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Militants target and kill four FC officers in Quetta

AFP with additional input from News Desk | Gunmen on Wednesday killed four paramilitary policemen in an ambush in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Balochistan,...

Pakistan is not solely responsible for maintaining peace in the region

Junaid Ali Malik | The major stakeholders in Pakistan should be more worried about their home then taking the responsibility of finding a solution to...

Chinese Ambassador: Baloch militants are “not true Pakistanis” if they work...

News Analysis | The Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing, while giving an exclusive interview to BBC Urdu on 2nd February, claimed that the Baloch...

Federal government will pay half of Balochistan’s development: PM Abbasi

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has asked the Balochistan government to draw development plans and has promised that the federal government will...

Saudi government to tighten fundraising laws to promote moderate Islam

James M Dorsey | A Saudi draft law could constitute a first indication that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s vow to return the kingdom to...

Over 200 militants lay down arms in Balochistan

News Analysis | At least 200 separatist militants have laid down their arms and announced becoming a part of the national mainstream on Thursday at...

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...

BJP leader responsible for ‘Free Balochistan’ signs abroad

News Analysis | A close aide of the Indian Prime Minister Narendar Modi and Bhartiya Janata Party's New Delhi spokesperson has extensive links to the...

Pak China trade set to replace dollar with yuan

News Analysis | Starting the year on an optimistic note, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced that all arrangements for using Chinese yuan for...

South Asia: shaky state of affairs, uncertain future

Andrew Korybko | South Asia is simmering as China and India wrestle with one another for influence in this strategic region. The two nominal BRICS...

Suicide bombing in Quetta church kills 9

AFP | A suicide bomb attack on a Pakistan church claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least eight people and wounded 30 during...

USAID has no issues with Russian investment in Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline

News Analysis | Mission Director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Jerry Bisson, has said that the US has no issues in Russian...

How will rising extremism in Pakistan affect its ties with the...

James M Dorsey | A recent government surrender to militant demands for stricter adherence to Islam mediated by the military coupled with the release from...

Terrorists apprehended from Balochistan are signs of progress

News Analysis | The Frontier Corps (FC) have apprehended two terrorists belonging to banned organisations during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in parts of Balochistan, the...

RAW is trying to Sabotage CPEC: CJCSC

News Analysis | On Tuesday, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat said India’s premier intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing...

Census crisis: Can the senate uproar ensure timely elections?

News Analysis | Senators from Sindh, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Wednesday expressed serious reservations over the recently held population census and...

Anti-Pakistan labels removed from cabs in London!

News Analysis | The Transport for London(TFL) has ordered the removal of offensive advertisements from its cabs where were in violation of Pakistan's territorial integrity....

Did Russia just reduce the threat of Indian-backed terrorism against Pakistan?

Andrew Korybko | Russia’s plan to build a pipeline connecting Iran, Pakistan and India greatly diminishes the chance that New Delhi will continue to support...

BLF leaders’ wife arrested from Chaman: Why is it significant?

News Analysis | Law-enforcement agencies in Balochistan have arrested three women from Chaman, claiming that they belong to banned outfits. Reports assert that one of...

Pakistan trying to crack a fresh helicopter deal with the US!

News analysis| Pakistan is trying to crack a new deal to reacquire an unspecified number of helicopters to carry out anti-narcotics operations in FATA and Balochistan....

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....

India’s dirty war inside Pakistan – Part II

Asif Haroon Raja | In the last 15 years, India has been able to make successes against Pakistan:- It succeeded in maligning the image of Pakistan...

Triple attack rocks Baluchistan as hybrid war against CPEC heats up

News Analysis | Unidentified men threw a grenade into a laborers’ hostel in Gwadar wounding 26 of them, police said on Friday, in an attack...

Quetta bleeds again: Why Balochistan continues to be on terror hit...

News Analysis | At least 7 people including 5 policemen were martyred and 22 injured in a suicide car bomb attack in Sariab road on...

After India & Afghanistan, Iran commits act of aggression against Pakistan

News Analysis | Iranian troops fired at least 11 mortar shells into bordering town near Panjgur district in Balochistan causing no casualty in a new...

Ray of hope: Pakistan’s journey towards a Polio-free country

News Desk | Pakistan’s decades-long persistent fight against Polio is now finally exhibiting the bright signals of culminating into fruition. Even Bill Gates, the co-founder...

The deadly coal mines of a resource-rich province

News Analysis | As many as 80 miners die annually in Balochistan due to the poor safety regulations. These revelations surfaced after the deaths of...

‘Saawan’ is a message of hope from Pakistan

News Analysis |  Set in the remote deserts of Balochistan, the drama movie ‘Saawan’ has been selected by the Pakistan Academy Selection Committee to contend...

Gigantic mother Blue Whale with calf spotted in the blue waters...

News Desk | WWF-trained skipper, Saeed Zaman, was overwhelmingly surprised when he first spotted a 17-meter long, gigantic mother blue whale in pair with her...

COAS warns enemies and urges the world to “do more”

News Analysis | Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa urged the world to "do more" while reiterating the colossal sacrifices given by...

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News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

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PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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