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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...

Macron travels to Saudi Arabia as controversy over Harriri heats up

Reuters | French President Emmanuel Macron held hastily scheduled talks in Riyadh on Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid rising tensions between Saudi Arabia...

How Karachi Meteorological Department saved lives through its quick action

Reuters | When an unseasonal and potentially deadly heat wave loomed on weather forecasts last month, authorities in this port city took an unusual step:...

MQM & PSP: A one night stand

Farah Adeed | MQM is a controversial political party. But two things remained persistent and strong despite its crooked behavior, its leadership and its hold...

Trump pressurizing East Asia to accept US policies in region?

Dr Zafar Jaspal | President Donald Trump is on his East Asia trip. The primary objective of the tour is trade and investment. However, the...

Is South Korea’s alliance with United States worth It?

Jacob G. Hornberger | With President Trump being accompanied by three U.S. carrier groups during his trip to Korea, South Koreans should pull a “Brexit”...

Why the Saudi Princes should have foreseen the corruption crackdown?

James M. Dorsey | Kuwaiti billionaire Maan al-Sanea should have seen it coming after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman vowed to root out corruption....

Pakistan’s system of governance is tailor-made for strife

Ikram Sehgal | A Muslim majority state was envisaged by its founder Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to ensure conducive conditions for the Muslims of British-India...

China: Getting rich whilst looking after the poor

Farid A Malik | After the demise of the British Empire, it seems the sun is about to set on the capitalist Kingdom of United States of...

Saudi-“Israeli” Leaks: Collusion Or Opportunism?

Andrew Korybko | Nobody’s disputing that Saudi Arabia and “Israel” have cooperated before in sowing regional chaos and trying to “contain” Iran, but this time...

Stalin’s Great Grandson on the Significance of the Communist Revolution Centenary.

Haneul Na’avi | We have the pleasure of interviewing Jacob Djugashvili, the great-grandson of the revolutionary leader and General Secretariat of the USSR, Joseph Vissarionovich...

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