Tag: Asian

US evacuates ISIS militants from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan

Sophie Mangal | On Sunday, February 4, 2018, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami stated that the US is transferring ISIS to Afghanistan to...

Is India making ballistic missiles to counter military capability of China?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | India’s military hardware shopping spree and advancing of nuclear weapons arsenal are increasing the security dilemma of the Asian nations....

Indonesia allows unlimited kinnow import from Pakistan

News Analysis | Indonesia’s commerce minister on 26th January announced the lifting of the quota embargo on kinnow imports from Pakistan, allowing shipment of an...

The FATA conundrum

Merwah Qureshi | FATA is the region of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan from the north and the west, Baluchistan from the south and KP from the...

11 year old schoolgirl attacked over hijab

AFP | An 11-year-old girl was assaulted in Toronto Friday by a man who twice tried to cut off her hijab with scissors and then fled, police...

Build dams or face starvation

Ikram Sehgal | For a country blessed with many rivers, the perennial scarcity of water in Pakistan is because of the shortage of storage capacity....

Will China be able to defeat USA in a direct military...

Jumel G. Estrañero | "Let China sleep, for when she wakes the world will shake." That is according to Napoleon Bonaparte. Right now, we see...

Instant coffee gaining popularity around the world

In Asian and Middle Eastern countries, there has been a major spike in the instant coffee market. According to Euromonitor, the instant coffee market...

Turkish soap operas turn Istanbul into Paris of the East

Veteran film journalist Esin Kucuktepepinar had just arrived back in Turkey after attending the Tokyo International Film Festival when she spoke by phone to Al-Monitor on Nov. 3...

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