous content: Difficult Questions Arise?

Pakistan’s National assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution to condemn blasphemous content on social media. Earlier country’s Senate passed a similar resolution. Punjab assembly...

Defeating Terrorism: Pakistan needs new “Road Maps” & a “Visionary Leadership”…?

Afrah Jamal | With the Armed Forces to protect the borders - agencies to safeguard its national interests and weaponry to deter military invasions, Pakistan...

God or no God: Why its important to know what you...

Nathan Schneider | Two rooms, in two different cities, but pretty much the same scene: one man stands before a few dozen supporters, many of...

Pakistan sends an Army Brigade to Saudi Arabia’s southern border..?

David Hearst | Brigade deploys to shore up border against Houthi reprisal attacks from Yemen, but sources tell MEE it will 'not be used beyond...

Murders of Indians in America: Shameful for “Hindu Americans” who supported...

Dr. Shahbaz Gill | For the last two decades, and especially in the years since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001, American...

Tide has turned dramatically against ISIS on almost every front

Alexander Mercouris | The tide has turned on ISIS on every front. Lets examine the cities which they had a stranglehold over and what's happened...

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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

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

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