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Timeline of Venezuelan president ‘drone attack’

AFP | Six people have been arrested, accused of "terrorism" and attempting to assassinate Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro with explosive-laden drones. Here is a look...

How far can Venezuela go in raising price of world’s cheapest gas?

AFP | In Venezuela's inflation-hit economy, a single US dollar can buy 3.5 million liters of gasoline -- an absurdity that the government says it...

Two arrested in $1.2 bn Venezuela currency scam

AFP| The United States has arrested two people in a ring of ex-officials and business people who laundered $1.2 billion in funds from Venezuela's state...

Team Trump plays nice in first visit to Mexico president-elect

 AFP | Top officials from US President Donald Trump's administration met Friday with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, with both sides upbeat on the...

Marx and American leftists are wrong about inequity

Jacob G Hornberger | Not surprisingly, the American left are among those in the world who are honoring the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, the...

Week in review at Global Village Space

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) organized the ‘mother of all Jalsas’ at the historic Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore with “dou nahi, aik Pakistan” being the main theme of...

Shotgun attack raises fear for Muslims

News Analysis| Police in Waldo County is investigating a possible motive for an apparent shotgun attack on a newly-installed sign for a Muslim business. A...

Data leak scandal: Facebook was sailing too close to the wind

News Analysis | Facebook is under investigation after startling revelations on Monday about how the data of millions of users may have been leaked. Cambridge Analytica...

Donald Trump accepts Kim Jong Un’s invitation for a meeting: History in the making?

In what might be the most crucial development of this year so far, President of United States Of America Donald Trump has accepted an...

U.S drone strike killed 20 militants linked with TTP

News Analysis | In the eastern province of Kunar, Afghanistan, a US drone strike targeted a training camp of militants who are believed to be...

EU to present Trump trade war riposte

AFP | The EU will Wednesday set out plans to strike back against US President Donald Trump's threatened steel and aluminum tariffs, with...

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...

Trump announces ‘heaviest ever’ sanctions on North Korea

AFP | US President Donald Trump has rolled out fresh sanctions against North Korea-linked shipping assets, hailing the package as the "heaviest sanctions ever" levied...

US & China fighting over a nuclear football?

AFP | The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese...

Russia adopting US tactics from Afghanistan in Syria?

AFP | The death of Russian citizens in Syria from a US coalition strike last week, which has been played down by both Moscow and...

Pakistan still going easy on militants, alleges US intel chief

News Analysis | On February 15, 2018, seventeen US intelligence agencies including Central Intelligence Agency, Defence Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security...

17 killed in Florida school shooting by former student: sheriff

AFP | Authorities in Florida could offer no explanation Wednesday night as to why a former student armed with an AR-15 rifle opened fire at...

Trump’s military-centered strategies undermines every opportunity of peace-building in Afghanistan

Hidayatullah Sherzad | Following a wave of late barbaric and heinous attacks claimed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, US President Donald Trump made it clear...

Trump and Modi discuss South Asian politics over phone call

News Desk | On 8th February 2018, the White House reported that the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies Trump and Modi discussed the...

US drone strikes continue despite NA Speaker saying Pak-US relations have improved

News Analysis | On February 8th 2018, Pakistan’s National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq chairing an in-camera meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security stated...

US suspends economic aid to Pakistan

News Analysis | On February 6, 2018 the US House of Representatives joined the Senate to end economic aid to Pakistan through a bill which...

Kabul & Washington: On same wavelength

Mujib Abid | The brutality of the Afghan war, while consistently downplayed – in civilian casualty reports, disputed territory, vulnerability of Kabul government, among other...

How the US destroyed Afghanistan

Jacob G Hornberger | Imagine a suicide bomber blowing himself up in New York City and killing 95 people. It would be big news on...

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

AFP | US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he would keep Guantanamo Bay open, breaking from his predecessor Barack Obama's lengthy and ultimately failed efforts...

US lifts immigration ban from 11 “high risk” countries

AFP | The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the...

US Afghan strategy won’t work: Laments ex US Army Colonel

Jamal Hussain | A point paper by Lawrence Sellin, titled “U.S. Afghan strategy will be governed by events in Balochistan” has been published by the...

US bullying tactics that increasingly mean nothing

Asif Haroon Raja | America’s continued presence in Afghanistan as well as its increasingly aggressive “creep” over the Afghan-Pakistani border has been justified under the ambiguous and...

Why US created Afghan transit route?

M K Bhadrakumar | The US President Donald Trump made a significant diplomatic breakthrough in the Afghan war by getting Kazakhstan President Nurusultan Nazarbayev to...

Former CIA agent’s arrest follows US spying debacle in China

AFP | The third arrest in one year of a US official suspected of helping Chinese spies has bared the tense battle between the two...

Our Trump Card

Ikram Sehgal | Because of US sanctions economic assistance has been suspended before, military sales terminated, etc. Reacting to US President Donald Trump's New Year...

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