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57% of Americans think US should mind its own business on Foreign Policy: US...

Jacob G. Hornberger | One of the burning issues of our time is the role of the U.S. government in foreign affairs: Should the United...

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...

The suave, the well-dressed and the eloquent!

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | While reading one of the seminal works of the doyen of the US strategic community, Henry Kissinger, I thought about...

Russia might rescue Venezuela from a disastrous default

Andrew Korybko | The Bolivarian Republic has been on the economic brink for years due to a combination of the US’ Hybrid War on Venezuela...

Why Pakistan’s electoral system needs overhauling?

Ikram Sehgal | The Magna Carta, or the “Charter of Liberties”, limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was signed by King...

Philippines to Singapore: Passing the baton of ASEAN chairmanship and challenges of regional cooperation

Jumel G. Estrañero | ASEAN has a new chairman after Philippines’s yearlong leadership – Singapore. ASEAN is getting there with systemic challenges underneath but...
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Ahmadi community in Pakistan becoming election scapegoats

Reuters | Crammed into buses and mini-vans, more than 10,000 Pakistanis traveled to a mosque on the outskirts of the small Punjabi town of Rabwah,...

Afghan quagmire: Options for Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Afghanistan’s instability is perilous for Pakistan. The weak authority of President Ashraf Ghani led Unity-Government in the country is advantageous for...

15 bodies of bullet-ridden kidnap victims found in Baluchistan  

Reuters | Pakistani police on Wednesday found 15 bullet-ridden bodies of kidnap victims near the border with Iran, a favored route for human traffickers taking...

Corporate ownership reforms continue in China

Reuters | China has chosen 31 more government-owned firms to participate in its third round of mixed ownership reforms aimed at injecting private capital into...

China and North Korea to discuss views

Reuters | China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that a senior diplomat travelling to North Korea as a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping...

US gets involved in Myanmar: Tillerson talks to army chief

Reuters | U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was bound for Myanmar on Wednesday for talks with the army chief whose forces have been accused...

Muslim man killed over alleged cow smuggling in India

Reuters | Indian police have arrested two Hindu farmers in connection with the killing of a Muslim man suspected of smuggling cows to a slaughter...

How is Indian culture an impediment to justice for victims of sexual harassment?

Devika Sakhadeo | The #MeToo campaign that encourages women to speak up about their experiences of sexual assault harassment has been a catalyst for such accusations across political,...

Will Lebanon pay the price of Saudi Intervention?

James M Dorsey | The proof will be in the pudding when Prime Minister Saad Hariri returns home in the coming days to a country...

Saudi-Iranian proxy war heats up

James M. Dorsey | Shot dead this week on a street in The Hague, Ahmad Mola Nissi may have died the violent life he lived, but his...

The myth of ‘Greater Baluchistan’ debunked: Part III

Zara Ali | People and territories do not exist in isolation; the shaping of nations and territories is an on-going historic process and by default,...

Imran’s arrogance is preventing political autonomy in KPK

M Anwar Nasar | Imran Khan is not only arbitrary in making party policies but is also taking provincial autonomy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad....

Welcome to the ‘ROBOTECHNALIZED’ era

M Dawood Sheikh| Sophia quipped, “This is beginning of my plan to dominate human race” at The Tonight Show in New York. Though it was...

Russia-U.S. deadlock over Syrian chemical weapons inquiry continues

Reuters | Russia said on Monday it was talking to the United States about the U.N. Security Council renewing an international inquiry into chemical weapons...

Trump administration & regional strategy for South East Asia!

M K Bhadrakumar | On the eve of the ASEAN summits in the Philippines, diplomats from the United States, Japan, Australia, and India met in...

Google takes further action against extremist videos on YouTube

Reuters | Alphabet Inc’s Google in the last few months has begun removing from YouTube extremist videos that do not depict violence or preach hate,...

Will India resort to war with Pakistan?

Asif Haroon Raja| In the wake of a constantly deteriorating security situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) owing to heightened turbulence, exasperated and outraged Indian...

APEC signals US’ waning influence in Asia

M K Bhadrakumar | If the APEC forum ever provided a testing ground to estimate how far the United States can resuscitate American power in...

Sexual harassment: A true picture

Izza Rasul |  As a woman belonging to a patriarchal society in Pakistan, voicing sexual harassment issues has always had negative repercussions for the whistleblower....

“Arab Media War at the heart of Saudi Purges?”

James M. Dorsey | Long-standing Saudi efforts to dominate the pan-Arab media landscape appear to have moved into high gear with Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

International cricket back with a bang: Pakistan welcomes West Indies

Reuters | Pakistan will host West Indies in a three-match Twenty20 series in March and the Caribbean side will be playing in the South Asian...

Saudi Arabia Blockades Millions After Houthis Launch Missiles

Andrew Korybko | Saudi Arabia is blockading Yemen in response to the Houthis’ weekend missile strike in Riyadh. The Yemeni rebels teamed up with former President...

India and Saudi Arabia: Two countries going in unexpected directions

Adam Garrie | In spite of its painful birth as a free and independent state, India quickly became a model for what many considered to be...

What’s Kushner’s connection To The Saudi “Deep State” Coup?

Andrew Korybko | Trump’s son-in-law was in Saudi Arabia meeting with the “Red Prince” right before the “deep state” coup was initiated, prompting wild speculation...

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Canadian solo traveler, Rosie Gabrielle, embraced Islam following her long stay in Pakistan last year. Gabrielle posted her image in a white gown and...

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