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Trump supports improved background checks on gun buyers

AFP | US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida...

Kashmir’s alarming 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...

PML-N causes huge upset by beating PTI in Lodhran by-elections

News Analysis | The 2018 Lodhran by-elections in NA-154 turned out to be a major setback for the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). Ali Tareen, the PTI...

Supreme Court orders prompt decision on Axact cases

News Analysis | Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Friday ordered the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and Sindh High Court (SHC) to decide on Axact...

Modi tells Congress not to give lectures on democracy

News Analysis | On February 7 2018, India’s Prime Minister issued merciless statements against the Congress in Lok Sabha starting from the partition-caused by congress’...

Prime suspect in Asma rape and murder case caught

News Analysis | The prime suspect in four-year-old Asma’s rape and murder case has been arrested by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police on Wednesday. The...

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...

Talal Chaudhry given one week to respond to contempt of Supreme...

News Analysis | The Supreme Court served a show-cause to the Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry on Tuesday, ordering him to file...

Is Nawaz really a threat to democracy?

News Analysis | Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders have accused ousted Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif of attempting to derail democracy. PPP senior leaders criticized...

Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan charged with rape

AFP | Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan has been charged with rape, a judicial source said, following claims by two women that he assaulted them in...

‘Baaghi’ producers accused of exploiting Qandeel Baloch’s parents

News Desk | Controversy surrounds ‘Baaghi' just before its final episode is set to air on February 1st, 2018. The highest grossing drama ‘Baaghi' was inspired...

Dar’s assets multiplied by 91 in 16 years

News Analysis | The accountability court hearing the graft case against former finance minister Ishaq Dar recorded the statements of six National Accountability Bureau...

Six more witnesses record statement against Dar in graft case

News Analysis | The accountability court hearing the corruption case against the former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar recorded the statement of six more witnesses on...

Dr. Shahid Masood’s claims about Zainab’s murderer prove false

News Analysis | The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), on Friday, released a report in which they clarified that the accused in Zainab’s murder case...

Muslim family told to move to Pakistan by Hindutva extremists

News Analysis | A Muslim family in a village in Haryana was recently threatened to leave their home and shift to Pakistan. The family from...

Zainab culprit to be produced before Anti-Terrorism Court today

News Analysis | The main culprit in the Zainab murder and rape case will be produced before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) today. The chief justice...

Student kills principal in latest Mumtaz Qadri style killing

News Analysis | A grade 12 student, Faheem, of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Islamia College in Shabqadar–a private institution– has gunned down the principal of the college,...

Rao Anwar suspended as public anger over Naqeeb’s death grows

News Analysis | Hours after a three-member probe committee tasked with probing the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in a police encounter submitted its report to...

India’s top court acquits Bollywood director of rape

AFP | India's top court on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Bollywood director accused of raping an American research scholar in a case that...

Trump unveils ‘Fake News Awards’ after drawing rebuke from Republican senator

AFP | Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted "Fake News Awards" late Wednesday, hours after a maverick senator from the president's own Republican...

Indian criminals to undergo ‘cow therapy’

AFP | Indian inmates are to be exposed to the "magical power" of cows under a radical rehabilitation programme involving rearing the beasts -- revered...

Sharif appears before the accountability court amid tight security

News Analysis | Former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (Retd.) Safdar appeared before the accountability court today amid tight security...

Aziz Ansari responds after being accused of sexual harassment

News Analysis | American actor Aziz Ansari responded to the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him. Grace, a 23-year old, claims Ansari sexually harassed...

Trump turning on Pakistan highlights American naivety

Eric Margolis | Henry Kissinger rightly noted that it’s often more dangerous being an ally of the United States than its enemy. The latest victim...

MQM-London leader found dead in Karachi

News Analysis | Deputy Convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement London’s (MQM-L) Professor Hasan Zafar Arif was found dead in his car in Karachi near Ibrahim...

Kasur incident: What happened and what needs to be done?

News Analysis | An air of misery, rage and helplessness surrounds the city of Kasur after the dead body of a minor girl, Zainab, was...

Anti-Terrorism Court records testimonies in online blasphemy case

News Analysis | The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday recorded the testimony of three witnesses pertaining to an online blasphemy case. The witnesses testified before...

Salman Taseer’s vigil cancelled by authorities

News Analysis | On Thursday, the police and district administration stopped members of the civil society from holding a vigil to mark the death anniversary...

Neo-Nazi arrested on hijacking charges as West faces right wing terror...

News Analysis | The FBI has accused a Missouri man linked to the “Alt-Right” and the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA of...

Erdogan support for Pakistan highlights US’ worsening ties with the world

News Analysis | On Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain to express his solidarity with Pakistan. US President Donald Trump...

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PM Abbasi attacks judiciary and seeks parliament supremacy

News Analysis | Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed dismay at senior judicial figures and lamented them for labeling the elected representatives as...

Trump supports improved background checks on gun buyers

AFP | US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida...

Saudi Crown Prince’s limitations on putting the genie back in the...

James M Dorsey | Valentine’s Day in Riyadh and Islamabad as well as parts of Indonesia and Malaysia puts into sharp relief Saudi Arabia’s ability...

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...

Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

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